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The Who Announce Las Vegas Residency

The Who have announced a six-show Las Vegas residency.The British rockers - led by 71-year-old guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend, and 73-year-old singer Roger Daltrey - took to Facebook late on Monday (13.03.17) to announce...

The Who Inspired By The Rolling Stones’ To Produce New Music

The iconic British band are regulars on the touring circuit but have not released a studio album since 2006's Endless Wire. Pete admits that he and frontman Roger Daltrey have struggled...

Johnny Marr To Join Pet Shop Boys For Fundraising Concert

The former The Smiths star has worked with the two-piece before on their albums, and the trio will be coming together with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra for a special live performance at...

Olly Murs To Make Debut At Teenage Cancer Trust Gigs

Olly Murs is to perform for the Teenage Cancer Trust for the first time in 2017.The 32-year-old pop star has been announced as one of the headliners for the charity's 17th annual series of concerts...

Leslie Ash Signs Up For Quadrophenia Remake

Leslie Ash and Gary Shail have signed up for the 'Quadrophenia' sequel.The two stars have agreed to reprise the roles of Steph and Spider, who they played in the 1979 classic movie - which is...

Roger Daltery Doesn't Fear Death

Roger Daltrey doesn't worry about dying despite having many fallen friends.The 72-year-old lead singer of The Who was honoured with The Music Industry Trust Award at London's Grosvenor House on Monday (07.11.16) where he said...

Roger Daltrey Honoured With Music Industry Trusts Award

The rocker was chosen as the recipient of the top music industry honour for his contribution to the music and entertainment industry and his longtime work with charity Teenage Cancer Trust....

Rihanna Perfroms With Sir Paul Mccartney At Desert Trip

Rihanna joined Sir Paul McCartney on stage at Desert Trip on Saturday night (15.10.16).The 28-year-old singer made a surprise appearance at the six-day music festival, held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, when...

Roger Daltrey: The Quadrophenia Follow-up Is A Nonsense

Roger Daltrey thinks plans to make a 'Quadrophenia' follow-up have become a ''nonsense''.The 72-year-old Who singer, whose band's rock opera inspired the original movie, has blasted the idea of remaking the cult classic.He said: ''It's...

Roger Daltrey 'Didn't Want To Live' During Meningitis Battle

Roger Daltrey ''didn't want to live'' during his meningitis battle.The 72-year-old lead singer of The Who fell desperately ill with the infection in 2015, leading to him cancelling a series of planned appearances, and Roger...

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...

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