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Townshend Persuades Love To Tour With Him

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is so besotted with his 30-year-old lover RACHEL FULLER, he has arranged for her to accompany him on every date of his forthcoming tour. The 60-year-old MY GENERATION hitmaker...

Townshend: 'Dylan Insult Wasn't Intended'

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has rubbished reports he criticised rock legends BOB DYLAN, ELVIS PRESLEY and THE BAND in a recent interview. The WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN rocker insists he had no intention...

The Who Forced To Tour After Entwistle's Death

THE WHO were forced to carry on with a US tour in the aftermath of bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE's death in 2002, because cancellation would have financially crippled them. Entwistle - nicknamed The Ox -...

The Who's Fake Feuds

THE WHO bandmates PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY manufactured feuds during their heyday, to stave off the boredom of endless interviews. The pair had well-publicised falling-outs during the 1970s, but Daltrey insists they were...

Daltrey: 'Glitter Needs Help'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has spoken out against demonising convicted paedophile GARY GLITTER - insisting he needs help, not condemnation. Glitter, real name PAUL FRANCIS GADD, was last week (ends06JAN06) charged with committing...

Entwistle's Death Has Made Townshend And Daltrey Closer

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND credits the death of bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE with strengthening his relationship with lead singer ROGER DALTREY. Entwistle died of a heart attack following a cocaine binge in Las Vegas,...

Townshend Warns Of Ipod Dangers

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has warned iPod users they may face hearing loss unless they turn the volume down. The revered musician revealed his own increasing deafness yesterday (03JAN06), citing powerful studio headphones...

The Who Star Grateful For Career

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is trying to remain positive about his escalating deafness, insisting being a musician who can't hear is like being an ageing sports star. The I'M A BOY hitmaker is...

Townshend Denies Concerts Ruined His Hearing

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND denies his band's ear-blasting rock concerts are to blame for his recent hearing loss, insisting powerful studio headphones are to blame. The SUBSTITUTE hitmaker is frustrated by his...

Townshend Going Deaf

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is losing his hearing, and fears the disability will spell the end of his songwriting career. The MY GENERATION hitmaker, 60, blames his own brand of loud rock music...

The Who Plan To Beam Shows Into Cyberspace

LATEST: British rock veterans THE WHO are planning to use the latest technology to allow fans around the globe to watch them perform live on the internet. The MY GENERATION stars will embark on...

Pink Floyd Top Greatest Rock Act Poll

PINK FLOYD have beaten out competition from LED ZEPPELIN and THE ROLLING STONES to be named the world's greatest rock act of all time. The WISH YOU WERE HERE band were one of four...

The Who To Embark On World Tour In 2006

THE WHO have announced plans to launch a world tour, which will take them on a trek across America for the first time in almost four years. The group - which now consists of...

Osbourne Slams Hall Of Fame Stars

OZZY OSBOURNE has hit out at the other music greats inducted into Britain's Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame last month (NOV05) - for turning the event into an ego-fest. Osbourne's BLACK SABBATH joined...

Daltrey Rejects Ageist Rock

Rocker ROGER DALTREY wants his THE WHO bandmate and songwriter PETE TOWNSHEND to express the angst of old age when they release their next album. The MY GENERATION singer wants to turn his back...

Link Wray Dies

Veteran rocker LINK WRAY, the man credited with inventing the guitar power chord, has died at the age of 76. Wray is best known for his 1959 song RAWHIDE and influenced a whole generation...

Dylan Snubs UK Music Hall Of Fame

Rock legend BOB DYLAN infuriated organisers of Wednesday's (16NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame by snubbing the prestigious honour by refusing to turn up or make a video acceptance speech. The LIKE A ROLLING...

Eurythmics Hailed By Blair

British prime minister TONY BLAIR hailed pop legends EURYTHMICS at the second annual UK Music Hall Of Fame ceremony in London last night (16NOV05). Blair recorded a video message honouring duo ANNIE LENNOX and...

Green Day Won't Star In American Idiot Movie

LATEST: American rockers GREEN DAY have rubbished claims they will star in the movie adaptation of their award-winning album AMERICAN IDIOT. Frontman BILLY JOE ARMSTRONG confirms the HOLIDAY hitmakers will be taking a central...

Daltrey Urges Doherty To Clean Up

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has urged British rocker PETE DOHERTY to beat his drug addictions, because they mask his true talent. The MY GENERATION hitmaker sympathises with the BABYSHAMBLES star but insists Doherty...

Daltrey: 'I Can't Compete With Jagger'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is staggered by THE ROLLING STONES' enduring energy because, although the two bands were contemporaries in the 1960s, Daltrey can't keep up with them. The I CAN'T EXPLAIN rocker...

Daltrey: 'Treatment Of Townshend Was Tragic'

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is still traumatised by the way bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND was lambasted over his child porn blunder - as the resulting witch-hunt nearly destroyed him. Townshend was arrested in 2003...

Daltrey Hits Out At 'Scary' Mills Mccartney

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has labelled SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY as "scary", after meeting her at Live 8 earlier this year (JUL05). Former model Mills McCartney was filming a documentary...

Rock Legends Enter UK Hall Of Fame

Rock legends JMI HENDRIX, BOB DYLAN, BLACK SABBATH and PINK FLOYD are among musicians who will enter the UK Music Hall of Fame next month (DEC05). The star-studded ceremony will take place at London's...

Jones Snubs Britain's Manufactured Music Scene

Former THE WHO drummer KENNEY JONES has refused to release his new single ANGEL in Britain, insisting his homeland holds no place for his unique rock 'n' roll while the UK music industry focuses on...

Daltrey Can't Find Star Actor For Moon Biopic

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is struggling to find an actor to play him in the upcoming biopic of late drummer KEITH MOON. The MY GENERATION frontman has already confirmed AUSTIN POWERS star MIKE...

Meeting Entwistle Stripper Could Have Saved Grieving Girlfriend

THE WHO bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE's late girlfriend LISA PRITCHETT-JOHNSON was desperate to meet the stripper who was present when the rocker died in 2002. Pritchett-Johnson never recovered from the loss of her lover, and...

Daltrey Slams The X Factor

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has launched a scathing attack on UK TV talent show THE X FACTOR, because the contestants are "stupid". The MY GENERATION star detests the SIMON COWELL and SHARON OSBOURNE-fronted...

Daltrey Honoured By Music Industry

Veteran rocker ROGER DALTREY is to receive a Gold Badge award from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters for his contribution to musical entertainment. Best known as lead vocalist in British band THE...

Plant + Pearl Jam Thrill Chicago With $1,000 Show

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT and PEARL JAM rocked Chicago, Illinois last night (05OCT05) at a $1,000 (GBP560) per head benefit show. Plant agreed to support the modern rock greats at the intimate...

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