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Roger Waters Confirmed To Headline BST Hyde Park 2018


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It's barely been three months since the last BST Hyde Park event took place, but the headliner for next year's festival has already been announced as tickets prepare to go on sale this week. Roger Waters will be on the top of the bill as part of his Us + Them Tour.

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Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018 will have the Pink Floyd frontman headlining for the first time at the London festival, marking his first UK show since he released his latest solo album 'Is This the Life We Really Want?' in June.

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Roger Waters Slams 'whining' Thom Yorke


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Roger Waters has slammed Thom Yorke for ''whining'' about Radiohead's controversial Israel concert.

The 48-year-old singer and his band are due to perform in Tel Aviv on Wednesday (19.07.17), and after the planned concert attracted criticism due to Israel's oppression of Palestinians, former Pink Floyd rocker Roger has hit out at the star for complaining about ''feeling insulted''.

Roger - who was one of many musicians to sign an open letter urging the 'Creep' hitmakers to cancel the show - said during an hour-long Facebook Live chat: ''We should observe the picket line. Anybody who's tempted to do that, like our friends in Radiohead, if only they would actually educate themselves.

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Roger Waters Slams 'Pig Man' Donald Trump In Tour Rehearsal


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Roger Waters made quite the impression with the dress rehearsal for his 'Us + Them' tour this week in New Jersey, celebrating the release of his brand new album ahead of the official tour kick-off in Missouri this weekend. Joining him in his band were backing singers Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig of the band Lucius.

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The Pink Floyd genius invited a number of guests including friends, family and competition winners to the dress rehearsal of his forthcoming North American tour at the enormous Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey on Sunday (May 21st 2017). The 'Us + Them' tour has been set up in support of his new album 'Is This The Life We Really Want?'.

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Roger Waters And Nick Mason Tease Possibility Of Pink Floyd Glastonbury Performance


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Two of the remaining three members of prog-rock legends Pink Floyd have raised the tantalising prospect that the group might finally perform at Glastonbury Festival.

At a press conference for the V&A Museum’s upcoming Pink Floyd retrospective exhibition on Thursday (February 16th), the band’s bass player Roger Waters and drummer Nick Mason made a rare joint appearance in public. During the questions, they suggested that they might be up for playing at the iconic festival for the first time.

Presumably, this made Glasto organiser Michael Eavis’s ears prick up with excitement, having previously said that his wishlist for the festival included Pink Floyd and Fleetwood Mac.

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Roger Waters performs onstage during Desert Trip 2016 held at The Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, United States - Sunday 16th October 2016

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Roger Waters The Wall Trailer


In 1979, Pink Floyd released their legendary number one album 'The Wall' and followed with an extraordinary mini tour. The show, curated by Roger Walters, was appropriately resurrected in 1990 - following the monumental fall of the Berlin Wall - as an expression of freedom and unity, and now comes to the big screen for the first time ever for the 25th anniversary. Waters' show in Germany is still the biggest selling solo performance ever recorded, and even now the message behind the set-up is still appropriate to modern day society. Now fans can delve deeper in the world of 'The Wall' with an insight from Waters himself on his inspirations for the songs, plus an in-conversation piece between Waters and Nick Mason entitled The Simple Facts.

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Explore The Deep Themes Of 1992's 'Amused To Death' With Roger Waters [Video]


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Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters is set to re-release his last solo album, 1992's 'Amused To Death', as a re-mastered and re-mixed edition this summer, and as he gears up to unleash it once again upon the world, he takes us through his thinking process for each song.

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Exploring themes like war, religion, politics and humanity in ever more whimsical and sardonic ways, Roger Waters really didn't hold back with 'Amused To Death'. An intelligent, conceptual collection mostly based on material from Neil Postman's book 'Amusing Ourselves to Death', he steered away from the pop conformity of love, sex and partying to deliver some more important messages - most of which are very much still relevant two decades on. 

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There's Hope For Us Yet! Pink Floyd Likely To Beat One Direction


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It's frustrating for any musical connoisseur that carefully manipulated pop reigns highest on most music charts, but it looks like psychedelic legends Pink Floyd could beat One Direction on Amazon's most pre-ordered albums list with their final release 'The Endless River'.

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Pink Floyd could beat One Direction with their final release

The band, whose last album ten years ago entitled 'The Division Bell' became a worldwide number one, managed to easily overtake Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' as most pre-ordered album of 2014 and now their new record may be held up as the most pre-ordered of all time - a title currently held by One Direction's 'Midnight Memories'.

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Stephen Hawking To Feature On New Pink Floyd Album ‘The Endless River’


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The voice of physicist Stephen Hawking will appear on Pink Floyd’s new album The Endless River, on a tracked titled, ‘Talkin' Hawkin.’

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It’s not the first time the band have used the physicist's synthesised voice. Hawking can be heard narrating, ‘Keep Talkin’’ a track from The Division Bell which sampled a British Telecom advert featuring the professor. ‘Talkin' Hawkin’ is not thought to be a sequel to the 1994 track.

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Roger Waters Concedes 'The Wall' Is "Anti-War, Protest Movie"


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Pink Floyd's Roger Waters says his new movie Roger Waters: The Wall should be viewed as a protest against the growing spread of armed conflict, rather than a concert documentary. The movie - which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday (September 6, 2014) - documents Waters' three yearlong The Wall Live tour.

Roger WatersRoger Waters' movie received a standing ovation from the Toronto crowd

However, it also includes sections of Waters visiting war cemeteries, including the grave of his father, who died in World War I. The concert itself features projections of veterans and people who died in wars.

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Everything You Need To Know About Pink Floyd's New Album, 'The Endless River'


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Fans of the psychedelic rock band Pink Floyd are in for a promising fall. Apparently the iconic rockers have a new album on the way title The Endless River. Most interesting though, is how the news was announced. 

Roger WatersRoger Waters was not involved in 'The Endless River' [Getty/Neilson Barnard]

David Gilmour's wife Polly Samson leaked the news via Twitter. She stated: "Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called "The Endless River". Based on 1994 sessions is Rick Wright's swansong and very beautiful." Presumably, by "based" she meant that recordings from the late keyboardist Rick Wright (who died of cancer in 2008 at age 65) were beefed up with overdubs by Gilmour and Nick Mason. Samson co-wrote many of the lyrics featured on the band's 1994 album The Division Bell, so it's very possible she contributed to the soon-to-be released album.  

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Laurie Durning and Roger Waters - The Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artist Dinner held at Balthazer - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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Harry Belafonte, Petula Clark and Roger Waters - Amnesty International announces the Ambassador of Conscience Award 2013. Both Malala Yousafzai & Harry Belafonte were jointly announced as the 2013 recipients at The Mansion House - Dublin, Ireland - Tuesday 17th September 2013

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Roger Waters Wednesday 12th December 2012

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Roger Waters - Friday 11th May 2007 at Earl's Court London, England

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Roger Waters

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6th September, 1943

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Musician

Sex

Male

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Roger Waters The Wall Trailer

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