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Flaming Lips Have No Problems With Pink Floyd Haters

THE FLAMING LIPS welcome critics of their reworking of PINK FLOYD's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - because the nasty blog attacks are winning them new fans.The band first tackled the classic album at the...

Elbow Backs Pink Floyd Court Battle

ELBOW frontman GUY GARVEY is delighted PINK FLOYD won a battle with music label bosses over online record sales - insisting the rockers were right to fight for the "integrity" of their albums.The Wall hitmakers...

Metallica Plot Landmark Tour

Metallica are plotting a new tour to rival Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'. The 'Enter Sandman' rockers are set to play 10 huge shows with a musical undertaking said to be huge enough to rival the...

Bryan Ferry Knows How To Dance

Bryan Ferry is embracing dance music on his next record. The former Roxy Music frontman has recently re-recorded his collaboration with Groove Armada - as well as working with other dance artists - and is...

Pink Floyd Win Emi Battle

Rockers PINK FLOYD have triumphed in their battle against EMI - record label bosses have been ordered to pay the group $60,000 (£40,000) as part of a dispute over online royalty payments.The Wall hitmakers took...

Pink Floyd Battling Record Bosses Over Royalty Payments

Rock icons PINK FLOYD have launched a legal battle against bosses at record label EMI, in a dispute over online royalty payments.The Wall hitmakers were represented by lawyer Robert Howe at London's High Court on...

Pink Floyd Take Emi To Court

Pink Floyd have started legal action against their record label, EMI. The legendary 'Wish You Were Here' rockers began proceedings over their entitlement to royalties from the record company, and how they are calculated today...

Historic Abbey Road

Abbey Road has been made a historical building.The iconic London studio - made famous by the Beatles, who recorded most of their songs there, named an album after it and posed on a pedestrian crossing...

Lydon Turned Down Pink Floyd

SEX PISTOLS star JOHN LYDON turned down an invitation to join music legends PINK FLOYD, because he feared he'd appear pretentious.Lydon insists he's a huge fan of the pop icons - despite a famous photograph...

John Lydon's Pink Floyd Ambition

John Lydon would like to record a version of Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon'.The former Sex Pistols singer - who famously wore a T-shirt emblazoned with 'I Hate Pink Floyd' in his 70s...

Flaming Lips To Re-do Dark Side Of The Moon At Bonnaroo

The FLAMING LIPS will perform PINK FLOYD's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON album in its entirety at Tennessee's Bonnaroo festival in June (10).The group performed its version of the classic album at a New Year's...

Hippie Wannabe Beth Ditto

Beth Ditto always wanted to be a "hippie".The Gossip singer was so moved by Ozzy Osbourne's album 'Crazy Train' in the 1980, she wanted to join the Peace Corps and live a simple life helping...

Rockers Unite To Help Sudan

Rockers from bands including PINK FLOYD, RADIOHEAD and SNOW PATROL have teamed up to help prevent any more bloodshed in Sudan.Drummers from the groups are taking part in the Beat for Peace campaign, a film...

Kasabian Go Grunge

Kasabian's new album sounds like "old school grunge".The 'Fire' hitmakers are currently writing their follow-up LP to 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' and have promised fans something radically different to their previous three records.Singer Tom...

Rollins & Peaches Go To The Dark Side Of The Moon With The Flaming Lips

Punk icon HENRY ROLLINS and PEACHES have joined THE FLAMING LIPS to revamp PINK FLOYD's classic album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.The Oklahoma band will release their version of the album digitally next week (22Dec09)...

Kasabian's 'Beautiful' Album

Kasabian have written most of their next album.The group - who released last LP 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' earlier this year - have been working hard on "beautiful" new tracks but fans won't get...

Flaming Lips To Go To The Dark Side Of The Moon On New Year's Eve

Rockers the FLAMING LIPS will ring in 2010 by performing PINK FLOYD's classic rock album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON in their native Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.The band, led by Wayne Coyne, hopes to make the...

Syd Barrett Photos To Go Under The Hammer

Snapshots of late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT are to be sold at auction to raise money for charity.Mick Rock captured the singer/songwriter at his London home in the 1970s, supposedly at the height of...

Illegal Supporter Shakira

Shakira "feels closer" to fans to download her music illegally.The 'Hips Don't Lie' singer has spoken out about the British Government's plans to crack down on file-sharing and claims she supports those who access her...

Wright Leaves Fortune To Three Children

Late PINK FLOYD star RICK WRIGHT left the majority of his estate to his three children - but failed to mention his three former wives in his will.The keyboardist made a $26 million (£24 million)...

Stars Hit Back In Downloads Row

Rock stars including ROBBIE WILLIAMS, ANNIE LENNOX, and PINK FLOYD's NICK MASON have hit back at allegations they condone the illegal downloading of music.British singer Lily Allen sparked a furious debate in the U.K. over...

Lily Allen's Download Blast

Lily Allen has blasted Radiohead for their attitude to illegal downloading.The 'Smile' singer attacked the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) - whose members include the group's guitarist Ed O'Brien - for not considering new artists when...

Jolie & Pitt's Rock 'N' Roll Castle

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT are living in the middle of rock 'n' roll history - music legends including PINK FLOYD, AC DC, THE CURE, STING and CHRIS REA have all recorded albums at the...

Waters Narrates Controversial Short Film

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has narrated a new short film on the plight of Palestinians living in the shadow of Israel's controversial separation barrier.The film, Walled Horizons, debuted at a United Nations function...

Basement Jaxx's Bathtime Record

Basement Jaxx have recorded an album of "bath-time music".The dance duo say that as well as working on long-awaited new LP 'Scars', they have also recorded a second set of material which is radically different.Felix...

Moss Duets With Gilmour At Charity Bash

Supermodel KATE MOSS strutted her stuff for charity on Thursday night (18Jun09) by jumping onstage with PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR for a rendition of hit track SUMMERTIME.The catwalk queen was roped into judging a...

Rowntree And Mason Battle Bnp Over Cd Sales

PINK FLOYD's NICK MASON and BLUR star DAVE ROWNTREE have joined calls to ban the British National Party (BNP) from selling their music without consent.The controversial right-wing British political group has been selling compilation CDs...

Jay-z Is Sinatra

Jay-Z is like Frank Sinatra, says Kanye West.The 'Love Lockdown' star insists many of today's pop stars are "the champions" and show similar characteristic to classic musical icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson and...

Gilmour To Sing For London's Homeless

PINK FLOYD guitar legend DAVID GILMOUR is headlining a secret gig to raise money for London's homeless. The star will take to the stage at a mystery venue on 24 May (09) alongside Afro-blues act Amadou...

Pink Floyd Sue Record Label

Rockers PINK FLOYD are suing their record company over royalty payments. The Another Brick in the Wall hitmakers have filed a lawsuit against EMI, claiming bosses have miscalculated royalties owed to them from their back catalogue....

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