Latest Zak Starkey News

The Who: 'Quadrophenia' Still Relevant

29th January 2013

The Who believe 'Quadrophenia' is relevant to today's youth. The legendary rock band - who announced yesterday (28.01.13) they will perform their classic 1973 concept album in full on a 10-date UK tour in June...

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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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Pete Townshend Feels Ghosts Of Dead Bandmates

11th October 2012

Pete Townshend can still ''feel the ghosts'' of his dead bandmates when he plays.The Who guitarist can sense the presence of drummer Keith Moon - who died of an overdose of prescription medicine in 1978...

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'The Who' To Tour Classic Album Before They 'Drop Dead'

19th July 2012

The Who 's classic Quadrophenia album will be getting a new lease of life, as Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey get ready to hit the road later this year (November, 2012), The Guardian reports today...

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The Beatles' Sons Refuse To 'Let It Be': Consider Forming Band

4th April 2012

Maybe they just couldn't 'Let It Be,' or perhaps they just felt the time was finally right to 'Come Together,' but either way there could be a new Beatles for the 21st century, if an...

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The Sons Of The Beatles To Form Band?

3rd April 2012

The sons of The Beatles are considering forming a band.James McCartney - son of Sir Paul, the legendary group's bassist - has discussed playing with the offspring of drummer Ringo Starr, singer and guitarist John...

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Johnny Marr Preparing New Healers Album

18th May 2011

Johnny Marr will release a new album with The Healers next year.The ex-The Smiths guitarist is working on new songs under the band name - the closest thing he has to a solo project, as...

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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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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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Gillespie Forms Silver Machine Supergroup

15th June 2010

Rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE has formed a new supergroup with the SEX PISTOLS' GLEN MATLOCK, RINGO STARR's drummer son ZAK STARKEY and his PRIMAL SCREAM bandmates ANDREW INNES and BARRIE CADOGAN.The five-piece has teamed up to...

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Ringo Starr's Mccartney Praise

11th January 2010

Ringo Starr has praised Sir Paul McCartney as a "genius" for improving his forthcoming solo album.The former Beatles drummer was delighted when his old bandmate agreed to appear on two tracks, 'Peace Dream', and 'Walk...

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Starkey Forms Family Band

12th August 2008

RINGO STARR's drummer son ZAK STARKEY has formed a new band with his girlfriend and daughter, three months after quitting British rockers OASIS. The 42-year-old walked away from the Wonderwall hitmakers after a bust-up with...

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Oasis Sack Drummer Starkey?

12th May 2008

British rockers OASIS are set to sack drummer ZAK STARKEY, according to reports. The Whatever stars are rumoured to be parting ways with the percussionist, who is the son of former Beatle Ringo Starr, after...

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The Things They Say 7095

9th February 2008

"The good news is your boy is working." Ex-BEATLE RINGO STARR is proud his son ZAK STARKEY drums for OASIS and THE WHO.

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Fascinating Fact 3511

5th July 2007

PAUL WELLER and former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON have enlisted the help of ex-STONE ROSES bassist MANI and OASIS drummer ZAK STARKEY to perform tracks from their new special edition single on a British TV...

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The Who Announce First World Tour In 20 Years

14th July 2006

Legendary British rock band THE WHO will tour the world for the first time in more than two decades later this year (06), and will release their first studio album since 1982. Surviving members ROGER...

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Starkey Offered Full-time Oasis Role

24th March 2006

RINGO STARR's son ZAK STARKEY has been offered a full-time job as drummer for OASIS, songwriter NOEL GALLAGHER has confirmed. Starkey has been drumming for the ALL AROUND THE WORLD rockers since former sticksman ALAN...

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The Who To Embark On World Tour In 2006

23rd December 2005

THE WHO have announced plans to launch a world tour, which will take them on a trek across America for the first time in almost four years. The group - which now consists of...

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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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Starkey Plays Cereal Box For Oasis

31st May 2005

OASIS' drummer ZAK STARKEY discovered an unusual new instrument to appear on the band's new album DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH - an empty cereal box. Starkey, the son of former BEATLE RINGO STARR, has...

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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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Gallagher Destined Not To Meet Starr

1st April 2005

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER still hasn't met his BEATLES idol RINGO STARR, even though the legend's son is currently drumming for the British band. The LIVE FOREVER stars - who are self-confessed worshipers of...

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Baker's Boy Offers To Replace Starr's Son

31st March 2005

The son of legendary CREAM drummer GINGER BAKER has contacted THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND to offer his services, following last week's (ends25MAR05) news that ex-BEATLE RINGO STARR's son ZAK STARKEY has quit the band....

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The Who Scrap Tour And Album

24th March 2005

British rock legends THE WHO have ditched plans to tour this year (05) after drummer ZAK STARKEY pulled out to work with OASIS. Starkey, son of former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR, has pledged to...

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Manager Dismisses The Who Split Rumours

30th November 2004

The manager of THE WHO has posted a message on guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND's website to dismiss reports the reformed supergroup has split. Internet rumours in the past week (begs22NOV04) suggested new band members PINO...

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Oasis Aim For Starr Partnership

29th September 2004

OASIS are desperate to get former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR to play on their next album. The WONDERWALL band will first travel to Los Angeles to finish work on the disc, their sixth studio...

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Moon Wanted To Join The Beatles

27th May 2004

THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON offered to join rival band THE BEATLES - but was rebuffed by their own percussionist RINGO STARR. The PICTURES OF LILY star - who died in 1978 - chanced...

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Ringo: My Son And Oasis Have A Lot In Common

25th May 2004

Rock legend RINGO STARR is delighted his son ZAK STARKEY has temporarily joined OASIS because they have one important thing in common - they are both influenced by THE BEATLES. The OCTOPUS'S GARDEN...

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Ringo's Son Rejects Oasis For The Who

21st May 2004

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR's drummer son ZAK STARKEY is refusing to become a permanent member of OASIS - because he wants to remain with veteran rockers THE WHO. Starkey, who's set to join the...

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Oasis Form Charity Supergroup

12th March 2004

British chart-stars OASIS have secretly formed a rock supergroup for a one-off charity concert. WONDERWALL hitmakers NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER will be joined onstage by former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR's son ZAK STARKEY, THE...

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