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Bassey Confirms Glastonbury Rumours

5th March 2007

Welsh singing legend DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has confirmed rumours she is in talks to appear at English music festival Glastonbury. The BIG SPENDER diva, 70, has been offered a set at the annual Somerset event...

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Glastonbury Registration Extended

28th February 2007

People wishing to register for Glastonbury festival tickets have been given more time to do so.The deadline for registration had been set for midnight tonight but a rush in tickets has led to the time...

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My Generation Named Best Teen Anthem

26th February 2007

THE WHO's classic single MY GENERATION has been voted the most popular teenage anthem of all time. The 1965 track beat out competition from CYNDI LAUPER's GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN in the poll of...

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Glastonbury Seeks Four-year Licence

21st February 2007

The organisers of the Glastonbury Festival have submitted an application for a licence for the event to take place until 2010. Under new laws festivals can gain a four-year licence rather than the previous agreement...

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Knowsley Hall Festival Is An Automatic Hit

12th February 2007

LATEST: THE WHO and KEANE are proving to be a big draw at the inaugural Knowsley Hall Music Festival in Liverpool, England - the first 10,000 tickets sold in just over hour this morning (12FEB07)....

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The Who Seething At Lack Of Airplay

9th February 2007

Veteran British band THE WHO have blasted radio stations for failing to give airplay to older bands who are still writing new material. The MY GENERATION hitmakers, who are set to rock Europe in May...

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The Who + Keane To Headline First Knowsley Hall Festival

8th February 2007

THE WHO and KEANE have been confirmed as headliners for the first Knowsley Hall Music Festival in Liverpool, England. The two groups will join local acts THE CORAL and PETE WYLIE + THE MIGHTY WAH!...

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The Who Announce European Tour

8th February 2007

Veteran British stars THE WHO are set to rock Europe in May and June when they hit the road for 28 concerts. Surviving bandmembers ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND insist the forthcoming shows will be...

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Daltrey Credits Fungus With Giving Him Longevity

2nd February 2007

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has revealed the secret behind his longevity - a jelly-like fungus used by ancient warriors to boost energy levels. The 62-year-old reteamed last year (06) with PETE TOWNSHEND, the band's...

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Glastonbury Opens Online Doors

1st February 2007

Those hoping to get a ticket for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival this year will get their chance to register when a new website for the festival goes online this morning.The website, which will go online...

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Fascinating Fact 2773

29th January 2007

British pop star LILY ALLEN has signed up to play at England's Glastonbury Festival in June (07). She will join THE WHO, BJORK and ARCTIC MONKEYS on a star-studded bill....

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Arctic Monkeys To Headline Glastonbury

25th January 2007

The Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Glastonbury festival, organiser Michael Eavis has said.Icelandic star Bjork and The Who will also appear.Mr Eavis confirmed that the legendary rockers would be performing after guitarist Pete Townshend...

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Fascinating Fact 2764

25th January 2007

Glastonbury organiser MICHAEL EAVIS has confirmed THE WHO are to perform at this year (07)'s Glastonbury festival. Other acts set to appear at the English musical extravaganza include BJORK, ARCTIC MONKEYS and ARCADE FIRE....

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Wood To Head Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp

25th January 2007

LATEST: ROLLING STONE RONNIE WOOD will act as band leader when leading veteran rockers unite to offer Britain's first rock 'n' roll fantasy camp in May (07). The guitarist will take charge of SPENCER DAVIS,...

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The Who Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

24th January 2007

Legendary rockers The Who have received an award for lifetime achievement at London's South Bank Show awards.Band members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were presented with the prize last night by ITV's new chairman Michael...

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The Who Stars Honoured

24th January 2007

THE WHO stars ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND received an Outstanding Achievement award after wowing rock fans for 40 years. The British TV arts programme South Bank Show award ceremony honoured the MY GENERATION pair...

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The Who To Headline Glastonbury?

24th January 2007

THE WHO have given the strongest hint yet they're to play at this year's (07) esteemed Glastonbury Festival. The veteran rockers admit they've been approached by MICHAEL EAVIS, organiser of the legendary English musical extravaganza,...

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Foxx Launches Radio Channel

23rd January 2007

Oscar winner-turned-hitmaker JAMIE FOXX is returning to his comedy roots and launching his own urban comedy, entertainment and lifestyle channel on Sirius Satellite Radio in the US. The DREAMGIRLS star will serve as an executive...

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Daltrey Plays A Woman In Csi

21st January 2007

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY endured hours in the make-up department for his role in CSI: CRIMINAL SCENE INVESTIGATION, because he plays a middle-aged Afro-American woman. Daltrey, whose song WHO ARE YOU has been the...

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Veteran Rockers Unite For Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp

15th January 2007

British rocker SPENCER DAVIS, CREAM bassist JACK BRUCE and PROCOL HARUM singer GARY BROOKER have joined together to offer Britain's first rock 'n' roll fantasy camp. For GBP9,000 ($17,550) rock fans can take a six-day...

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Peppers, Aguilera + Dylan Top Rolling Stone Readers Poll

10th January 2007

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and BOB DYLAN scored the lion's share of the votes in the newly-announced Rolling Stone magazine 2006 Reader's Poll. The DANI CALIFORNIA hitmakers claimed the Best Album (STADIUM ARCADIUM)...

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Fascinating Fact 2681

10th January 2007

Rockers PEARL JAM have recorded a cover of THE WHO's LOVE REIGN O'ER ME for the upcoming ADAM SANDLER movie REIGN OVER ME. The track was also released exclusively to fans as a Christmas (06)...

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Imagine Tops Best Song List

8th January 2007

JOHN LENNON's hit IMAGINE has topped a new magazine poll to find the best 99 songs ever written. The 1971 peace anthem beat HOAGY CARMICHAEL's standard STARDUST and MARVIN GAYE's WHAT'S GOING ON to claim...

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Stars Line Up For Capaldi Tribute

8th January 2007

THE WHO'S PETE TOWNSHEND, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will be among the stars paying tribute to late TRAFFIC star JIM CAPALDI at a concert in London on 21 January (07). The trio will join...

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Myers Picked For Moon Biopic

3rd January 2007

US funnyman MIKE MYERS has been picked to play rock wildman KEITH MOON in a new biopic charting the drummer's turbulent life. The AUSTIN POWERS star was chosen by Moon's former THE WHO bandmate ROGER...

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Jagger Sick Of Doing All The Work

16th December 2006

SIR MICK JAGGER is sick of organising THE ROLLING STONES' tour while his lazy bandmates sit around getting drunk, according to rock pal PETE TOWNSHEND. THE WHO guitarist and songwriter Townshend reveals Jagger's frustration, after...

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Fascinating Fact 2596

14th December 2006

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND will give the keynote address at the 2007 South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas in March (07)....

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Rock Publicist Ronnie Lippin Dies At Age 59

6th December 2006

Veteran publicist Ronnie Lippin, who managed to gain TV exposure for her famous rock clients long after network TV ceased to be a viable venue for most of them, has died in Los Angeles at...

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Townshend Has Mixed Emotions About Touring With Daltrey

4th December 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND enjoys life on the road with THE WHO bandmate ROGER DALTREY - until the singer starts worrying about his voice. The guitarist, who has enjoyed a love-hate relationship with Daltrey throughout the years,...

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Townshend Wanted To Play Tommy

1st December 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND was destined to play TOMMY in THE WHO's rock opera movie of the same name - until he noticed the change in bandmate ROGER DALTREY when he took on the lead role. The...

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