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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: '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...

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...

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...

Townshend Denies 'War' With Daltrey

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has rubbished claims he is "at war" with bandmate ROGER DALTREY. Townshend yesterday (27JUL06) revealed the pair had fallen out, just a month into their first tour in 20...

Townshend: 'I Don't Socialise With Daltrey'

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND insists his relationship with frontman ROGER DALTREY is purely business, because they never spend time together away from the studio or the stage. Townshend, who is the creative driving force...

The Who Fall Out Over Webcasts

THE WHO rockers PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY have fallen out over plans to charge fans to watch webcasts of the band's European tour. The band has been charging $10 (GBP5.50) for access to the...

The Who Announce First World Tour In 20 Years

Legendary British rock band THE WHO will tour the world for the first time in more than two decades later this year (06), and will release their first studio album since 1982. Surviving members ROGER...

Daltrey Unimpressed By Doherty

Rock god ROGER DALTREY has branded troubled BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY "feeble minded" and urged him to seek help. THE WHO frontman slates Doherty's rock 'n' roll credentials, insisting he is nothing more than a...

Townshend Revelling In Mature Looks

PETE TOWNSHEND is delighted he has finally grown into his facial features in his sixties, because people have finally started to describe THE WHO rocker as "handsome". The 61-year-old is famed for his distinctive nose...

Weller Refuses To Be Labeled 'Middle Class'

Rocker PAUL WELLER was mortified when THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY called him 'middle-class', because he is still close to his working class roots despite his fame and fortune. The 48-year-old enjoys the trappings afforded...

Daltrey And Townshend's Ongoing Feud

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY insists any onstage camaraderie between himself and guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is all for show - as in reality they can't bear the sight of each other. The two surviving members...

Daltrey And Townshend's Post-gig Punch-ups

THE WHO bandmates ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND used to beat each other up after gigs, while high on drugs and adrenaline. It has been 33 years since they last raised their fists to each...

Daltrey: 'I Love And Hate Performing Live'

ROGER DALTREY has a love-hate relationship with live performance - because he finds it so tough. THE WHO rocker is a perfectionist and claims he is rarely satisfied with gigs. He says, "Performing is a...

Daltrey 'Blessed' By Townshend's Songs

ROGER DALTREY credits bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND's legendary songwriting abilities for the band's long lasting success. The singer insists he'd be nothing without Townshend's prolific creativity and feels "blessed" by their partnership. He says, "What songs....

Daltrey: 'I've Never Grown Old'

Rock veteran ROGER DALTREY has the last laugh with fans who mock him for singing "Hope I die before I get old" - he insists he never has grown old. THE WHO frontman was only...

The Who To Keep Rocking

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY insists the band's world tour won't be their last - but he treats every gig as a farewell, because he never knows when he will be ready to quit. The...

The Who Unveil Plaque Live In Leeds

Veteran rockers THE WHO launched their UK tour at Leeds University on Saturday (17JUN06), the legendary English venue where they recorded their seminal LIVE AT LEEDS album in 1970. ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND wowed...

Tommy Star Thrilled The Who Are Still Rocking

The thespian who gave THE WHO's TOMMY rock opera fresh legs on Broadway, New York, has urged ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSEND to ignore their critics and keep on rocking. MICHAEL CERVERIS, who won a...

The Who Repeat History At Leeds

THE WHO are launching their UK tour at Leeds University in northern England next month (JUN06) - the venue where their seminal LIVE AT LEEDS album was recorded in 1970. Although the show was intended...

The Who Bootleg Their Own Shows

THE WHO are planning to make bootleg recordings of their own shows on their forthcoming European tour, in a bid to raise money for charity. Surviving original members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will sell...

Daltrey Wracked With Nerves Over Tour

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is terrified about the band's upcoming European tour - fearing his performance skills are rusty. The veteran frontman, 62, insists people who think performing to thousands of fans, night after...

Stars Raise Money For Children

ROGER DALTREY, LULU and LED ZEPPLIN's ROGER PLANT raised $3.4 million (GBP1.9 million) for charity by playing a gig under the name of RD CRUSADERS last night (10MAY06). The supergroup raised the cash for a...

Daltrey To Play At Arsenal Gig

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has agreed to perform at a special celebration to mark his favourite soccer team's move to a new stadium. The veteran musician - currently recording the band's first studio album...

Clapton Headlines Pro-hunt Concert

PUBLISHED IN 2006 ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a controversial seven-hour concert supporting the Countryside Alliance in its fight to lift the ban on fox hunting in the UK. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker,...

The Who Plan June Release For Epic Song

Legendary rockers THE WHO hope to release a limited edition mini-album two months ahead of their full-length comeback disc later this year (06). Surviving band members PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY are in talks with...

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