Pink Floyd

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Pink Floyd Drummer Thinks Record Labels Need To Get With The Program, “Work Harder”

According to Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, digital music is just another brick in the wall for music labels to break the barrier between their antiquated systems and modern technology. Recently, Pink Floyd made their […]

10/02/2013

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Pink Floyd Released Back Catalog On Spotify Thanks To Fans

What happens when you spin Pink Floyd‘s “Wish You Were Here” one million times on Spotify, Dr. Evil Pinky? Well, besides taking over the world, Pink Floyd released their entire back catalog on the music […]

06/19/2013

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Pink Floyd Fan Sentenced To Jail For Blasting Their Music

Earlier this year, an incredibly elderly couple got in trouble with the Swedish police for blasting “Afraid To Shoot Strangers” by Iron Maiden and now a 51-year-old dude named Paul Foster from England is being […]

06/13/2013

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Man Claims To Be Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour To Avoid Hospital Bill

A man from Monticello, Minnesota claimed to be Pink Floyd guitarist-vocalist David Gilmour in order to avoid paying $100,000 in medical expenses. The St. Cloud Times reports 53-year old Phillip Michael Schaeffer was arrested in […]

05/02/2013

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Critique Of Roger Waters’ Comments On Israel: “Inflammatory, Based On Falsehoods”

Roger Waters has been getting more press for his vocal critiques of Israel lately than he has for his music. In March, he was interviewed by the Al-Jazeera network, and encouraged artists to boycott the […]

04/15/2013

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NYC’s 92Y Cancels Roger Waters Appearance Amid Jewish Pressure

Manhattan’s 92nd Street YMCA (92Y) has cancelled an event with former Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters, following pressure from members of the Jewish community over the rocker’s criticism of Israel over the years. “It’s absolutely […]

04/04/2013

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Pink Floyd Almost Made A Rap-Rock Album

Pink Floyd‘s thirteenth studio album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason, almost had rapping on it. Possibly due to an, ahem, “momentary lapse of reason” on the part of producer Bob Ezrin. In 1987, the rapping […]

04/02/2013

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Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Preserved in National Recording Registry

The National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress has announced 25 recordings selected for preservation, and Pink Floyd’s legendary The Dark Side of the Moon, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend, is among […]

03/22/2013

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Not Fade Away: Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ Turns 40

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, […]

03/22/2013

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CBS Radio DJs Talk Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’

This weekend, Pink Floyd‘s Dark Side Of The Moon celebrates its 40th birthday. One of the most enduring pieces of music of the rock and roll era, it has sold over 15 million copies in […]

03/21/2013

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