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The Who 'Still Traumatised' By Death Of 11 Fans At 1979 Cincinnati Show

The Who are ''still traumatised'' by the death of 11 fans at their concert in Cincinnati 40 years ago.The 'My Generation' hitmakers - now comprised of surviving members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend - were...

Pete Townshend Apologises For Keith Moon And John Entwistle Comments

Pete Townshend has apologised for saying Keith Moon and John Entwistle were ''f***ing difficult to play with''.The Who guitarist sparked controversy with his comments about the legendary rock band's late rhythm section - drummer Keith...

The Who's Pete Townshend Blasts Keith Moon And John Entwistle

Pete Townshend says Keith Moon and John Entwistle were ''f***ing difficult to play with''.The Who guitarist has taken aim at the legendary rock band's late rhythm section - drummer Keith died in 1978 while John...

The Who Drop New Single I Don't Wanna Get Wise And Unveil Unheard Demos

The Who have released new single 'I Don't Wanna Get Wise' and unveiled previously unheard demos.The former is the third single taken from the iconic rock band's upcoming first album of new material in 13...

The Who Honoured With Founding Stone In Music Walk Of Fame

The Who have been been presented with the founding stone in the Music Walk of Fame.The 'My Generation' legends are the first act to be honoured with the special award at the site of the...

Pete Townshend Fears Jeremy Corbyn Will Penalise Him For His Wealth

Pete Townshend fears being penalised for his wealth if Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn becomes the British Prime Minister. The Who legend has vowed to never vote again in the EU Referendum after he voted to...

Pete Townshend And Roger Daltrey's 'Affectionate' Bond Keeps The Who Ticking

Pete Townshend says he's still in The Who because of his ''increasingly affectionate relationship'' with bandmate Roger Daltrey.The 74-year-old guitar hero has admitted that whilst he and the 75-year-old frontman didn't hate each other in...

The Who's New Song I Don't Wanna Get Wise Is A Twist On My Generation

The Who's new song 'I Don't Wanna Get Wise' is ''a twist'' on 'My Generation'.The iconic band's chief songwriter and guitarist, Pete Townshend, has explained how the new track from the band's upcoming first album...

Pete Townshend Will Only Smash Guitars For Charity

The Who's Pete Townshend will only smash a guitar again to raise money for charity.The 74-year-old guitarist and his band mates - comprised of Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon - were known...

The Who's Pete Townshend Made To Feel A 'Prat' By Band's Wild Antics

The Who's Pete Townshend says his ''rock and roll'' antics made him feel like a ''prat''.The 'Baba O' Riley' guitarist - who was notorious for smashing his instrument to pieces on stage - has admitted...

The Who's Tommy Musical Returning To Broadway In 2021

The Who's musical 'Tommy' is returning to Broadway.The upcoming run of the acclaimed rock opera, which is comprised of music and lyrics by the iconic rock group's songwriter and guitarist Pete Townshend, will be directed...

The Who Unveil New Lp 'Who' And Announce 2020 Orchestra Tour

The Who have unveiled their new album 'Who' and announced a 2020 UK tour with a live orchestra.Following on from their stadium show at Wembley in July, which saw them debut brand new tracks 'Hero...

The Who Debut Two New Songs At Epic Wembley Stadium

The Who debuted two new songs from their upcoming new album as they made their return to Wembley Stadium on Saturday (06.07.19).Frontman Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend - who last played the London venue...

Roger Daltrey Fears Losing Voice In 'Next Five Years'

Roger Daltrey thinks he will lose his voice ''in the next five years''.The 75-year-old Who frontman - who has taken to lip-reading nowadays due to his deafness - has admitted he fears ''age'' will start...

The Who Announces The Who @ 52 Pop-up

The Who have announced 'The Who @ 52' pop-up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of iconic rock opera LP 'Tommy' and their return to Wembley Stadium after 40 years.Fans of the 'My Generation' hitmakers will...

Roger Daltrey Announces 50th Anniversary Tommy Orchestral Album

Roger Daltrey has announced The Who's 'Tommy Orchestral' album to mark its 50th anniversary.The 'My Generation' hitmaker toured the iconic rock band's seminal 1969 LP 'Tommy' in full with his band and local orchestras across...

Roger Daltrey 'Couldn't Hear' New Who Songs During Extreme Deaf Spell

Roger Daltrey ''couldn't hear'' the music Pete Townshend had made for their new album at first.The Who frontman has been battling with deafness for some time through more than 50 years of playing with the...

The Who Tackle Fishing And Metoo On 'Current' New Album

The Who's new songs for their upcoming album tackle fishing and #MeToo.The iconic rock band's guitarist Pete Townshend - who is joined by frontman Roger Daltrey in the group - has revealed their new tunes...

Pete Townshend's Debut Novel Set For November

Pete Townshend's debut novel 'The Age of Anxiety' will be published on November 5.The Who guitarist has spent a decade on the project, which is comprised of a book, opera and art installation, about society's...

Liam Gallagher Claims 'Mug' Noel Has Signed To Warner Music

Liam Gallagher has mocked his brother Noel Gallagher for allegedly signing up to his record label.The former Oasis frontman slammed his ex-bandmate after it was claimed he's been working with the band's old producer Dave...

Pete Townshend Believes Dogs Reincarnate As Humans

The Who's Pete Townshend believes ''when dogs are ready they reincarnate into humans''.The 73-year-old guitarist - who is joined in the rock band by singer Roger Daltrey - loves having mutt mates because they help...

The Who To Start Recording New Album This Week

The Who will start recording their new album in west London this week.The 'Pinball Wizard' group's guitarist Pete Townshend has revealed he is heading to the iconic British Grove Studios - where The Rolling Stones...

The Who Announce Wembley Stadium Show

The Who have announced a major Wembley Stadium show for July.The 'Pinball Wizard' hitmakers - Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend - have confirmed they will bring their 'Moving On! Tour' to the London venue...

The Who Announce Final Tour And New Album

The Who have announced ''possibly'' their last tour and their first album in over a decade.The surviving members of the legendary rock band, frontman Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend - who were joined by...

The Who's Roger Daltrey: I've Never Taken Cocaine

Roger Daltrey has never tried cocaine, despite being surrounded by rock 'n' roll excess his whole life.The Who frontman avoided the temptation of the Class A drug and other substances when the British band hit...

Roger Datlrey: Rap Music Hasn't Evolved

Roger Daltrey doesn't feel Kanye West has done anything to ''evolve'' hip-hop.The Who frontman is not a huge fan of rap music, but he feels that many of the artists spearheading the genre, including the...

Roger Daltrey Almost Shelved Album Whilst Battling Meningitis

Roger Daltrey nearly ''shelved'' his new solo record 'As Long as I Have You' after battling meningitis. The 74-year-old music legend came down with the severe bacterial infection whilst making his ninth record and was...

Roger Daltrey On The Who's Live Future

Roger Daltrey has suggested Pete Townshend doesn't want to tour as The Who anymore.The 'My Generation' rockers toured around the world last October, but the frontman has said that he and the guitar legend are...

Roger Daltrey Announces New Solo Lp As Long As I Have You

Roger Daltrey returns to his ''soul'' roots on new album 'As Long As I Have You'.The Who frontman has unveiled his first solo record since 1992's 'Rocks in the Head', which features his bandmate Pete...

Roger Daltrey Confesses He's 'Very Deaf'

Roger Daltrey has confessed he is ''very, very deaf'' now.The Who legend urged rock 'n' roll fans to wear earplugs to live shows, as he revealed the extend of the damage done to his hearing...

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