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Roger Daltrey: 'The Who Will Keep On Rocking After Final Tour'

30th October 2013

The Who star Roger Daltrey has assured fans the band won't be splitting up after one final world tour, insisting he and Pete Townshend simply won't be hitting the road anymore.The guitar great recently revealed...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Lou Reed

27th October 2013

The Who, the Pixies and actress Evan Rachel Wood have led tributes to rock legend Lou Reed, who died on Sunday (27Oct13), aged 71.The former Velvet Underground frontman passed away five months after a liver...

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The Who Announce Anniversary Tour, Set To Be Their Last

By Victoria Pavlova | 24th October 2013

It’s the circle of life… and rock music. Some bands have put up new albums this year, while the Who have just announced their retirement. The English rockers, who began their career together (more or...

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The Who To Retire From Live Performances

24th October 2013

Veteran rockers The Who are to retire from the stage after one last world tour to mark their 50th anniversary.Surviving members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, who formed the band in 1964, are planning a...

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The Things They Say: 3878836

24th September 2013

"There's something in the back of my head that tells me, Keith never would have made an old man. He wouldn't have wanted to be an old man. He wanted to be the world's greatest...

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Wilko Johnson Recording Farewell Album With Roger Daltrey

18th September 2013

Wilko Johnson will record his farewell album with Roger Daltrey. The terminally ill guitarist - who has been diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer - is to spend his final few days teaming up with The...

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Stars Turn Out For Freddie Mercury Benefit Gala

6th September 2013

The Who star Roger Daltrey and former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm were among the famous faces who turned out to honour late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury at a charity gig marking his 67th birthday.The...

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Eminem Headlines Second Day At Reading Festival

25th August 2013

Eminem referenced his battle with drug addiction during his Reading Festival set last night (24.08.13).The iconic rapper was headlining the second day of the event and told fans he couldn't ''get f***ed up'' with them...

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John Entwistle's Rolls-royce Up For Auction

22nd August 2013

A luxury Rolls-Royce car specially customised for The Who rocker John Entwistle is expected to fetch up to $24,000 (£16,000) at auction next month (Sep13).The brown-coloured 1980 Silver Shadow was converted from a standard saloon...

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Pete Townshend Defends One Direction Over Song Accusations

16th August 2013

The Who star Pete Townshend has spoken out to defend One Direction after critics suggested the boyband's latest single Best Song Ever sounded similar to one of his tracks.The British/Irish five piece released the song...

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Nine Inch Nails' & David Lynch Get Creepy With 'Came Back Haunted' [Video]

By Lauren James | 28th June 2013

Industrial rockers Nine Inch Nails have teamed up with prolific filmmaker David Lynch for their new music video for 'Came Back Haunted.' After going on hiatus in 2009, the band's return was announced by lead...

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Roger Daltrey: 'Nobody Can Compare To The Who'

16th June 2013

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...

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Hendrix 'Copied' Townshend

15th June 2013

Roger Daltrey claims Jimi Hendrix ''copied'' Pete Townshend's original guitar playing style. The Who frontman insists his fellow bandmate is one of the most unique guitar players ever seen, so much so that Hendrix -...

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Pete Townshend Honours Iain Banks At The Who Concert

14th June 2013

The Who star Pete Townshend paid tribute to late Scottish writer Iain Banks during the band's gig in Glasgow this week (beg10Jun13).Banks passed away on Sunday (09Jun13), aged 59, after a battle with cancer, and...

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Roger Daltrey: Muse Are Like The Who

13th June 2013

Roger Daltrey thinks Muse are a modern version of The Who. The 69-year-old singer - who fronts the 60s rockers - is a huge fan of the 'Supremacy' hitmakers, particularly when they perform live,...

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Roger Daltrey Hints At The Who 50th Anniversary Shows

12th June 2013

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has teased fans by hinting the band is eyeing a 50th anniversary tour next year (14) following the success of The Rolling Stones' comeback gigs.The Pinball Wizard hitmakers formed in...

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The Things They Say: 3714785

11th June 2013

"I can certainly see us in a band like Muse, for instance - they're doing exactly what we did in the '70s but with new technologies. They're great musicians and they perform brilliantly." The Who...

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Mick Jagger Predicts Rain During Rolling Stones UK Gigs

2nd June 2013

Sir Mick Jagger predicts it will rain when the Rolling Stones play in the UK this summer.The 'Brown Sugar' group are headlining Glastonbury festival at the end of June, followed by two shows of the...

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Famous Venue Where The Beatles Played Burns Down

27th March 2013

A famous venue where The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who once played has partially collapsed after a fire.The legendary bands performed at the Ritz Ballroom in Kings Heath, England before the club was...

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Fascinating Fact: 3570357

22nd March 2013

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has been appointed patron of the Brighton Institute of Modern Music in his native England.

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Fascinating Fact: 3561506

18th March 2013

Veteran British rockers The Who have teamed up with designers at U.S. clothing brand Lyric Culture to release a range of men's apparel for popular department store Bloomingdale's. The Who Collection of graphic T-shirts and...

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Russell Brand Warns Harry Styles About 'Sex War'

21st February 2013

Russell Brand has warned Harry Styles they could be heading for a ''sex war''.The 37-year-old lothario - who was previously married to Katy Perry and has dated a string of famous women including Kate Moss...

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The Best And The Worst Performances In Super Bowl History (Videos)

By Hayley Avron | 31st January 2013

The Super Bowl half-time entertainment shows have slowly evolved into one of the biggest deals in the entertainment industry. Get it right, get richer (you’ll already be rich, if you’re performing at the Super Bowl,...

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Are The Who Going To Play Glastonbury 2013?

By Contributor | 29th January 2013

Now that the Coachella line-up has been revealed, the rumour mill can churn on towards the next major music festival in the western hemisphere, Glastonbury Festival, with eager gossip mongers eyeing up bands’ touring schedules...

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The Who: Gaga Is A Space Oddity

29th January 2013

The Who think Lady Gaga is a ''space oddity''. The legendary rock band are huge fans of the 'Bad Romance' singer and are very impressed by her theatrical stage shows and the personas she adopts...

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The Who Offer Bradley Wiggins Free Concert Tickets

29th January 2013

Rockers The Who have reached out to reigning Tour De France champion and British Olympian Bradley Wiggins to offer him free tickets to their upcoming U.K. tour.The cyclist is a huge fan of the band...

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The Things They Say: 3473690

29th January 2013

"I got hearing aids recently and I was sitting there watching Tv. And I've now realised - you don't listen to Tv any more. You sit there and spend your whole time shouting: 'What a...

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The Who To Play Quadrophenia On UK Tour

28th January 2013

The Who have announced their UK and Ireland arena tour dates, in which they will play their album 'Quadrophenia'.The 'My Generation' rockers are set to play ten dates across June - starting in Dublin and...

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Fascinating Fact: 3472299

28th January 2013

The Who are bringing their Quadrophenia tour to the U.K. in June (13). The band is currently playing its iconic 1973 album in full at shows across North America, and they will now transfer the...

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Pete Townshend Wins Les Paul Award

28th January 2013

The Who star Pete Townshend was honoured with the prestigious Les Paul Award at the 28th annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (Tec) Awards on Friday (25Jan13).The rocker was selected for the prize, named after electric...

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