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Pete Townshend Steps Up Fight To Save London's Music History

15th December 2014

The Who star Pete Townshend has stepped up his fight to save London's musical history by backing a campaign to preserve the city's iconic Tin Pan Alley.The stretch of music shops on Denmark Street in...

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Stars Sign Letter To Save London's Music Venues

3rd December 2014

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend and actor Benedict Cumberbatch are among the stars who have signed an open letter urging London's mayor to protect music venues in the city's Soho district following the closure of...

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Kasabian 'Deserve' Success

2nd December 2014

Kasabian think they ''deserve'' their success.The 'Eez-Eh' rockers have had a triumphant year which saw them headline the famous Glastonbury festival and play a homecoming gig in Leicester to 50,000 fans and think they are...

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Roger Daltrey Backs Oasis Comeback

14th November 2014

Roger Daltrey believes Oasis will reform.The Who frontman performed alongside 'Wonderwall' rocker Liam Gallagher on Tuesday (11.11.14) and admitted that he is convinced that the band will get back together at some point in the...

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Pete Townshend Misses The Who Tribute Concert

12th November 2014

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend missed the band's 50th anniversary celebration concert in London on Tuesday (11Nov14) because he was busy looking after his dogs.Frontman Roger Daltrey organised the tribute to mark the band's milestone...

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Pete Townshend: 'I Didn't Enjoy Woodstock'

5th November 2014

The Who star Pete Townshend hated performing at the Woodstock festival because the "drugged up hippies" in attendance didn't appreciate one of the band's finest shows.The guitarist has opened up about the experience of performing...

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Pete Townshend: 'I Hate The Who'

28th October 2014

Rock veteran Pete Townshend has sensationally confessed he "hates" his band The Who and cannot stand performing live.The guitarist and his bandmate Roger Daltrey are heading out on the road for a massive, year-long farewell...

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The Things They Say: 4432611

28th October 2014

"Why would I need to? It might interfere with our relationship. So, best not to. I've known him for over 50 years." Roger Daltrey has no intention of reading his The Who bandmate Pete Townshend's...

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Roger Daltrey: World Needs More Than One Direction

27th October 2014

Roger Daltrey says the world needs more than just One Direction for its musical needs.The Who singer - famous for hits like 'My Generation' and 'Won't Get Fooled Again' - has bemoaned the lack of...

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The Who To Record New Album

10th October 2014

The Who are working on a new album.The legendary rock group released 'Be Lucky' - their first new song in eight years - last month, and lead singer Roger Daltrey, 70, has confirmed they're working...

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The Who Are Releasing Their First New Song In Eight Years

By Hannah Woodhead | 28th September 2014

It's been a long wait, but mod legends The Who are releasing their first new song in eight years. What took you so long fellas?!Daltrey and Townshend performing in The Netherlands last summerBBC reported on...

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The Who Release New Song To Mark 50th Anniversary

24th September 2014

The Who are to release a new song to celebrate their 50th anniversary.The 'My Generation' rockers reached the landmark this year and are bringing out 'Who Hits 50', a compilation of their best songs, complete...

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The Who Asked To Co-produce 1960s Tv Show

31st July 2014

The Who stars Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are in talks to co-produce a Tv series about the London music scene in the 1960s.The two surviving members of the classic rock band have been asked...

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The Who Memorabilia Up For Auction

15th July 2014

A signature guitar used onstage by The Who's Pete Townshend back in the 1970s is up for auction online.The red Gibson Sg the rocker played during a gig in Cleveland, Ohio and later gifted to...

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Pete Townshend: 'Celebrities And Politicians Should Not Mix'

2nd July 2014

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend warned Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair not to court friendships with celebrities ahead of his famous 'Cool Britannia' event in 1997.The U.K.'s current leader David Cameron mimicked Blair's stunt...

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Roger Daltrey Feels 'Sorry' For Phone Obsessed Fans

1st July 2014

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey feels ''sorry'' for music fans who record concerts on their phones rather than enjoying the moment.The 'Substitute' singer finds it ''weird'' that people prefer to film shows on their handsets...

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The Who To Make New Album

1st July 2014

The Who plan to record a new album this summer.The 'My Generation' rockers - who haven't released new material since 2006 album 'Endless Wire' - already have three demos written and plan to do more...

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Roger Daltrey: 'I'm Losing My Hearing'

19th May 2014

Rocker Roger Daltrey can bond with his The Who bandmate Pete Townshend over their health woes - he is slowly losing his hearing.Townshend has told for years how he is afflicted with tinnitus, which causes...

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Roger Daltrey: I Forget The Lyrics To Who Songs

16th May 2014

Roger Daltrey admits he sometimes forgets the lyrics to The Who's hits. The 'My Generation' band's 70-year-old frontman, who has also just released the record 'Going Home' with musician Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson, insists...

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The Who To Release New Material For 50th Anniversary

17th April 2014

The Who are releasing new material to mark their 50th anniversary.The legendary band are planning to record new tracks to coincide with their landmark achievement and their upcoming world tour, which stars in the...

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Pete Townshend Writes New Tune For Tv Drama

6th April 2014

The Who star Pete Townshend has written a new song exclusively for one of his favourite U.S. Tv shows.It Must Be Done will feature in the season finale of hit drama The Americans when it...

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Roger Daltrey Ended The Who To Save Pete Townshend's Life

27th February 2014

Rocker Roger Daltrey told fans The Who's 1982 tour would be their last in a desperate bid to save his bandmate Pete Townshend's life.The Substitute hitmakers broke up in 1982 following an enormous world series...

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The Who To Record New Album

30th January 2014

The Who could soon reunite to release a new album. Frontman Roger Daltrey claims guitarist Pete Townshend has ''about 90 songs'' for a new record and he wants to stick to the band's iconic sound.Roger...

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Roger Daltrey: 'The Who Will Keep On Rocking After Final Tour'

30th October 2013

The Who star Roger Daltrey has assured fans the band won't be splitting up after one final world tour, insisting he and Pete Townshend simply won't be hitting the road anymore.The guitar great recently revealed...

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The Who To Quit Touring

25th October 2013

The Who are planning to quit touring.The band - who formed in 1964 - will play one final set of gigs to mark their 50th anniversary in 2015 and are hoping to perform in places...

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Roger Taylor Beats Tinnitus

20th October 2013

Queen's Roger Taylor mentally trained himself to beat Tinnitus.The 'Radio Ga Ga' drummer has lived a loud life as a member of one of the biggest rock bands on the planet and it had led...

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Pete Townshend Defends One Direction Over Song Accusations

16th August 2013

The Who star Pete Townshend has spoken out to defend One Direction after critics suggested the boyband's latest single Best Song Ever sounded similar to one of his tracks.The British/Irish five piece released the song...

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Pete Townshend Rues Chopper Crash Joke

27th June 2013

Pete Townshend was left riddled with guilt after jokingly wishing a tragedy upon Dame Shirley Bassey just hours before she cheated death in a helicopter horror.The rocker was due to take to the stage at...

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Roger Daltrey: 'Nobody Can Compare To The Who'

16th June 2013

Roger Daltrey doesn't think any band could compare to The Who during their heyday. The group's frontman is confident the British rockers had the best sound around in the 1970s and insists people only preferred...

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Hendrix 'Copied' Townshend

15th June 2013

Roger Daltrey claims Jimi Hendrix ''copied'' Pete Townshend's original guitar playing style. The Who frontman insists his fellow bandmate is one of the most unique guitar players ever seen, so much so that Hendrix -...

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