2011 – Roger Waters performs “The Wall Live” in London at the 02 Arena on This Day in Rock! The show was sold out. Roger’s comment: ‘Thirty years ago when I wrote this piece I wasn’t too good with rock ‘n’ roll audiences but, as you know, times have changed and I couldn’t be more […]
2011 – LONDON – Police filed charges against the son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour on Thursday for his role in last month’s violent protest against the British government’s decision to raise university tuition fees. Charlie Gilmour, 21, shocked many in Britain when he was photographed swinging from the Union Jack attached to the […]
2010 – Pink Floyd may get back together for charityBy Ian Youngs Entertainment reporter, BBC News Pink Floyd put aside their differences to perform at Live 8 in 2005 Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has said the legendary rock band may get back together to play concerts for charity. The group, who […]
2010 – PINK FLOYD news resource Brain Damage has received a message from RogerWaters.com in regards to yesterday’s announcemen
2010 – PINK FLOYD news resource Brain Damage has received a message from RogerWaters.com on This Day in Rock History! PINK FLOYD news resource Brain Damage has received a message from RogerWaters.com in regards to yesterday’s announcement of The Wall Live Tour, stating that “more dates, including shows in Europe, will be announced in the […]
2010 – RIAA, say Beatles still on top! Utilizing Nielsen SoundScan data, which dates to 1991, Guns N’ Roses have totaled 24,914,000
2010 – RIAA, say Beatles still on top! Utilizing Nielsen SoundScan data, which dates to 1991, Guns N’ Roses have totaled 24,914,000 albums sold in the U.S. 1991’s “Use Your Illusion 2” leads with 5,587,000 units, followed closely by “Use Your Illusion 1,” at 5,502,000. In that span, Metallica has sold 52,271,000 albums in the […]
2010 – LONDON (Reuters) – British rock band Pink Floyd won its court battle with EMI on Thursday with a ruling that prevents the record company from selling single downloads on the Internet from the group’s concept albums. The outcome of a dispute over the level of royalties the band received remained unclear, however, as […]
2010 – Singer/songwriter and Elton John and Pink Floyd collaborator Lesley Duncan has died aged 66. Duncan passed away on Friday (March 12) aged 66 after suffering from cerebrovascular disease. As well as carving out her own career in the mid-’60s following a move from her native Stockton-On-Tees to London, Duncan performed vocals on Elton […]
2008 – Pink Floyd’s manager Bryan Morrison died after spending over two years in a coma. Morrison suffered severe brain injuries in a polo accident at the Royal Berkshire Polo Club, England in 2006, and never recovered. He also managed The Pretty Things and was a music publisher for Syd Barrett, The Bee Gees, Elton […]
2008 – Waters Announces Final Dark Side Tour… Roger Waters will perform his last two performances of Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side Of The moon’ in the UK later this Spring. As with similar performances which have taken place across the world, Waters will play the album in its entirety, as well as playing a mixture […]
2006 – Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett dies aged 60. He defined British psychedelic eccentricity with songs like “Arnold Layne” and “See Emily Play,” but LSD and a mental breakdown forced him out of the band in 1968.
2006 – Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour tops the U.K. album charts with On An Island. The No. 1 British single is Chico’s “It’s Chico Time,” which holds steady for a second week.
2005 – Pink Floyd were voted the greatest rock stars ever in a survey of 58,000 listeners from UK radio station Planet Rock. Led Zeppelin were voted into second place, 3rd was The Rolling Stones, 4th The Who, 5th, AC/DC, 6th, U2, 7th, Guns N’ Roses, 8th, Nirvana, 9th, Bon Jovi and in 10th place […]