Former Pink Floyd maestro Roger Waters may be riding high with a hugely successful touring version of 'The Wall,' but that doesn't mean he would ever consider touring with his former band again. In a recent interview, the singer-songwriter and bass player spoke succinctly about the matter, saying, "It was over in 1985, and it's still over."
The top tour of the year doesn’t belong to a music act, but we don’t think that necessarily concerns the artist at No. 2 on the Pollstar list of Top Grossing Tours of 2012.
While he might be currently looking in the rear view mirror, celebrating the legacy of Pink Floyd’s classic ‘The Wall’ album, the experience has put Roger Waters in the planning mode for a new solo album, which would be his first proper solo release since 1990’s ‘Amused to Death.’
As Pink Floyd‘s Roger Waters played around South America on his ‘The Wall’ tour, the newlywed sold out nine shows at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires, breaking the previous five-night record set by the Rolling Stones.
Former Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters has already announced a bunch of dates for his ‘The Wall’ North American summer trek, which is scheduled to kick off May 1 in Houston and run through a July 14 gig in Philadelphia. But one show that has not yet been revealed is a much-rumored stop at Boston’s Fenway Park, where ‘The Wall’ would fit in quite nicely next to the ballpark’s famed 37-foot-tall wall
As 2011 draws to a close, Billboard has released its list of the year’s top-grossing tours — and while veteran acts didn’t dominate the box office as heavily as they have in recent years, plenty of classic rockers spent the year playing to sold out arenas.