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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...

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...

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