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 […]

Rodrigo y Gabriela Previewed Their New Album with a Cover of Pink Floyd’s Sprawling ‘Echoes’ (Listen)

Rodrigo y Gabriela Previewed Their New Album with a Cover of Pink Floyd’s Sprawling ‘Echoes’ (Listen)

Rodrigo Y Gabriela have amassed a global reputation as one of the most innovative and relentlessly entertaining two-piece musical acts around, their acoustic rock flourishes truly on a level all their own. On April 16, the duo will release a new album titled Mettavolution, their first since 2014’s 9 Dead Alive. As a preview of […]

Happy Life! An Interview With Renowned Music-Art Illustrator Mike DuBois

Happy Life! An Interview With Renowned Music-Art Illustrator Mike DuBois

WOODSTOCK, NEW YORK – Often described as a visionary in the artistry of “music and concert posters,” the vast artworks of Mike DuBois are widely known throughout the music-art community and beyond. As a poster illustrator, painter, fantasy artist and tie-dyed t-shirt producer, Mike has created an unmistakable style and built a unique brand, having […]

Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)

Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)

Alan Parsons made his initial mark in the music world by engineering or producing successful late 1960s and ‘70s releases by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney & Wings, Al Stewart, Ambrosia and others. After forming The Alan Parsons Project with Eric Woolfson and a releasing a run of bestselling albums, they emerged with the […]

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 […]

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