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Storm Thorgerson : Audioslave

Storm Thorgerson Exhibition, Cambridge, England 2020 – Storm Warning

Storm Thorgerson, as part of the legendary Hipgnosis studio that he formed with Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell, created many of the iconic album covers of Pink Floyd – and many other artists over a great number of years. Storm sadly passed away in 2013 from Cancer having suffered a stroke earlier. There is an exhibition of his work in Cambridge, England, during October 2020 at the Haddenham Arts Centre where you will be able to purchase fine art prints by StormStudios. The exhibition is running now, and ends on 31st October 2020. StormStudios has a long and illustrious history and over the years they’ve worked for innumerable bands, from Alan Parsons, Anthrax and Audioslave through to the Wombats, yourcodenameis:milo, Leisure Cruise and Yumi Matsutoya, with a sprinkling of Pink Floyd, Steve Miller, Muse, 10cc, etc thrown in for good measure. Recently they’ve been working with up-and-coming band, Youth Sector on their...

Roger Waters Us and Them Cinema DVD

Roger Waters Us&Them Tour Cinema Release

A film is to be released by Trafalgar Releasing based on the Roger Waters Us & Them tour which spanned 156 shows in 2017/18 and is chalked in for an Autumn 2019 release. The film will be in cinemas in an event similar to The Wall that Roger Waters did back in 2015. It will be shown globally. As more information is know, it will be on this website so make sure you get our newsletter. Waters performed a total of 156 shows to 2.3M people on the Us + Them tour – taking in appearances in North America, Australia & New Zealand, Europe, Russia, Latin America and Mexico. The show features songs from Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Animals and Wish You Were Here, plus songs from Waters’ new album Is This The Life We Really Want?. Speaking about the film, Waters’ manager, Mark...

Nick Mason Unattended Luggage Box Set 2018

Nick Mason Back Catalogue Gets Remastered Boxset Treatment

Released on August 31st 2018 is Nick Mason’s Unattended Luggage, a three-album CD or vinyl box set of his albums Nick Mason’s Fictitious Sports, Profiles and White of the Eye. These limited edition box sets will be available shortly before his acclaimed new band Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets begin their European tour at Cirkus in Stockholm on September 2nd. Nick said, “These recordings hold a very special place for me in my musical life. Fictitious Sports developed initially from working with Mike Mantler, Carla Bley and Robert Wyatt on a couple of their projects, and benefited enormously from a whole crew of great musicians that I was introduced to by them at Grog Kill Studios in Woodstock. “Profiles and White of the Eye were an extension of working with Rick Fenn on some advertising and short documentary film soundtracks, which then developed into something more. “Listening back after 30-odd years, I’m delighted they are...

Nick Mason Saucerful Tour 2018

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets Tour 2018 – Tickets Available

Following four intimate and acclaimed live shows at London’s Dingwalls (20 May) and The Half Moon in Putney (21, 23 and 24 May), Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets will be touring their unique live show of early Pink Floyd across Europe, including six shows in the UK. The tickets are on sale at www.thesaucerfulofsecrets.com. UK dates are: Sunday 23rd September – Portsmouth, Guildhall Monday 24th September – London, Roundhouse Tuesday 25th September – Birmingham, Symphony Hall Thursday 27th September – Manchester, O2 Apollo Friday 28th September – Glasgow, SEC Armadillo Saturday 29th September – Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall Please see the Press Release for full details on the European tour dates. Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets are Nick Mason, Gary Kemp, Guy Pratt, Lee Harris, and Dom Beken. This is an opportunity to experience Pink Floyd’s celebrated and significant early body of work played live, including songs from albums The Piper At The Gates...

Writer Polly Samson with musician husband David Gilmour

Polly Samson Becomes Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

Writer Polly Samson has become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Polly has written lyrics for a post-Roger Water Pink Floyd including The Division Bell, and also her husband, David Gilmour’s solo albums. For nearly 200 years, the RSL has celebrated and nurtured all that is best in British literature, past and present. Polly’s current fellows include Margaret Atwood, Martin Amis and Rose Tremain. Fellows are given a choice of pens with which to sign the register from TS Eliot, Lord Byron and George Eliot. Polly signed using a pen that once belonged to one of Britain’s greatest ever poets, Lord Byron.

Pink Floyd News

Pink Floyd News

Pink Floyd News is few and far between now that they are not a touring band nor releasing new material in the form of studio albums. This is a consequence of being a fan of “old music”. This is a terrible shame. I would like nothing more than to report the Pink Floyd news that Roger Waters has joined old band mates Nick Mason and David Gilmour to do another Pink Floyd album in 2012/2013. Now that would be excellent Pink Floyd news indeed! Due to Pink Floyd news being hard to come by, I am sure many of you would like to find out as soon as things are announced. There are three main methods to do this. There is Pink Floyd News on our homepage, our Pink Floyd News Letter and Pink Floyd Social Media for news on Twitter and Facebook. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and get...