Latest The Who News - Page 25


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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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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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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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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Fire In Pete Townshend's Historic Mansion

5th July 2005

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND was left shaken yesterday (04JUL05) when a fire raged through his historic $5.3 million (GBP3 million) London mansion. The luxurious home - once owned by poet LORD ALFRED TENNYSON...

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Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

4th July 2005

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

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Jerry Hall Laughs In The Face Of Divorce

4th July 2005

RACHEL FULLER was confident JERRY HALL would not be offended by the song she wrote about her ex-husband SIR MICK JAGGER's infidelities, because the Texan beauty sees the funny side of her broken marriage....

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Mayer Forms Blues Trio With The Who Bassist

30th June 2005

JOHN MAYER is solo no more; he has formed a blues trio with THE WHO's replacement for JOHN ENTWISTLE, PINO PALADINO. Session man Paladino, who was formerly part of British soul man PAUL YOUNG's...

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Townshend's Mullet Snub

24th June 2005

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is convinced he was the style icon of the original 1985 LIVE AID show - because he was one of the only rockers on the line-up without a mullet haircut....

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U2 And The Who Triumph At Charity Awards

19th June 2005

Irish rockers U2 were presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the NORDOFF-ROBBINS SILVER CLEF AWARDS in London on Friday night (17JUN05). The VERTIGO hitmakers - who formed in 1977 - were awarded...

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The Who Join Live 8 Line-up

14th June 2005

British rockers THE WHO have become the latest heavyweight group to be added to London's upcoming LIVE 8 show in Hyde Park. Founders PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY will perform with regular stand-ins ZACK...

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Townshend In Feud With Documentary Director

1st June 2005

LATEST: PETE TOWNSHEND is refusing to grant permission for THE WHO's music to be used in a documentary about the legendary British rockers. The two surviving Who members, guitarist Townshend and singer ROGER DALTREY,...

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Who Filmmaker Appeals To Fans For Footage

27th May 2005

The sensational career of THE WHO is to be charted in a brand new documentary - and the director is relying on fans to dig out intimate footage of the British rockers. Filmmaker MURRAY...

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The Who Land Lerner For Fan-friendly Film

27th May 2005

Acclaimed music documentarian MURRAY LERNER is calling on fans of rockers THE WHO to come forward with amateur footage of the group for a new movie he's directing. The OSCAR-winning JIMI HENDRIX AT THE...

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Rock Legends Back The Kaiser Chiefs

24th May 2005

British band THE KAISER CHIEFS are in shock after learning rock icons including ALICE COOPER and ROGER DALTREY have been endorsing their music. The EVERY DAY I LOVE YOU LESS AND LESS stars were...

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Daltrey Hits The Small Screen

11th May 2005

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is looking forward to acting again after being picked to star in an upcoming British television drama. CHANNEL 4 have cast the legendary singer in the upcoming show, and...

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Skinner Dating Beatle's Stripper Granddaughter

28th April 2005

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER is dating BEATLES legend RINGO STARR's teenage granddaughter - who is a member of British erotic dancing troupe the NARNI SHAKERS. The DRY YOUR EYES star is besotted with...

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