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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...

The Who Cancel Mexican Date

LATEST: Veteran rockers THE WHO have cancelled a concert in Mexico this weekend (17MAR07), because lead singer ROGER DALTREY is still suffering from bronchitis. They were forced to abandon a gig in Florida on Tuesday...

Who Abandon Concert Due To Daltrey's Bronchitis

Veteran rockers THE WHO were forced to abandon a Florida gig during the first song last night (13MAR07), when singer ROGER DALTREY walked off stage suffering from bronchitis. The band's guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND returned to...

Moon Enjoyed Dressing As The Queen

Late THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON enjoyed a bizarre pastime of dressing up as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II - and greeting fans from a specially adapted vehicle. According to pal and fellow rocker ALICE...

Glastonbury Attracts Almost 400,000 Ticket Registrations

As the new ticket system for this year's Glastonbury festival closed last night more than 395,000 applications had been made.But just 144,000 tickets are expected to be distributed for what is arguably the world's most...

By on 06 March 2007

Glastonbury Touts "Finally" Defeated

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis has said that he believes a new ticket system will "finally stop the [ticket] touting" as the deadline for registration looms.New technology including pictures being printed on the tickets and...

By on 05 March 2007

Bassey Confirms Glastonbury Rumours

Welsh singing legend DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has confirmed rumours she is in talks to appear at English music festival Glastonbury. The BIG SPENDER diva, 70, has been offered a set at the annual Somerset event...

Glastonbury Registration Extended

People wishing to register for Glastonbury festival tickets have been given more time to do so.The deadline for registration had been set for midnight tonight but a rush in tickets has led to the time...

By on 28 February 2007

My Generation Named Best Teen Anthem

THE WHO's classic single MY GENERATION has been voted the most popular teenage anthem of all time. The 1965 track beat out competition from CYNDI LAUPER's GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN in the poll of...

Glastonbury Seeks Four-year Licence

The organisers of the Glastonbury Festival have submitted an application for a licence for the event to take place until 2010. Under new laws festivals can gain a four-year licence rather than the previous agreement...

By on 21 February 2007

Knowsley Hall Festival Is An Automatic Hit

LATEST: THE WHO and KEANE are proving to be a big draw at the inaugural Knowsley Hall Music Festival in Liverpool, England - the first 10,000 tickets sold in just over hour this morning (12FEB07)....

The Who Seething At Lack Of Airplay

Veteran British band THE WHO have blasted radio stations for failing to give airplay to older bands who are still writing new material. The MY GENERATION hitmakers, who are set to rock Europe in May...

The Who + Keane To Headline First Knowsley Hall Festival

THE WHO and KEANE have been confirmed as headliners for the first Knowsley Hall Music Festival in Liverpool, England. The two groups will join local acts THE CORAL and PETE WYLIE + THE MIGHTY WAH!...

The Who Announce European Tour

Veteran British stars THE WHO are set to rock Europe in May and June when they hit the road for 28 concerts. Surviving bandmembers ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND insist the forthcoming shows will be...

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