Roger Waters

26 results

Roger Waters:  has advised fans if they want a show devoid of political statements, they should “go see Katy Perry or watch the Kardashians instead”. Photograph:  Scott Legato/Getty Images

At 75 years of age and with 50 years of touring experience behind him, Roger Waters is, for the first time in his stellar musical career, hearing his (...)

John Prine on throat cancer: “In a strange way it was a blessing”

“We’ve been busy,” says John Prine. “I just turned 70 last year and I thought that by the time I’d turn 70 things would have slowed down, but they’ve (...)

U2 kick off their Joshua Tree Tour 2017 in Vancouver on Friday. Photograph: Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press/AP

U2 is the top-selling live music act in the US for summer 2017, ticket seller StubHub said. The band has outpaced pop acts such as Ed Sheeran and La(...)

Lance Armstrong will appear at the RDS in October. Photograph: Elizabeth Kreutz/Reuters/Lance Armstrong Foundation/

I know someone heading to Desert Trip next weekend, in Indio, California, a new three-day music festival which features a grand total of six artists: (...)

A Rolling Stones concert in Havana, Cuba in March. They are set to join five other classic acts at the Desert Trip festival in October. Photograph: Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images

Six of the world’s biggest rock and roll bands will share the stage for the first time at a new festival from the organisers of Coachella, it has been(...)

Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig: “You have an endless amount of time for your first record, because nobody’s expecting anything”

So you think you know what a perfect opening line is? Try this one: “I had a dream where you were standing there with a gun up to my head / You were (...)

Tommy Tiernan, who was perfectly paired with Kevin Barry. Photograph: Nuala Grogan

With a line-up that includes interviews with an array of acclaimed authors, and workshops on publishing and the craft of the short story, there is (...)

Lyricist: “It’s lovely to collaborate with him . . . but I’m aware that he asks me because he hates writing lyrics,” Polly Samson says of her husband, David Gilmour. Photograph: Sarah Lee

The family history of the author Polly Samson is a novel in itself, a generation-spanning epic that makes Wild Swans seem like a bedtime story. In the(...)

Jack Bruce: composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist has died of liver disease, aged 71. Photograph: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

Jack Bruce, who became famous in the 1960s as the bassist and lead vocalist for the hugely successful rock group Cream, and whose adventurous approac(...)

It’s human nature to change your mind, but when that mind belongs to a musician, such changes can be viewed as whimsical, petulant, capricious or phar(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »