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Classic rock station poll has AC/DC beating Floyd
Posted by madhack on Mar 22, 2002
Bay Area classic rock station 107.7 The Bone is running the March Madness of Classic Rock, and in the 4th round, Pink Floyd is losing to AC/DC in Division 1! Now, I have nothing against AC/DC, but come on... better than Floyd? They require registration, but I don't particularly care how fake the info you give them is. What counts is that you vote and make damn sure who wins this round (and all rounds to come)!
Posted by madhack on Mar 12, 2002
The Fandom had some technical problems Sunday involving a failing hard drive. Some files were lost, as many users may notice (broken images, etc.). I'm working on recovering these, but please bear with us for the time being. There may also be some downtime this weekend for a hard drive swap, and we'll try to make that as brief as possible.
Thanks for sticking with us!
New compilation album(s) for Roger
Posted by pulse on Mar 12, 2002
Sony has confirmed plans to release a compilation album of Roger Waters' solo career entitled, "Flickering Flame - The Solo Years Volume 1." Considering the title, there may be subsequent volumes to follow. Volume 1 will be released during the month of April in Australia, Japan (offers a track listing), and Europe. According to REG, the compilation is a "collectors limited edition album compiled issued and relased to support the tour," and will be removed from the Sony Music Catalog on December 1st, 2002. This explains the exclusive release only to countries visited by the 2002 tour. Plans do NOT exist for a North American release, therefore fans residing there who are interested in the compilation(s) will have to purchase the material from abroad or as an import.
Roger Waters 2002 World Tour
Posted by pulse on Feb 28, 2002
Former Pink Floyd bassists and songwriter, Roger Waters officially kicked off his "In The Flesh: 2002 World Tour" last night in Cape Town, South Africa. The tour is hitting 32 countries spanning over 6 continents. So if you reside in one of those countries and have missed an opportunity to see this legend perform in the past, now is your chance! Intheflesh2002.com is updated frequently with confirmed dates, concert photos, reviews and ticket information!
Roger Waters goodies!
Posted by pulse on Feb 24, 2002
Rolling Stone magazine has a really nice interview with former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters in the upcoming March 14th issue. Roger talks about recently bumping into his old friend and Pink Floyd drummer, Nick Mason. The article also details his new album. You can check out the online version here.
Pink Floyd documentary on BBC Radio 2
Posted by pulse on Jan 29, 2002
BBC Radio 2 is airing a two-part documentary entitled "Wish You'd Been Here: The History of Pink Floyd" beginning Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8pm. The program will feature exclusive interviews with David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason and associates of the band. You can find more information about the program, a biography of the group, as well as audio from interviews with band members, and an interactive favorite album poll on BBC Radio 2's homepage.
Glastonbury Festival Concert Rumour
Posted by madhack on Jan 28, 2002
Rumours have been flying (and we've gotten several emails here) that Pink Floyd will be playing at the Glastonbury Festival in England this coming June. This rumour, however, seems to have no truth to it, although it is possible that Roger Waters will play a role. Time will tell, and the band's fans these days can't help but be hopeful, but at the moment the odds of a Floyd show are slim at best.
David Gilmour chat online
Posted by madhack on Jan 17, 2002
David Gilmour answers questions from regular people at this Dotmusic chat. Too late to get in on the action, but there's some interesting questions and answers, including the truth behind the Enigma!
VH1 Legends: Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett
Posted by madhack on Jan 17, 2002
For those who missed the VH1 Legends episode focusing on Pink Floyd (as some have commented, it might have better been called "VH1 Legends: Syd Barrett and a Few Others", but it was an interesting show nonetheless), VH1.com has a schedule of upcoming episodes online. The next two showings will be on Wed, Jan 23 at 2am and on Fri, Feb 1 at 9pm. Check it out if you can!
"In the Flesh" video...
Posted by pulse on Nov 13, 2001
It appears Sony is preparing to release the much anticipated video of Roger Waters "In the Flesh" 2000 tour on DVD and VHS formats. There has been no official press release by Sony, so no word as to whether or not it will include the same footage used in the 1 hour broadcast on Music Choice back in February of this year. You can preorder your copy here at CDNow, who has the release schedule for Dec. 18th. Just in time for Christmas!
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