The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

  1. Pink Floyd Member Richard Wright Dies

    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. Born July 28, 1943, in Middlesex, England, Wright met Roger Wa ...

  2. EMI Deal Unlocks BBC Archive

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The BBC has handed EMI Music the keys to its treasure-filled broadcast vault. Through an agreement struck between EMI and BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, both parties will have control to tap into one another's content wells. Th ...

  3. Pink Floyd Catalog Arrives In MP3

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd is the latest heavyweight act to premiere their catalog in the MP3 format through digital delivery firm 7digital. With immediate effect, 7digital has released the legendary prog-rock band's entire albums repertoire as DRM-free down ...

  4. 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 to pay respect to their former frontman, Roger "Syd" Barrett. Guitarist David Gilmour, bassist Roger Waters, drummer Nick Mason and keyboardist Rick Wright all ...

  5. Pink Floyd Founder Syd Barrett Dies

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett has died at the age of 60, reportedly due to complications from diabetes. The artist, who left Pink Floyd in the late 1960s after his mental health began to d Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Sy ...

  6. Pink Floyd To Reform For Live 8

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Four members of seminal British rock band Pink Floyd will play together for the first time in 24 years at London's Live 8 charity concert for Africa on July 2, representatives for the event said yeste Four members of seminal British rock band ...