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Pulp To Play Teenage Cancer Trust Show

20th February 2012

Pulp are to perform at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust next month.The reformed group - who made their live return last year after an eight-year absence - will headline...

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Pulp To Play Teenage Cancer Trust Show

20th February 2012

Pulp are to perform at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust next month.The reformed group - who made their live return last year after an eight-year absence - will headline...

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Roger Daltrey Cancels Australian Shows

15th February 2012

The Who star Roger Daltrey has cancelled his entire Australian tour.The veteran rocker was due to take his solo shows Down Under in April (12) but he has now scrapped all of the dates, including...

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Madonna Working To Get Fit For Super Bowl

25th January 2012

Madonna is "working hard" to be fit for her performance at the Super Bowl XLVI Half Time Show next month. The 'Frozen' singer admitted she has suffered some minor injuries lately - including a pulled...

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Madonna Confirmed To Perform Super Bowl Half-time Show

5th December 2011

Madonna will play the prestigious half-time show at Super Bowl Xlvi on February 5th, it's finally been confirmed after months of rumors. With previous stars including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and U2 among...

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Madonna To Perform At The Super Bowl

5th December 2011

Madonna has been confirmed to perform at the Super Bowl XLVI Half Time Show in February. The 'Frozen' singer will play during the break in the NFL final, a highly coveted slot which achieves some...

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Roger Daltrey Considered Re-teaming With Russell Before His Death

29th November 2011

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has paid tribute to his Tommy director Ken Russell, revealing they re-teamed to discuss a new project just weeks before his death.The 84-year-old filmmaker, who directed Daltrey in the band's...

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Ken Russell Tributes Pour In Following Death

28th November 2011

Tributes have been pouring in for late director Ken Russell, the extrovert British film director who sadly passed away aged 84 on Sunday (November 27th 2011). Russell was known throughout the industry for his thought-provoking...

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Director Ken Russell Dies

28th November 2011

Director Ken Russell has died.The Oscar nominated filmmaker passed away in hospital at the age of 84 on Sunday night (27.11.11) after suffering a series of strokes, his son Alex Verney-Elliott confirmed. He said: "My...

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Stereophonics To Combine Album And Film

22nd November 2011

Stereophonics are to combine their new album with a film.The 'Dakota' group are working on a "really ambitious" project for their eighth album, which they have compared to The Who's 'Quadrophenia' - a rock opera...

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Rockers Support Sir Cliff Over Radio Ban

18th November 2011

The Who's Roger Daltrey and Status Quo star Francis Rossi have come to the defence of Sir Cliff Richard after his music was banned from a U.K. radio station's playlist.Executives at Britain's new Absolute Radio...

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Kendall Jenner Celebrates Sweet 16th With $90,000 Car

14th November 2011

Kendall Jenner, the aspiring model and half-sister of Kim Kardashian, celebrated her sweet 16th birthday over the weekend with her close friends and family. Kendall partied with the likes of Kim, Kourtney and Khloe at...

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Pete Townshend: 'Daltrey Knocked Me Out'

14th November 2011

Pete Townshend has revealed he lost two days of memory after The Who bandmate Roger Daltrey knocked him out in a fight.The once-feuding stars fought during the recording sessions for their iconic Quadrophenia album and...

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The Who Stars Launch Cancer Charity In U.s.

6th November 2011

The Who stars Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend have taken their successful Teenage Cancer Trust initiative across the Atlantic by launching the scheme in the U.S.The rockers have been raising money for teenage cancer patients...

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Steven Tyler & Daltrey Fund New Vocal Cord Gel Research

4th November 2011

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and The Who's Roger Daltrey are helping to fund a new gel invention that replaces damaged vocal cords.The singer hopes the pioneering product will help struggling musicians and throat cancer patients....

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Pete Townshend Brands Itunes A 'Digital Vampire'

1st November 2011

The Who star Pete Townshend has taken aim at the online music culture, accusing Apple's iTunes website of "bleeding" artists like a "digital vampire".The guitarist gave a lecture on the modern music industry at Britain's...

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Pete Townshend Blasts Itunes

1st November 2011

Pete Townshend has blasted Apple's iTunes service for bleeding artists "like a digital vampire".The Who guitarist thinks the digital download service - which accounts for more than 75 per cent of all legal downloads -...

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Liam Gallagher Lands Quadrophenia Deal

14th October 2011

Designers at former Oasis star Liam Gallagher's fashion firm have been commissioned to recreate the ultimate mod accessory for The Who's Quadrophenia album re-release next month (Nov11).Pretty Green bosses will make 100 of the iconic...

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Bag It Up With Liam Gallagher's New Accessories

13th October 2011

Liam Gallagher has launched an accessories line.The Beady Eye frontman says it is a "natural progression" for his label Pretty Green to also include items like passport holders, iPhone cases, day and weekend bags and...

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Pete Townshend Turns Lecturer For Radio Event

3rd October 2011

The Who rocker Pete Townshend is to give a lecture on modern music at Britain's Radio Festival in Salford, northern England later this month (Oct11).The guitarist will deliver the inaugural John Peel Lecture, named after...

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Liam Gallagher Now Warms Up Before Shows

27th September 2011

Liam Gallagher says cancelling gigs is like "getting your d**k cut off".The Beady Eye rocker says he has learned to take more care of his voice as he has gotten older because he hates having...

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Pete Townshend Fears His Songwriting Days Are Over

23rd August 2011

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend fears he can no longer write songs. The legendary 'My Generation' songwriter doesn't feel he can push musical boundaries like he used to during his band's 70s heyday, and admits...

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Roger Daltrey Beats Cold For Tommy Show

25th July 2011

Roger Daltrey overcame a "nasally" cold to perform his 'Tommy Reborn' show at The Indig02 in London last night (25.07.11).The rock legend told the audience he had caught the bug when performing in freezing conditions...

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Roger Daltrey Unsure If The Who Will Tour Again

18th July 2011

Roger Daltrey isn't sure if he will ever tour with Pete Townshend again as The Who.The 67-year-old singer is currently performing his 'Tommy Reborn' show - which features songs from the band's acclaimed rock opera...

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Touring Prevented Roger Daltrey Signing Up For The Voice

15th July 2011

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey met with TV bosses in Britain to negotiate a role as a judge on the U.K. version of The Voice, but had to pull out of talks due to touring...

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Roger Daltrey Against Televising Festivals

6th July 2011

The Who's Roger Daltrey says TV coverage of festivals makes him "want to puke."The 'Substitute' singer feels televising live music loses the essence of witnessing rock 'n' roll first hand and takes away from the...

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Roger Daltrey Attacked Bullies With A Chair

1st July 2011

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has revealed he fought off teenage bullies by battering them with a chair.The singer was targeted when he was a young man because of his diminutive height, but he devised...

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Roger Daltrey Made Ill Through Touring

28th June 2011

Roger Daltrey says touring made him "very, very seriously ill".The Who singer - who recently underwent surgery to remove a pre-cancerous growth from a vocal chord - has been plagued by health problems when on...

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Roger Daltrey: 'I Was A Miserable Tourmate'

28th June 2011

The Who star Roger Daltrey has confessed he's no fun to be around on tour - because he often thinks his performances are terrible.In a recent interview with Intelligent Life magazine, his bandmate Pete Townshend...

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Roger Daltrey Worried About Townshend's Biography

28th June 2011

Roger Daltrey isn't looking forward to reading The Who bandmate Pete Townshend's new book - because he fears what he'll learn about himself.The biography that landed Townshend in trouble with the law is to be...

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