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 […]

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason and His Saucerful of Secrets Map Out First Full Tour (in Europe and the U.K.)

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason and His Saucerful of Secrets Map Out First Full Tour (in Europe and the U.K.)

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets is a new supergroup featuring the legendary drummer, joined by Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet, Lee Harris of the Blockheads, bassist Guy Pratt and composer Dom Beken. Together, they celebrate the early material of Pink Floyd’s iconic career, and after an initial run of four U.K. shows, the group has now […]

New Supergroup Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets to Perform Early Pink Floyd Material in Concert

New Supergroup Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets to Perform Early Pink Floyd Material in Concert

The legacy of Pink Floyd lies in their unpredictability and inventiveness — and their early material with the late Syd Barrett remains some of the most intriguing of the band’s output. Nick Mason, the band’s drummer, has formed a new supergroup with aims of celebrating some of that early material. Called Nick Mason’s Saucerful of […]

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 […]

Nick Mason, David Gilmour and Andy Jackson Discuss Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ (Interview)

Nick Mason, David Gilmour and Andy Jackson Discuss Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ (Interview)

The Making of Pink Floyd’s The Endless River Nick Mason, David Gilmour and Andy Jackson discuss the band’s first new album in 20 years and hint about what’s still to come… “I’m as surprised as anyone,” Nick Mason admitted when I told him that, having interviewed Pink Floyd’s drummer several times over the years during […]