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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...

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,...

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