Latest The Who News - Page 19


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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Townshend Names Sadlers Wells World's Best Performance Place

1st December 2006

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has named London's Sadlers Wells Opera House the world's best performance space. The guitarist performed his LIFEHOUSE CHRONICLES at the venue in early 2000 and admits he has never been...

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Townshend's Girl Sells Last Guitar He Smashed

29th November 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER is auctioning off the last guitar the rocker smashed onstage to fund charities. The classically-trained pianist is giving THE WHO fans the chance to own the splintered guitar her beau...

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Receptionist Threw Townshend's Love Note Away

28th November 2006

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND and his longtime girlfriend RACHEL FULLER almost missed out on love - thanks to a jealous receptionist. THE WHO rocker fell for the classically-trained pianist when she helped arrange music for him,...

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Townshend's Girl Threatens Rude Fans With Sex Before A Show

28th November 2006

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER has a way of hitting back at THE WHO fans who dislike her - she threatens to have sex with the guitarist just before a show, and rob him...

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Moon Missed Plane To Throw Hotel Tv Into The Pool

27th November 2006

Rock legend KEITH MOON was so dedicated to his reputation as a wild man, he once missed a flight just so he could return to his hotel room and hurl a TV into the pool....

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The Who Roadie Joins Band

25th November 2006

A roadie for rock legends THE WHO has been asked to join the band after he impressed them with his keyboard skills. Band member JOHN BUNDRICK had to pull out of their US tour when...

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Daltrey Tried To 'Save' Entwistle

21st November 2006

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY regularly tried to persuade late bandmate JOHN ENTWISTLE to quit drugs and alcohol, but his pleas fell on deaf ears. Daltrey and his only surviving bandmate, PETE TOWNSHEND, were devastated...

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Gallagher: 'My Debut Was Better Than The Beatles'

14th November 2006

OASIS songwriter NOEL GALLAGHER believes his band's first album was better than the first put out by music legends THE BEATLES, THE WHO and THE ROLLING STONES. The cocky rocker is proud of 1994 debut...

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Corgan Unveils New Material.

9th November 2006

BILLY CORGAN's showcase of new material has been well received by a star-studded audience which included PETE TOWNSHEND. Despite being the singer's first live gig following a one year break from music, the SMASHING PUMPKINS...

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Moon Memorabilia Under The Hammer

9th November 2006

Fans of THE WHO will be clamouring to get their hands on a stash of KEITH MOON memorabilia when it goes under the hammer in London later this month (21NOV06). The late drummer's family are...

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Stars Join Townshend's Girlfriend For Radio Show

9th November 2006

The satellite radio show fronted by PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER turned into a star-studded event on Tuesday night (07NOV06) when SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN joined Townshend, EELS star E and actress MINNIE DRIVER...

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Hannah Montana Keeps Manilow Off The Top Of The Us Charts

8th November 2006

Country crooner BILLY RAY CYRUS' bubbly daughter has stunned the US pop charts for a second successive week after keeping BARRY MANILOW's covers album off the top of the Billboard 200. MILEY CYRUS' HANNAH MONTANA...

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Fascinating Fact 2382

5th November 2006

Former THE SMALL FACES, FACES and THE WHO drummer KENNEY JONES has detoxed from the rock 'n' roll lifestyle by running Hurtwood Park Polo And Country Club in Surrey, England since 1987.

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The Things They Say 3256

3rd November 2006

"I'm a rock god. I'm five foot seven inches. I had my jaw broken and so my chin stuck out. That's how I became tough - I learned to pick up anything and fight back...

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Townshend No Fool For Michael Moore

31st October 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND refused to let documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE use THE WHO's WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN in his FAHRENHEIT 9/11 film because he didn't want the anthem to become an anti-PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH song....

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Oasis, U2 And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Q Awards

30th October 2006

OASIS, U2 and ARCTIC MONKEYS all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today (30OCT06), taking home two awards each. Oasis was named Best Act In The World Today while the band's...

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The Things They Say 3203

30th October 2006

"A band is a very extreme form of co-dependency... It's like a marriage, without the sex, without the ceremony, without the love, without the children, without the golf, without the Sunday lunches, without the in-laws."...

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Mcqueen Clashed With Moon

29th October 2006

Late actor STEVE MCQUEEN frequently clashed with his neighbour KEITH MOON, and once fired a shot into THE WHO drummer's bathroom to settle a feud. Screen legend MCQueen lived in a Malibu, California beach home...

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The Things They Say 3199

29th October 2006

"I thought he was gay." THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND is shocked to hear singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT is dating supermodel PETRA NEMCOVA.

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Townshend Reveals Daltrey/entwistle Friction

28th October 2006

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has revealed that friction between ROGER DALTREY and JOHN ENTWISTLE held up the release of THE WHO's comeback album - because the late bass player refused to let the singer hear raw...

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Townshend + Mother Split Over Novella Revelations

28th October 2006

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND fears he's ruined his relationship with his mother after prompting her to reveal secrets from his youth. The guitarist interviewed his mum for his novella THE BOY WHO HEARD MUSIC...

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The Things They Say 3192

28th October 2006

"I wouldn't pay money to go see THE WHO, not even with new songs. I wouldn't pay money to go see CROSBY, STILLS + NASH. They f**king make me sick... I don't want to look...

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Townshend Storms Out Of Stern Show

27th October 2006

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND stormed out of an American radio interview after DJ HOWARD STERN made references to the rocker's police caution for viewing a child pornography website. Townshend was questioned by British authorities...

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Hollywood Actor Schreiber To Star In Csi

26th October 2006

Movie star LIEV SCHREIBER is following in KEVIN FEDERLINE's footsteps with a guest appearance on hit forensics show CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE actor has signed up for a recurring role in the...

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Woodstock Boss Was Snubbed By Cowboy Roy Rogers

25th October 2006

MICHAEL LANG, the brains behind iconic 1969 music festival Woodstock, has revealed TV and film cowboy ROY ROGERS turned down the chance to end the three-day event Last night (24OCT06) in Hollywood, Lang told...

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Townshend Backtracks On Old Rockers Rant

24th October 2006

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has backtracked on his recent criticism of ageing rockers, including himself, who continue to tour into their fifties and sixties. The MY GENERATION star, 61, slammed contemporaries including BOB...

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Townshend's Rant Against Old Rockers

19th October 2006

THE WHO legend PETE TOWNSHEND has slammed ageing rockers - including himself - for continuing to tour into their fifties and sixties. The MY GENERATION star, 61, has lashed out at BOB DYLAN and THE...

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Oasis Awarded Brit Honour

19th October 2006

OASIS' huge contribution to British music is to be recognised with a special achievement gong at next year's (07) Brit Awards. The WONDERWALL rockers, who release their greatest hits album STOP THE CLOCKS next month...

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