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Daltrey Credits Fungus With Giving Him Longevity

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has revealed the secret behind his longevity - a jelly-like fungus used by ancient warriors to boost energy levels. The 62-year-old reteamed last year (06) with PETE TOWNSHEND, the band's...

Glastonbury Opens Online Doors

Those hoping to get a ticket for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival this year will get their chance to register when a new website for the festival goes online this morning.The website, which will go online...

By on 01 February 2007

Arctic Monkeys To Headline Glastonbury

The Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Glastonbury festival, organiser Michael Eavis has said.Icelandic star Bjork and The Who will also appear.Mr Eavis confirmed that the legendary rockers would be performing after guitarist Pete Townshend...

By on 25 January 2007

Wood To Head Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp

LATEST: ROLLING STONE RONNIE WOOD will act as band leader when leading veteran rockers unite to offer Britain's first rock 'n' roll fantasy camp in May (07). The guitarist will take charge of SPENCER DAVIS,...

The Who Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

Legendary rockers The Who have received an award for lifetime achievement at London's South Bank Show awards.Band members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were presented with the prize last night by ITV's new chairman Michael...

By on 24 January 2007

The Who Stars Honoured

THE WHO stars ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND received an Outstanding Achievement award after wowing rock fans for 40 years. The British TV arts programme South Bank Show award ceremony honoured the MY GENERATION pair...

The Who To Headline Glastonbury?

THE WHO have given the strongest hint yet they're to play at this year's (07) esteemed Glastonbury Festival. The veteran rockers admit they've been approached by MICHAEL EAVIS, organiser of the legendary English musical extravaganza,...

Foxx Launches Radio Channel

Oscar winner-turned-hitmaker JAMIE FOXX is returning to his comedy roots and launching his own urban comedy, entertainment and lifestyle channel on Sirius Satellite Radio in the US. The DREAMGIRLS star will serve as an executive...

Daltrey Plays A Woman In Csi

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY endured hours in the make-up department for his role in CSI: CRIMINAL SCENE INVESTIGATION, because he plays a middle-aged Afro-American woman. Daltrey, whose song WHO ARE YOU has been the...

Veteran Rockers Unite For Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp

British rocker SPENCER DAVIS, CREAM bassist JACK BRUCE and PROCOL HARUM singer GARY BROOKER have joined together to offer Britain's first rock 'n' roll fantasy camp. For GBP9,000 ($17,550) rock fans can take a six-day...

Peppers, Aguilera + Dylan Top Rolling Stone Readers Poll

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and BOB DYLAN scored the lion's share of the votes in the newly-announced Rolling Stone magazine 2006 Reader's Poll. The DANI CALIFORNIA hitmakers claimed the Best Album (STADIUM ARCADIUM)...

Stars Line Up For Capaldi Tribute

THE WHO'S PETE TOWNSHEND, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will be among the stars paying tribute to late TRAFFIC star JIM CAPALDI at a concert in London on 21 January (07). The trio will join...

Imagine Tops Best Song List

JOHN LENNON's hit IMAGINE has topped a new magazine poll to find the best 99 songs ever written. The 1971 peace anthem beat HOAGY CARMICHAEL's standard STARDUST and MARVIN GAYE's WHAT'S GOING ON to claim...

Myers Picked For Moon Biopic

US funnyman MIKE MYERS has been picked to play rock wildman KEITH MOON in a new biopic charting the drummer's turbulent life. The AUSTIN POWERS star was chosen by Moon's former THE WHO bandmate ROGER...

Jagger Sick Of Doing All The Work

SIR MICK JAGGER is sick of organising THE ROLLING STONES' tour while his lazy bandmates sit around getting drunk, according to rock pal PETE TOWNSHEND. THE WHO guitarist and songwriter Townshend reveals Jagger's frustration, after...

Rock Publicist Ronnie Lippin Dies At Age 59

Veteran publicist Ronnie Lippin, who managed to gain TV exposure for her famous rock clients long after network TV ceased to be a viable venue for most of them, has died in Los Angeles at...

Townshend Has Mixed Emotions About Touring With Daltrey

PETE TOWNSHEND enjoys life on the road with THE WHO bandmate ROGER DALTREY - until the singer starts worrying about his voice. The guitarist, who has enjoyed a love-hate relationship with Daltrey throughout the years,...

Townshend Names Sadlers Wells World's Best Performance Place

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has named London's Sadlers Wells Opera House the world's best performance space. The guitarist performed his LIFEHOUSE CHRONICLES at the venue in early 2000 and admits he has never been...

Townshend Wanted To Play Tommy

PETE TOWNSHEND was destined to play TOMMY in THE WHO's rock opera movie of the same name - until he noticed the change in bandmate ROGER DALTREY when he took on the lead role. The...

Townshend's Girl Sells Last Guitar He Smashed

PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER is auctioning off the last guitar the rocker smashed onstage to fund charities. The classically-trained pianist is giving THE WHO fans the chance to own the splintered guitar her beau...

Townshend's Girl Threatens Rude Fans With Sex Before A Show

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER has a way of hitting back at THE WHO fans who dislike her - she threatens to have sex with the guitarist just before a show, and rob him...

Receptionist Threw Townshend's Love Note Away

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND and his longtime girlfriend RACHEL FULLER almost missed out on love - thanks to a jealous receptionist. THE WHO rocker fell for the classically-trained pianist when she helped arrange music for him,...

Moon Missed Plane To Throw Hotel Tv Into The Pool

Rock legend KEITH MOON was so dedicated to his reputation as a wild man, he once missed a flight just so he could return to his hotel room and hurl a TV into the pool....

The Who Roadie Joins Band

A roadie for rock legends THE WHO has been asked to join the band after he impressed them with his keyboard skills. Band member JOHN BUNDRICK had to pull out of their US tour when...

Daltrey Tried To 'Save' Entwistle

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY regularly tried to persuade late bandmate JOHN ENTWISTLE to quit drugs and alcohol, but his pleas fell on deaf ears. Daltrey and his only surviving bandmate, PETE TOWNSHEND, were devastated...

Gallagher: 'My Debut Was Better Than The Beatles'

OASIS songwriter NOEL GALLAGHER believes his band's first album was better than the first put out by music legends THE BEATLES, THE WHO and THE ROLLING STONES. The cocky rocker is proud of 1994 debut...

Corgan Unveils New Material.

BILLY CORGAN's showcase of new material has been well received by a star-studded audience which included PETE TOWNSHEND. Despite being the singer's first live gig following a one year break from music, the SMASHING PUMPKINS...

Moon Memorabilia Under The Hammer

Fans of THE WHO will be clamouring to get their hands on a stash of KEITH MOON memorabilia when it goes under the hammer in London later this month (21NOV06). The late drummer's family are...

Stars Join Townshend's Girlfriend For Radio Show

The satellite radio show fronted by PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER turned into a star-studded event on Tuesday night (07NOV06) when SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN joined Townshend, EELS star E and actress MINNIE DRIVER...

Hannah Montana Keeps Manilow Off The Top Of The Us Charts

Country crooner BILLY RAY CYRUS' bubbly daughter has stunned the US pop charts for a second successive week after keeping BARRY MANILOW's covers album off the top of the Billboard 200. MILEY CYRUS' HANNAH MONTANA...

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