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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...

Noel Gallagher Praised For Teenage Cancer Trust Support By Daltrey

Noel Gallagher was praised by Roger Daltrey for being such a ''loyal friend and loyal supporter'' of the Teenage Cancer Trust ahead of his concert on Saturday night (28.03.15).The Who frontman came on stage at...

Roger Daltrey: John's Death Brought Pete And I Closer Together

Roger Daltrey says the prospect of death has brought him closer to Pete Townshend.The iconic The Who members were shaken when fellow band member John Entwistle passed away at the age of 57 in 2002,...

Roger Daltrey: 'The Who Farewell Tour Could Go On And On'

The rocker and bandmate Pete Townshend have 54 shows booked for 2015 as they embark on what will be their final world trek, but he reveals there's no end in sight right now....

Roger Daltrey Reunites Original Line-up For 15th Anniversary Charity Gigs

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has reunited the original stars of his first ever Teenage Cancer Trust show to perform again for the 15th anniversary of the fundraising concert series.Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller and Stereophonics...

The Who Axe London Gigs After Daltrey Falls Ill

Rock veterans The Who have postponed two gigs in London to allow frontman Roger Daltrey time to recover from a throat infection.The My Generation hitmakers were due to take their 50th anniversary tour to the...

Noel Gallagher Announces Teenage Cancer Trust Show

Noel Gallagher will headline a Teenage Cancer Trust gig at London's Royal Albert Hall next March.The 'AKA... What a Life!' hitmaker will take to the stage at the prestigious venue on March 28 in what...

Stars Sign Letter To Save London's Music Venues

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend and actor Benedict Cumberbatch are among the stars who have signed an open letter urging London's mayor to protect music venues in the city's Soho district following the closure of...

Roger Daltrey Stuns Wedding Party With Impromptu Performance

Despite playing in one of the most influential rock bands of the 21st Century and encompassing all preconceptions that go along with that title, singer Roger Daltrey is clearly a big ol’ softie at heart...

Roger Daltrey Shocks Couple With Wedding Performance

Rocker Roger Daltrey had the perfect gift for a couple on their wedding day when he dropped in as a surprise guest and performed one of his most famous songs.The Who star was staying at...

Roger Daltrey Gatecrashes Wedding Reception

Roger Daltrey gatecrashed a wedding and sang on stage.The Who rock legend surprised guests at Susan and Carl Smith's wedding reception in Glasgow, Scotland, where he sang the band's first ever single, 'I Can't Explain'.Roger,...

Roger Daltrey Backs Oasis Comeback

Roger Daltrey believes Oasis will reform.The Who frontman performed alongside 'Wonderwall' rocker Liam Gallagher on Tuesday (11.11.14) and admitted that he is convinced that the band will get back together at some point in the...

Queen Named Band Of The Year At Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards

Queen have been named Band of the Year at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification awards.Icons in rock music from past and present were celebrated at the event at The Avalon...

Roger Daltrey Performs At Teen Cancer Fundraiser

Roger Daltrey performed an acoustic set at a charity fundraiser in America last night (28.10.14).The Who rocker co-hosted the Strowger Trust Fundraiser For Teen Cancer America in Los Angeles in aid of the charity he...

Robert Downey, Jr. Too Old For Planned Keith Moon Biopic

Rocker Roger Daltrey has abandoned plans for Robert Downey, Jr. to play wildman drummer Keith Moon in a biopic because the project has dragged on for so long that the actor is now too old...

Liam Gallagher To Bounce Back From Beady Eye Split At The Who Tribute

British rocker Liam Gallagher is to make a comeback after Beady Eye's split by joining a star-studded line up to perform a tribute to The Who at a charity concert organised by Roger Daltrey.The former...

Roger Daltrey: World Needs More Than One Direction

Roger Daltrey says the world needs more than just One Direction for its musical needs.The Who singer - famous for hits like 'My Generation' and 'Won't Get Fooled Again' - has bemoaned the lack of...

The Who To Record New Album

The Who are working on a new album.The legendary rock group released 'Be Lucky' - their first new song in eight years - last month, and lead singer Roger Daltrey, 70, has confirmed they're working...

The Who Are Releasing Their First New Song In Eight Years

It's been a long wait, but mod legends The Who are releasing their first new song in eight years. What took you so long fellas?!Daltrey and Townshend performing in The Netherlands last summerBBC reported on...

The Who Release New Song To Mark 50th Anniversary

The Who are to release a new song to celebrate their 50th anniversary.The 'My Generation' rockers reached the landmark this year and are bringing out 'Who Hits 50', a compilation of their best songs, complete...

The Who Asked To Co-produce 1960s Tv Show

The Who stars Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are in talks to co-produce a Tv series about the London music scene in the 1960s.The two surviving members of the classic rock band have been asked...

Roger Daltrey To Open Model Railway Museum

Roger Daltrey wants to open a model railway museum.The Who frontman has a keen interest in miniature trains and loves working on his own collection in his spare time.He told Radio 2's Chris Evans: ''I...

Roger Daltrey To Help Launch Model Railway Museum

Model railway enthusiast Roger Daltrey is helping local officials in Britain set up a new toy train museum.The Who rocker has met with council leaders in Kent, England to share his expertise and discuss proposals...

Roger Daltrey Struggling To Find Charitable U.s. Stars For Cancer Benefit

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey is struggling to find American icons to join him for his latest cancer charity benefit - because they all expect to be paid to perform.The Won't Get Fooled Again singer...

Roger Daltrey Feels 'Sorry' For Phone Obsessed Fans

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey feels ''sorry'' for music fans who record concerts on their phones rather than enjoying the moment.The 'Substitute' singer finds it ''weird'' that people prefer to film shows on their handsets...

Roger Daltrey Baffled By Fans Filming At Gigs

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has criticised music fans for filming concerts on their phones, branding the practice "weird".The veteran rocker, who announced details of the group's 50th Anniversary tour on Monday (30Jun14), struggles to...

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