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Phil Collins Calls Himself A 'Cheap Sl*t'

Phil Collins behaved like a ''cheap sl*t'' while he was in Genesis.The 65-year-old singer begged The Who to take him on while he was still with his successful band as he felt he was the...

Phil Collins Would Have Quit Genesis To Join The Who

Phil Collins would have joined The Who if he had been asked.The 65-year-old star was the drummer and lead singer of Genesis when Keith Moon - the drummer for The Who - died in 1978,...

Phil Collins Would Have Quit Genesis To Join The Who

The 65-year-old rocker joined Genesis in 1970 and became their frontman and drummer after the 1975 departure of singer Peter Gabriel, but despite the band's continued success in the late 1970s and early...

John Bonham Tops Best Drummers List

Rolling Stone magazine editors and experts have compiled the new 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time list, and Bonham has beaten put The Who's Keith Moon and Ginger Baker. Fans have already...

Keith Richards: Led Zeppelin Are 'Hollow'

Keith Richards has branded Led Zeppelin ''hollow''.The Rolling Stones rocker has revealed he's never been a fan of the band and while he thinks Jimmy Page is a great guitarist he didn't like him performing...

Alice Cooper's Tribute To 'Dead Drunk Friends'

The Hollywood Vampires' debut album will be a tribute to Alice Cooper's ''dead drunk friends''.The 67-year-old rocker was a founding member of a group of musicians including Harry Nilsson, John Lennon and Keith Moon, who...

Pete Townshend Found The Who Tour 'Tough'

Pete Townshend found the last Who tour ''tough'' because Roger Daltrey insisted on having ''complete control''.The guitarist admits it was frustrating to be left out of decision making, particularly as he didn't agree with everything...

The Who Pay Tribute To Paul Weller And Late Bandmates

The veteran rockers paid tribute to Entwistle, who died of a heart attack in 2002, and praised his replacement, Pino Palladino, while Townshend also spoke of his sadness at losing Moon, who passed...

Alice Cooper's Lp 'Ready To Go'

Alice Cooper's new album - featuring Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl and Johnny Depp - is ''done, mixed and ready to go''.Titled 'Hollywood Vampires', the LP will pay tribute to the social group that the 'Poison'...

Keith Moon's Drum Kit Up For Auction

A drum kit once owned by The Who star Keith Moon is set to fetch $32,000 (£20,000) at auction.The 1964 Ludwick Super Classic is thought to be the second set ever owned by the rocker,...

Robert Downey, Jr. Too Old For Planned Keith Moon Biopic

Rocker Roger Daltrey has abandoned plans for Robert Downey, Jr. to play wildman drummer Keith Moon in a biopic because the project has dragged on for so long that the actor is now too old...

Sex Pistols Turned Down Olympics Invite Over Keith Moon Blunder

The Sex Pistols turned down the chance to reunite at the Olympic Games opening ceremony in London in 2012 because the rockers were stunned by organisers' attempt to invite long-dead The Who drummer Keith Moon...

The Who To Release New Material For 50th Anniversary

The Who are releasing new material to mark their 50th anniversary.The legendary band are planning to record new tracks to coincide with their landmark achievement and their upcoming world tour, which stars in the...

John Lennon's A Matter Of Pee Sells For £53,000

A letter written by the late John Lennon to producer Phil Spector has sold at auction for £53,000.The Beatles star penned 'A Matter Of Pee' in the 70s to complain about Keith Moon of The...

John Lennon's Complaint Letter Fetches $84,000 At Auction

A letter written by John Lennon complaining about his rock star friends Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson fetched $84,000 (£53,000) at auction in London.The former Beatles star wrote the letter titled 'A matter of pee'...

John Lennon's Complaint Letter To Go Up For Auction

A note written by John Lennon complaining about his rock star pals Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson is set to go under the hammer on Friday (21Mar14)Lennon was working with a group of musicians during...

The Who To Record New Album

The Who could soon reunite to release a new album. Frontman Roger Daltrey claims guitarist Pete Townshend has ''about 90 songs'' for a new record and he wants to stick to the band's iconic sound.Roger...

Keith Moon Biopic From Roger Daltrey Back On

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has rebooted plans to develop a biopic about the band's late drummer Keith Moon.The rocker is collaborating with executives at Exclusive Media and Da Vinci Media Ventures to bring the...

The Who To Quit Touring

The Who are planning to quit touring.The band - who formed in 1964 - will play one final set of gigs to mark their 50th anniversary in 2015 and are hoping to perform in places...

Roger Daltrey: 'Nobody Can Compare To The Who'

Roger Daltrey doesn't think any band could compare to The Who during their heyday. The group's frontman is confident the British rockers had the best sound around in the 1970s and insists people only preferred...

Pete Townshend: 'Keith Moon Lost His Mind Over Fears His Wife Would Leave'

Legendary rocker Pete Townshend has claimed his The Who bandmate Keith Moon over medicated because he was so paranoid his wife would leave him for one of his peers.Moon fatally overdosed on sedative Clomethiazole in...

Pete Townshend Feels Ghosts Of Dead Bandmates

Pete Townshend can still ''feel the ghosts'' of his dead bandmates when he plays.The Who guitarist can sense the presence of drummer Keith Moon - who died of an overdose of prescription medicine in 1978...

The Who Struggle To Capture Old Sound

The Who ''feel the ghosts'' of Keith Moon and John Entwistle.The group's guitarist Pete Townshend admits he and bandmate Roger Daltrey find it difficult to capture the essence of the band without the late members,...

Roger Daltrey Reveals Keith Moon Olympics Invite Was For Real

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has poked fun at the organisers of the 2012 London Olympics after they emailed the band and requested the presence of late drummer Keith Moon at the summer event's opening...

Organisers Slammed For 'Duran Duran' Olympics Booking

Duran Duran will headline the London Olympics opening concert, but their booking has promoted bemusement from some music fans and celebrities. The 80's chart-topping group will headline the July 27, 2012 show, which will also...

Duran Duran Announced For Olympics Gig, To General Disappointment

Duran Duran have been announced to headline the forthcoming London Olympics concert. It's been a bit of a farce from day one, and with the Olympic organisers at one point attempting to ask The Who...

'Lost' Keith Moon Comedy Album Unearthed

A 'lost' comedy album recorded by The Who drummer Keith Moon three years before his death has been discovered in a producer's vault.Moon spent two days in 1975 performing skits at a Bbc studio for...

Roger Daltrey Unsure If The Who Will Tour Again

Roger Daltrey isn't sure if he will ever tour with Pete Townshend again as The Who.The 67-year-old singer is currently performing his 'Tommy Reborn' show - which features songs from the band's acclaimed rock opera...

Alice Cooper Hates Golf

Alice Cooper hates golf. The legendary 'School's Out' rocker - real name Vincent Furnier - is famed for his skills with a driver and a nine iron in his leisure time, but his onstage alter...

Keith Moon Partied Too Hard For Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper used to hide from Keith Moon because he couldn't handle how hard he partied.The 'School's Out' rocker used to be a member of a drinking club called the Hollywood Vampires, which saw him...

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