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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...

Hannah Montana Keeps Manilow Off The Top Of The Us Charts

Country crooner BILLY RAY CYRUS' bubbly daughter has stunned the US pop charts for a second successive week after keeping BARRY MANILOW's covers album off the top of the Billboard 200. MILEY CYRUS' HANNAH MONTANA...

Townshend Reveals Daltrey/entwistle Friction

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has revealed that friction between ROGER DALTREY and JOHN ENTWISTLE held up the release of THE WHO's comeback album - because the late bass player refused to let the singer hear raw...

Hollywood Actor Schreiber To Star In Csi

Movie star LIEV SCHREIBER is following in KEVIN FEDERLINE's footsteps with a guest appearance on hit forensics show CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE actor has signed up for a recurring role in the...

Daltrey To Star In Csi

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY will finally make an appearance on CSI: CRIMINAL SCENE INVESTIGATION after singing the theme tune for six years. The singer is set to guest star on an upcoming episode on...

Townshend Eyes 'Not Particularly Powerful' Solo Album

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is planning the release of his first solo album in 13 years, despite the material not making a "particularly powerful record". Townshend recently recorded the first Who album since 1982,...

Daltrey: 'Whether The Who Get Along Is Irrelevant'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has rubbished persistent reports that he doesn't get along with his bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND. The MY GENERATION singer claims he will always forgive guitarist Townshend's "foibles", and vice versa. Daltrey...

Townshend: 'Daltrey Saved My Career'

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND credits band ROGER DALTREY with saving his career when he was being investigated on child pornography charges three years ago (JAN03). The veteran musician was so shocked by the investigation,...

Daltrey Blasts Live 8 Concert

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has slammed last year's (05) Live 8 concerts as "absolutely appalling". The 62-year-old singer was disgusted that celebrities were given seating in an enclosed area in front of the stage...

Daltrey: 'Entwistle Died In The Right Way'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY insists late band member JOHN ENTWISTLE died in a manner fitting his notorious rock 'n' roll lifestyle. Entwistle died in Las Vegas, Nevada, in June 2002 from a heart attack...

Townshend Almost Gave Up In The Eighties

PETE TOWNSHEND became convinced it was time to turn his back on THE WHO when punk and electro music became popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Townshend, now 61, felt The Who no...

Townshend: 'Entwistle Lived Too High'

Late THE WHO rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE died because he continued living "high" into middle age, according to his surviving bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND. Townshend claims he and frontman ROGER DALTREY found it impossible to curb Entwistle's...

The Who First Freddie Mercury Award Winners

Legendary rockers THE WHO are the first winners of the Freddie Mercury Lifetime Achievement Award. Surviving members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will pick up the honour at the new Vodafone Live Music Awards in...

Townshend's Girlfriend To Front New Who Channel

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend has been given the task of documenting the British group's upcoming US tour for a new radio show dedicated to them. RACHEL FULLER will report backstage from the group's...

Statham Wants Daltrey Role

British action man JASON STATHAM harbours a secret desire to play THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY on the big screen. THE TRANSPORTER star idolised the MY GENERATION rocker growing up and still counts Daltrey's turn...

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