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Roger Daltrey Almost Shelved Album Whilst Battling Meningitis

Roger Daltrey nearly ''shelved'' his new solo record 'As Long as I Have You' after battling meningitis. The 74-year-old music legend came down with the severe bacterial infection whilst making his ninth record and was...

Serge Pizzorno 'Really Scared' He'll Go Deaf

Serge Pizzorno fears he'll go deaf like Roger Daltrey.The Kasabian guitarist performed for The Who frontman's charity Teenage Cancer Trust at London's Royal Albert Hall on Saturday night (24.03.18), where he revealed he's ''really scared''...

Pete Townshend Saved Roger Daltrey's New Album

Roger Daltrey's new solo album was saved by Pete Townshend.The 74-year-old singer has teamed up with Pete, 72, on his new solo album 'As Long As I Have You', and has admitted to harbouring doubts...

Roger Daltrey On The Who's Live Future

Roger Daltrey has suggested Pete Townshend doesn't want to tour as The Who anymore.The 'My Generation' rockers toured around the world last October, but the frontman has said that he and the guitar legend are...

Roger Daltrey Announces New Solo Lp As Long As I Have You

Roger Daltrey returns to his ''soul'' roots on new album 'As Long As I Have You'.The Who frontman has unveiled his first solo record since 1992's 'Rocks in the Head', which features his bandmate Pete...

Roger Daltrey Confesses He's 'Very Deaf'

Roger Daltrey has confessed he is ''very, very deaf'' now.The Who legend urged rock 'n' roll fans to wear earplugs to live shows, as he revealed the extend of the damage done to his hearing...

Matt Bellamy And Brian Cox's Beatles Tribute Act Set For Teenage Cancer Trust

Matt Bellamy's Beatles tribute super-group will support Roger Daltrey at his Teenage Cancer Trust show later this month.The Muse frontman will lead the outfit called Dr. Pepper's Jaded Hearts Club Band - a pun on...

Sam Smith: Meeting Julie Andrews Was A 'Dream Come True'

Sam Smith has admitted it was a ''dream come true'' when he got to meet 'Mary Poppins' star Julie Andrews at the Raise Your Voice Gala on Monday night (05.03.18).The 25-year-old singer took time out...

Roger Daltrey Announces Orchestra Tommy Shows

Roger Daltrey is set to perform The Who's 'Tommy' in full with local orchestras in the US this summer.The 'My Generation' rocker - who is joined by guitarist Pete Townshend when playing in the legendary...

Kasabian And Courteeners' Teenage Cancer Trust Gigs

Kasabian and Courteeners will headline Teenage Cancer Trust shows at London's Royal Albert Hall in 2018.The 'You're In Love With A Psycho' hitmakers and the indie rock group are the first acts confirmed for the...

Bruno Mars To Headline Bst Hyde Park

Bruno Mars will headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in 2018.The 'Just The Way You Are' hitmaker has been announced for next year's annual music extravaganza in London and will take to The...

Pete Townshend Secretly Wed

Pete Townshend secretly got married last December.The 'My Generation' hitmaker tied the knot with long-term partner Rachel Fuller after over two decades together in an intimate ceremony which they decided to keep quiet for ''selfish''...

The Who's Maximum As + Bs' Boxset

The Who's entire collection of singles and EPs will be released on a 5-CD boxset titled 'Maximum As & Bs'.The 'My Generation' rockers - fronted by Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend - have put...

Geri Horner Proud To Be Part Of Grenfell Tower Single

Geri Horner is ''proud'' to be part of the Grenfell Tower charity single.The former Spice Girl is thrilled to hear how the track - a cover of Simon & Garfunkel's 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' -...

Adele Visits Firefighters Who Rescued Grenfell Tower Residents

Adele has visited the firefighters who battled the horrific blaze at Grenfell Tower last week.Firefighter Rob Petty took to Facebook to reveal the 'Hello' hitmaker joined him and his brave colleagues - who battled tough...

Stormzy, Liam Payne And The Who For Grenfell Tower Charity Single

Stormzy, Liam Payne and The Who will perform on a charity single to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.The 'Big For Your Boots' hitmaker and the One Direction star are said...

Guns N' Roses And The Who Announce Joint Shows

Guns N' Roses and The Who have joined forces for co-headline shows.The two legendary rock bands will both perform at Rock In Rio in Rio De Janeiro on September 23 and will head to Argentina's...

Pete Townshend Doesn't Care About Quadrophenia Sequel

Pete Townshend ''doesn't care'' about the upcoming 'Quadrophenia' sequel.The Who rocker, whose band's rock opera inspired the original cult 1979 movie, insists he isn't interested in the planned movie but the project is quite frustrating...

Roger Daltrey Secures Big Names For Teenage Cancer Trust Gigs By Begging A-list Pals

The Who frontman launched the charity music concerts at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 2000, with some of the biggest names in music and comedy playing at the British landmark every year since.The 2017 shows...

The Who's Sad Homecoming Festival Gig To Be Released On Dvd

The rockers returned to Britain to headline the 2004 Isle of Wight Festival after a North American tour, during which Entwistle passed away. Veteran session musician Pino Palladino was recruited to fill...

Pete Townshend Writes New Music For Touring Tommy Stage Show

The show will now include Amazing Journey and one other new song written especially for the Ramps On The Moon production, which features disabled and able-bodied performers. The U.K. tour will begin...

Shawn Mendes Cast In Summer Of Love

Shawn Mendes is to make his film debut in 'Summer of Love'.The 18-year-old pop star is to swap the stage for the big screen with a role in the musical movie which has been written...

Busted Set To Support Ed Sheeran At Teenage Cancer Trust Gig

Busted are to support Ed Sheeran at this year's Teenage Cancer Trust gig.The upcoming fundraising concert - which is to be held at the Royal Albert Hall on March 28 - will see James Bourne,...

Pete Townshend In Bid To Save Tannoy Factory

The 71-year-old British musician has spoken up for workers at the Tannoy plant in Coatbridge, Scotland, whose jobs are under threat as company bosses are planning to move manufacturing of the speaker systems...

The Who Inspired By The Rolling Stones’ To Produce New Music

The iconic British band are regulars on the touring circuit but have not released a studio album since 2006's Endless Wire. Pete admits that he and frontman Roger Daltrey have struggled...

Johnny Marr To Join Pet Shop Boys For Fundraising Concert

The former The Smiths star has worked with the two-piece before on their albums, and the trio will be coming together with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra for a special live performance at...

Leslie Ash Returning To Quadrophenia 'Follow-up' - Report

Earlier this year (16) it was revealed that To Be Someone, a new film featuring Quadrophenia stars Phil Daniels and Toyah Willcox, would begin filming in 2016. Many outlets dubbed...

Leslie Ash Signs Up For Quadrophenia Remake

Leslie Ash and Gary Shail have signed up for the 'Quadrophenia' sequel.The two stars have agreed to reprise the roles of Steph and Spider, who they played in the 1979 classic movie - which is...

Music Legend Mose Allison Dead At 89

The pianist, whose songs were covered by the Clash, Elvis Costello and The Who, among others, passed away on Tuesday (15Nov16). Born in Mississippi, Allison began playing the piano at the age...

Roger Daltery Doesn't Fear Death

Roger Daltrey doesn't worry about dying despite having many fallen friends.The 72-year-old lead singer of The Who was honoured with The Music Industry Trust Award at London's Grosvenor House on Monday (07.11.16) where he said...

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