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Nick Mason Explains Why He'll Never Give Up On Pink Floyd

October 31, 2014

Nick Mason truly loves Pink Floyd. The drummer is the only member of the band to play on every single album, and ever since the group went on hiatus in 1994 he's been the one out there promoting the reissues and keeping the flame alive. He's also the...

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David Gilmour: 'There's No Room in My Life for Pink Floyd'

October 29, 2014

A couple of years ago, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and Nick Mason dug out about 20 hours of instrumental recordings they'd recorded with Rick Wright during the 1993 Division Bell sessions. Stunned at the quality of what they heard, they decided to...

Song Review

Pink Floyd "Louder Than Words" Song Review

October 28, 2014

Pink Floyd say that their forthcoming record The Endless River ​(their first in 20 years) will also be their last, and this majestic song is like an honest elegy for the band itself. "With world weary grace we've taken...

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David Gilmour: 'This Is the End' for Pink Floyd

October 9, 2014

Pink Floyd's The Endless River, the legendary band's first album since 1994's The Division Bell, will also be the group's last, David Gilmour confirms in an interview tied to the new LP. "I think we have successfully commandeered the best of what there...

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David Gilmour Shines in Pink Floyd's 'Endless River' Preview

October 4, 2014

The two-decade wait for a new Pink Floyd album ends November 10th with The Endless River, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band has unveiled another 30-second preview of what fans can expect from their first LP in 20 years. While the first Endless...

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Roger Waters' 'The Wall' Documentary Premieres in Toronto

September 7, 2014

Roger Waters celebrated his 71st birthday September 6th at the Toronto International Film Festival by attending the world premiere of his new documentary Roger Waters: The Wall. TIFF was the perfect venue for the former Pink Floyd bassist to...

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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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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...

Interview

Pink Floyd Say Goodbye

October 24, 2014

David Gilmour has spent much of the past 20 years trying to make Pink Floyd a thing of the past. The band broke box-office records touring behind 1994's The Division Bell, but Gilmour grew tired of the rock-star life. "The whole thing was becoming bigger...

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Pink Floyd's 'The Endless River' to Feature Stephen Hawking

October 8, 2014

On November 10th, Pink Floyd will unveil The Endless River, their first album in two decades. Although the new LP is a mostly instrumental affair, this long-awaited Floyd album will feature one familiar "voice": physicist Stephen Hawking's artificial...

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Roger Waters Reminds Fans: 'I Am Not Part of Pink Floyd'

October 2, 2014

Founding Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters left the group bitterly in 1985 and famously sued his ex-bandmates at the time for wishing to carry on with the group's name, but some of his fans appear to have forgotten this. The singer-songwriter has issued...

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Pink Floyd Roll Out Plans For First LP In 20 Years

September 22, 2014

After months of rumors, Pink Floyd have finally announced the details of their new album The Endless River, which hits shelves on November 10th. It's the group’s first new release since 1994’s The Division Bell. According to a press release,...

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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 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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