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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...

The Who To Make New Album

The Who plan to record a new album this summer.The 'My Generation' rockers - who haven't released new material since 2006 album 'Endless Wire' - already have three demos written and plan to do more...

The Who Spark Retirement Rumours With 50th Anniversary Tour

The Who star Roger Daltrey has hinted the band's upcoming 50th anniversary tour will be their last.The rock legends will hit the road in Britain in the autumn (14) for a series of special shows...

Wilko Johnson Making 'Excellent Progress' After Operation

Wilko Johnson is making ''excellent progress'' following an operation to remove a pancreatic tumour.The former Dr. Feelgood guitarist was given just 10 months to live by doctors when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in...

Roger Daltrey: 'I'm Losing My Hearing'

Rocker Roger Daltrey can bond with his The Who bandmate Pete Townshend over their health woes - he is slowly losing his hearing.Townshend has told for years how he is afflicted with tinnitus, which causes...

Roger Daltrey: I Forget The Lyrics To Who Songs

Roger Daltrey admits he sometimes forgets the lyrics to The Who's hits. The 'My Generation' band's 70-year-old frontman, who has also just released the record 'Going Home' with musician Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson, insists...

Wilko Johnson Writing Songs After Surgery

Wilko Johnson is working on tracks for a new album with Roger Daltrey just weeks after undergoing major surgery as part of his cancer battle.The former Dr. Feelgood star, who was diagnosed with the disease...

Roger Daltrey Hoping For Wilko Johnson Recovery After Surgery

Rock legend Roger Daltrey is hopeful there is a "chance" terminally-ill musician Wilko Johnson will make a full recovery after undergoing pioneering surgery.The former Dr. Feelgood star, who was diagnosed with inoperable cancer in January,...

One Direction Filming This Is Us Sequel

One Direction are filming a follow-up to their movie 'This Is Us'.The superstar boy band are currently on their 'Where We Are' world tour, and it has been confirmed they are being recorded for a...

Wilko Johnson Recovering After Doctors 'Successfully' Remove Tumour

Wilko Johnson is recovering well after radical cancer surgery.The former Dr Feelgood guitarist had a pancreatic tumour ''successfully'' removed during a nine hour operation on Wednesday (30.04.14) and doctors are said to be ''happy'' with...

Rock Legends Unite For Sir Peter Blake's New Artwork Unveiling

Rock icons Brian May, Bill Wyman and Roger Daltrey joined artist Sir Peter Blake at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday (29Apr14) to unveil his new artwork.Blake, who created the iconic cover for The Beatles'...

Roger Daltrey Plans To Expand Cancer Charity

British rocker Roger Daltrey unveiled plans to expand his cancer charity worldwide when he was honoured for his philanthropy at a music industry awards ceremony on Thursday (24Apr14).The Who star was feted for his work...

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