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Dixie Chick Covers Pink Floyd

Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines has covered Roger Waters route for an upcoming documentary surrounding the nearly 20-year-long West Memphis Three ordeal. Maines, who had been an outspoken opponent of the imprisonment of the three men, recorded a version of the Pink Floyd classic “Mother” for the documentary West of Memphis: Voices of Justice, which is coming out on January 15th.

12/05/2012

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Roger Waters Heads To Theater In Cast Of ‘The Exonerated’

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters turned rock’n’roll theater into real-life entertainment with his top-grossing “The Wall” tour, but now the singer/bassist will try his hand at professional theater.

11/21/2012

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Vote For The Greatest Rock Drummer Of All Time – #KingOfBeats

Just exactly who is the best rock and roll drummer to ever bash a kit into submission? Vote for your favorite beat-keeper now!

11/08/2012

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New Apps, New Music From Members of Pink Floyd

A new technique to convert DVDs into smartphone apps has been created, and first on the development company’s list is “David Gilmour In Concert,” featuring Gilmour’s concert at London’s Royal Festival Hall in 2001.

11/07/2012

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Matt Bellamy On Muse’s Upcoming Tour: “It’s Like Our Version Of ‘The Wall’”

Muse is known for making over-the-top musical statements, so it should come as no surprise that they’ve turned to Pink Floyd to influence their epic new stage show.

10/17/2012

Roger Waters To Show Love For Levon Helm

Waters, who just wrapped up a huge three year tour where he performed Pink Floyd’s The Wall every night, will be playing in relatively stripped down surroundings. Coincidentally, the one time when Waters performed with Helm was at Waters’ one-off performance of The Wall in Germany on July 21, 1990.

09/19/2012

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Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Thanks Ed Sheeran For Olympics Performance

In an email to Ed Sheeran, Nick Mason wrote: “Hi Ed, Really great experience, many thanks for a great performance. And a great day out!”

08/23/2012

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The Olympic Effect: The Kinks, John Lennon & More Re-enter UK Charts

Though the U.S. charts don’t show the same influence, the Olympics effect is out in full force on on the U.K. charts this week.

08/22/2012

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Your Guide To Olympic Closing Ceremony Music: The Who, The Beatles & What NBC Didn’t Air

The ceremony featured a “Symphony of British Music” over the last 50 years, which included a mega-set by The Who; a touch of Queen, Pink Floyd and The Kinks; five songs by the Beatles (though no Beatles performed in the ceremony); and the first performance in years by the reunited Spice Girls.

08/12/2012

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Pink Floyd: Not Playing The Olympics (But Nick Mason Is)

Sheeran fueled speculation that other members of the legendary group would when he told an Australian radio station that he was performing with Mason but “they’re trying to get someone else” from the band to join them.

08/07/2012

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