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Mason Backs Waters' Charity Pink Floyd Gigs

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is keen to take up ROGER WATERS' offer to reunite the band for a one-off concert - but only in the name of charity.The legendary rockers last performed together at...

Iconic Music Venue Destroyed By Fire

An iconic English pier that once hosted concerts by the ROLLING STONES, THE WHO, JIMI HENDRIX and PINK FLOYD has been destroyed in a suspected arson attack.Firefighters were called to Hastings Pier in East Sussex...

Waters' Fiancee Defends His 'Anti-war' Show

ROGER WATERS' fiancee has come to the rocker's defence after the PINK FLOYD legend's The Wall Live tour came under fire from an American campaign group.The head of the Anti-Defamation League has criticised the veteran...

Waters Considering One Big Final Pink Floyd Hurrah

PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has revealed the supergroup are edging closer to another one-off reunion for a major charity show, but there will never be a full tour.The rocker recently teamed up with ex-bandmate...

Mason Keen For Pink Floyd Reunion

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is pushing for the band to reunite - even though they're not "really ready".The group reformed for a brief comeback at 2005's Live 8 charity concert in London and have...

Watts Emotional Over Pink Floyd Meetings

Actress NAOMI WATTS has mixed feelings when she meets up with her rock godfathers PINK FLOYD - because the bandmates remind her of the father she lost when she was seven.Her dad Peter was the...

Gilmour To Guest On New Orb Album

British electronica supergroup THE ORB have recruited reclusive former PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR to guest on their upcoming 10th album, METALLIC SPHERE.The album, which is set for release in October (10), has been partly...

Pink Floyd Albums Taken Offline

Some of PINK FLOYD's most famous albums have disappeared from the internet after a distribution deal with their record label ran out.The band's works, including The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here and The Final...

Waters Approves Reworked Pink Floyd 'Anthem'

ROGER WATERS has applauded a Canadian band for reworking the PINK FLOYD classic ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL to use as a political anthem for Iranian youth.Rockers Blurred Vision, founded by two exiled Iranian brothers,...

Beatles Piano Goes On Sale

A piano used on a string of BEATLES hits and on PINK FLOYD's classic album THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON is set to sell for more than $225,000 (£150,000) at auction.The instrument, played on...

Gilmour And Waters To Team Up Again

PINK FLOYD stars DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS are set for another onstage reunion after striking a secret deal before their performance at a charity show last weekend (10-11Jul10).The rockers stunned onlookers at the Hoping...

Busson Bid $50,000 To Keep Pink Floyd Reunion Going

Financier ARPAD BUSSON helped extend DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS' brief PINK FLOYD reunion at the weekend (10Jul10) by offering to donate $50,000 (£33,300) if the former bandmates played his favourite song.The once feuding stars...

Floyd Stars Gilmour & Waters Team Up For Charity Show

Feuding PINK FLOYD stars DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS put their differences aside on Saturday (10Jul10) to perform together at a Hoping Foundation awareness benefit in England.The two rockers hit the stage at Kiddington Hall...

Roger Waters Will Build The Wall Alone

Roger Waters says no other members of Pink Floyd will be joining him when performs 'The Wall'.The former bassist of the psychedelic rock band is bringing the epic live show - in which the concept...

Floyd Plan Dark Side Merchandising Team-up With Flaming Lips

PINK FLOYD's merchandising team want to cash in on the FLAMING LIPS' revamp of classic album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - by coming up with a new limited edition T-shirt.Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne...

Waters Sorry For Covering Smith 'Memorial'

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has apologised after accidentally covering an ELLIOTT SMITH tribute wall with a promotional ad for his new tour.The bassist commissioned graffiti artists to plaster wheat paste posters in various...

Gilmour Blocked Pink Floyd Reunion

DAVID GILMOUR wrecked plans for a PINK FLOYD reunion by refusing to take part, according to his former bandmate ROGER WATERS.Waters left the band in 1985 after the deterioration of his relationship with Gilmour, who...

Billy Elliott Creator To Tackle Pink Floyd Musical

Plans for a stage adaptation of PINK FLOYD rock opera THE WALL are picking up pace - former frontman ROGER WATERS has hired BILLY ELLIOT creator LEE HALL to help him write it.Originally a concept...

Russell Brand Wants Addicted Pop Stars

Russell Brand thinks heroin would save the music industry.The British comedy actor claims heavy drug use could help the world avoid the "awful music" teen stars such as Justin Bieber are releasing. Russell - who...

Roger Waters Taking 'The Wall' On Tour

Pink Floyd founding member Roger Waters is taking 'The Wall' back on tour. The former bassist in the psychedelic rock band has previously staged the band's show - in which the album 'The Wall' is...

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...

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