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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 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...

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...

The Who Unveil Plaque Live In Leeds

Veteran rockers THE WHO launched their UK tour at Leeds University on Saturday (17JUN06), the legendary English venue where they recorded their seminal LIVE AT LEEDS album in 1970. ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND wowed...

The Who To Unveil Leeds University Plaque

THE WHO will unveil a commemorative blue plaque at legendary English venue Leeds University when they launch their UK tour there tomorrow (17JUN06). The plaque will pay tribute to the concert venue, where The Who...

Sandler Jealous Of Cheadle

ADAM SANDLER is jealous of his movie co-star DON CHEADLE, because the CRASH actor beats him at everything. The pair worked together on a 9/11 drama - the title of which is yet to be...

Townshend Explains Who Hit After Conservatives Vote It Number One

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has hit back at US political watchers who have picked his WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN anthem as the best conservative rock song. The track topped the notoriously conservative National Review...

Townshend Challenges The White Stripes

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND insists he can easily out-rock THE WHITE STRIPES, but admits he falls short in the looks department. The MY GENERATION star, 61, is convinced he could recreate the BLUE ORCHID...

Tommy Star Thrilled The Who Are Still Rocking

The thespian who gave THE WHO's TOMMY rock opera fresh legs on Broadway, New York, has urged ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSEND to ignore their critics and keep on rocking. MICHAEL CERVERIS, who won a...

The Who Repeat History At Leeds

THE WHO are launching their UK tour at Leeds University in northern England next month (JUN06) - the venue where their seminal LIVE AT LEEDS album was recorded in 1970. Although the show was intended...

Gillespie Desperate To Meet The Who

PRIMAL SCREAM star BOBBY GILLESPIE hates the line-up at the upcoming Scottish music festival T In The Park, and only agreed to perform on it because he wants to meet THE WHO. The ROCKS singer...

The Who Bootleg Their Own Shows

THE WHO are planning to make bootleg recordings of their own shows on their forthcoming European tour, in a bid to raise money for charity. Surviving original members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will sell...

Townshend Taking It Slowly With Autobiography

THE WHO fans are concerned PETE TOWNSHEND will never complete his memoirs, because it has taken him a decade to cover his first 24 years. The veteran musician, who celebrates his 61st birthday tomorrow (19MAY06),...

Townshend: 'My Generation Was Wonderful'

Veteran rocker PETE TOWNSHEND still draws inspiration from his contemporaries from the swinging sixties, and views BOB DYLAN and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY as "extraordinary". THE WHO guitarist, whose career spans over 40 years, has relied...

Townshend Plans Mobile Music

PETE TOWNSHEND insists he conjured up the concepts of musical ring tones years before they became available - and he is planning to release some of THE WHO's songs for use on mobile phones. The...

Daltrey Wracked With Nerves Over Tour

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is terrified about the band's upcoming European tour - fearing his performance skills are rusty. The veteran frontman, 62, insists people who think performing to thousands of fans, night after...

Townshend Writes Hundreds Of Songs For Fun

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND spent 11 years away from the band writing well over a thousand songs - despite knowing they would never be put on an album. The SUBSTITUTE hitmaker, whose band are...

Daltrey To Play At Arsenal Gig

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has agreed to perform at a special celebration to mark his favourite soccer team's move to a new stadium. The veteran musician - currently recording the band's first studio album...

Clapton Headlines Pro-hunt Concert

PUBLISHED IN 2006 ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a controversial seven-hour concert supporting the Countryside Alliance in its fight to lift the ban on fox hunting in the UK. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker,...

The Who Plan June Release For Epic Song

Legendary rockers THE WHO hope to release a limited edition mini-album two months ahead of their full-length comeback disc later this year (06). Surviving band members PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY are in talks with...

Festival Bosses Not Worried About Bird Flu

Organisers of Scottish rock festival T In The Park have rubbished reports the event is being ditched amid bird flu fears. The two-day summer (06) extravaganza, which will feature FRANZ FERDINAND and THE WHO, was...

Daltrey Delights Fans With Surprise Gig

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has thrilled die hard fans by making a surprise appearance at this year's (06) annual The Who Convention. The SUBSTITUTE hitmaker visited London's Bush Hall on Saturday (01APR06) along with...

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