1. Billboard Bits: Roger Waters, Evanescence, Puffy AmiYumi

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent year's DVD of the same name will be packaged together for the first time in a new edition. Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent…

  2. The Who / July 2, 2006 / London (Hyde Park)

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The rejuvenation of a classic rock titan can be as exhilarating as the discovery of a new one. Purists may say that the Who died when Keith Moon did, and question whether Paul McCartney and Ringo Star The rejuvenation of a classic rock titan can be as exhilarating as the discovery of a new…

  3. 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…

  4. Roger Waters Revisits The 'Dark Side'

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An exclusive Billboard Q&A with the former Pink Floyd fronman about the album that changed his band forever and made his wife cry. This week, Pink Floyd's landmark album "Dark Side of the Moon" notches a significant milestone: 1,500 weeks on the Billboard charts (The…

  5. Floyd's 'Dark Side' Celebrates Chart Milestone

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On March 17, 1973, a band in musical transition named Pink Floyd hit the Top 200 chart with the release of its new album, "Dark Side of the Moon." It entered the chart at No. 95, the top debut that we On March 17, 1973, a band in musical transition named Pink Floyd hit the Top 200…

  6. Waters Bringing 'Dark Side' To North America

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will tour North America this fall and will be performing the band's classic 1973 album "Dark Side of the Moon" in its entirety. As expected, Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will tour North America this fall and will be performing…

  7. Palestinians Protest Waters' Israel Show

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Palestinian artists have appealed to former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters to cancel a concert in Israel out of solidarity with their fight against the West Bank barrier. Palestinian artists have appealed to former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters to cancel a concert in Israel out of…

  8. The Who, Waters Party With Hard Rock

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hard Rock International will launch its 35th anniversary celebration with the festival Hyde Park Calling, to be held July 1-2 in the London venue. Hard Rock International will launch its 35th anniversary celebration with the festival Hyde Park Calling, to be held July 1-2 in the London venue.…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz bassist Arvell Shaw dies at his home in Long Island, N.Y., of an apparent heart attack. He is 79.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily…

  13. OnTV

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 31 "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Midtown. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured artists: Damian "Junior Gong" Marley, Ozzy Osbourne (also scheduled: Rosario Dawson). "Jimmy…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>David Bowie launches a six-week tour of North America in Vancouver, British Columbia. The tour hits clubs, ballrooms, and theaters.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of…

  15. Waters Opera Memorializes French Revolution

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Back in his days with Pink Floyd, Roger Waters took on the big issues of life. In high-concept projects like "Dark Side of the Moon" and "The Wall," he grappled with such challenging topics as social oppression, the long…

  16. Waters Previews French Revolution Opera

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It was a far cry from "we don't need no education" yesterday (July 25) in New York when Pink Floyd's Roger Waters presented excerpts for the first time from "Ca Ira," his new three-act opera about the It was a far cry from "we don't need no education…

  17. This Day in Music

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Eagle-Eye Cherry, son of jazz artist Don Cherry and brother of singer Neneh Cherry, releases his debut set "Desireless."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Gospel singer O'Landa Draper dies at Meharry General…

  18. 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,…

  19. 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…

  20. Waters Completes Long-Gestating Opera

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters has completed work on a long-gestating project that tells the story of the French Revolution via modern opera. Former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters has completed work on a long-gestating project that tells the story of the French Revolution via…

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