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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...

The Who Pay Tribute To Paul Weller And Late Bandmates

The veteran rockers paid tribute to Entwistle, who died of a heart attack in 2002, and praised his replacement, Pino Palladino, while Townshend also spoke of his sadness at losing Moon, who passed...

Pete Townshend Ready To Leave The Who Behind

Pete Townshend believes The Who will come to an end as a band this year.The 'My Generation' hitmaker thinks it is time he and singer Roger Daltrey go their ''separate ways'' once their current tour...

Roger Daltrey Banned From Performing Two Shows In A Row

The 71 year old, whose band is headlining Britain's Glastonbury Festival next weekend (27-28Jun15), suffered swollen vocal cords in May (15) and postponed three dates on The Who's 50th anniversary tour. Medical...

Roger Daltrey And Liam Gallagher Join Forces For Tv Show

Daltrey and Gallagher performed The Who's classic 1965 hit My Generation with The Lightning Seeds' Ian Broudie, original Oasis member Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs, and Ringo Starr's drummer son Zak Starkey live on the...

Liam Gallagher Former Supergroup With Roger Daltrey

Liam Gallagher is forming a supergroup with Roger Daltrey.The Oasis and The Who members are teaming up with The Lightning Seeds' Ian Broudie and former Oasis drummer, Ringo Starr's son Zak Starkey, to form the...

Liam Gallagher And Roger Daltrey To Form Supergroup For Tv Show

The singer, whose post-Oasis band Beady Eye split last year (14), is teaming with Daltrey, as well as Ringo Star's son Zak Starkey and Lightning Seeds frontman Ian Broudie for a revival of...

Roger Daltrey Opens Cancer Unit In New York City

The veteran rocker has spent years working with the Teenage Cancer Trust in his native Britain to help provide better facilities for sick youngsters, and he launched his project in the U.S. in...

Stars Honour Pete Townshend At Charity Tribute

Townshend and The Who's manager Bill Curbishley were both honoured with prizes at the annual MusicCares Map Fund Benefit Concert, and a number of stars turned out to support them. Springsteen presented...

Roger Daltrey Stops The Who Show And Scolds Pot Smoker

The singer was onstage at the Nassau Coliseum when he caught a whiff of a fan's weed and stopped the show to sold the pot-smoking fan. In video footage taken by another...

Pete Townshend: The Who Is Not Fulfilling To Me

Pete Townshend doesn't find The Who concerts ''fulfilling''.The 'My Generation' hitmaker finds performing shows with the iconic band ''too easy'' and claims he doesn't get much satisfaction out of playing live any more.Townshend -...

The Who Named As Final Glastonbury Headliner

Festival organisers announced the news on Twitter.com on Wednesday (06May15) following months of speculation over which act would join Kanye West and Foo Fighters as headliners at the music event. A post...

The Who Postpone Three Concerts

The rockers began their 50th anniversary trek late last year (14) to mark five decades since they formed in 1964, and the farewell tour is set to conclude this November (15). Daltrey...

The Who Rumoured For Glastonbury Closer

Rapper Kanye West and rockers the Foo Fighters have already been announced as bill-toppers for the British music event but the act booked for Sunday night's closing slot has remained a mystery....

Pete Townshend Doesn't 'Like' The Who Shows

Pete Townshend doesn't ''like'' performing with The Who.The guitarist - who is in the iconic band along with fellow founding member Roger Daltrey, 71 - explained despite playing shows around the world, he doesn't particularly...

Roger Daltrey Visiting Bone Specialist

The 71-year-old singer has rejoined his bandmates for a series of celebratory shows which end later this year (15), but Daltrey is struggling to cope with the physical demands of life on the...

Roger Daltrey's Future Wife Almost Cost The Who First Record Deal

The late British music producer and manager, who also worked with Jimi Hendrix, asked young Heather, who became Daltrey's second wife in 1971, if she thought her future husband's band would make a...

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