Pink Floyd

Bowie Remembered: What Made the Starman Tribute So Powerful?

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Stefan Simanowitz

The atmosphere was an emotionally charged maelstrom of celebration and mourning. Nine hundred Bowie fans - some music legends in their own right - singing their hearts out in the dimmed Gothic beauty of the Union Chapel in north London.

This Cake Is Every Pink Floyd Fan's Dream

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a Pink Floyd fan you need to feast your eyes on this glorious birthday cake. The cake resembles the band's iconic 'The Dark Side Of The M...

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and (Almost) Love Pink Floyd

Tim Thornton | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Oh, I've heard all the arguments. That I needed to discover them when I was a student; that it's all about the setting - I need to sit down, preferably on a bean bag in a dimly lit room with a lava lamp, and listen to a whole album in one go; that the Gilmour stuff is rubbish, I need to get into the Waters stuff; that the Waters and Gilmour stuff is rubbish, I need to get into the Barrett stuff...

Caroline Frost

BRITS BLITZ: Why One Direction Managed It, While Hundreds Others Fail

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

This week and next, Huffington Post UK Entertainment are celebrating those home-grown talents in music, film and TV who’ve seen their names go up in...

'Performing In Israel Endorses Its Deadly Racist Policies'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK

Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters has urged singer Robbie Williams not to perform a scheduled concert in Israel next month. In a column written exc...

Who's Closing Glastonbury? Here Are All The Options...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

The Glastonbury line-up was finally released on Tuesday evening, but it didn’t take fans long to notice what appears to be a headliner-shaped gap on...

That Top 10 Album Thing

Rachel Braier | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Braier

The latest 'thing' doing the rounds on Facebook, is to list ten albums that have had the biggest personal import. They may or may not be your favourites, they may not be cool or classic; they just need to have resonated in some way.

Pink Floyd Fans In Rapture Over New Album Announcement

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

News that Pink Floyd will be releasing a new studio album, almost two decades after their last one, has been greeted with rapture by appreciative fans...

Greatest Capes: Prog Rock Style

William Higham | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
William Higham

Prog style was a visual reflection of the music. An eclectic, over-the-top, mind-expanding mix of historical and future influences, it blended science fiction/fantasy, surrealist art and the penetrative psychiatry of R D Laing.

Being Seriously Cool With Nick Mason

Lara Platman | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK
Lara Platman

In amongst this glorious throng of speed awaiting to happen are about five or six cars that Nick, and his 'works' drivers like to race each season at notable events, such as Goodwood Revival, Silverstone Classic and the Historic Monte Carlo Grand Prix.

WARNING: This Will Make You Feel Ridiculously Old/Nostalgic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Can you believe it's been 20 years since this little lot? We can't......

Hey, Teacher! Leave Those Kids Alone

Matt D Ryan | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt D Ryan

Talking of spiritual paths, I was reading a blog post by another teacher the other day who was basically saying that doing yoga for mental or physical well-being was akin to putting square pegs in round holes. I was like, 'Eh? Really?' I was thinking that's exactly why I started Yoga - to sort out my mind.

Wild Things

Neil Cossar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

In Oct 1967, a 16 date UK package tour with Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Move, Nice and Amen Corner kicked off at the Royal Albert Hall, London... can you imagine such a tour, taking place today? No is the answer. Which is a shame, what a great way to see five or six happening acts, all on the same night.

Accidents Will Happen

Neil Cossar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

Steven Tyler was airlifted to hospital after falling off stage during a gig at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota in 2009. The 61-year-old Aerosmith singer fell from a catwalk onto a couple of fans, he suffered neck and shoulder injuries.

The Dark Side Of The Moon, Forty Years On

Matt Clough | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matt Clough

It's been forty years since the release of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, and twenty five since it initially left the Billboard Top 200 album cha...

Shine On, Storm Thorgerson

Larry Jaffee | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

I was saddened to learn of the recent passing of the influential album cover designer Storm Thorgenson, with whom I spoke in 2005 during a short transatlantic phone call.

Can Britain Claim Greater 'Soft Power' Thanks to Iron Maiden?

Mark Hillary | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

British music, art, and culture in general has reached every corner of the world and this does create a favourable impression of the nation - useful for business and politics in addition to just feeling a bit more welcomed when visiting a new place as a tourist.

Bleach Blood: Lifeline Back to Punk

Jason Holmes | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Guitar bands are manifold in London town, and it's been a while since that fact could be stated with any certainty. Tastes are reverting as live music played in intimate venues becomes a necessary constant in these cash-strapped, culturally arid times.

Why Pink Floyd's 'Comfortably Numb' Perfectly Sums Up Today's Generation

Sarah Aston | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Aston

On paper, modern British society has never had it better. We all have the vote, we have (more or less) equal opportunities, we have freedom of movement, speech, action, choice, everything.

Music and the English Language: I Don't Mean to Sound Slutty, but Please use Me Whenever You Want. Sincerely, Grammar

Matthew Phillips | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

What vexes me most is not that these artists are indolently committing crimes against the English language, but that they are wasting a hallowed opportunity. Words add depth, colour and personality to a song. In fact, they become even more powerful when projected onto a musical backdrop, which is why I shudder when lyricists make a conscious decision to rhyme nonsensical syllables.

Get The Jimi Hendrix Experience In London

Posted 17.09.2012 | Home

London 2012: a great time to be an art fanatic, a sports lover …and a classic rock and roll fan? Last week new exhibitions celebrating anniversar...

Pink Floyd: The Wall - Previously Unseen Behind The Scenes Shots Go On Display

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 13.07.2012 | Home

The Rolling Stones turn 50, Pink Floyd: The Wall turns 30. Yes, It's been an unusually busy week on HuffPost Culture for ageing rock gods. But it'...

David Cameron Ruins 'Dark Side Of The Moon' For Entire Nation

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Middle-aged music lovers across Britain have immediately gone off Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon after Prime Minister David Cameron named it as h...

Money, It's A Gas: Cameron Reveals What His Favourite Album Is

Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has revealed his favourite album of all time is Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side Of the Moon'. In a message posted on Facebook, the prime mini...

Caroline Frost

80 Years Of Abbey Road, The Studio The Beatles Called Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Abbey Road Studios burst onto the public pop consciousness when The Beatles were photographed on the zebra crossing outside for their eponymous album ...