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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: '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....

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