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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...

Townshend Glad To Have Ditched Rock N' Roll Lifestyle

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is grateful he has ditched his rock n' roll lifestyle - because he's finally enjoying the recording process. The 61-year-old rocker insists new technology wouldn't have been of any use...

Winehouse Up For Three Mojos

Jazz songstress Amy Winehouse has received three nominations for this year's Mojo music awards. The British soul diva, who has achieved success both here and in the United States, is up for song of the year...

By on 10 May 2007

Free Loo Roll At Glastonbury

Attendees at this year's Glastonbury festival can leave one essential behind when they pack their bags this summer: loo roll.Festival organiser Michael Eavis has said that enough toilet roll will be provided for every festival...

By on 08 May 2007

Townshend Creates Music-writing Software

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has created a pioneering new computer program which can turn anyone into a songwriter - including his girlfriend's dog. Townshend hopes the new technology will inspire wannabe musicians to try...

Stalled Daltrey Biography Back On

A biography on rocker ROGER DALTREY, which THE WHO bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND halted 20 years ago, is back on after writer Jalanne Barnes convinced the guitarist it wouldn't be a hatchet job. Townshend, who has...

Extra Glastonbury Tickets Snapped Up

An additional 20,000 tickets for this year's Glastonbury festival sold out quickly on Sunday morning, to the delight of successful music fans who missed out in the main sale three weeks ago.Today's tickets constituted those...

Charlatans To Support The Who

The Charlatans have announced that they have been invited as special guests to support the Who at three of their summer shows.Lead singer Tim Burgess and the rest of the band will be supporting the...

By on 20 April 2007

Glastonbury Organisers 'Beat Touts'

Organisers of the Glastonbury festival believe they have successfully beaten attempts by touts to sell tickets for more than their original price.A new system was implemented this year which required people to register their details...

By on 02 April 2007

Daltrey Inspires Fan's Proposal

Rocker ROGER DALTREY stopped a performance mid-set to allow recovered cancer patient DANIEL JONES propose to his girlfriend in front of 5,500 fans last Saturday (31MAR07). The legendary THE WHO musician and patron of the...

Townshend Was Abused By Sea Scouts

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has revealed he was sexually abused as a child. In a new excerpt from his upcoming autobiography, WHO HE?, which the guitarist has posted on his blog PeteTownshendWhoHe.Blogspot.com, Townshend recalls...

Wyman Not Expected To Be Asked To Snap The Stones Again

Rocker BILL WYMAN fears he'll never get the chance to photograph his former ROLLING STONES bandmates again - because MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS would never acknowledge he's a good enough snapper. The former Stones...

Townshend Dismisses The Police As Classic Band

Outspoken rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has hit out at reformed trio THE POLICE in a New York radio interview - because he's sick of the ROXANNE hitmakers being dubbed a classic rock act. The snooty star...

Daltrey Back Onstage

LATEST: Veteran rockers THE WHO resumed their North American tour earlier than expected last night (22MAR07) and well-again frontman ROGER DALTREY declared to the Little Rock, Arkansas crowd, "Boy, it feels good to be out...

Daltrey Recovers

LATEST: THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has made a full recovery from a serious viral infection, in time to finish the band's tour of North America. Daltrey walked off stage during the first song in...

Daltrey 'Moon Did Drive Car Into Swimming Pool'

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has slammed biographers who claim the story of his bandmate KEITH MOON driving a car into a swimming pool is a myth - insisting it really happened. The incident, reported...

Daltrey Is Suffering A Viral Infection

LATEST: Rock legends THE WHO's world tour has been thrown into jeopardy with news frontman ROGER DALTREY is suffering a serious viral infection. Daltrey walked off stage during the first song in Tampa, Florida last...

Morello's Festival Show Becomes An All-star Jam

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and AUDIOSLAVE guitarist TOM MORELLO thrilled fans at his South By Southwest festival appearance last night (15MAR07) when he turned his show into an all-star jam. What was supposed to be...

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