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Letterman Lets Zingers Fly At Leno Again

Goaded by guest Dr. Phil McGraw, David Letterman Tuesday night returned to tweaking his late-night rival, Jay Leno. The CBS late-show host acknowledged that he enjoyed every minute of NBC's Conan O'Brien-Jay Leno fiasco earlier...

Townshend Complains About The Who Merchandise

PETE TOWNSHEND is urging fans to shun any THE WHO merchandise - because he thinks the branded items look awful.The band sells rock memorabilia on its official website, including T-shirts, baseball caps and The Who-embossed...

Ronnie Wood Taught Slash To Rock

Ronnie Wood used to teach Slash how to play guitar.The Rolling Stones guitarist gave playing tips to the legendary axeman - who played in seminal 80s band Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver and is...

'Stairway To Heaven' Leads To Number One

'Stairway to Heaven' has been voted Britain's favourite rock song of all time. The classic Led Zeppelin track, from their 1971 album 'IV', was voted to the top spot by listeners of radio station Absolute...

Phil Collins Going Back To His Youth

Phil Collins has recorded an album of Motown covers. The legendary singer and drummer is to release the album of his covers entitled 'Going Back', which draws from the records which influenced him as a...

Movie Reviews Date Night

Date Night, a modest comedy starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey, is challenging three 3D blockbusters at the box office this weekend, and several industry observers are predicting a David-vs-Goliath result. Certainly the critics, on...

Dynasty 'S John Forsythe Dead At 92

John Forsythe, who played Blake Carrington on Dynasty from 1981-89 and was the voice of the leader of Charlie's Angels from 1976-81, died Thursday in Santa Ynez, near Los Angeles, losing a year-long a battle...

Miley Beats The Blockbusters

There may be no songs in Disney's The Last Song, and Miley Cyrus may have found herself the target of stinging flak from critics for her performance in the movie, but her fans packed theaters...

Who's Randy? Luke Pritchard

The Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard was reportedly thrown out of The Who's concert after he was straddled by his girlfriend.The indie rocker was sat in the stalls at London's Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday night...

Daltrey Eyes Autobiography

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY is set to tell all his life secrets - he wants to write his memoirs.The singer is keen to pen his autobiography, detailing his years as frontman of the hellraising...

Flaming Lips Plan Yoshimi Musical With Tommy Mastermind

THE FLAMING LIPS are set to become the latest act to turn a hit album into a Broadway show - the man behind THE WHO's TOMMY wants to adapt their cult hit YOSHIMI BATTLES THE...

Townshend's Hearing Improving

PETE TOWNSHEND is hopeful his future with THE WHO is secure - the new in-ear monitors the rocker has been testing to improve his hearing have made him feel "reborn".The 64 year old has suffered...

Daltrey Eyes Page Collaboration

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is desperate to collaborate with JIMMY PAGE - he wants to form a supergroup with the LED ZEPPELIN star.The singer is a longtime fan of the legendary guitarist and admits...

Gallagher Snubs The Who

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has confirmed he asked former OASIS singer LIAM GALLAGHER to join the iconic band on stage next month (Mar10) - but the star turned the offer down.Daltrey organises a series...

Townshend To Test His Hearing Onstage In London

THE WHO's future rests on new in-ear monitors which will help tinnitus sufferer PETE TOWNSHEND overcome hearing issues during live shows.The rocker was introduced to the new technology by pal Neil Young's audiologist and he's...

Daltrey Blinded By The Lights At Super Bowl Show

Rocker ROGER DALTREY fears he'll have a very fuzzy memory of THE WHO's Super Bowl showdown on Sunday (07Feb10) - because he couldn't see a thing.The My Generation singer and bandmate Pete Townshend performed a...

Townshend Musical To Feature New Who Songs?

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is looking to turn his much-anticipated musical about an equestrian into THE WHO's next project.The guitarist has been working on the musical, called Floss, for years and he reveals he completed it...

Townshend Upset By Pre-super Bowl Attack

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND has been left "really saddened" by the actions of child welfare groups in the Miami, Florida area after officials posted flyers warning of the rocker's impending arrival to homes near...

The Who Get Their Own Satellite Radio Network For Six Days

Rockers THE WHO have landed their very own radio station ahead of their performance at the Super Bowl on Sunday (07Feb10).Sirius Satellite Radio bosses are launching The Who Channel on Wednesday (03Feb10). The six-day station...

Townshend: 'Daltrey And I Are Closer Than Ever'

THE WHO bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE's death brought warring bandmates PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY closer together than ever.The rocker died in Las Vegas on the eve of a U.S. tour in 2002 and Townshend admits...

The Specials Get Nme Honour

The Specials are to receive the Outstanding Contribution prize at this year's NME Awards.The British ska band - whose career has spanned over 30 years and who are known for their political lyrics - will...

Townshend's Fears Over Failing Hearing

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND fears his music career will come to an end in the next few years, because of problems with his hearing.The 64 year old has suffered from partial deafness and tinnitus...

Stone: 'Daltrey Made Me Enjoy Music Again'

Soul singer JOSS STONE has ROGER DALTREY to thank for her renewed outlook on life - THE WHO rocker made her realise how unimportant money is compared to the thrill of performing.The You Had Me...

Will.i.am & Slash Cover My Generation For Haiti

BLACK EYED PEAS star will.i.am and SLASH have teamed up to revamp THE WHO's MY GENERATION to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake relief effort.The song will debut during the Super Bowl broadcast in America...

Townshend Thanks Daughter For Support Through Child Porn Scandal

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has credited his daughter EMMA for helping him through his devastating 2003 arrest for using a credit card to access a website that allegedly advertised child pornography.The My Generation hitmaker...

The Who's Super Bowl Gig Provokes Outrage

Officials at a leading U.S. children's charity are outraged THE WHO has landed this year's (10) Super Bowl half-time show - because of PETE TOWNSHEND's 2003 arrest on suspicion of possessing child pornography.The rocker was...

Townshend's First Guitar Smashing Moment Remembered

The London venue where THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND first smashed a guitar has been listed as a historical building.Harrow Council officials have unveiled a plaque commemorating the 1964 incident at the spot where the...

Clapton Teams With Daltrey For New Tour

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON is planning a 2010 tour with THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY.Last week (02Dec09) Clapton announced he was reuniting with fellow guitar great Jeff Beck to play rare sets in North America...

Daltrey Plans Memoirs

ROGER DALTREY is set to open up about life in THE WHO in a new autobiography.The singer, who helped create the band in 1964, is hoping to secure a deal to spill all his rock...

Daltrey Insisted On Film Screening Before Ok-ing Songs

Rocker ROGER DALTREY insisted on seeing new movie PIRATE RADIO before agreeing to allow director RICHARD CURTIS to use THE WHO's hits in the soundtrack - because he feared the moviemaker would take liberties with...

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