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Nick Mason Eager For Pink Floyd Reunion

September 27th, 2013 12:25pm EDT
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Pink Floyd's drummer Nick Mason wants the band to reunite.

The 69 year-oldĀ  star wants to get back together with the two surviving members of the renowned psychedelic band, bass player Roger Waters and guitarist David Gilmour to play live, but warns it would have to be on the scale of Live 8 in 2005, which saw them play in aid of charity.

He told a reunion was "unlikely but possible" if the band had a "good enough reason ... an equivalent of Live Aid."

He added: "I would do it ... I'm ready to go. I'm packed, I have my drum kit, a suitcase and a wash bag by my front door ready fo...

Roger Waters: 'I was wrong to sue bandmates'

September 19th, 2013 3:10am EDT
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Rocker Roger Waters regrets taking legal action against his former Pink Floyd bandmates, insisting he was wrong to fight Nick Mason and David Gilmore over the rights to band's name in the mid-1980s.

Waters quit the band in 1985 and subsequently pursued Mason and Gilmour for their continued use of the Pink Floyd name and material.

In a new BBC interview, Waters says, "I did think that was wrong, and I was wrong!

"It was a commercial decision and in fact it's one of the few times that the legal profession has taught me something. Because when I went to these chaps and said, 'Listen, we're ...

Pandora bosses fire back at Pink Floyd

June 26th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
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Bosses at music streaming service Pandora have fired back at accusations they are trying to cheat musicians out of cash after the members of Pink Floyd urged their peers to beware the online company's new bid to reduce royalty payments in a newspaper article.

Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason took aim at Pandora executives in a USA Today op-ed piece earlier this week (beg24Jun13), accusing them of attempting to trick artists into supporting their campaign to scale down costs.

The trio criticised music company bosses for lobbying lawmakers in the U.S. Congress to pass the Internet...

Pink Floyd stars take aim at Pandora bosses over royalties overhaul

June 25th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
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Pink Floyd stars Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason have taken aim at bosses behind online radio service Pandora, accusing them of attempting to trick artists into supporting their call for reduced royalties.

The ageing rockers have come together to write an op-ed piece for USA Today to criticise music company executives for lobbying lawmakers in the U.S. Congress to pass the Internet Radio Fairness Act, which would potentially reduce royalty payments to songwriters and performers by as much as 85 per cent.

A previous attempt to push for the bill failed last year (12) after 125 ar...

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