Articles Tagged 'David Gilmour'

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Sings Onstage with David Gilmour

We already knew Benedict Cumberbatch can do many things. He can meditate, for instance. He can dance (sort of). And he’s got a mean “blue steel.” But sing on stage in front of 5,000 Pink Floyd fans? Looks like it’s another skill we can add to the list. Last night (September 28) he joined frontman David Gilmour onstage at London’s […]

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Five Underrated Pink Floyd Songs to Play Loud

It’s a busy time for Pink Floyd fans right now. David Gilmour has a new album Rattle That Lock out on September 18, Roger Waters is simulcasting his film Roger Waters The Wall* at selected U.K. cinemas on September 29, with an added simulcast joint interview with himself and Nick Mason, and he’s promising a […]

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RIP Storm Thorgerson: 10 Of His Best Album Covers

It’s a mark of the strength of vision in the graphic designer Storm Thorgerson’s work – both solo and with the design collective Hipgnosis – that the news of his passing should have created waves of sympathy from rock fans all over the world. The designers of album covers don’t usually get that kind of attention. […]

Pink Floyd Reunite (For One Night Only)

Last night saw a reunion of the surviving three members of Pink Floyd, on stage for the first time since Live 8 in 2005, and seemingly enjoying being in each other’s company once again. The occasion was a Roger Waters solo staging of the band’s hit album (tour and film) “The Wall,” which took place […]

Roger Waters and David Gilmour to Reunite… But When?

In an interview with Britain’s Sky News, Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters revealed that his former bandmate David Gilmour will finally join him again in song. Um, we hope this isn’t an April Fool’s Day hoax. The UK installment of Waters’ monumental show, The Wall Live, which draws from the band’s epic 1979 LP, The […]

David Gilmour’s Son Charged Following Britain’s Student Fracas

While he apologized profusely for his brazen antics during Britain’s student riots last December, Charlie Gilmour isn’t going to get off scot-free just because he’s the son of a famous English rocker. The BBC reports that the 21-year-old Cambridge University student has been charged with “violent disorder”. Gilmour, whose father is Pink Floyd legend David […]

Charlie Gilmour Arrested As More Riot Photos Surface

As we reported on Friday (December 10), Charlie Gilmour, the son of Pink Floyd star David Gilmour, was one of thousands of English students protesting Parliament’s recent decision to raise college fees. The only problem was that the 21-year-old opted to descend London’s Cenotaph monument in Whitehall last Thursday (December 9) and the press caught […]

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David Gilmour’s Son Climbs London’s Cenotaph Amid Student Protest

Yikes! Pink Floyd‘s David Gilmour is likely to be dishing out some harsh fatherly advice right about now. His son, Charlie, was one of thousands of university students that rallied against Britain’s increasing tuition in London on Thursday (December 9). But Charlie was also the lone student who hoisted himself up the country’s Cenotaph in […]