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The Who To Close Glastonbury

The Who are to close Glastonbury Festival 2015.The legendary rock band will reportedly join 'Bound 2' rapper Kanye West and the Foo Fighters as headliners of the music festival, which takes place in June.A source...

The Who's Classic 1982 Shea Stadium Show To Be Released On Dvd

The Who: Live at Shea Stadium 1982 features restored footage and newly-mixed sound. The release marks the first time the concert has been available to view in its entirety. The show...

Pete Townshend Rules Out Unplugged Sessions

Dozens of big-name pop stars and bands have appeared on the iconic, stripped-down acoustic series since its launch in 1989, including the Eagles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Sir Paul MCCartney, Eric Clapton, Adele,...

Eddie Vedder To Stand In For Roger Daltrey And The Who Charity Show

Pearl Jam star Vedder will take on vocal duties from Roger Daltrey for the supergroup's Celebrating The Who gig at the Rosemont Theatre in Illinois next month (May15), while Starkey will join fellow...

Roger Daltrey Visiting Bone Specialist

The 71-year-old singer has rejoined his bandmates for a series of celebratory shows which end later this year (15), but Daltrey is struggling to cope with the physical demands of life on the...

Roger Daltrey's Future Wife Almost Cost The Who First Record Deal

The late British music producer and manager, who also worked with Jimi Hendrix, asked young Heather, who became Daltrey's second wife in 1971, if she thought her future husband's band would make a...

Noel Gallagher Praised For Teenage Cancer Trust Support By Daltrey

Noel Gallagher was praised by Roger Daltrey for being such a ''loyal friend and loyal supporter'' of the Teenage Cancer Trust ahead of his concert on Saturday night (28.03.15).The Who frontman came on stage at...

Roger Daltrey: 'The Who Farewell Tour Could Go On And On'

The rocker and bandmate Pete Townshend have 54 shows booked for 2015 as they embark on what will be their final world trek, but he reveals there's no end in sight right now....

Britney Spears Set For Super Bowl Show?

Britney Spears is being lined up to perform at the 2016 Super Bowl halftime show.The 'Toxic' hitmaker - who previously took to the stage at the prestigious sporting event alongside Aerosmith, 'NSYNC, Nelly and Mary...

Kurt Cobain's Credit Card Up For Sale

Kurt Cobain's credit card is up for auction.The late Nirvana frontman's Visa card - which expired in 1995, less than a year after his suicide - from now-defunct Seattle bank Seafirst and leather 'King of...

Roger Daltrey Reunites Original Line-up For 15th Anniversary Charity Gigs

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has reunited the original stars of his first ever Teenage Cancer Trust show to perform again for the 15th anniversary of the fundraising concert series.Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller and Stereophonics...

Elton John & The Who Set For New Orleans Festival

The stars of rock opera Tommy are heading for the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival after Sir Elton John and The Who were announced as headliners on Monday (12Jan15).The annual seven-day event, which...

Joan Jett To Open For The Who's 50th Anniversary Tour

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have signed up as the opening act for The Who when they embark on the next leg of their 50th anniversary tour in 2015.The My Generation hitmakers are set to...

The Who Axe London Gigs After Daltrey Falls Ill

Rock veterans The Who have postponed two gigs in London to allow frontman Roger Daltrey time to recover from a throat infection.The My Generation hitmakers were due to take their 50th anniversary tour to the...

Pete Townshend Steps Up Fight To Save London's Music History

The Who star Pete Townshend has stepped up his fight to save London's musical history by backing a campaign to preserve the city's iconic Tin Pan Alley.The stretch of music shops on Denmark Street in...

Noel Gallagher Announces Teenage Cancer Trust Show

Noel Gallagher will headline a Teenage Cancer Trust gig at London's Royal Albert Hall next March.The 'AKA... What a Life!' hitmaker will take to the stage at the prestigious venue on March 28 in what...

The Who Concert Disaster To Be Commemorated With Tribute Statue

The mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio has announced plans to remember those who died in a crush outside The Who's 1979 concert in the city.Eleven revellers were killed and 26 others injured when concertgoers rushed to...

The Who Get Classical For 50th Anniversary

Rockers The Who will celebrate their 50th anniversary next year (15) by releasing a classical version of their Quadrophenia concept album.Guitarist Pete Townshend's partner Rachel Fuller orchestrated the groundbreaking 1973 album, which was re-recorded at...

Ellie Goulding And John Newman For British Summer Time

Ellie Goulding and John Newman will join Taylor Swift at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2015.The 'Shake It Off' hitmaker announced her The 1989 World Tour would be stopping at the iconic London...

Keith Moon's Drum Kit Up For Auction

A drum kit once owned by The Who star Keith Moon is set to fetch $32,000 (£20,000) at auction.The 1964 Ludwick Super Classic is thought to be the second set ever owned by the rocker,...

The Who Honoured With London Blue Plaque

British rockers The Who have been honoured with a special blue plaque tribute in London to coincide with their 50th anniversary.The sign was unveiled on Sunday (16Nov14) at the Shepherd's Bush Club in the British...

The Who To Headline Hyde Park

The Who are to headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park next year.The 'Baba O'Riley' rockers will take to the Great Oak Stage at the London park on June 26 for the final UK...

Pete Townshend Misses The Who Tribute Concert

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend missed the band's 50th anniversary celebration concert in London on Tuesday (11Nov14) because he was busy looking after his dogs.Frontman Roger Daltrey organised the tribute to mark the band's milestone...

The Who Launch 50th Anniversary App

British rockers The Who have launched a smartphone app to mark their 50 years in the music industry.Roger Daltrey's band kicks off a 50th anniversary world tour later this month (Nov14) to mark five decades...

Pete Townshend: 'I Didn't Enjoy Woodstock'

The Who star Pete Townshend hated performing at the Woodstock festival because the "drugged up hippies" in attendance didn't appreciate one of the band's finest shows.The guitarist has opened up about the experience of performing...

Roger Daltrey Performs At Teen Cancer Fundraiser

Roger Daltrey performed an acoustic set at a charity fundraiser in America last night (28.10.14).The Who rocker co-hosted the Strowger Trust Fundraiser For Teen Cancer America in Los Angeles in aid of the charity he...

Pete Townshend: 'I Hate The Who'

Rock veteran Pete Townshend has sensationally confessed he "hates" his band The Who and cannot stand performing live.The guitarist and his bandmate Roger Daltrey are heading out on the road for a massive, year-long farewell...

Liam Gallagher To Perform With Who Band

Liam Gallagher will perform with The Who Band next month.The 'Live Forever' hitmaker will make his first appearance since he announced his group Beady Eye had split at the special Teenage Cancer Trust charity gig...

Liam Gallagher To Bounce Back From Beady Eye Split At The Who Tribute

British rocker Liam Gallagher is to make a comeback after Beady Eye's split by joining a star-studded line up to perform a tribute to The Who at a charity concert organised by Roger Daltrey.The former...

Roger Daltrey: World Needs More Than One Direction

Roger Daltrey says the world needs more than just One Direction for its musical needs.The Who singer - famous for hits like 'My Generation' and 'Won't Get Fooled Again' - has bemoaned the lack of...

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