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Pete Townshend: 'I Wish I Hadn't Formed The Who'

24th March 2011

Rocker Pete Townshend regrets forming The Who - because he would have been happier going solo.Together with the late Keith Moon and John Entwistle and singer Roger Daltrey, the guitarist created one of the rock...

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Pete Townshend Wishes He Didn't Join The Who

24th March 2011

Pete Townshend wishes he had never joined The Who.Despite the band being considered one of the greatest rock groups of all-time, the guitarist believes he could have been just as successful as a solo performer.'My...

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Pete Townshend Blames Health Woes On The Who

21st March 2011

Pete Townshend wishes he had never formed legendary band The Who - because his rock 'n' roll lifestyle wrecked his health.The guitarist formed the My Generation hitmakers in the early 1960s and has spent five...

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Pete Townshend Wanted To Destroy The Who

20th March 2011

Pete Townshend used to think The Who should "literally destroy themselves" to make an impact on the music industry.The 65-year-old rocker - who was the guitarist and songwriter in the band -was keen to adopt...

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Mick Jones Rocks With Roger Daltrey

17th March 2011

Roger Daltrey and Mick Jones performed together at the official premiere of the W London - Leicester Square hotel last night (16.03.11) which saw North, South, East and West London come together to celebrate.The Who...

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Alice Cooper's Joy At Hall Of Fame Vote

10th March 2011

Alice Cooper's induction into the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame is special because it was voted for by his heroes. The 'Under My Wheels' rocker will be inducted along with the surviving members of...

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Liam Gallagher Doesn't Do Proper Vocal Warm Ups

28th February 2011

Liam Gallagher doesn't do proper vocal warm ups because he doesn't want to sound like Chris Martin. The Beady Eye vocalist - famed for his gravelly rock 'n' roll singing style - keeps his pre-show...

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Daltrey: 'Gallagher Is A Sweetheart Compared To Moon'

16th February 2011

ROGER DALTREY can't understand why rocker LIAM GALLAGHER is labelled "difficult" - insisting he's a pleasure to deal with in comparison to his late THE WHO bandmate KEITH MOON.The musician has signed up Gallagher's new...

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Beady Eye To Perform At Charity Gig

7th February 2011

Liam Gallagher will follow in his brother Noel's footsteps by performing at the Teenage Cancer Trust's charity concert next month. The Beady Eye frontman and his former Oasis bandmates guitarist Gem Archer and bassist Andy...

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Taylor Momsen Learnt Sex Was 'Wrong'

26th January 2011

Taylor Momsen was made to believe sex "was wrong" when she was at school.The singer-and-actress - who began modelling aged just two years old - had a Catholic education and admits sex was rarely discussed...

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Fascinating Fact 10664

14th January 2011

THE WHO, DEBBIE HARRY, RICHARD ASHCROFT and JEFF BECK joined forces on Thursday (13Jan11) to rock out at the Killing Cancer charity gig in London. Proceeds from ticket sales will help fund the installation of...

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Daltrey Could Lose Voice 'At Any Time'

13th January 2011

ROGER DALTREY is treasuring "every minute" he can sing with THE WHO because his doctor has warned him he could lose his voice "at any time".The British rocker underwent surgery to remove a pre-cancerous growth...

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Daltrey Was Recovering From Secret Throat Surgery At Super Bowl Gig

5th January 2011

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has fired back at critics who savaged his 2010 Super Bowl performance, revealing he underwent surgery to remove a pre-cancerous growth from his throat just weeks before the big concert.The...

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Will.i.am Stunned By Super Bowl Offer

22nd December 2010

BLACK EYED PEAS star will.i.am still can't believe his group have been picked to perform at the 2011 Super Bowl after a long list of legends like TOM PETTY, PAUL MCCARTNEY, THE WHO and BRUCE...

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Connie Hamzy Speaks About Rock Star Relationships On Howard Stern

8th December 2010

CONNIE HAMZY, the American woman from Arkansas who is best known as being a prominent 'groupie' and who claims to have had sexual relations with some of the world's biggest rock-stars, appeared on Howard Stern's...

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Will.i.am Reveals Tinnitus Battle

7th December 2010

Will.i.am has revealed he suffers from tinnitus. The Black Eyed Peas singer has a constant ringing in his ears - a symptom usually caused by constant exposure to loud sounds and common among musicians -...

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The Things They Say 19219

25th November 2010

"I can paint. I'm not a particularly good painter but it's something I'm turning to more as I get older. But I've never been particularly passionate about art. At least not in the same way...

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Bryan Adams Joins Killing Cancer Concert

12th November 2010

Bryan Adams has joined the bill of the KILLING Cancer charity show. The Canadian rocker joins The Who, Jeff Beck, The Verve's Richard Ashcroft and Blondie legend Debbie Harry for the concert which is being...

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Rockers To Play Cancer Charity Gig

12th November 2010

THE WHO are teaming up with DEBBIE HARRY, RICHARD ASHCROFT and JEFF BECK to put on a charity concert to raise funds for a pioneering new cancer treatment.Legendary promoter Harvey Goldsmith and The Who's manager...

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The Who And Debbie Harry Sign Up For Killing Cancer

12th November 2010

The Who and Blondie's Debbie Harry will play at a KILLING Cancer charity show next year. The event will also see guitarist Jeff Beck and former The Verve singer Richard Ashcroft take to the stage...

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Who Tour Manager Admits Fraud

5th November 2010

THE WHO's former tour manager has avoided a jail sentence for an $82,500 (£55,000) welfare fraud - on condition he pays back the cash within a week.John 'Wiggy' Wolff, who managed gigs for the rockers...

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Iconic Music Venue Destroyed By Fire

5th October 2010

An iconic English pier that once hosted concerts by the ROLLING STONES, THE WHO, JIMI HENDRIX and PINK FLOYD has been destroyed in a suspected arson attack.Firefighters were called to Hastings Pier in East Sussex...

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Daltrey Urges The Public To Support Troops

29th August 2010

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY is urging the British public to put aside reservations about the war in Afghanistan and throw their full support behind the troops fighting there.The rocker is due to play a...

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Aliens May Go To Court

17th August 2010

Sony Pictures is "exploring legal options" after learning that a company that it hired to create visual effects for its upcoming alien-invasion blockbuster, Battle Los Angeles produced its own low-budget alien-invasion flick, according to DeadlineHollywood.com....

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Ann Margret Proud Of Tommy Food Fight Injury

17th August 2010

Actress ANN MARGRET was left with a painful keepsake from her time on the set of THE WHO's TOMMY - she has a scar on her hand when a food fight got out of control.The...

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Moon Caused Havoc On Tommy Set

17th August 2010

Legendary rock wildman KEITH MOON's bad boy behaviour was almost too much for maverick moviemaker KEN RUSSELL on the set of THE WHO's the band's movie musical TOMMY - after the rocker threw a TV...

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Movie Reviews Eat Pray Love

13th August 2010

Several critics are giving Eat Pray Love, starring Julia Roberts, an even tougher going-over than they are to The Expendables. Even Roberts, who generally receives fine notices from them, can't escape their darts. "Twenty years...

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Robbie Williams Sings For Soldiers

3rd August 2010

Robbie Williams is to sing for soldiers.The 'Angels' hitmaker will top the bill at a one-off concert next month, which will take place at the Twickenham rugby stadium in London, to raise money for Help...

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Silver Machine's Shoreditch Show

26th July 2010

Bobby Gillespie's new band made their stage debut in London on Saturday (24.07.10).The singer's supergroup Silver Machine - which also featured his Primal Scream bandmates Andrew Innes and Barrie Cadogan, as well as former Sex...

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Bob Geldof's Live Aid Worries

14th July 2010

Bob Geldof was terrified he wouldn't be able to pull off Live Aid.The singer-and-political activist - who organised the event alongside rocker Midge Ure on July 13 1985 to raise funds for famine relief in...

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