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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...

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...

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...

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...

Townshend No Fool For Michael Moore

PETE TOWNSHEND refused to let documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE use THE WHO's WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN in his FAHRENHEIT 9/11 film because he didn't want the anthem to become an anti-PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH song....

Oasis, U2 And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Q Awards

OASIS, U2 and ARCTIC MONKEYS all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today (30OCT06), taking home two awards each. Oasis was named Best Act In The World Today while the band's...

Mcqueen Clashed With Moon

Late actor STEVE MCQUEEN frequently clashed with his neighbour KEITH MOON, and once fired a shot into THE WHO drummer's bathroom to settle a feud. Screen legend MCQueen lived in a Malibu, California beach home...

Townshend + Mother Split Over Novella Revelations

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND fears he's ruined his relationship with his mother after prompting her to reveal secrets from his youth. The guitarist interviewed his mum for his novella THE BOY WHO HEARD MUSIC...

Townshend Reveals Daltrey/entwistle Friction

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has revealed that friction between ROGER DALTREY and JOHN ENTWISTLE held up the release of THE WHO's comeback album - because the late bass player refused to let the singer hear raw...

Townshend Storms Out Of Stern Show

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND stormed out of an American radio interview after DJ HOWARD STERN made references to the rocker's police caution for viewing a child pornography website. Townshend was questioned by British authorities...

Hollywood Actor Schreiber To Star In Csi

Movie star LIEV SCHREIBER is following in KEVIN FEDERLINE's footsteps with a guest appearance on hit forensics show CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE actor has signed up for a recurring role in the...

Woodstock Boss Was Snubbed By Cowboy Roy Rogers

MICHAEL LANG, the brains behind iconic 1969 music festival Woodstock, has revealed TV and film cowboy ROY ROGERS turned down the chance to end the three-day event Last night (24OCT06) in Hollywood, Lang told...

Townshend Backtracks On Old Rockers Rant

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has backtracked on his recent criticism of ageing rockers, including himself, who continue to tour into their fifties and sixties. The MY GENERATION star, 61, slammed contemporaries including BOB...

Oasis Awarded Brit Honour

OASIS' huge contribution to British music is to be recognised with a special achievement gong at next year's (07) Brit Awards. The WONDERWALL rockers, who release their greatest hits album STOP THE CLOCKS next month...

Townshend's Rant Against Old Rockers

THE WHO legend PETE TOWNSHEND has slammed ageing rockers - including himself - for continuing to tour into their fifties and sixties. The MY GENERATION star, 61, has lashed out at BOB DYLAN and THE...

Muse, U2 And The Who Triumph At Vodafone Live Music Awards

British rockers MUSE, Irish stars U2 and rock legends THE WHO were the big winners at the Vodafone Live Music Awards in London last night (11OCT06). Muse claimed the Vodafone Live Act Award, U2 scooped...

Daltrey To Star In Csi

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY will finally make an appearance on CSI: CRIMINAL SCENE INVESTIGATION after singing the theme tune for six years. The singer is set to guest star on an upcoming episode on...

Townshend Eyes 'Not Particularly Powerful' Solo Album

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is planning the release of his first solo album in 13 years, despite the material not making a "particularly powerful record". Townshend recently recorded the first Who album since 1982,...

Daltrey: 'Whether The Who Get Along Is Irrelevant'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has rubbished persistent reports that he doesn't get along with his bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND. The MY GENERATION singer claims he will always forgive guitarist Townshend's "foibles", and vice versa. Daltrey...

Townshend: 'Daltrey Saved My Career'

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND credits band ROGER DALTREY with saving his career when he was being investigated on child pornography charges three years ago (JAN03). The veteran musician was so shocked by the investigation,...

Daltrey Blasts Live 8 Concert

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has slammed last year's (05) Live 8 concerts as "absolutely appalling". The 62-year-old singer was disgusted that celebrities were given seating in an enclosed area in front of the stage...

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