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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...

The Who Set For Super Bowl Show

THE WHO will perform at next year's (10) Super Bowl half-time show - the biggest event in the U.S. TV calendar.The rockers are slated to headline the gig at the NFL showdown in Tampa Bay,...

Daltrey Blabs About The Who's Rock Band

ROGER DALTREY has revealed THE WHO is planning a ROCK BAND videogame, which will allow fans to play along with the legendary rockers' biggest hits.The singer tells MassLive that the boffins behind the brand, which...

Townshend Planning Musical Floss

THE WHO's PETE TOWNSHEND has started work on a new musical, called FLOSS.In a post on his Twitter.com blog, the rocker insists the project is intended for "outdoor performance, or arenas" and will debut in...

Michael Jackson Wanted Fourth Child

Michael Jackson was so desperate to have a fourth child he begged a British doctor to have a baby for him.The late pop legend - who was already father to 12-year-old Prince Michael I, 11-year-old...

Sophie's Royal Gaffe

Sophie thinks George Bush is the king of America.The busty 'Big Brother' contestant made the gaffe while talking about the monarchy with Rodrigo, and had the camp Brazilian rolling around with laughter.The misunderstanding started when...

Unhappy Camper Kimberley Walsh

Kimberley Walsh is scared of camping after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.The Girls Aloud star - who climbed the African mountain with a group of celebrities, including her bandmate Cheryl Cole and Take That star Gary Barlow,...

Steve Coogan Feared Going Blind

Steve Coogan thought he would "go blind" while making 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian'.The British comic star was involved in an accident while shooting the adventure comedy movie – which sees exhibits...

'Workaholic' Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz was a "workaholic".Just two years ago, the 'Broken Embraces' star was "chronically tired" because of her "unhealthy" attitude to work.The 35-year-old star explained: "Lately, I have a much better equilibrium between work and...

Clueless Bea

Bea didn't think she would be evicted.The bohemian recruitment consultant - who lost out to clothes sorter David and hairy Marcus and was evicted from 'Big Brother' last night (21.08.09) - admitted she had no...

Sophie Dumps Kris

Sophie has dumped Kris.The 'Big Brother' glamour model was left heartbroken and has vowed not to get together with her promiscuous ex-housemate when she leaves the reality TV house, after reading an interview with him.The...

Lady Gaga Wants Take That In Sack

Lady Gaga wants to have sex with the whole of Take That.The 'Paparazzi' singer thinks the group - consisting of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen and Jason Orange - are "sexy" and would love...

Mischa Barton's Real-life Role

Mischa Barton's new role won't be toned down because of her personal problems.The actress - who was recently sectioned for psychiatric treatment and has worried friends with her wild partying - plays a model called...

Pearl Jam's Jackson Tribute

Pearl Jam paid tribute to Michael Jackson during their show at London's O2 arena.The group played the city's venue on Tuesday (18.08.09) - where the late pop icon had been due to start a 50-date...

Michael Jackson To Be Buried On Birthday

Michael Jackson will be buried on his birthday.The late star's father Joe Jackson claims Michael - who died on June 25 following a suspected cardiac arrest - will finally be laid to rest on August...

Madonna Loves Jesus

Madonna says Jesus Luz is "the love of her life".The '4 Minutes' singer praised the 22-year-old Brazilian model in a speech at her 51st birthday party in Portofino, Italy, on Sunday (16.08.09) before running across...

Movie Reviews The Goods Live Hard, Sell Hard

What hath Airplane and all those gag-a-second movies of the 1980s ultimately wrought? Well, apparently, according to the critics, The Goods Live Hard, Sell Hard. The movie, and the jokes, move at such break-neck speed...

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