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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2020 - 8:51 am

Album List

64 More Acts That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What took you so long? For the artists and bands in this list, the answers include poverty, market indifference, drug addiction, and catastrophic hearing loss.
Brad Shoup | May 30, 2018 - 10:57 am

Concert Review

Roger Waters @ Los Angeles Memorial Sports Coliseum, Los Angeles 5/19/12

Roughly fifty thousand fans packed the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Coliseum to see Roger Waters put on a grand spectacle of the classic Pink Floyd…
Andrew Youssef | May 21, 2012 - 2:33 pm

More Roger Waters stories

Watch Roger Waters Play “Mother” And Bemoan That He Can’t Post It On Pink Floyd’s Website

Roger Waters and David Gilmour gonna Roger Waters and David Gilmour. When Waters left Pink Floyd in 1985, he famously sued the rest of the…
Peter Helman | May 19, 2020 - 1:06 pm

Watch Roger Waters Cover John Prine’s “Paradise”

Roger Waters is the latest musician to pay tribute to John Prine by way of a cover. The country songwriting legend passed away last week.
James Rettig | April 12, 2020 - 11:53 am

Roger Waters – “The Right To Live In Peace” (Victor Jara Cover)

Peace is one of Roger Waters' favorite subjects. He's one of the most outspoken celebrity supporters of Palestine, he regularly speaks up for political causes.
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 11:10 am

Watch Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, Nile Rodgers, Steve Winwood, Others Play Cream & Blind Faith Songs At Ginger Baker Tribute

Last year, Ginger Baker, the legendary drum monster behind Cream, died at the age of 80. Since Jack Bruce died in 2014, that leaves Eric…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2020 - 10:31 am

SXSW 2020 Reveals 210 More Bands, Announces Roger Waters As Keynote Speaker

SXSW announced its first round of 2020 music performers last month, and today they're back with the second batch. This latest info drop includes 210…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2019 - 11:00 am

Rogers Waters Plays “Wish You Were Here” At Julian Assange Rally

On Monday, Roger Waters participated in a rally outside London's Home Office in support of releasing Julian Assange, who has been in jail since May…
James Rettig | September 3, 2019 - 12:22 pm

Roger Waters Causes A Stir In Brazil After Criticizing Presidential Candidate

Rock star Roger Waters is causing a stir in Brazil after calling the leading candidate in October’s presidential election a neo-fascist.
Associated Press | October 10, 2018 - 7:50 pm

Roger Waters Recites Palestinian Poem In Video For New Anti-Trump Song “Supremacy”

Roger Waters has become one of the most outspoken supporters of Palestine and the Boycott, Divestment, And Sanctions movement, and when President Trump decided to…
Peter Helman | March 13, 2018 - 7:26 pm

Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel, Kathleen Hanna, & More Support Lorde For Cancelling Israel Show

Last month, Lorde cancelled a planned 2018 show in Israel after receiving "an overwhelming number of messages & letters" from fans urging her to boycott…
Peter Helman | January 7, 2018 - 2:10 pm

Brian Eno & Roger Waters Respond To Nick Cave’s Press Conference About BDS Movement

Yesterday, Nick Cave held a press conference about the BDS (Boyott, Divestment, and Sanctions) movement, which aims to put economic pressure on Israel to stop…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2017 - 9:19 am

Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, Tunde Adebimpe Urge Nick Cave To Cancel Israel Concerts

One of the most controversial music stories of the year was Radiohead's decision to perform in Tel Aviv in July, which resulted in a series…
Chris DeVille | October 30, 2017 - 9:20 am

Roger Waters To Critics Of His Anti-Trump Tour: “Go See Katy Perry”

As Radiohead can attest, Roger Waters isn't afraid to speak his mind. And what's been on his mind lately? Donald Trump. The Pink Floyd frontman's…
Peter Helman | August 3, 2017 - 8:16 pm

Watch John Prine Perform With Justin Vernon, Roger Waters, Jim James, & Margo Price At Newport Folk Festival

Rhode Island's annual Newport Folk Festival went down over the weekend, and the lineup included Wilco, Fleet Foxes, Regina Spektor, Ben Gibbard, Angel Olsen, Margaret…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 31, 2017 - 10:17 am
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