1. 'The Wall' Turns 35: Roger Waters Revisits Pink Floyd's Enduring Rock Opus

    November 28, 2014 12:00 PM EST Pink Floyd ’s The Wall -- a dark and enduring rock masterpiece that deals with personal alienation juxtaposed against a backdrop of war and government corruption -- has been presented in many formats over the years. First came the 1979 double album (co-produced by Bob Ezrin) that spent 15…

  2. Pink Floyd Sets New Release Date for ‘The Endless River’

    September 22, 2014 10:22 PM EDT Pink Floyd's new album will arrive on Nov. 10. A Monday news release gives fresh details about The Endless River ,  the British rock group's first new material in 20 years. Earlier this year, Coumbia Records announced the set would get an October release. Pink Floyd Confirms…

  3. Play on Brian Epstein's Final Night Makes London Debut

    August 05, 2014 2:14 PM EDT Monday’s (August 4) press night of Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles , a play about the ill-starred manager who guided the Beatles to global domination, brought a warm response from an audience including such celebrities as Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason and Paul McCartney ’s brother Mike McGear…

  4. Pink Floyd Confirms October Release of ‘The Endless River,’ Describes Album as ‘Mainly Ambient’

    July 07, 2014 7:24 PM EDT Pink Floyd has confirmed that the band will release its first new album in 20 years. The new set, titled “The Endless River,” will be released in October, according to a statement from Columbia Records. New Pink Floyd Album 'The Endless River' Out in October: Report “Work is…

  5. Olympics Bump: Emeli Sande, Jessie J Spike on U.K. Charts

    August 20, 2012 8:45 AM EDT Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé's huge exposure via her performances at the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony on Aug. 12 sent her debut album "Our Version of Events" back to No. 1 on the U.K. chart yesterday (Sunday), as the Olympic effect showed itself on many of…

  6. Adele Ascends Social 50 Chart After 'Someone' Video Debut

    October 06, 2011 11:00 AM EDT The arrival of Adele 's video for her No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hit "Someone Like You" sparks a rally for the singer on the Social 50 chart, as she flies 6-2 this week. Since premiering on Sept. 29, the somber ballad has pulled in 3.3 million Vevo plays, boasting her total week…

  7. Win! Signed Pink Floyd 'Immersion' Box Set & More

    September 30, 2011 2:00 PM EDT The motherlode of Pink Floyd EMI reissues kicked off this week led by the release of the six-disc "Immersion" box set showcasing and augmenting 1973's classic "Dark Side Of The Moon,' and a five-show run of great artists performing key Pink Floyd tunes on 'Late…

  8. Jimmy Fallon to Honor Pink Floyd With Week of Tributes

    September 22, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Last year "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" celebrated a whole week of the Rolling Stones . In May, Bob Marley got his due. Now, the music-loving talk host is setting aside the week of Sept. 26-30 to honor one of the most beloved bands in history, Pink Floyd . NBC announced on Thursday…

  9. Pink Floyd Says Reissue Project Will Give 'Complete View' of Its Legacy

    June 22, 2011 10:14 AM EDT Pink Floyd's Nick Mason says a "mellowing with old age" brought he and surviving bandmates David Gilmour and Roger Waters around to the idea of a deluxe catalog overhaul that begins in September. "It is a sea change from our point of view," Mason tells Billboard.com. …

  10. Billboard Bits: Pink Floyd Reunites at London Show, Kings of Leon's Caleb Followill Gets Married

    May 13, 2011 6:27 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pink Floyd Reunites at London Show The surviving members of Pink Floyd reunited at London's O2 Arena last night (May 12) for a rare collaboration, after swearing that they would never tour again upon breaking…

  11. Pink Floyd Drummer on the Band's Unearthed Recordings, Endurance

    May 12, 2011 4:49 PM EDT P ink Floyd's drummer Nick Mason spoke to an invited crowd at Capitol Records' recording studios in Hollywood, after selections from the upcoming Pink Floyd reissues were played over an impressive sound system. EMI is going whole hog with the the Pink Floyd catalog beginning Sept.…

  12. Pink Floyd's Gilmour To Join Waters On Lone 'Wall' Date

    July 15, 2010 3:00 PM EDT After having performed together last weekend for just the second time since a bitter split in the early 1980s, Pink Floyd principals Roger Waters and David Gilmour are planning to collaborate again on stage at least once more. The recent reunion and the upcoming appearance stem from the 2009…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78…

  14. Pink Floyd Keyboardist Rick Wright Dies At 65

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd keyboardist Rick Wright, whose playing enriched some of the most popular songs in rock history, died today (Sept. 15) in Britain after a short battle with cancer. He was 65. Pink Floyd keyboardist Rick Wright, whose playing enriched some of the most popular songs in rock history,…

  15. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his eyes. The singer first attempts to jump out of a London hotel window. Prevented from doing so by his security s 2005 - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78…

  17. Pink Floyd Members Appear At Barrett Tribute

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of Pink Floyd took part in a tribute concert last night (May 10) to pay respects to their former frontman, Roger "Syd" Barrett. Guitarist David Gilmour, bassist Roger Waters, dru The surviving members of Pink Floyd took part in a tribute concert last night (May…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his eyes. The singer first attempts to jump out of a London hotel window. Prevented from doing so by his security s 2005 - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Italian tenor Franco Corelli, one of opera…

  20. 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…

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