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Nick Mason back with Roger Waters - live! Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Wednesday, 26 June 2002

The first of Roger's Wembley shows proved to be an exciting event - the rumours of Nick's guest appearance came true when his car swung into the backstage compound at Wembley Arena behind Roger's car. During the soundcheck, Nick ran through Set The Controls, Brain Damage/Eclipse, and (possibly) part of Comfortably Numb.

Come the show itself (which had the band on blistering form - from speaking to those who'd travelled round from show to show on this tour, it was one of the best performances!), Roger halted before Set The Controls for a very special announcement:

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Roger Waters headlining Glastonbury Festival Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Saturday, 22 June 2002

Rod Stewart, headline act on the Pyramid Stage (main stage) on the final night of the Glastonbury Festival (Sunday June 30th), is looking doubtful now due to being struck with a throat infection. He has already had to cancel a show in Dublin, and his appearance at Glastonbury hangs in the balance of how he feels, and what his doctors advise. It would therefore make sense, if he was not to show, to get Roger to increase the length of his set. Having said that, many festivals have issues keeping to time, so Rod's non-appearance (if that is indeed what happens) might just mean the final night finishes on time and the local authorities are kept happy...

UPDATE: this has now been confirmed.

 
Another new DVD with David Gilmour appearance, coming Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Saturday, 22 June 2002

This one not so exciting as the ones in the previous news story, but could be interesting to big Gilmour fans all the same. Sir Paul McCartney is to release footage of his wedding to Heather Mills - in which amongst other music legends, David Gilmour was a guest - on the end of a DVD of his (McCartney's) recent live US shows. It will be released later in the year - date to be confirmed.

As the wedding itself was shrouded in a certain amount of secrecy (and why not? It should be a private occasion) we have no idea if any guests indulged in a jam, despite a huge array of talent being present. So, you may just get a fleeting glipse of His Gilmourship resplendent in his finest gear...

 
Three new Pink Floyd related DVDs on their way Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Thursday, 20 June 2002

Thanks to our friends at FloydStuff.com, the best place to buy all your... Floyd stuff (!), we can let you know the very good news on the DVD front:

August 19th - Roger Waters: The Wall Live In Berlin
September 2nd - David Gilmour: Live at The Royal Festival Hall
October - Pink Floyd: Pulse

The exact date for Pulse is not known yet, as are the specifications of each disk. As soon as more information is available, Brain Damage will post it! By the way, FloydStuff.com have promised a pre-release offer will be announced soon. Tell them we sent you!

 
Nick Mason performing at Wembley Arena (unconfirmed) Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Wednesday, 12 June 2002

The rumours are getting ever stronger that Nick will be playing drums on "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun" both nights that Roger is playing at Wembley. Coupled with the rumour that he is ALSO appearing with Roger at Glastonbury, if true it is a very positive move that shows that reconciliation has indeed happened, and that, for at least some members of the band, they can move on from past events.

 
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