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Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ Inspires New Radio Play

A new radio play inspired by Pink Floyd's landmark 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' will air on BBC2 on Monday (Aug. 26) at 10PM GMT. An animated three-minute teaser clip from the production, created by Aardman Studios is embedded above.

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Pandora Denies Pink Floyd Royalty-Cut Accusations

There's no denying that streaming royalty rates are lower than those generated by physical sales. And according to the surviving members of Pink Floyd, the online streaming service Pandora is sneakily trying to make them even smaller.

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Roger Daltrey Tells Howard Stern About the Time He Knocked Out Pete Townshend

Roger Daltrey set the record straight about the time he knocked out Pete Townshend today. The Who singer told Howard Stern, on his radio program and TV show, that the story, which Townshend told a couple of years ago, is indeed true.

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Pink Floyd Fan Invents Unique Health Care Plan, Gets Arrested

Faced with a medical emergency but lacking health insurance, a Minnesota man recently tried to dodge his hospital bill by impersonating Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour.

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40 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Release ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’

The numbers attached to ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ are pretty impressive. More than 50 million copies sold worldwide. Fifteen straight years on Billboard’s album chart. Consistently ranked in the Top 10 of many best-albums-ever-made polls. But Pink Floyd’s achievements with their eighth LP go deeper than that. In a way, their 1973 epic changed the way people made and listened to albums. Forty years after its release, there’s still no better head trip -- legally at least -- available.

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Pink Floyd Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’

Since its release in 1973, Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side Of The Moon' has become one of the best-selling records of all time. The album is certified for sales of more than 15 million in the United States alone, and stayed on Billboard's Top 200 for 741 weeks. It celebrates its 40th anniversary this month.

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The Top 5 Concerts I Have Attended — What Are Yours?

I was asked this afternoon about the top five concerts I have been to. And I said it is kind of easy to pick, but there where a lot of solid ones that didn't get the top five.

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Friday Cage Match: Led Zeppelin vs. Pink Floyd [VIDEOS, POLL]

I hate to do this matchup today because it is almost sacrilegious. But as rockers, we have a say in who is better. That is why we cage match brothers and sisters! And it doesn't get any better than pitting these two legendary bands against each other: Led Zeppelin vs. Pink Floyd.

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Pearl Jam Perform Pink Floyd’s ‘Mother’ at Berlin Show

Pearl Jam surprised the crowd by delivering a powerful cover of the Pink Floyd song ‘Mother’ during a recent performance in Berlin, Germany.

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Adam Bettcher, Getty Images
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Corey Taylor: New Stone Sour Album Sounds Like Pink Floyd Meets Alice in Chains

Corey Taylor had one hell of a year in 2011. Slipknot returned to the stage after the tragic death of bassist Paul Gray and Taylor went on a spoken word/acoustic solo tour and even released the New York Times bestselling book, ‘Seven Deadly Sins.’ In that vein, Taylor has wasted no time in 2012, hyping up the upcoming album from his other band, Stone Sour.

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Pink Floyd Classic ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Remains a Steady Seller

The epic run of Pink Floyd‘s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ on the Billboard 200 albums chart ended long ago, and you won’t find the 1973 classic on the magazine’s current Catalog Albums chart, either.

But don’t feel sorry for the legendary British band: ‘Dark Side’ still sells, at worst, an impressive 10,000 copies per week.

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Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Others Booked for Pink Floyd Week on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

By the end of next week, Pink Floyd fans will really be ‘Comfortably Numb.’

From Sept. 26-30, Jimmy Fallon will pay tribute to the legendary British band on his NBC show. Among those scheduled to drop by are Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Dierks Bentley, plus Floyd members Roger Waters and Nick Mason.

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