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The Who To Perform Classic Album 'Tommy' In Special Acoustic Shows For Teenage Cancer Trust

Legendary rockers The Who have announced they will revisit their classic album Tommy in acoustic form at next year’s Teenage Cancer Trust shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall.The special one-off shows, on March 30th and...

The Who To Perform Tommy For First Time In 28 Years

The Who will play an acoustic version of 'Tommy' in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust charity next year - the first time they will have performed it together for 28 years.The band - which...

Roger Daltrey To Be Honoured With Top Music Industry Award

The rocker will be feted for his contribution to the music and entertainment industry at the upcoming gala. "It's great to be honoured by my friends and colleagues in the music industry...

Quadrophenia 'Sequel' Director Defends Project After The Who Criticism

Ray Burdis revealed in May (16) that To Be Someone would begin shooting in the summer (16) and many outlets called it a sequel to the 1979 movie Quadrophenia, which was loosely based...

Roger Daltrey: 'I Would Have Welcomed Death At The Height Of Meningitis Battle'

The band was forced to postpone a series of shows when the singer was diagnosed with inflammation of the tissue covering the brain and spinal cord. Now back on the road, the...

Roger Daltrey: 'I Refuse To Pay To Make A Record'

The rocker is working on new material but has no plans to release it, because he claims musicians literally have to pay to play thanks to modern technology and streaming. "Why would...

Roger Daltrey Writing Memoir

The My Generation singer, 72, wants to reveal to fans the story behind fronting one of the biggest bands of the 20th Century. "I'm working on a (auto)biography... I'll only release...

Axl Rose Wants To Continue As Ac/dc Frontman After Current Tour

Axl, 54, was drafted in earlier this year (16) as a replacement for the band's usual lead singer Brian Johnson, who was forced to bow out of their Rock or Bust World Tour...

The Who Rocker To Release 50th Anniversary Champagne

The limited edition bubbly, Champagne Cuvee Roger Daltrey, will be available to buy from next month (Jun16). "I am very excited to have this opportunity to express my passion for champagne through...

Roger Daltrey Releases Limited Edition Champagne

The limited edition beverage, called Cuvee Roger Daltrey, is produced by Champagne Charles Orban, a vineyard in the village of Troissy, France.Sales of the champagne, whose bottle features The Who's iconic target logo, will raise...

The Who Returning To U.k. With Arena Tour

The iconic 1960s mod band will perform shows at venues in Glasgow, Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham and Liverpool in August and September (16). The dates, dubbed the Back To The Who Tour...

Roger Daltrey Blasts Ac/dc For Karaoke Axl Rose Hire

Johnson was forced to pull out of the group's Rock or Bust tour after doctors told him he was risking his hearing if he continued. The decision forced his bandmates to postpone...

Roger Daltrey Confirms Headline Appearance At Rock Festival

The rock band's involvement in what has already been called "one of the biggest concerts in history" has been rumoured for months. And on Wednesday (20Apr16), Roger gave an interview confirming the group will headline...

The Who To Headline 2016 Isle Of Wight Festival

The rock veterans were among the big draws at the first Isle Of Wight in 1969, and they were back a year later. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend returned to headline in...

Roger Daltrey & The Who Return After Meningitis Battle

The 71-year-old rocker pulled out of a charity gig and dates on The Who's 50th anniversary tour last year (15) after he was struck down with the potentially deadly illness. Roger revealed...

David Gilmour And New Order To Perform In Charity Concert Series

The Who frontman, patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust, has recruited the bands for a week of fundraising gigs at London's Royal Albert Hall. Other performers include Simply Red, The Vaccines,...

Roger Daltrey Prepared For Death As He Battled Meningitis

The 71-year-old rocker pulled out of a charity gig and dates on The Who's 50th anniversary tour after he was struck down with the potentially deadly illness. Roger has now revealed he...

Keith Richards: Led Zeppelin Are 'Hollow'

Keith Richards has branded Led Zeppelin ''hollow''.The Rolling Stones rocker has revealed he's never been a fan of the band and while he thinks Jimmy Page is a great guitarist he didn't like him performing...

The Who To Pick Up Postponed Hits Tour In February

THE WHO HITS 50! dates will recommence in Detroit, Michigan in February (16) and include stops in Toronto, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, before wrapping in Las Vegas on 29 May (16)....

The Who Postpone Tour

The Who have postponed their North American tour.The 'Baba O'Riley' hitmakers have made the difficult decision to cancel their remaining shows after a doctor confirmed lead singer Roger Daltrey has been struck down with viral...

The Who Cancels U.s. Tour Dates After Roger Daltrey Diagnosed With Viral Meningitis

The Who have cancelled the rest of their dates in the U.S. leg of their 50th anniversary world tour as Roger Daltrey is ill with viral meningitis. The British rock band announced their decision to...

The Who Cancel U.s. Tour

The My Generation hitmakers had already cancelled four concerts on their 50th anniversary tour, which had been due to begin this week (ends18Sep15), after Daltrey contracted viral meningitis. The band had hoped...

The Who Postpones Four U.s. Concert Dates Due To Roger Daltrey’S Ill Health

The Who have been forced to cancel four tour dates due to Roger Daltrey’s health. The 71-year-old frontman has been suffering from an ‘unspecified virus’ and the four tour dates have been postponed, although new...

The Who Postpone First Four Dates Of Hits Tour

The veteran rocker has already dropped out of a charity concert at a private residence in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Sep15) after doctors advised him not to perform, and now the first four...

Roger Daltrey Pulls Out Of Charity Concert Due To Illness

The Who frontman was set to perform with his bandmate Pete Townshend and Pearl Jam star Eddie Vedder for 500 fans at a private residence in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Sep15). They...

Pete Townshend Found The Who Tour 'Tough'

Pete Townshend found the last Who tour ''tough'' because Roger Daltrey insisted on having ''complete control''.The guitarist admits it was frustrating to be left out of decision making, particularly as he didn't agree with everything...

Pete Townshend: 'Farewell Tour Is A Breeze'

The iconic rock band has been on the road for a final tour since late last year (14) but within weeks they had to axe two shows in London when his bandmate Roger...

The Who Stars Angry Over Feud Reports

The band headed out on the road last year (14) for a special The Who Hits 50! world tour to celebrate the group's 50th anniversary and bring the curtain down on its legendary...

The Who Close Glastonbury 2015

The Who closed Glastonbury 2015 and called it ''an easy job.''The veteran rockers were the last act to perform as the sun set on the festival yesterday (28.06.15) in front of thousands of fans on...

The Who Headed For Retirement

As the veterans, who are 71 and 70 respectively, prepare to close this year's (15) Glastonbury festival in England on Sunday night (28Jun15), Townshend has alerted fans the performance could be one of...

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