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‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason': Pink Floyd’s Most Unreasonable, Ambitious Album Cover

Pink Floyd are known for iconic album covers and grand concepts. But no cover art got more absurd and ambitious as “A Momentary Lapse of Reason”. Here’s what it took to get the epic album cover made.


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Science Proves Bassists Are The Most Important Part Of A Band

People tend to overlook bassists, but they’re actually essential to the music.


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Roger Waters to Headline Newport Folk Festival

It’s the weirdest booking of the year, outside of AC/DC’s headlining spot on Coachella.


NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 04:  Musician Roger Waters attends the "Monument Men" premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on February 4, 2014 in New York City, New York.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Roger Waters Is Headlining the Newport Folk Festival – But Don’t Expect Much Pink Floyd

In a bombshell festival announcement, the Newport Folk Festival added Roger Waters to the lineup Thursday morning. The rock legend will play the famed Rhode Island festival for the first time, but says he will have a special “curated” setlist – a.k.a., not a lot of Pink Floyd.


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PHOTOS: If Rock Stars Were ‘Star Wars’ Characters

What if the classic “Star Wars” trilogy was recast with only classic rock stars? Here’s how Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, and the rest of the new galaxy would look.


Former Pink Floyd leader Roger Waters (animated for by Max Werkmeister) Minimation: Roger Waters: ‘This is a Small Planet’

Roger Waters had a very “one world” message in this interview.


BOSTON - AUGUST 14:  Peter Wolf of the J.Geils Band performs at Fenway Park on August 14, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by John W. Ferguson/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 10 in Classic Rock History

J.Geils band played a sold-out show at the Boston Garden on this night in 1979. What hit album had they released just before Christmas of 1978?


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The Parent Trap: 7 Legendary Artists Who Played Coachella

We look at a few legends who have graced the hipster-heavy festival and examine how they were received by the audience.


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Roger Waters Pens Op-Ed on the ‘National Disgrace’ of Guantanamo Bay

The former Pink Floyd frontman shares the story of Guantanamo Bay detainee Shaker Aamer, who compares the experience to a song from ‘The Wall.’