1. David Gilmour Announces New Solo Album, European Tour

    March 05, 2015 6:14 AM EST 0 0 0 David Gilmour has announced a tour of the U.K. and Europe this September in support of his as yet-untitled fourth solo studio album.  The legendary Pink Floyd guitarist and singer will play some of the region's most exquisite venues , with an o ...

  2. '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 albu ...

  3. 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 a ...

  4. 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 ge ...

  5. 'The Kate Bush Story: Running Up That Hill' Documentary: Review

    August 26, 2014 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Tuesday, Kate Bush will take over London's Eventim Apollo for 22 nights of concerts collectively entitled "Before the Dawn" (selling out 77,000 tickets in 15 minutes while doing so). Just in time for the momentous occasion -- her f ...

  6. Mick Jagger, Sting Urge Scotland to Stay in U.K.

    August 07, 2014 12:59 PM EDT 3 1 1 Mick Jagger , Judi Dench and Stephen Hawking are among dozens of celebrities and public figures in Britain who have signed a petition appealing to Scottish voters to vote to stay in the United Kingdom in a referendum in September. More on Scotland S ...

  7. Billy Bragg Helps Reintroduce Guitars Into British Prisons

    July 30, 2014 2:24 AM EDT 4 0 0 Inmates in British jails can now strum away their sentences thanks to a campaign orchestrated by Billy Bragg. The veteran musician and activist had pushed for a relaxing of a recent ban which meant prisoners couldn't play steel-stringed guitars ...

  8. 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 Riv ...

  9. Everything But The Girl’s Ben Watt Discusses Writing Novels, Finding His (Singing) Voice, & Calling Time On DJing

    April 30, 2014 2:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Best known as the male half of Everything But The Girl, the duo he formed in 1981 with Tracey Thorn, Ben Watt has many talents beyond providing the harmony to Thorn’s lead vocal. Since 1998, he has been an established presence on London’s deep house ...

  10. Pink Floyd Make a ‘Big Change,’ Pact with Imagem Music U.K.

    July 25, 2013 5:37 AM EDT Pink Floyd have partnered with Imagem Music U.K. for their publishing. Through the deal, announced today, Pink Floyd Music Publishers has struck a deal that will see Imagem Music U.K. administer the songs of David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard ...

  11. Business Matters: The Webcasting Royalty Debate Rages On

    June 25, 2013 7:20 PM EDT Two legendary artists have sounded off against lower royalties for webcasters. On Sunday, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason penned an op-ed in USA Today (which Billboard.biz received permission to reprint here ) warning fe ...

  12. Man Who Pretended to be Pink Floyd Member Jailed After Racking-up Big Hospital Bills

    May 02, 2013 4:36 AM EDT A man is accused of pretending to be a member of rock band Pink Floyd at a Minnesota hospital - and racking up as much as $100,000 in unpaid medical bills. Police say the 53-year-old Monticello man went to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment April 20 ...

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  14. Roger Waters, The 'Wall' Tour: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 18, 2012 7:35 PM EDT In stark contrast to the wildly successful tour he began in September 2010, Roger Waters today is a man who has transcended walls, or boundaries of any type. Calling on a travel day before the June 19 Nashville show of The Wall Live, Waters is, as ...

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

    June 22, 2011 10:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 poin ...

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

    May 13, 2011 6:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 tha ...

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

    May 12, 2011 4:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  18. Daft Punk's Ferrari, Katy Perry's Trampoline, Beatles Bicycle Added To EMI Japan Earthquake-Relief Auction

    April 11, 2011 3:34 PM EDT Katy Perry, the Beatles, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, Iron Maiden, Gorillaz, Sting, David Gilmour and Tinie Tempah have donated personal items and memorabilia to the second phase of the EMI family's charity auction to raise funds to help the ...

  19. Bryan Ferry, "Olympia"

    October 29, 2010 2:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Judge this album by its cover-Kate Moss pouting moodily on satin sheets-and you'd assume it harks back to Bryan Ferry 's Roxy Music pomp, when supermodels queued up to grace the band's album covers and Ferry dispatched endless art-roc ...

  20. Weekly Chart Notes: Far*East Movement, Lil Wayne, Suzanne Vega

    October 21, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 With numerous laudable achievements on an array of Billboard charts this week, keeping track of the most notable feats requires a bit of organization. Chart Beat presents, then, an easy A-to-Z guide of the week in Billboard surveys. (Permission is s ...

  21. Roger Waters Rebuild 'The Wall' In Boston

    October 07, 2010 4:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 30th Anniversary return of Roger Waters ' audio-visual opus was bittersweet. Even as Pink Floyd fans packed the sold-out opening night in Boston on Thursday (Sept. 30), it seemed like the walls that isolated us back in 1980 are still presen ...

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

    July 15, 2010 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  23. David Gilmour To Join Roger Waters On Lone 'Wall' Date

    July 15, 2010 12:00 AM 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 a ...

  24. Jane's Addiction Reunion Marred By Feuds

    April 20, 2009 9:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 War has broken out among the original members of Jane's Addiction, who are gearing up for their first tour in almost 18 years. Singer Perry Farrell told Reuters that a mediation attempt by Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, with whom Jane&# ...

  25. March 6, 2009

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Peggy DeCastro of the DeCastro Sisters dies of lung cancer at the age of 82. 2000 – Bonnie Raitt, Earth, Wind & Fire, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Lovin’ Spoonful and the Moonglows are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Clapto ...

  26. U.K. Singer/Songwriter John Martyn Dies

    January 29, 2009 11:36 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. folk and blues songwriter John Martyn has died at the age of 60, according to a statement on his official Web site. The cause of death has not yet been confirmed. The artist received an Order of the British Empire at this month's New Year& ...

  27. U.K. Artists Form Coalition To Protect Rights

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dozens of U.K. artists, including Radiohead, The Verve, Kaiser Chiefs and Kate Nash, have signed up to a new representative body, the Featured Artists' Coalition. Dozens of U.K. artists, including Radiohead, The Verve, Kaiser Chiefs and Kate Na ...

  28. Coldplay Win At Q Awards

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay won a pair of Q awards at the London ceremony, while there were also honors for veteran artists John Mellencamp and Glen Campbell. The U.K. melodic rock band won best album this afternoon (Oct. 6) at the Grosvenor House Hotel for “Viva La ...

  29. Chart Beat: 'All Summer Long,' Jennifer Hudson, Raheem DeVaughn

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses hot chart action from the song "All Summer Long," Jennifer Hudson, Raheem DeVaughn's "Woman" and more! IT'S SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME: It's a rare event for two versions of the same song to appear on Th ...

  30. Metallica Scores Third Week Atop Billboard 200

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a 61% drop in sales, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" holds tight at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a third week. The Warner Bros. set moved 132,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundS Despite a 61% drop in sales, Meta ...

  31. Kings Of Leon Rule U.K. Album, Singles Charts

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The U.K. has officially been overtaken by Kings Of Leon mania, as the quartet's single "Sex on Fire" started a third week atop the singles chart, while their fourth album, "Only by the Night," debuted The U.K. has officially ...

  32. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Pussycat Dolls put group goals ahead of solo superstardom, Kings Of Leon finally make some big noise at home in the States, TV On The Radio continues its unlikely major-label marriage and Jenny Le A concert album and DVD from Pink Floyd guitaris ...

  33. Pink Floyd Keyboardist Rick Wright Dies At 65

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. Gilmour Goes For Live Glory In 'Gdansk'

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Gilmour's upcoming concert set, "Live in Gdansk," turned out a little different than the Pink Floyd guitarist planned. David Gilmour's upcoming concert set, "Live in Gdansk," turned out a little different than the ...

  36. Ivors For Winehouse, Gilmour, Collins

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The buzz ahead of today's Ivor Novello Awards ceremony in central London was mostly centered on whether Amy Winehouse would show. Well, she did in the end, but not until 10 minutes after her father had graced the stage to collect her one and ...

  37. Memory Lives On For Led Zep Comeback

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last night's (Dec. 10) Led Zeppelin comeback concert has now moved into memory for the chosen few who attended. A Billboard roundup of executive attendees suggests the performance certainly lived up t Last night's (Dec. 10) Led Zeppelin co ...

  38. Led Zeppelin Triumphs At London Reunion Show

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in front of its adoring public, if only for two-plus hours. Led Zeppelin's 16-song set at London's O2 Arena came as part Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of ...

  39. Verizon Users Score Floyd Freebies

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd's David Gilmour is giving away three tracks from his "Remember That Night-Live At The Royal Albert Hall" DVD to Verizon Wireless users. The live versions of "Shine On You Crazy Diamond," "Wish You Were Here ...

  40. Gilmour To Make History With Live Concert Cine-cast

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour will play himself into the history books tomorrow when he becomes the first British musician to have a live performance beamed into more than 160 cinemas across North America. Gilmour's brief set f ...

  41. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Dail ...

  42. Gilmour's Albert Hall 'Night' Heading To DVD

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Gilmour wowed audiences on his 2006 world tour with a band that featured Pink Floyd keyboardist Rick Wright and a set list tilted toward the hardcore Floyd fan. Now the trek, specifically a gig David Gilmour wowed audiences on his 2006 world t ...

  43. Pink Floyd Members Appear At Barrett Tribute

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 to ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. Biggie Best-Of Bows at No. 1

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Greatest Hits" debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the late rapper his third chart-topper ... Arcade Fire starts in the runner-up slot with "Neon Bible" and at No. 1 on Top Independent Albu ...

  46. Lewis, Take That Lead Final U.K. Chart Of 2006

    January 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The last U.K. singles chart of 2006 showed "X Factor" winner Leona Lewis holding on to the top spot with "A Moment Like This" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), and new hits for Iron Maiden and David Gilmour. Tak The last U.K. singles chart ...

  47. Townshend Solo Catalog Expanded For Reissue

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Who principal Pete Townshend's solo catalog, a number of titles from which have been out of print for years, will be reissued in expanded editions Aug. 29 via Hip-O/UME. The Who principal Pete Townshend's solo catalog, a number of titl ...

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

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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& ...

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

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 histor ...

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

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ori ...

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