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Regina Spektor Slams Roger Waters Over Israel Boycott

The Pink Floyd rocker, 73, has long campaigned against the Israeli government due to their actions in the conflict over Palestinian statehood and recently called on British dance duo the Chemical Brothers to...

Nick Mason's Singing Career 'Nipped In The Bud By Jealous Band Mates'

Nick Mason has blamed his singing career not taking off on his ''jealous band mates''.The Pink Floyd drummer only recorded vocals on three tracks - 'Vegetable Man', 'Scream Thy Last Scream' and 'One Of These...

Nick Mason Wants Pink Floyd To Reunite For Charity

Frontman Roger Waters left the group in 1985, with Mason and guitarist David Gilmour continuing to perform on-and-off as Pink Floyd until 2014. The 72-year-old rocker believes it is unlikely Waters and Gilmour...

Benedict Cumberbatch Faced His Fears For David Gilmour Performance

The Sherlock star surprised the audience at the Pink Floyd singer's Royal Albert Hall concert in September (16) when he joined the musician for an encore performance of the band's iconic 1979 hit...

Roger Waters Lost Out On Sponsorship Deal Due To Anti-israel Views - Report

The former Pink Floyd rocker is an outspoken critic of the Israeli government due to its actions during the long-term conflict over Palestinian statehood and has backed a boycott of the nation's products and...

Roger Waters Is Working On A New Album

Roger Waters is working on a new album with Nigel Godrich.The former Pink Floyd frontman has confirmed he is in the studio with the Radiohead producer putting together an album to follow 1992's 'Amused To...

Roger Waters Attacks Donald Trump At Desert Trip

The former Pink Floyd star was supporting The Who on the last night of the Desert Trip weekend when he made it clear he was not a fan of the tough-talking politician -...

Pink Floyd 'Reunite' To Support Women Of The Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Roger Waters last teamed up with David Gilmour and Nick Mason for a one-off performance at the Live 8 charity bash in 2005, but on Thursday (06Oct16), the singer surprised fans by joining...

Roger Waters Uses Pink Floyd Hits To Slam Donald Trump In Mexico

Performing the Pink Floyd songs Pigs and Another Brick In The Wall, Part II as part of his set at Mexico City's Foro Sol stadium on Wednesday (28Sep16), the veteran included visual...

Benedict Cumberbatch Stuns Fans As He Sings Pink Floyd Classic With David Gilmour

The Sherlock actor, 40, joined the veteran rocker at the Royal Albert Hall to sing the band's iconic 1979 hit Comfortably Numb during an encore. Benedict and Gilmour were introduced by mutual friends...

Roger Waters Splits From Activist Girlfriend - Report

The 73-year-old musician and the journalist, 43, had been dating since earlier this year (16), after Roger's separation from his fourth wife Laurie Durning and Rula's split from her entrepreneur husband Arthur Altschul...

Pink Floyd Retrospective Exhibition Announced At V&a Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has announced an exhibition next year marking the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s iconic show in 1967, which changed the art of live pop music performances.The retrospective exhibition...

The Man Who Fell To Earth Soundtrack Gets Release Date

'The Man Who Fell to Earth' soundtrack is to be released for the very first time. The original song from the 1976 cult classic of the same name starred the late David Bowie - who...

David Gilmour's Son Gets Naked For Nuptials

The 26-year-old journalist, who the Pink Floyd guitarist adopted after marrying his novelist mother Polly Samson, married Janina Pedan in a ceremony in West Sussex, England. And after Charlie and Janina said...

Pink Floyd To Release Huge 27xcd Box Set 'The Early Years 1965-1972'

Pink Floyd have announced the release of a massive box set offering hardcore fans an in-depth retrospective of the band’s early career, a 27-disc set covering the years from their formation until 1972.Billed by the...

Pink Floyd To Release Unheard Material

A new Pink Floyd box set is to contain never-before released material.The legendary prog rock band are to release 'The Early Years 1965-1972', which is a collection they have compiled from scouring the archives.The rare...

Pink Floyd To Release Deluxe Box Set Featuring 20 Unreleased Songs

The Early Years 1965-1972 sees the creators of the Dark Side of the Moon return to the start of their career, to produce a musical archive of 130 tracks which contains 20 unreleased songs including...

David Gilmour Makes History In Pompeii

The ancient venue, which lies in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, was built in 90 BC and entombed in ash when the volcano erupted in AD 79. The amphitheatre was uncovered in the...

David Gilmour Honoured In Pompeii

The guitarist performed the first of two concerts at the ancient city's Amphitheatre Of Pompeii on Thursday night (07Jul16), and local Mayor Ferdinando Uliano marked the occasion by bestowing citizenship on the rock...

Queen's Greatest Hits Named Best-selling Album In UK

Queen's 1981 'Greatest Hits' is the best-selling album of all time in Britain.The Official Charts Company - responsible for compiling the UK Album Chart each week - has revealed the 60 highest-selling LPs to mark...

Pink Floyd Studio Space To Be Turned Into Apartments

The rock supergroup recorded the albums Animals and The Division Bell at their Britannia Row base in Islington, London, as well as parts of 1979's The Wall, after converting a Victorian warehouse and...

Royal Mail To Release Pink Floyd Commemorative Stamps

Royal Mail has announced a set of stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of the formation of Pink Floyd, one of Britain’s biggest-selling rock bands ever.The limited run of ten stamps will be on pre-order sale...

Pink Floyd Honoured On Special British Stamps

The commemorative stamps, issued by Britain's postal service Royal Mail to mark the 50th anniversary of the band's first professional gig, will be available at U.K. post offices from 7 July (16). They...

Gene Simmons: 'I'm Not Patient Enough To Make Hits Anymore'

Despite being one of America's most popular live rock acts for four decades, KISS have not had a newly recorded track enter the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart since their single Rise To...

David Gilmour Honours Prince In London

The guitar great cleverly linked his Floyd track Comfortably Numb with Prince's signature tune during his sold out show at the Royal Albert Hall as the stage lights flashed purple. His tribute...

David Gilmour Returning To Pompeii For Ancient Amphitheatre Shows

The gig was announced in grand fashion by Italy's culture minister Dario Franceschini on Wednesday (16Mar16). Gilmour will perform at a Roman amphitheatre near the site of his former group's Live at...

Pink Floyd Opera To Premiere At Montreal's Birthday Bash

Opera de Montreal will stage the ambitious production of Another Brick In The Wall at the city's Place Des Arts. Roger Waters, the band's founder, will serve as the show's librettist....

David Gilmour And New Order To Perform In Charity Concert Series

The Who frontman, patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust, has recruited the bands for a week of fundraising gigs at London's Royal Albert Hall. Other performers include Simply Red, The Vaccines,...

Roger Waters Agrees Divorce Settlement

The rock veteran married Durning in New York City in 2012 after a decade together, but they split earlier this year (15) and Waters filed for divorce in October (15). Waters faced...

Roger Waters Would Rebuild The Wall Show In Israel If Policy Changes Were Made

Waters, who has been a longtime critic of Israeli policies in the ongoing war with Palestine, has started imploring acts scheduled to perform in the country to scrap the shows as a form...

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