Pink Floyd

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Tori Kicks Off The Vinyl Blog: Pink Floyd

To christen this vinyl blog I would like to start off with a psychedelic masterpiece that often gets overlooked by mainstream rock listeners


HBD in the great hereafter to Pink Floyd's Rick Wright, here playing Live 8 in 2002. (MJ Kim/Getty Images)

Beatles Get A Shock, And The Biggest Show Ever: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 28th: In which we see the Beatles in Sweden, surrounded by blonde lovelies…The Dead, the Allmans and the Band play for 600,000+…and hear Pink Floyd’s Rick Wright play his piano part from Dark Side….solo? Oh it’s perty!


David Gilmour of Pink Floyd (Jo Hale/Getty Images)

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour to Release ‘Rattle That Lock’ in the Fall

Former Pink Floyd guitarist/singer David Gilmour announced a new album, “Rattle that Lock,” and a few U.S. tour dates.


Roger Waters

Watch the Trailer for Roger Waters’ ‘The Wall’ Film

“The Wall” tour put a lot of focus on the futility and evils of war; it looks like the documentary examines this point a bit further.


Sir Doctor Brian May of Queen loves little animals just like Ted Nugent, but for different reasons. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Dave Clark Gets A Movie Too, Mott Trash The Royal Albert, Lennon Likes The B-52’s: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

July 8th: In which we see the trailer for The Dave Clark 5’s movie, Mick and Keith’s big ’67 drug bust, and a side-by-side Yoko Ono-B-52’s comparison for your musical perusal…


HBD to Ringo, maybe not technically the best drummer ever, but certainly the most influential: John Bonham, Ginger Baker, Keith Moon, and Neil Peart would all start playing because of him. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Two Sunny Songs, Bonzo’s Last Zeppelin Show, And Syd Checks Out: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 7th: In which we see The Kinks not so sunny video for Sunny Afternoon, Ringo’s 70th birthday party 5 years ago, and interviews with him through the years….


Santana's Michael Shrieve, celebrating his birthday here in Seattle! (Chad Buchanan/Getty Images)

Love At First Sight For John And Paul, Bonzo Loves Buddy: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos],

July 6th: In Which the stars align and Lennon meets McCartney and the strange coincidence of where it happened…



Teach Your Ol’ Dad New Music: 13 Young Acts Your Classic Rock Loving Dad Will Enjoy

You may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but we do think it’s possible to hip your good ol’ dad to some great new music.


HBD to Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos! (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Beatles Get Biggest Greeting And Smoke Pot At Palace, Floyd Reunite: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

A quarter of a million screaming Beatlemaniacs greeted them in Adelaide…they got their MBE’s too, and the British aristocracy was PISSED! Pink Floyd’s Live 8 reunion, The Troggs, Boston, and more!


Pink Floyd circa 1967, with Syd Barrett up careful what you wish for, it might not turn out the way you planned. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Stones Come To America, Floyd Get Their Wish: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Dean Martin makes fun of The Rolling Stones on National TV….and where is he now? Dead. Jimi Hendrix and Dusty Springfield in a touching duet…Pink Floyd talk about Wish You Were Here and the day they got their wish…Alice Cooper dances with snakes and chickens, and more…