Tag: Roger Waters

Israel-Palestine Conflict Rocking the Music World

With artists being asked to take a stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict, perhaps it’s an opportunity to open up a healthy dialogue. Right now though, the bitterness of the debate is reflected in the outcries and backlash that meet artists who visit Israel, or refuse to.

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Roger Waters Taking ‘The Wall’ On The Road

The Wall, Pink Floyd’s 1979 double-album mega-ode to teenage sturm und drang, was in large part a Roger Waters solo effort – with ambitious art design to match the Floyd founding member’s arena-ready ego. In 1980-81 the band toured the world, embellishing their music with amazing Gerald Scarfe illustrations, projected onto a 40-foot cardboard wall…