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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

Rain Fails To Dampen Glasto Spirits

It may be raining and mud squelching under foot, but the weather has not managed to dampen the spirits of Glastonbury festival-goers just yet.Music fans have been turning up at the Somerset farm since Wednesday...

By on 22 June 2007

Townshend's A Secret Abba Fan

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is a secret fan of Swedish pop group ABBA, insisting their 1975 hit SOS is "the best pop song" of all time. Townshend's daughter, Emma, has fond memories of her...

Joss Stone's 'Diva Demands'

British soul singer Joss Stone is reportedly becoming something of a musical diva, with a tabloid newspaper claiming that the star has issued an 11-page list of demands ahead of her appearance at a music...

By on 21 June 2007

Sun Cream And Wellies At Glasto

Glastonbury festival-goers look set to require a mix of "sun cream and wellie boots" according to the Met Office.A heavy bout of rainfall is not expected to descend upon the event, as it did in...

By on 18 June 2007

Oldies Invade Album Chart

While the youngsters are concentrating on next weekend's Glastonbury festival, ageing rockers have launched a backhand coup on the album chart top ten.Supergroup The Traveling Wilburys are straight in at number one this week.The band,...

By on 18 June 2007

Glastonbury Ebay Tickets Cancelled

Tickets for Glastonbury festival appearing on the online auction site eBay are being cancelled by the event's organisers.According to a spokesman for the festival, eBay have also taken the steps to remove any auctions selling...

By on 15 June 2007

Bbc Launches New Glastonbury Stage

The BBC has announced the launch of a new stage at Glastonbury festival called the BBC Introducing stage.Acts nominated by BBC music shows across the country and by an expert panel will play on the...

By on 14 June 2007

Knowsley Hall Festival Gets Licence

Knowsley Hall festival has been given the green light after being granted its event licence for June 23rd and 24th.The festival will include sets from the Who, Keane, the Zutons, Joss Stone and the Thrills...

By on 14 June 2007

Townshend Sees Moon In Girlfriend

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND sees his late bandmate KEITH MOON in long-term love RACHEL FULLER. Townshend has told his musician girlfriend that she has a similar personality to the tragic drummer, who died of...

Mcqueen Fired Shotgun At Moon's Window

Screen icon STEVE MCQUEEN once fired a gun at THE WHO star KEITH MOON's house after a row over a bathroom lightbulb. The Bullitt actor - who lived beside the rocker in Malibu, California -...

Zimmers Set For Top 20 With Who Cover

A group of old-aged pensioners are set to crash into the top 20 of the UK charts with a cover of the Who's My Generation.The Zimmers, who feature a singer over 90 years old, recorded...

By on 03 June 2007

Glastonbury Lineup Unveiled

Arctic Monkeys, the Killers and the Who have all been confirmed as the headline acts at this year's Glastonbury festival.Festival organisers have revealed the lineup for the summer's premier festival, with Kaiser Chiefs, Paul Weller,...

By on 01 June 2007

Townshend Hints At Jagger Collaboration

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has hinted he may team up with SIR MICK JAGGER in the recording studio. The pair have worked together on projects in the past but Townshend and The Rolling Stones...

Tarrant Cautioned Over Curry Row

TV quiz host Chris Tarrant cautioned by police for assault over claims he threw cutlery at fellow curry house dinerChris Tarrant has been cautioned by police following allegations that he threw cutlery at a fellow...

By on 26 May 2007

Townshend's Fears For Drinking Mother

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND and his brother fear their elderly mother is drinking herself to death. In a posting on his website, the 62-year-old guitarist confesses Betty, a former singer, has drunk heavily for...

The Who Frontman Attacks Live Earth Gigs

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has blasted this summer's (07) series of Live Earth concerts across the globe, branding them 'un-environmental' for the amount of air pollution flying the stars in for the gigs will...

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