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Townshend: 'Jagger Is Sexy'

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND has confessed to a secret same-sex crush - on rocker SIR MICK JAGGER. Townshend - who has admitted to homosexual experimentation in the Sixties - reveals he found the young...

Daltrey: 'Glastonbury Was Like Ww1'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has likened the band's performance at British music festival Glastonbury to the tortuous Battle of Passchendaele during World War 1. The band famously headlined the final evening of the...

Daltrey Shocked By Beatles Sanity

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is shocked the BEATLES didn't "go mad" at the height of their fame in the 1960s. The star concedes although his band's level of fame never matched that of the...

Townshend Sacrificed Music For His Family

British rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has no regrets about sacrificing his career with THE WHO to raise a family. The guitarist would have written another studio album with the band if he hadn't taken time to...

Police To Headline Isle Of Wight

Organisers of the 2008 Isle of Wight Festival have confirmed that reformed rock legends The Police are to headline the event.The Roxanne stars are to top the bill on Sunday June 15th, the final night...

By on 26 November 2007

Townshend Trained In Ballet

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND wasn't always a rock 'n' roll dynamo - he once trained as a ballet dancer. The 62-year-old is known for his eccentric moves onstage, including his infamous "windmill" style of...

Daltrey Won't Watch The Who Film

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has refused to watch a new film charting his legendary band's rise to fame. The Won't Get Fooled Again rocker claims he has no interest in watching rock documentary The...

The Who Plan A New Album

Veteran rockers THE WHO have denied rumours they are taking a break from recording - insisting they will release a new album next year (08). Singer Roger Daltrey confirmed guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend is...

Daltrey Salutes Brave Drummer Jones

ROGER DALTREY has poured praise on former bandmate KENNEY JONES for having the guts to talk about his tempestuous time as THE WHO's drummer in a new documentary. The rocker forced Jones, who replaced Keith...

The Who Take A Break From Recording

Veteran rockers THE WHO are planning to take a break from recording - to concentrate on their live shows. Guitarist Pete Townshend is preparing to embark on the next leg of the band's extensive tour...

The Who Refuse To Retire From The Road

Veteran rockers THE WHO have vowed to never stop touring - because they want to enjoy their renewed popularity for as long as possible. Frontman Roger Daltrey and fellow surviving member Pete Townshend are soon...

Daltrey's Love Of Fighting

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY liked nothing more than a good fight when he was younger. The Won't Get Fooled Again rocker admits he liked to throw a punch or two whenever a brawl arose....

The Who Offer Fans New Pay-to-play Fansite

Rockers THE WHO are to introduce a subscription service website for fans. The new site will go live on Monday (05Nov07) and will offer fans access to live footage, archived videos and one-of-a-kind merchandise. The...

Sharon-dannii 'Row' Before Exit

X-Factor judges Sharon Osbourne and Dannii Minogue reportedly clashed before the older talent spotter walked out of Saturday's results show.The Daily Mirror reports that the two stars had a row an hour before the show...

By on 23 October 2007

'Sharon-dannii Row Before Exit'

X-Factor judges Sharon Osbourne and Dannii Minogue reportedly clashed before the older talent spotter walked out of Saturday's results show.The Daily Mirror reports that the two stars had a row an hour before the show...

By on 23 October 2007

Lost Who Footage Unearthed For New Dvd

Lost footage of THE WHO has been unearthed for a new film about the British rockers. Never-before-seen concert and archival footage will feature on new DVD package Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who. Band...

Daltrey Predicts Doherty Death

THE WHO legend ROGER DALTREY is convinced troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY will die young. Daltrey has lost two of his bandmates to drink and drug problems - drummer Keith Moon died in 1978 of...

Townshend Selling Ferrari Online

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is selling his 1999 Ferrari 550 Maranello online. The guitarist is hoping to get just under $100,000 (GBP50,000) for the metallic blue sportscar on AutoBlog.com. The car is said to...

Daltrey Attacks British Government Over Royalty Law

THE WHO's ROGER DALTREY has launched a stinging attack on the British government, accusing Prime Minister Gordon Brown of failing to look after the country's musicians by protecting their royalties. The rocker, 63, is angry...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Entwistle At Charity Show

AC DC stars BRIAN JOHNSON and CLIFF WILLIAMS joined late rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE's longtime drummer STEVE LUONGO to honour the dead THE WHO star in Atlantic City, New Jersey last week (12Jul07). Johnson and Williams...

Glastonbury Organiser Wants To Attract More Kids

The organiser of Glastonbury festival has unveiled plans to attract more teenagers to next year's event.Michael Eavis claims that too high a proportion of the 180,000 people who attended last month's festival were in their...

By on 13 July 2007

Coxon And Weller Collaboration Set For Release

A collaboration between Graham Coxon and Paul Weller is set for a physical release later this month.This Old Town, co-written by the Blur guitarist and the former Jam legend, is already available as a download...

By on 04 July 2007

Townshend's Lust For Bassey

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND's penchant for the younger lady is diminishing - he's in lust with DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY. The rocker, 62, is currently dating RACHEL FULLER who, at 33, is nearly 30 years...

Killers 'Have Played Glasto For Last Time'

The Killers singer Brandon Flowers has confided that his band will probably never play Glastonbury again.Following on from their headline set on the Pyramid stage on Saturday, Flowers clearly believes his band cannot top that...

By on 27 June 2007

Glasto Revellers Struggle Home

Revellers on their way home from this year's Glastonbury festival faced a tough trip after coach delays and thick mud held up transport from the site.Some festival goers with combined concert and coach tickets faced...

By on 26 June 2007

Peaches Slammed As A 'Nobody'

Indie party girl PEACHES GELDOF has been given a tongue-lashing by rockers THE ENEMY at the Glastonbury festival, with the band branding 18-year-old Peaches a "nobody".Peaches, the daughter of Live Aid organiser SIR BOB GELDOF,...

By on 25 June 2007

Glastonbury Ends On A High

Rock legends The Who closed out this year's Glastonbury festival which has seen about 180,000 people brave regular downpours and muddy conditions to witness the world's largest greenfield music and arts festival. Glastonbury founder Michael...

By on 25 June 2007

The Who Praise Fans For 'Sticking Around' At Glastonbury

Veteran rockers THE WHO praised fans for "sticking around" to watch their performance which closed the Glastonbury Festival last night (24Jun07). The band headlined the Pyramid Stage at the legendary event in Somerset, England, and...

Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

By on 24 June 2007

Death At Glastonbury

A festival-goer has died at Glastonbury after being found unconscious in the early hours yesterday, police have confirmed.The 26-year-old man from the Midlands died at Yeovil District Hospital on Saturday evening from a suspected drug-related...

By on 24 June 2007

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