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Pete Townshend's Guitar Sells For $50,000 At Auction

A guitar once owned by The Who rocker Pete Townshend has raised $50,000 (£31,250) at a music auction in London.The Gibson Les Paul Gold Top guitar, which smashed its original $32,000 (£20,000) estimate, was played...

Keith Moon Partied Too Hard For Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper used to hide from Keith Moon because he couldn't handle how hard he partied.The 'School's Out' rocker used to be a member of a drinking club called the Hollywood Vampires, which saw him...

Eddie Vedder Thanks Townshend For UKelele Love

Rocker Eddie Vedder has publicly thanked The Who's Pete Townshend for giving him an appreciation of the ukelele.The Pearl Jam star is set to release an album full of ukelele music - and he insists...

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...

Jessie J Channels Entwistle In New York

British singer Jessie J paid tribute to late The Who legend John Entwistle during an appearance in New York by wearing a replica of the rocker's famous skeleton suit.The Price Tag hitmaker jetted into the...

Memoir That Landed Pete Townshend In Trouble To Be Released In 2012

The biography that landed The Who star Pete Townshend in trouble with the law is to be released in 2012, almost 20 years after the rocker started work on his memoirs.Who He? is set to...

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...

Mike Myers' Wife Kelly Tisdale Is Pregnant

Mike Myers, the Hollywood actor and comedian, is to become a dad for the first time at the age of 47. Mike Myers and his wife Kelly Tisdale are expecting their first child, due this...

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...

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...

John Entwistle Named Best Bassist

Late The Who star John Entwistle has topped a new online poll to find the best bassist.The rocker, who died in 2002, beat out Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea and Sir Paul MCCartney in...

Tinie Tempah To Receive Silver Clef Award

Tinie Tempah is to be honoured at the Silver Clef Awards 2011.The 'Wonderman' rapper will be presented with the Best Newcomer trophy at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards Lunch, which annually rewards British...

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: 'I Wish I Hadn't Formed The Who'

Rocker Pete Townshend regrets forming The Who - because he would have been happier going solo.Together with the late Keith Moon and John Entwistle and singer Roger Daltrey, the guitarist created one of the rock...

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 Blames Health Woes On The Who

Pete Townshend wishes he had never formed legendary band The Who - because his rock 'n' roll lifestyle wrecked his health.The guitarist formed the My Generation hitmakers in the early 1960s and has spent five...

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...

Alice Cooper's Joy At Hall Of Fame Vote

Alice Cooper's induction into the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame is special because it was voted for by his heroes. The 'Under My Wheels' rocker will be inducted along with the surviving members of...

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...

Daltrey: 'Gallagher Is A Sweetheart Compared To Moon'

ROGER DALTREY can't understand why rocker LIAM GALLAGHER is labelled "difficult" - insisting he's a pleasure to deal with in comparison to his late THE WHO bandmate KEITH MOON.The musician has signed up Gallagher's new...

Beady Eye To Perform At Charity Gig

Liam Gallagher will follow in his brother Noel's footsteps by performing at the Teenage Cancer Trust's charity concert next month. The Beady Eye frontman and his former Oasis bandmates guitarist Gem Archer and bassist Andy...

Taylor Momsen Learnt Sex Was 'Wrong'

Taylor Momsen was made to believe sex "was wrong" when she was at school.The singer-and-actress - who began modelling aged just two years old - had a Catholic education and admits sex was rarely discussed...

Daltrey Could Lose Voice 'At Any Time'

ROGER DALTREY is treasuring "every minute" he can sing with THE WHO because his doctor has warned him he could lose his voice "at any time".The British rocker underwent surgery to remove a pre-cancerous growth...

Daltrey Was Recovering From Secret Throat Surgery At Super Bowl Gig

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has fired back at critics who savaged his 2010 Super Bowl performance, revealing he underwent surgery to remove a pre-cancerous growth from his throat just weeks before the big concert.The...

Will.i.am Stunned By Super Bowl Offer

BLACK EYED PEAS star will.i.am still can't believe his group have been picked to perform at the 2011 Super Bowl after a long list of legends like TOM PETTY, PAUL MCCARTNEY, THE WHO and BRUCE...

Connie Hamzy Speaks About Rock Star Relationships On Howard Stern

CONNIE HAMZY, the American woman from Arkansas who is best known as being a prominent 'groupie' and who claims to have had sexual relations with some of the world's biggest rock-stars, appeared on Howard Stern's...

Will.i.am Reveals Tinnitus Battle

Will.i.am has revealed he suffers from tinnitus. The Black Eyed Peas singer has a constant ringing in his ears - a symptom usually caused by constant exposure to loud sounds and common among musicians -...

Bryan Adams Joins Killing Cancer Concert

Bryan Adams has joined the bill of the KILLING Cancer charity show. The Canadian rocker joins The Who, Jeff Beck, The Verve's Richard Ashcroft and Blondie legend Debbie Harry for the concert which is being...

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