Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories  “If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.” – Woody Allen Pink Floyd In 1963, future Pink Floyd members Roger Waters and Nick Mason went through band names that included the Meggadeaths, the Screaming Abdabs, Leonard’s […]

Chuck Leavell Discusses Life as the Rolling Stones’ Musical Director After Years With the Allman Brothers Band

Chuck Leavell Discusses Life as the Rolling Stones’ Musical Director After Years With the Allman Brothers Band

America has not had an extended visit by the Rolling Stones since 2015’s Zip Code tour, but that changes in 2019. The Stones’ No Filter stadium tour will play 13 concerts that begin April 20 in Miami and wrap June 21 in Chicago. Along with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood will […]

Roger Waters: The Interview

Roger Waters: The Interview

“Lab coats? Yeah, I suppose there were people in lab coats. Engineers,” Roger Waters says after I hand him a set of coasters with images of equipment from Abbey Road Studios in the 1960s that I’d spied sitting on a coffee table while waiting for him to arrive at a Manhattan recording studio for our […]

Watch David Gilmour Mash Up ‘Comfortably Numb’ with Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ at Royal Albert Hall

Watch David Gilmour Mash Up ‘Comfortably Numb’ with Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ at Royal Albert Hall

On Sunday night, Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour performed at London’s Royal Albert Hall – and turned in a fine tribute to Prince by combining Comfortably Numb with Purple Rain. Watch decent-quality fan-shot footage below, and know that the Purple Rain tag comes a bit after the 4:30 mark: Gilmour’s wife and creative collaborator Polly […]

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