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'Roger Waters: The Wall' Film to Premiere at TIFF

August 19, 2014

The Toronto International Film Festival will premiere Roger Waters: The Wall, a concert film that the former Pink Floyd singer-songwriter made on various tour dates between 2010 and 2013, when he was playing his former group's 1980 double-album in its...

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Pink Floyd To Release First New Album in 20 Years

July 6, 2014

UPDATE: On Monday, Columbia Records confirmed the album's October release date and noted that "it is an album of mainly ambient and instrumental music based on the 1993/4 Division Bell sessions which feature David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard...

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Pink Floyd to Reissue Division Bell for 20th Anniversary

May 20, 2014

Pink Floyd will reissue their last album, 1994's The Division Bell, on July 1st as a massive collector's box set and vinyl release in celebration of the record's 20th anniversary. Find Out Where 'Rolling Stone' Readers Ranked 'The Division Bell' on Our...

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Flaming Lips Sell Out for April Fools

April 1, 2014

The Flaming Lips' recent companion album to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, dubbed Flaming Side of the Moon, naturally, looks to be part of an elaborate April Fools' stunt done with Funny or Die. While the companion piece does exist – you can...

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What Is the Best Double Album of All Time?

January 3, 2014

Pop acts have been releasing double albums since Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde in 1966. There have been countless classics since then, from The White Album by the Beatles all the way to Reflektor by Arcade Fire. Why Arcade Fire's The Funeral Is the Sixth...

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Radiohead and Pink Floyd Members Petition to Keep Guitars in Prisons

April 29, 2014

A number of artists including Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr and Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Philip Selway have signed an open letter, published by The Guardian, to keep musical instruments available to U.K. prisoners. Where...

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Flaming Lips Releasing Companion to 'Dark Side of the Moon'

March 30, 2014

For those who can't wait until Record Store Day for new Flaming Lips experiments, the band has an early surprise. Wayne Coyne and company just announced that they're putting out a companion piece to Pink Floyd's classic psych-rock album Dark Side of the...

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Roger Waters Recording First Rock Album in Over Two Decades

November 13, 2013

Roger Waters wrapped up his three-year Wall tour in September, and since then he's turned his attention toward his first rock album since 1992's Amused to Death. "I finished a demo of it last night," he tells Rolling Stone. "It's 55 minutes long. It's...

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Roger Waters Regrets Pink Floyd Legal Battle

September 19, 2013

Roger Waters regrets suing his former Pink Floyd bandmates in the mid-Eighties over use of the group's name. Calling the group a "spent force creatively," Waters took guitarist David Gilmour and drummer Nick Mason to court in 1986 to prevent them from...

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Pandora Ends Mobile Listening Cap

August 23, 2013

Pandora is loosening its mobile listening cap while introducing a new feature — and a new restriction. The streaming service will end its limit on mobile listening on September 1st, according to Billboard; the cap was introduced this past February...

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Roger Waters Addresses Star of David Controversy

August 2, 2013

Roger Waters called for a boycott of Israel earlier this year, and now the former Pink Floyd singer-bassist is defending his The Wall Live Tour from accusations of anti-semitism in a Facebook post, titled "An open letter from Roger Waters." Waters begins...

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Roy Harper Charged With Sexually Assaulting a Child

November 15, 2013

Roy Harper, the English folk singer who sang with Pink Floyd and influenced Led Zeppelin, has been charged with sexual assault in connection with a case dating back to the mid-Seventies. According to the BBC, British authorities have charged Harper, 72,...

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Pink Floyd Play 'Dark Side' in 1994

October 15, 2013

Long before complete album concerts became the rage, Pink Floyd decided to perform Dark Side of the Moon at select shows on their 1994 Division Bell tour. The run wrapped with a fourteen night stand at London's Earls Court, and despite years of lawsuits...

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is Pink Floyd's Best Album?

September 20, 2013

After three years of heavy touring, Roger Waters is finally wrapping up his The Wall Live tour this Saturday night in Paris. It's one of the biggest tours in rock history, and Waters is going to walk away from the endeavor with a pretty nice payday.   The...

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Springsteen Set for 'Stand Up for Heroes' Benefit

September 9, 2013

Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters will show some love for the troops at the upcoming "Stand Up for Heroes" benefit this November. The New Jersey rocker and former Pink Floyd singer-bassist led last year's event, and they'll return with help from...

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