1. Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Dies At 60

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett died Friday (July 7) at the age of 60, reportedly due to complications from diabetes. The artist, who left Pink Floyd in the late 1960s after his mental healt Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett died Friday (July 7) at the…

  2. Q&A: Montreux Jazz Festival Founder Claude Nobs

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard interview with the founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival. The Montreux Jazz Festival, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this summer, may well be one of the world's best-known live music events. Montreux has a remarkable history of presenting global superstars from…

  3. DVDs Reveal 'Pulse' Of Pink Floyd, Gilmour

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The project was originally released on home video in 1995 in conjunction with a double-disc CD set of the same name Originally due last December, the Pink Floyd live DVD "Pulse" will now hit stores June 27 via Columbia. The project was originally released on home video in 1995 in…

  4. Radio City Music Island

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT David Gilmour performs in New York. David Gilmour of Pink Floyd performs April 4 at Radio City Music Hall in New York, where David Crosby and Graham Nash were guest performers . Gilmour's third solo album (his first in 22 years), "On an Island," is a collection of songs and…

  5. Gilmour Shines With Crosby, Nash At Tour Opener

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT David Gilmour got a boost from David Crosby and Graham Nash at the opening date of his North American tour last night (April 4) at New York's Radio City Music Hall. David Gilmour got a boost from David Crosby and Graham Nash at the opening date of his North American tour last night …

  6. Orson, Rae Lead New U.K. Charts

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST California band Orson achieved the rare feat of climbing to the top of the U.K. singles chart yesterday (March 19) with its first hit, "No Tomorrow" (Mercury). California band Orson achieved the rare feat of climbing to the top of the U.K. singles chart yesterday (March 19) with its…

  7. Chart Beat

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Van Morrison, Kris Kristofferson, David Gilmour, Pearl Jam, Daniel Powter, Bo Bice and the Dixie Chicks are among those making noteworthy moves and news. 'PAY' PER VAN : One of the most consistent hitmakers of the last four decades returns to The Billboard 200 with his 39th chart…

  8. Juvenile's 'Reality' Upends Ne-Yo At No. 1

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rapper Juvenile scores the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career this week. "Reality Check" (UTP/Atlantic) sold 174,000 copies this week in the United States, accordin Rapper Juvenile scores the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 chart for the first…

  9. Gilmour's 'Island' Grabs No. 1 In U.K.

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour's third solo album, "On an Island" (EMI), powered to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (March 13), becoming his first chart-topper in his own name. David Gilmour's third solo album, "On an Island" (EMI), powered to No. 1 on the U.K. album…

  10. Future Floyd

    March 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's unexpected reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park, but hardly inactive. The man described as "the guitar and the voice of Pink Floyd" David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's unexpected reunion…

  11. Waters Returns To The 'Dark Side'

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST With Pink Floyd guitarist/vocalist David Gilmour about to launch a new solo album and world tour, the band's former bassist/vocalist Roger Waters is gearing up to perform the classic 1973 album "Dark With Pink Floyd guitarist/vocalist David Gilmour about to launch a new solo album…

  12. Gilmour Fine Without Floyd On New Album, Tour

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's unexpected reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park, but hardly inactive. The man described as "the guitar and the voice of Pink Floyd" David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's unexpected reunion…

  13. Q&A: David Gilmour (continued)

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour interview, continued. Q: One of the things that defines you is your guitar playing. Is it correct to think that there's something of a blues guitarist in you? A: I am a lover of all sorts of different music. I love blues and every piece of music that I have listened to has…

  14. Q&A: David Gilmour

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park; quiet but hardly inactive. David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park; quiet but hardly inactive. The man…

  15. Gilmour Unveils North American Tour Dates

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour has confirmed a two-week, five-city tour of North America this spring in support of his upcoming solo album, "On an Island." As expected , David Gilmour has confirmed a two-week, five-city tour of North America this spring in support of his upcoming solo album, "…

  16. Gilmour Gears Up For Solo Album, Tour

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour will begin his first solo tour in decades March 10 in Dortmund, Germany, in support of his upcoming solo album, "On an Island." Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour will begin his first solo tour in decades March 10 in Dortmund, Germany…

  17. Pink Floyd Dazzles At Live 8 Reunion

    July 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Playing with its classic lineup for the first time in more than 20 years, Pink Floyd dazzled the crowd of approximately 200,000 people at the London edition of Live 8. The group performed "Breathe," " Playing with its classic lineup for the first time in more than 20 years,…

  18. Pink Floyd Reuniting For Live 8 Concert

    June 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd's classic lineup of Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright will perform for the first time in more than 20 years at the London Live 8 concert. Pink Floyd's classic lineup of Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright will perform for the…

  19. Hot Product

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jools Holland Big And Small Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland this week releases a second star-studded album of guests fronting his band. "Small World Big Band Volume Two: More Friends" (Rhino) features the talents of such diverse performers as Bono,…

  20. Gilmour Donates Millions To London Homeless

    May 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour donated $5.88 million to charity today (May 20) to house hundreds of homeless people and low-wage workers in central London. The artist said he was inspired by a sim Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour donated $5.88 million to charity today (May 20) to house…

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