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The Who Set For Stage Revival?

THE WHO are reportedly set to follow in the footsteps of QUEEN and ABBA by lighting up London's West End with a stage version of their rock opera QUADROPHENIA. A dramatic adaptation of guitarist Pete...

Kasabian Talk New Album

KASABIAN have been discussing their forthcoming album, which is to be released later this year.According to the Leicester band, the follow-up to 2006's EMPIRE will be an eclectic mix of influences.Speaking to BBC 6 Music,...

By on 06 January 2009

Streisand, Freeman And The Who Stars Receive Kennedy Center Honors

BARBRA STREISAND, THE WHO stars PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY and actor MORGAN FREEMAN are the newest recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for their achievements in performing arts. The prestigious accolade, recognising individuals who...

Doherty To Join The Who

BABYSHAMBLES rocker PETE DOHERTY is reportedly set to replace PETE TOWNSHEND in THE WHO for a one-off charity gig. The band's frontman, Roger Daltrey, is said to have asked Doherty to join him for a...

Fox Rocks With The Who

Veteran rockers THE WHO surprised fans at their New York City gig on Wednesday (05Nov08) night when they brought out MICHAEL J. FOX as their special guest. The band took to the stage in the...

The Who Will Launch 2009 Aussie Grand Prix

British rock legends THE WHO will kick off the 2009 Formula One motor racing season with a roaring performance at the Australian Grand Prix next March (09). The Baba O'Riley band will open the grandstand...

Linkin Park Take Over From The Who For Csi Episode

Rockers LINKIN PARK are to end THE WHO's stranglehold on hit TV series CSI after producers agreed to name an episode after their new single. The group's new track, Leave Out All The Rest, will...

Townshend Defends Religion Film Track

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND allowed BILL MAHER to use THE WHO song THE SEEKER in his satirical documentary about religion - after the comedian "badgered" him to agree. The guitarist admits he initially refused to give...

Daltrey Slims Down Wardrobe

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY has slimmed down his wardrobe for the band's upcoming U.S. tour - insisting his stage clothes will be more "minimalist" than in previous years. The singer is famed for his...

Oasis Announced As Final Electric Proms Headliner

Oasis will close the 2008 BBC Electric Proms, it has been announced.The Gallaghers will celebrate the release of their new album Dig Out Your Soul by taking to the stage at the Roundhouse in London...

By on 30 September 2008

The Who To Receive Us Honour

THE WHO are to receive a top US cultural honour from The Kennedy Centre, it has been reported.Artists from all disciplines are recognised by The Kennedy Centre lifetime contribution awards, with previous winner including BOB...

By on 16 September 2008

Keith Moon Biopic Lacks Script

Roger Daltrey, frontman for The Who, has disclosed that a hoped-for biopic about the group's late drummer Keith Moon has been held up for more than 15 years because a suitable script has yet to...

The Who Postpone Covers Album

Rock legends THE WHO have been forced to postpone plans for a covers album, because producer T-BONE BURNETT is too busy working on other projects. Earlier this year, the Baba O'Riley band announced their intention...

Freeman And Who Stars Honoured With Kennedy Centre Awards

Morgan Freeman has been named as a recipient of a 2008 Kennedy Centre award.The Dark Knight star, as well as founders of the Who Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, will receive the prestigious honour at...

By on 10 September 2008

Canadian Fan Pays $25,000 To Roadie For The Who

A Canadian rock fan has won the chance to join THE WHO's road crew for a day after landing the winning bid at an online auction. The unnamed man paid $25,100 (GBP13,568) for the opportunity...

Daltrey Blasts Ageists

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY has waged a war on ageism in his native Britain. The veteran rocker, 64, is furious elderly people are forced into retirement before they have had the chance to pass...

The Who Auction Off Roadie Package

Rockers THE WHO are offering one lucky fan the chance to roadie for them as part of a new charity auction item. Bidding for the package, which includes becoming a member of the group's road...

Daltrey To Honour Detroit

THE WHO will honour the city that launched their career by donating the profits from a concert to local charities, according to frontman ROGER DALTREY. Daltrey, along with Pete Townshend will perform in Detroit in...

Fan Finds Daltrey's Lost Passport

Rock legends THE WHO's forthcoming tour has been rescued by a fan who discovered frontman ROGER DALTREY's lost passport in a supermarket. Lisa Gillespie found the document in a Budgens store near Daltrey's home in...

Mirren's Biggest Regret Is Snubbing The Who

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN will always regret not accepting a personal invitation from rockers THE WHO to join them onstage at a gig. The Queen star was once asked by the group's late drummer Keith...

Townshend Makes Light Of Daltrey Feud Reports

PETE TOWNSHEND has hit back at reports he and THE WHO bandmate ROGER DALTREY don't get along by joking the rocking pair take steam baths together. The guitarist claims gossips are reading too much into...

Townshend Talked Vedder Out Of Retirement

PEARL JAM fans have THE WHO's PETE TOWNSHEND to thank for the ALIVE rockers' longevity - he talked frontman EDDIE VEDDER out of retiring. Townshend claims Vedder contacted him in the early 1990s as he...

Daltrey + Townsend Not Speaking

THE WHO stars ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSEND have reportedly fallen out - on the eve of their American tour. The duo, who are the only two surviving members of the legendary rock band, are...

Roger Daltrey: 'Jack Black Is Like Elvis'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is begging JACK BLACK to quit acting and become a full-time rocker - likening the TENACIOUS D frontman to ELVIS PRESLEY. Daltrey is in awe of Kung Fu Panda star...

Daltrey Backtracks Over The Who Split

ROGER DALTREY has backtracked on his claims legendary rockers THE WHO will never release another album - insisting songwriter bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND has yet to pen his best material. Lead singer Daltrey recently hinted the...

Townshend Slams Downloads

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND has criticised the digital music industry for alienating fans - labelling the process of internet downloading "heartless". Although the rocker admits that the way companies such as iTunes have capitalised...

Police Escort Supergrass To La Gig

Brit rockers SUPERGRASS arrived at a recent Los Angeles gig via police escort after performing at a WHO tribute gig.After being unexpectedly called to play at the WHO gig, the band had to race across...

By on 15 July 2008

The Who Honoured By Foos And Pearl Jam

Legendary rockers THE WHO were honoured by the FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM on Saturday (12Jul08) at the third VH1 Rock Honours ceremony. The annual event pays tribute to bands who have influenced the sound...

The Who To Quit Studio

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has hinted the band may never release another album of new material - because they have "done enough already". The singer is adamant he would love to record a new...

Townshend Building His Own Studio

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND is putting his do-it-yourself (DIY) skills to good use - he is building a recording studio at his home without "any outside help". The rocker is determined to make sure...

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