Roger Waters

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US actor and singer David Hasselhoff – The Hoff –  poses during an event to promote his new audiobook Up against the Wall. Photograph:  Tobias Schwarz/ AFP

Nearly three decades after the end of German division, David Hasselhoff is anxious to correct the historical record. No, he didn’t topple the Berlin W(...)

Madonna: ‘I’ll never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda.’ Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty

Madonna has rejected calls to scrap plans to make a guest appearance at Saturday’s Eurovision final in Tel Aviv on Saturday, insisting she would never(...)

Madonna: the singer has entered a culture war about what pro-Palestinian advocates refer to as ‘apartheid Israel’

It’s not a scene you’ll see in Bohemian Rhapsody, but in 1985 Queen defied a UN ban and played a series of South African concerts in Sun City, the apa(...)

Madonna: she will reach more than 180 million viewers when she takes to the stage in Tel Aviv on May 18th. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Pop superstar Madonna will perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next month. The singer is expected to take to the stage in Tel Aviv on May(...)

Sarah O’Sullivan with her daughter: ‘Brazil voted for the angry army guy, hoping he might put manners on us all.’

“Can we leave Brazil if Bolsonaro becomes president?” my 11-year-old daughter pleaded last January, as we sat at the kitchen table in my parents’ plac(...)

Senator Frances Black called the settlements ‘a gross violation of international law’. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A Bill prohibiting the importation of Israeli goods produced in settlements in the Palestinian territories looks set to pass in the Seanad on Wednesda(...)

Roger Waters delivered an impromptu version of ‘Danny Boy’, rehearsed on the hoof earlier in the day. The response from the audience was deafening. Photograph:  Frank Hoensch/Redferns

There are few British rock stars alive who came to prominence in the 1960s – you can almost count them on two hands: Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Ra(...)

 Roger Waters performing in Vienna in May 2018. Photograph: Hans Klaus Techt/AFP/Getty Images

As Jimmy Page is the keeper of the flame for fans of Led Zeppelin, so Roger Waters is for Pink Floyd. Waters, however, would bristle if he thought peo(...)

The Killers: the popular US band are playing their largest Irish headline show to date

Saturday, June 23rd Elvis Costello & The Imposters Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin; 8pm; €66.45; bordgaisenergytheatre.ie The ticket price is e(...)

For his third solo album LA-based singer-songwriter/guitarist/producer Jonathan Wilson has departed from his Laurel Canyon sound redux and embraced a (...)

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