Roger Waters Impressed With Live Earth Concerts

Posted by sulphurfury on Sep 25, 2007

Roger Waters addressed the media on the subject of awareness-raising concerts, explaining why he was so impressed with the sense he shared with others at Live Earth this summer. He delivers his own personal message regarding what the electorate can do about the current administration.

Roger Waters and Pink Floyd perform for Syd tribute

Posted by madhack on May 10, 2007

As reported at Brain Damage, both Roger Waters and the Pink Floyd lineup of David Gilmour, Richard Wright, and Nick Mason performed at the Syd Barrett tribute show in London. On an interesting note, the current Floyd lineup and Roger played together only with other guests, rather than as a band, after their own separate performances. Perhaps the closest we'll ever be to seeing the band back together again.

Waters billed for US Live Earth

Posted by pulse on Apr 17, 2007

Roger Waters is still confirmed to perform in the U.S. for Live Earth, a 24 hour global rock festival set at different locations about the planet. The event, scheduled for July 7th, is organized by former US Vice President Al Gore, and is his hope to increase awareness about global pollution and climate change. Rumors and speculation that Pink Floyd would reunite were finally put to rest by Roger, who has confirmed that only he and his solo band will play. You can find out more about Live Earth here.

Pink Floyd on the cover of Rolling Stone

Posted by madhack on Mar 19, 2007

Rolling Stone magazine will finally be featuring Floyd on the cover of its upcoming issue. Inside, they promise a history of the band, and have also put together select clips from the "Dark Side of Oz". This cover appearance by such an influential band is certainly long overdue.

Roger Waters spring US Tour

Posted by madhack on Feb 16, 2007

As reported on his official site, Roger Waters will be making US appearances this spring, once the current European leg completes.

New Gilmour Concert DVD

Posted by pulse on Feb 3, 2007

David Gilmour's official blog site has confirmed a new DVD in the works from his 2006 world tour. The DVD is titled "Remember That Night" and is tentatively set for release this summer.

On a related note, Gilmour's re-release of "Arnold Layne" (which debuted at #19 on the UK Charts) is taken from the same tour and includes David Bowie on vocals. The video may be a small preview of what to expect on the DVD. You can view it here.

Gilmour at the Grammys

Posted by pulse on Feb 3, 2007

David Gilmour's "Castellorizon" has been nominated for Best Rock Instrumental Performance at this year's Grammy Awards. The event will be broadcast live on CBS Television Network and radio via Westwood One at 8:00PM Eastern, February 11th.

We love you too, Roger

Posted by pulse on Feb 3, 2007

Roger Waters has teamed up with Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and James Guthrie (The Wall) to record, "Hello (I Love You)" for New Line Cinema's new movie, "The Last Mimzy." The movie is directed by Bob Shaye and due for release on March 23rd. You can read about it here.

Band Madness

Posted by madhack on Jul 14, 2006

On a much lighter note, the band popularity site Band Madness is down to its finals, which sees Floyd pitted against Nine Inch Nails (with Trent & co having a distinct advantage for now). You can vote here.

UPDATE (July 15): Pink Floyd is catching up, but they still need your help...

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.

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