Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett passes away at age 60

Posted by madhack on Jul 11, 2006

As reported by the BBC, CNN, Brain Damage and any number of outlets, Syd Barrett, the founder of Pink Floyd, has died at the age of 60. His passing is the result of complications related to diabetes.

We at the Pink Floyd Fandom send our sincerest condolences to the surviving members of Syd's family.

Pulse DVD out!

Posted by madhack on Jul 11, 2006

The long-awaited (and delayed) DVD version of the Pulse concert video is out today in region 1 (USA) and is also available in region 2 via Amazon in the UK, Germany, France and elsewhere.

Sneak Preview of PULSE DVD!

Posted by alb on Jun 20, 2006

A German website is offering a sneak peek of the upcoming PULSE DVD! There is not a tremendous amount of content but I think the preview is worth looking at nonetheless...Enjoy!

PULSE Sneak Peek

Roger Waters LIVE from AOL

Posted by alb on Jun 2, 2006

Tune in June 2nd at 8:15PM EST to see Roger Waters LIVE!

Point your browser to kick back and enjoy!

Dark Side of the Moon reaches another milestone

Posted by madhack on May 8, 2006

Billboard Magazine notes that Dark Side of the Moon has reached a new milestone: 1500 total weeks on the charts. This is, of course, on top of it holding the record for the longest time spent on the Top 200 charts. Congratulations to the band yet another demonstration of just what an important album DSoTM is.

US Roger Waters dates for fall 2006

Posted by madhack on Apr 25, 2006

Brain Damage reported a few days ago on additional Roger Waters 2006 tour dates, including a fall tour of the US. This has not yet appeared on Roger's official site, but as we always point out, Brain Damage is a very trustworthy source.

David Gilmour on "The Tonight Show"

Posted by madhack on Apr 20, 2006

David Gilmour will be appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Thursday night (April 20).

An after-show video of the band performing "Wish You Were Here" is now up on the Tonight Show site.

"On an Island" Sneak Peak!

Posted by pulse on Mar 1, 2006

Clear Channel and Columbia Music are giving a sneak peak of David Gilmour's new album On An Island. You can listen to the album in its entirety with commentary provided David Gilmour himself. So if you can't hold off until the album drops next week, or if you wish to gain a bit of insight on the new material from the man himself, head on over and give it a listen by clicking here.

Billboard interviews Gilmour

Posted by pulse on Feb 22, 2006

The featured artist at Billboard this week is our beloved Gilmour. This insightful Q&A highlights his career with Pink Floyd, his new solo album On an Island, and his opinions on various music-related topics. You can check it out here.

Roger Waters European tour

Posted by madhack on Feb 15, 2006

Brain Damage is reporting that Roger Waters has confirmed a number of European tour dates this coming summer. While I've seen no independent verification, Brain Damage is usually VERY reliable.

UPDATE: Roger Waters's official site now confirms these dates as well.

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