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Daltrey Salutes Brave Drummer Jones

ROGER DALTREY has poured praise on former bandmate KENNEY JONES for having the guts to talk about his tempestuous time as THE WHO's drummer in a new documentary. The rocker forced Jones, who replaced Keith...

Daltrey's Love Of Fighting

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY liked nothing more than a good fight when he was younger. The Won't Get Fooled Again rocker admits he liked to throw a punch or two whenever a brawl arose....

Daltrey Retires Microphone-swinging

ROGER DALTREY's failing eyesight has ended the rocker's trademark microphone-swinging stage antics. The Who frontman worries he'll look foolish if her hurls a microphone into the air and then loses it in the lights. And,...

Wood Declined Csi Guest Spot

ROLLING STONES star RONNIE WOOD has turned down the chance to guest star on an episode of U.S. TV show CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION after rocker pal ROGER DALTREY warned him it's too tough. The...

Daltrey Predicts Doherty Death

THE WHO legend ROGER DALTREY is convinced troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY will die young. Daltrey has lost two of his bandmates to drink and drug problems - drummer Keith Moon died in 1978 of...

Daltrey Attacks British Government Over Royalty Law

THE WHO's ROGER DALTREY has launched a stinging attack on the British government, accusing Prime Minister Gordon Brown of failing to look after the country's musicians by protecting their royalties. The rocker, 63, is angry...

Joss Stone's 'Diva Demands'

British soul singer Joss Stone is reportedly becoming something of a musical diva, with a tabloid newspaper claiming that the star has issued an 11-page list of demands ahead of her appearance at a music...

By on 21 June 2007

The Who Frontman Attacks Live Earth Gigs

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has blasted this summer's (07) series of Live Earth concerts across the globe, branding them 'un-environmental' for the amount of air pollution flying the stars in for the gigs will...

Stalled Daltrey Biography Back On

A biography on rocker ROGER DALTREY, which THE WHO bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND halted 20 years ago, is back on after writer Jalanne Barnes convinced the guitarist it wouldn't be a hatchet job. Townshend, who has...

Daltrey Inspires Fan's Proposal

Rocker ROGER DALTREY stopped a performance mid-set to allow recovered cancer patient DANIEL JONES propose to his girlfriend in front of 5,500 fans last Saturday (31MAR07). The legendary THE WHO musician and patron of the...

Daltrey Back Onstage

LATEST: Veteran rockers THE WHO resumed their North American tour earlier than expected last night (22MAR07) and well-again frontman ROGER DALTREY declared to the Little Rock, Arkansas crowd, "Boy, it feels good to be out...

Daltrey Recovers

LATEST: THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has made a full recovery from a serious viral infection, in time to finish the band's tour of North America. Daltrey walked off stage during the first song in...

Daltrey 'Moon Did Drive Car Into Swimming Pool'

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has slammed biographers who claim the story of his bandmate KEITH MOON driving a car into a swimming pool is a myth - insisting it really happened. The incident, reported...

Daltrey Is Suffering A Viral Infection

LATEST: Rock legends THE WHO's world tour has been thrown into jeopardy with news frontman ROGER DALTREY is suffering a serious viral infection. Daltrey walked off stage during the first song in Tampa, Florida last...

The Who Cancel Mexican Date

LATEST: Veteran rockers THE WHO have cancelled a concert in Mexico this weekend (17MAR07), because lead singer ROGER DALTREY is still suffering from bronchitis. They were forced to abandon a gig in Florida on Tuesday...

Who Abandon Concert Due To Daltrey's Bronchitis

Veteran rockers THE WHO were forced to abandon a Florida gig during the first song last night (13MAR07), when singer ROGER DALTREY walked off stage suffering from bronchitis. The band's guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND returned to...

Knowsley Hall Festival Is An Automatic Hit

LATEST: THE WHO and KEANE are proving to be a big draw at the inaugural Knowsley Hall Music Festival in Liverpool, England - the first 10,000 tickets sold in just over hour this morning (12FEB07)....

The Who Seething At Lack Of Airplay

Veteran British band THE WHO have blasted radio stations for failing to give airplay to older bands who are still writing new material. The MY GENERATION hitmakers, who are set to rock Europe in May...

The Who Announce European Tour

Veteran British stars THE WHO are set to rock Europe in May and June when they hit the road for 28 concerts. Surviving bandmembers ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND insist the forthcoming shows will be...

Daltrey Credits Fungus With Giving Him Longevity

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has revealed the secret behind his longevity - a jelly-like fungus used by ancient warriors to boost energy levels. The 62-year-old reteamed last year (06) with PETE TOWNSHEND, the band's...

Townshend: 'My Dogs Talk To Me'

Veteran rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is convinced his pet dogs talk to him - and even predict the weather. The MY GENERATION star, who is set to rock England's Glastonbury Festival in June (07) with bandmate...

Wood To Head Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp

LATEST: ROLLING STONE RONNIE WOOD will act as band leader when leading veteran rockers unite to offer Britain's first rock 'n' roll fantasy camp in May (07). The guitarist will take charge of SPENCER DAVIS,...

The Who Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

Legendary rockers The Who have received an award for lifetime achievement at London's South Bank Show awards.Band members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were presented with the prize last night by ITV's new chairman Michael...

By on 24 January 2007

The Who Stars Honoured

THE WHO stars ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND received an Outstanding Achievement award after wowing rock fans for 40 years. The British TV arts programme South Bank Show award ceremony honoured the MY GENERATION pair...

Daltrey Plays A Woman In Csi

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY endured hours in the make-up department for his role in CSI: CRIMINAL SCENE INVESTIGATION, because he plays a middle-aged Afro-American woman. Daltrey, whose song WHO ARE YOU has been the...

Veteran Rockers Unite For Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp

British rocker SPENCER DAVIS, CREAM bassist JACK BRUCE and PROCOL HARUM singer GARY BROOKER have joined together to offer Britain's first rock 'n' roll fantasy camp. For GBP9,000 ($17,550) rock fans can take a six-day...

Myers Picked For Moon Biopic

US funnyman MIKE MYERS has been picked to play rock wildman KEITH MOON in a new biopic charting the drummer's turbulent life. The AUSTIN POWERS star was chosen by Moon's former THE WHO bandmate ROGER...

Townshend Has Mixed Emotions About Touring With Daltrey

PETE TOWNSHEND enjoys life on the road with THE WHO bandmate ROGER DALTREY - until the singer starts worrying about his voice. The guitarist, who has enjoyed a love-hate relationship with Daltrey throughout the years,...

Townshend Wanted To Play Tommy

PETE TOWNSHEND was destined to play TOMMY in THE WHO's rock opera movie of the same name - until he noticed the change in bandmate ROGER DALTREY when he took on the lead role. The...

Daltrey Tried To 'Save' Entwistle

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY regularly tried to persuade late bandmate JOHN ENTWISTLE to quit drugs and alcohol, but his pleas fell on deaf ears. Daltrey and his only surviving bandmate, PETE TOWNSHEND, were devastated...

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