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Liam Gallagher Now Warms Up Before Shows

Liam Gallagher says cancelling gigs is like "getting your d**k cut off".The Beady Eye rocker says he has learned to take more care of his voice as he has gotten older because he hates having...

Dame Shirley Bassey And Roger Daltrey Welcome Copyright Ruling

Dame Shirley Bassey and Roger Daltrey are among the veteran stars who have expressed support for a new European Union ruling extending music copyright from 50 to 70 years.The law, which is expected to be...

Pete Townshend Fears His Songwriting Days Are Over

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend fears he can no longer write songs. The legendary 'My Generation' songwriter doesn't feel he can push musical boundaries like he used to during his band's 70s heyday, and admits...

Roger Daltrey Beats Cold For Tommy Show

Roger Daltrey overcame a "nasally" cold to perform his 'Tommy Reborn' show at The Indig02 in London last night (25.07.11).The rock legend told the audience he had caught the bug when performing in freezing conditions...

Roger Daltrey Unsure If The Who Will Tour Again

Roger Daltrey isn't sure if he will ever tour with Pete Townshend again as The Who.The 67-year-old singer is currently performing his 'Tommy Reborn' show - which features songs from the band's acclaimed rock opera...

Touring Prevented Roger Daltrey Signing Up For The Voice

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey met with TV bosses in Britain to negotiate a role as a judge on the U.K. version of The Voice, but had to pull out of talks due to touring...

Roger Daltrey's Fury Over Britain's Mass Immigration

Rocker Roger Daltrey has lashed out at immigrants who fail to pay taxes in his native Britain and "undercut" the country's working class.The Who frontman was a lifelong support of the U.K. left-wing Labour political...

Roger Daltrey Keeps Rocking To Preserve His Voice

Roger Daltrey refuses to take time out from his rock 'n' roll career because a short break from singing could destroy his voice.The Who legend underwent surgery to remove a pre-cancerous growth from his throat...

Roger Daltrey Not A Fan Of Festivals On Tv

Rocker Roger Daltrey is unimpressed with the vast coverage of music festivals on British TV as he is convinced the "wall-to-wall" footage is killing the "mystery" of chart stars.The Who star is a big fan...

Roger Daltrey Against Televising Festivals

The Who's Roger Daltrey says TV coverage of festivals makes him "want to puke."The 'Substitute' singer feels televising live music loses the essence of witnessing rock 'n' roll first hand and takes away from the...

Roger Daltrey's Tears At Grandad's Wartime Letter

Veteran rocker Roger Daltrey was moved to tears when he read a wartime letter from his grandfather bravely describing life on the battlefield as "wonderful".The Who frontman perused a dispatch from his soldier grandad and...

Roger Daltrey Attacked Bullies With A Chair

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has revealed he fought off teenage bullies by battering them with a chair.The singer was targeted when he was a young man because of his diminutive height, but he devised...

Roger Daltrey Made Ill Through Touring

Roger Daltrey says touring made him "very, very seriously ill".The Who singer - who recently underwent surgery to remove a pre-cancerous growth from a vocal chord - has been plagued by health problems when on...

Roger Daltrey: 'I Was A Miserable Tourmate'

The Who star Roger Daltrey has confessed he's no fun to be around on tour - because he often thinks his performances are terrible.In a recent interview with Intelligent Life magazine, his bandmate Pete Townshend...

Roger Daltrey Worried About Townshend's Biography

Roger Daltrey isn't looking forward to reading The Who bandmate Pete Townshend's new book - because he fears what he'll learn about himself.The biography that landed Townshend in trouble with the law is to be...

Roger Daltrey Scraps Solo Gigs

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has been forced to call off three summer (11) gigs in his native Britain due to poor ticket sales.The rocker was due to perform at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire, England...

Roger Daltrey Thrills Sailing Songwriters With Covers Gig At Sea

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey paid tribute to his country music heroes during a surprise show onboard the Queen Mary II cruise ship as it set sail from England to New York on Friday night...

Daltrey Announces Tommy Dates

Rocker Roger Daltrey has announced dates for his groundbreaking and ambitious Tommy tour.His band The Who never played the iconic album in its entirety but singer Daltrey will when he performs dates during a six-week...

Moon Film Stalled Over Script

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has confirmed a film about his late bandmate Keith Moon has stalled over problems with the script.The musician has spent years working on the project, tentatively titled See Me Feel...

Roger Daltrey Auditioned For American Idol Role

American Idol bosses have revealed Roger Daltrey applied for a job on the show's judging panel, despite once branding TV talent contests a "joke".The Who rocker spoke out against the competition last year (10) during...

Daltrey Tours Tommy With Townshend's Brother

Roger Daltrey is to tour The Who's famous rock opera Tommy - with Pete Townshend's brother standing in on guitar.Singer Daltrey performed the My Generation hitmakers' seminal 1969 album in its entirety at a charity...

Roger Daltrey Honours Entwistle At London Gig

The Who star Roger Daltrey remembered the band's late bassist John Entwistle in an emotional tribute during a charity show in London on Thursday night (24Mar11).The legendary rocker took to the stage for a solo...

Who Has The Best Harmonies

Roger Daltrey reckons The Who's vocal harmonies were better than The Beach Boys'.The singer with the legendary 'My Generation' rockers performed a solo concert at London's Royal Albert Hall last night (24.03.11), where he paid...

Pete Townshend Wishes He Didn't Join The Who

Pete Townshend wishes he had never joined The Who.Despite the band being considered one of the greatest rock groups of all-time, the guitarist believes he could have been just as successful as a solo performer.'My...

Pete Townshend Wanted To Destroy The Who

Pete Townshend used to think The Who should "literally destroy themselves" to make an impact on the music industry.The 65-year-old rocker - who was the guitarist and songwriter in the band -was keen to adopt...

Mick Jones Rocks With Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey and Mick Jones performed together at the official premiere of the W London - Leicester Square hotel last night (16.03.11) which saw North, South, East and West London come together to celebrate.The Who...

Gallagher: 'Daltrey Saved My Voice'

Former OASIS rocker LIAM GALLAGHER has credited ROGER DALTREY with saving his singing voice - by teaching him the importance of warm-up exercises.Gallagher admits he scoffed at The Who frontman when he advised him to...

Liam Gallagher Doesn't Do Proper Vocal Warm Ups

Liam Gallagher doesn't do proper vocal warm ups because he doesn't want to sound like Chris Martin. The Beady Eye vocalist - famed for his gravelly rock 'n' roll singing style - keeps his pre-show...

Roger Daltrey's Duet With Foo Fighters At Nmes Was Unplanned

ROGER DALTREY had not planned to perform with the FOO FIGHTERS at Britain's NME Awards on Wednesday night (23Feb11) - revealing the rock collaboration happened "on the spot".The Who legend appeared on stage with frontman...

Roger Daltrey Will Give Up Music For Art

Roger Daltrey plans to give up music to be an artist.The 66-year-old Who rocker - who will perform his group's classic album 'Tommy' at London's Royal Albert Hall - thinks he only has a few...

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