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Bloc Party Slam Music Elitism

19th September 2005

British band BLOC PARTY have hit out at music 'snobs' for sneering at boybands and girl bands. The outspoken group, whose indie-punk album SILENT ALARM has earned them critical acclaim, insist they show respect...

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Townshend Stalls The Who Album

11th September 2005

Fans of rock greats THE WHO have been given some bad news by guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND - the group's new studio album may take another five years. In a posting on his website, the...

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Mcfly: 'We Brought Nothing New To Who Hit'

7th September 2005

British boy band McFLY were honoured to re-record THE WHO's 1965 hit MY GENERATION with the band's frontman ROGER DALTREY - but they insist they contributed nothing to it. The I'LL BE OK chart-toppers...

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Daltrey Sings On

7th September 2005

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is determined to sing until he drops dead in the style of his hero JOHNNY CASH, as he insists the best of his career is yet to come. The...

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The Things They Say 161

7th September 2005

"Watch your money!" THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY gives his best piece of showbiz advice to young pop upstarts McFLY....

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Mcfly 'Still Scared' Of Daltrey

7th September 2005

British boy band McFLY are still terrified of THE WHO legend ROGER DALTREY, despite becoming pals after re-recording his 1965 hit MY GENERATION on Sunday (04SEP05). The I'LL BE OK chart-toppers teamed up with...

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Townshend's Songwriting Struggle

7th September 2005

PETE TOWNSHEND is struggling to write new songs for his legendary band THE WHO, because his recent material is too highbrow for the raucous rockers. Townshend, famed for his demonic guitar-smashing antics, admits his...

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Lee Competes With Dead Hellraisers

6th September 2005

MOTLEY CRUE drummer TOMMY LEE was furious he failed to top a recent Top 20 of the world's most notorious hellraisers - after he was beaten by rockers who died years ago. The GIRLS,...

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Daltrey Scuppered Digital Launch

6th September 2005

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY controversially slammed digital technology on Sunday (04SEP05), when he was supposed to be promoting the launch of a cutting edge new download service. The SUBSTITUTE singer made a personal...

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The Things They Say 154

6th September 2005

"The bits of Live 8 in between the music. I wished they'd shut the f**k up!" THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY insists LIVE 8 would have been vastly improved without the charity chat....

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Daltrey's Country Ambitions

6th September 2005

Veteran rocker ROGER DALTREY is planning to abandon THE WHO and create a new band to fulfill his country music ambitions. The MY GENERATION hitmaker is convinced he has exhausted his inspiration for rock...

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Daltrey Charity Gets Results

6th September 2005

ROGER DALTREY constantly finds inspiration in his UK charity the Teenage Cancer Trust, because he can already see the results of his tireless work during his own lifetime. THE WHO frontman re-recorded his anthemic...

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Daltrey Attacks The X Factor

6th September 2005

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has launched a bitter attack on British reality TV show THE X FACTOR, insisting the series has pushed out quality drama in favour of cheap television. The MY GENERATION...

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Daltrey Slams Rock Snobs

5th September 2005

ROGER DALTREY has hit out at rock 'n' roll snobbery since he agreed to team up with British boy band McFLY, as he insists his band THE WHO were also a favourite with teeny-boppers in...

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The Things They Say 152

5th September 2005

"My granddaughter is six years old, and she's a huge fan (of McFly). How could I refuse? My life would have been made a misery!" THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY admits the real reason why...

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The Who Rock With Mcfly

1st September 2005

Rock gods THE WHO are re-recording their anthemic 1965 hit MY GENERATION next week (04SEPT05) with British pop boyband McFLY. The hitmakers are teaming up to launch British music store HMV's new music download...

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Daltry Relives Battle Of Trafalgar

24th August 2005

THE WHO legend ROGER DALTRY credits his latest acting role with teaching him to truly understand Britain's heroic history. The singer-turned-actor stars in UK TV network Channel 4's forthcoming drama TRAFALGAR BATTLE SURGEON...

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Townshend's Amazing Memory For Fans

23rd August 2005

British rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's memory is so sharp he can remember fans' names years after meeting them - and he loves to surprise unsuspecting fans with warm greetings. THE WHO guitarist has trained his...

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Ryder: 'I Hate Singing Step On'

17th August 2005

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER is sick of singing his massive 1990 hit STEP ON, as he has performed it so many times. The 43-year-old former hellraiser is always expected to sing the classic...

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Townshend Destroys Guitar For Charity

17th August 2005

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND smashed up a guitar so it could be auctioned for charity. The MY GENERATION star was renowned in the 1960s for destroying his instruments and amplifiers at the end...

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The Who To Tour Next Year

16th August 2005

Veteran rockers THE WHO have promised their loyal fans they will take to the road next year (06), after recently abandoning a series of planned gigs because their drummer was unavailable. Surviving members PETE...

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Townshend Sparks Engagement Reports

12th August 2005

Rock legend PETE TOWNSHEND and his songwriter girlfriend RACHEL FULLER have sparked speculation they're heading up the aisle, after Fuller was spotted sporting an enormous sparkling ring on her wedding finger. The pair were...

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Comets Return With Classics Album

23rd July 2005

BILL HALEY's COMETS are planning to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their smash-hit ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK by recording a new album with British rock legend GRAHAM NASH. The CROSBY, STILLS + NASH star...

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Townshend Rocks T In The Park

11th July 2005

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND thrilled fans at Scotland's T IN THE PARK music festival over the weekend (08-10JUL05) when he leapt on stage to replace his girlfriend RACHEL FULLER's guitarist. Fuller panicked after...

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Moon's Limo Auctioned On Ebay

11th July 2005

A vintage car once owned by THE WHO rocker KEITH MOON is being sold on internet auction site eBay - nearly 30 years after his death. The bidding for the 1939 Chrysler Wimbledon limousine...

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Priceless Guitars Rescued From Hard Rock Cafe Blaze

10th July 2005

Priceless guitars played by THE BEATLES, THE ROLLING STONES and THE WHO were rescued from a fire at London's Hard Rock Cafe last night (09JUL05). The restaurant - famous for it's huge collection of...

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Daltrey Courts Razorlight

8th July 2005

THE WHO rock legend ROGER DALTREY was so impressed with RAZORLIGHT's performance at London's LIVE 8 concert on Saturday (02JUL05) - he has signed them up to star at his next charity concert. The...

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Madonna Kept 'Far Away' From Mariah

6th July 2005

MADONNA was desperate to stay away from MARIAH CAREY at the Live 8 concert in London, and ordered aides to keep a distance between the two. The pair were among a starstudded list of...

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Razorlight To Keep Live 8 Money

6th July 2005

British rockers RAZORLIGHT have angered Live 8 organisers by vowing to keep any extra royalties they earn as a result of their performance at the London charity concert on Saturday. Artists who performed at...

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Mccartney, Who And Lennox Donate Live 8 Profits

6th July 2005

LATEST: A galaxy of stars including SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, THE WHO and ANNIE LENNOX have followed PINK FLOYD's example - by donating extra profits from their album sales to charity, following their performances at Saturday's...

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