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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...

Roger Daltrey Honoured With Music Industry Trusts Award

The rocker was chosen as the recipient of the top music industry honour for his contribution to the music and entertainment industry and his longtime work with charity Teenage Cancer Trust....

Isle Of Wight Festival To Return In 2017

The Isle of Wight Festival is to return in June 2017.The award-winning music extravaganza, which is held at Seaclose Park in Newport, Isle of Wight will celebrate its 16th anniversary with four days of live...

Phil Collins Would Have Quit Genesis To Join The Who

The 65-year-old rocker joined Genesis in 1970 and became their frontman and drummer after the 1975 departure of singer Peter Gabriel, but despite the band's continued success in the late 1970s and early...

Rihanna Perfroms With Sir Paul Mccartney At Desert Trip

Rihanna joined Sir Paul McCartney on stage at Desert Trip on Saturday night (15.10.16).The 28-year-old singer made a surprise appearance at the six-day music festival, held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, when...

Roger Daltrey 'Didn't Want To Live' During Meningitis Battle

Roger Daltrey ''didn't want to live'' during his meningitis battle.The 72-year-old lead singer of The Who fell desperately ill with the infection in 2015, leading to him cancelling a series of planned appearances, and Roger...

David Crosby Brands Desert Trip Festival A 'Scam'

Organisers of the Coachella music festival reportedly spent $8.9 million (£7 million) to secure The Rolling Stones, The Who, and Paul MCCartney for Desert Trip, a two-weekend event which has been described as the "greatest...

The Who To Perform Classic Album 'Tommy' In Special Acoustic Shows For Teenage Cancer Trust

Legendary rockers The Who have announced they will revisit their classic album Tommy in acoustic form at next year’s Teenage Cancer Trust shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall.The special one-off shows, on March 30th and...

The Who To Perform Tommy For First Time In 28 Years

The Who will play an acoustic version of 'Tommy' in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust charity next year - the first time they will have performed it together for 28 years.The band - which...

Roger Daltrey To Be Honoured With Top Music Industry Award

The rocker will be feted for his contribution to the music and entertainment industry at the upcoming gala. "It's great to be honoured by my friends and colleagues in the music industry...

Quadrophenia 'Sequel' Director Defends Project After The Who Criticism

Ray Burdis revealed in May (16) that To Be Someone would begin shooting in the summer (16) and many outlets called it a sequel to the 1979 movie Quadrophenia, which was loosely based...

Huge David Bowie Tribute At Isle Of Wight Festival

The late icon, who passed away in January (16) following an 18-month battle with cancer, performed for the final time in the U.K. at the festival in 2004. On Saturday (11Jun16), charity...

The Who Slam 'Ridiculous' Quadrophenia Sequel

It was recently announced that a sequel to the 1979 movie, based on The Who's rock opera of the same name, would begin filming in the summer (16) with returning stars Phil Daniels,...

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