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Albarn To Premiere New Project At Electric Proms

GORILLAZ mastermind DAMON ALBARN will premiere his collaboration with former THE CLASH bassist PAUL SIMONON during the BBC's Electric Proms season in October (06). The former BLUR frontman recently teamed up with Simonon, THE VERVE's...

Hutchence/yates Meeting 'Number One' Rock Interview

Late INXS frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE's meeting with PAULA YATES on British TV show THE TUBE in 1986 has been named the best TV music interview of all time. Yates, who wed SIR BOB GELDOF later...

Elton Blasts Pierced, Tattooed, Glamourless Rock Stars

SIR ELTON JOHN is calling on rock's new stars to smarten up their image because he's sick of seeing tattoos and rags. The ROCKET MAN singer fears style is being ignored by the current crop...

Model Mclagan Dies In Car Crash

Sixties model and rock star spouse KIM MCLAGAN has been killed in a car crash in Texas. She was 57. The wife of former SMALL FACES keyboard player IAN MCLAGAN and ex-wife of THE WHO's...

Townshend Denies 'War' With Daltrey

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has rubbished claims he is "at war" with bandmate ROGER DALTREY. Townshend yesterday (27JUL06) revealed the pair had fallen out, just a month into their first tour in 20...

Moon's French Maid Shocker

Late THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON entertained his fellow rockers by donning female fancy dress and startling them with his bizarre costumes. Hellraiser ALICE COOPER reveals his former pal's cross-dressing tendencies on new show ALICE...

Townshend: 'I Don't Socialise With Daltrey'

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND insists his relationship with frontman ROGER DALTREY is purely business, because they never spend time together away from the studio or the stage. Townshend, who is the creative driving force...

The Who Fall Out Over Webcasts

THE WHO rockers PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY have fallen out over plans to charge fans to watch webcasts of the band's European tour. The band has been charging $10 (GBP5.50) for access to the...

Townshend's Girl Rues Career Damage

Veteran rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend insists her career as a musician has been scuppered by her relationship with THE WHO star. RACHEL FULLER, 32, is desperate to escape the guitarist's shadow and has recently been...

The Who Announce First World Tour In 20 Years

Legendary British rock band THE WHO will tour the world for the first time in more than two decades later this year (06), and will release their first studio album since 1982. Surviving members ROGER...

Who Minder: 'Keith And I Gassed Dogs'

A roadie who worked for legendary rockers THE WHO has confessed to gassing dogs in a Detroit hotel. PETER 'DOUGAL' BUTLER has recalled how he and hellraising drummer KEITH MOON met AVENGERS star PATRICK MACNEE...

Daltrey Unimpressed By Doherty

Rock god ROGER DALTREY has branded troubled BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY "feeble minded" and urged him to seek help. THE WHO frontman slates Doherty's rock 'n' roll credentials, insisting he is nothing more than a...

Townshend Revelling In Mature Looks

PETE TOWNSHEND is delighted he has finally grown into his facial features in his sixties, because people have finally started to describe THE WHO rocker as "handsome". The 61-year-old is famed for his distinctive nose...

Simple Minds Star's Brother In Ticket Swindle

The brother of SIMPLE MINDS star JIM KERR has gone on the run after allegedly conning Scottish music festival fans out of thousands of pounds in a cruel ticket swindle. PAUL KERR stands accused of...

Weller Refuses To Be Labeled 'Middle Class'

Rocker PAUL WELLER was mortified when THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY called him 'middle-class', because he is still close to his working class roots despite his fame and fortune. The 48-year-old enjoys the trappings afforded...

Fascinating Fact 1704

US fans of THE WHO will be able to check out the group's Sunday night (02JUL06) show in London's Hyde Park live on huge screens at Hard Rock Cafes in New York, Chicago, Orlando and...

Townshend Siblings Deny Rivalry

PETE TOWNSHEND's younger brother SIMON has slammed speculation he is jealous of his brother's musical success, insisting he's just proud to be associated with the legendary rocker. Simon's new band CASBAH CLUB, which also includes...

Daltrey And Townshend's Ongoing Feud

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY insists any onstage camaraderie between himself and guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is all for show - as in reality they can't bear the sight of each other. The two surviving members...

Daltrey And Townshend's Post-gig Punch-ups

THE WHO bandmates ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND used to beat each other up after gigs, while high on drugs and adrenaline. It has been 33 years since they last raised their fists to each...

Daltrey: 'I Love And Hate Performing Live'

ROGER DALTREY has a love-hate relationship with live performance - because he finds it so tough. THE WHO rocker is a perfectionist and claims he is rarely satisfied with gigs. He says, "Performing is a...

The Who To Keep Rocking

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY insists the band's world tour won't be their last - but he treats every gig as a farewell, because he never knows when he will be ready to quit. The...

Daltrey: 'I've Never Grown Old'

Rock veteran ROGER DALTREY has the last laugh with fans who mock him for singing "Hope I die before I get old" - he insists he never has grown old. THE WHO frontman was only...

Entwistle's Death Made Townshend Recognise Who Brand

PETE TOWNSHEND decided to focus all his energy on THE WHO again after the death of bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE made him realise the importance of the band's legacy. Townshend admits he only began to take...

Townshend Slammed For Publishing Sex Story Online

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has been criticised for publishing a story featuring a sex act between two teenagers on the internet. The 61-year-old has now removed the story, called The Comedian, from his website...

Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

Entwistle Furniture To Be Auctioned

Furniture and decor belonging to late THE WHO bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE are being auctioned off by the new owners of his home. Among the items being sold from the luxury mansion in Stow-On-The-Wold, England, is...

The Who To Rock Glastonbury

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has expressed his determination to top the bill at the most famous festival in Britain for the first time ever next year (07). Townshend has hinted the band will end...

Public Enemy: 'We've Been Written Out Of History'

Rap superstars PUBLIC ENEMY have accused the music industry of "writing them out of history". Frontman CHUCK D feels the group left a lasting legacy and should be heralded alongside the great rock groups of...

Townshend: 'I Will Never Smash A Guitar Up Again'

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has vowed never to smash another guitar onstage again. The WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN star is well-known for his decades-old love of destroying the instruments mid-performance. But the 61-year-old has...

Townshend Worries About Reaction To New Who Song

Veteran rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is nervous about performing the THE WHO's first new song in 20 years in front of an audience. The Who launched their latest tour at the weekend (17JUN06) and guitarist Townshend...

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Valar Morghulis - But Who Do We Think Will Die In This Season Of 'Game Of Thrones'? [Speculative Spoilers]

'Game of Thrones' is infamous for killing off its characters, so without paying attention to the books (as the show seems to be doing) we looked at...

How Bruce Jenner Became Our Favourite 'Kardashian'

Bruce Jenner might be one of the greatest Olympic athletes in living history, but in recent years he's...

George Clooney to Run London Marathon 2015 after Losing Bet

George Clooney will run the 2016 London Marathon after losing a bet...

Mariah Carey - Infinity [Lyric] Video

Released on 27th April 2015, Mariah Carey's new single 'Infinity' has been given its own official lyric video. The lyric...

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Circa Waves - Stuck In My Teeth Video

Circa Waves have released their single 'Stuck In My Teeth' on 1st January 2015, and have followed it up with the release...

German Cinemas to Boycott "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Due to Disney's High Rental Fees

While Avengers: Age of Ultron is expected to be an easy success for...

Skepta - Shutdown

Skepta has released the official music video for his single 'Shutdown', which was released for purchase and download on...

Kate Winslet Sacrifices Personal Hygiene In The Name Of Film

Kate Winslet might be an actress of the most esteemed calibre, but...

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