Roger Waters had a very “one world” message in this interview.
We look at a few legends who have graced the hipster-heavy festival and examine how they were received by the audience.
The former Pink Floyd frontman shares the story of Guantanamo Bay detainee Shaker Aamer, who compares the experience to a song from ‘The Wall.’
Many of us have had long nights of drinking where we end up hurt or in the hospital. Fortunately, most of us don’t have to attend Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on the very next night.
“This is not rocket science people, get a grip.”
The film includes scenes of Waters visiting the grave of his grandfather who died in WWI.
The Wall is the Pink Floyd album that keeps on giving.
While his comments have drawn music industry outrage, the Anti-Defamation League had his back up until recently. According to the Times of Israel, their defense is long but over now. Today (Dec. 12) the ADL have agreed that Waters’ “anti-Semitic conspiracy theories” have “seeped into the totality” of his views.
He recently told Rolling Stone about the concept album: “It’s 55 minutes long. It’s songs and theater as well. I don’t want to give too much away, but it’s couched as a radio play. It has characters who speak to each other, and it’s a quest.”
Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters will be two of the featured performers during this year’s Stand Up for Heroes event, being held this year on November 6th.