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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...

Myers Takes On Moon

Canadian funnyman MIKE MYERS is expected to play THE WHO's late drummer KEITH MOON in a brand new movie about the iconic rocker. Moon's former bandmate ROGER DALTREY, who is producing the film, has...

Daltrey Launches Rock School

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is set to thrill budding musicians in America next week (begs03OCT05), by teaching them how to rock like a superstar. The Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp taking place in...

Bloc Party Slam Music Elitism

British band BLOC PARTY have hit out at music 'snobs' for sneering at boybands and girl bands. The outspoken group, whose indie-punk album SILENT ALARM has earned them critical acclaim, insist they show respect...

Townshend Stalls The Who Album

Fans of rock greats THE WHO have been given some bad news by guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND - the group's new studio album may take another five years. In a posting on his website, the...

Mcfly: 'We Brought Nothing New To Who Hit'

British boy band McFLY were honoured to re-record THE WHO's 1965 hit MY GENERATION with the band's frontman ROGER DALTREY - but they insist they contributed nothing to it. The I'LL BE OK chart-toppers...

Daltrey Sings On

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is determined to sing until he drops dead in the style of his hero JOHNNY CASH, as he insists the best of his career is yet to come. The...

Mcfly 'Still Scared' Of Daltrey

British boy band McFLY are still terrified of THE WHO legend ROGER DALTREY, despite becoming pals after re-recording his 1965 hit MY GENERATION on Sunday (04SEP05). The I'LL BE OK chart-toppers teamed up with...

Townshend's Songwriting Struggle

PETE TOWNSHEND is struggling to write new songs for his legendary band THE WHO, because his recent material is too highbrow for the raucous rockers. Townshend, famed for his demonic guitar-smashing antics, admits his...

Lee Competes With Dead Hellraisers

MOTLEY CRUE drummer TOMMY LEE was furious he failed to top a recent Top 20 of the world's most notorious hellraisers - after he was beaten by rockers who died years ago. The GIRLS,...

Daltrey Scuppered Digital Launch

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY controversially slammed digital technology on Sunday (04SEP05), when he was supposed to be promoting the launch of a cutting edge new download service. The SUBSTITUTE singer made a personal...

Daltrey's Country Ambitions

Veteran rocker ROGER DALTREY is planning to abandon THE WHO and create a new band to fulfill his country music ambitions. The MY GENERATION hitmaker is convinced he has exhausted his inspiration for rock...

Daltrey Charity Gets Results

ROGER DALTREY constantly finds inspiration in his UK charity the Teenage Cancer Trust, because he can already see the results of his tireless work during his own lifetime. THE WHO frontman re-recorded his anthemic...

Daltrey Attacks The X Factor

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has launched a bitter attack on British reality TV show THE X FACTOR, insisting the series has pushed out quality drama in favour of cheap television. The MY GENERATION...

Daltrey Slams Rock Snobs

ROGER DALTREY has hit out at rock 'n' roll snobbery since he agreed to team up with British boy band McFLY, as he insists his band THE WHO were also a favourite with teeny-boppers in...

The Who Rock With Mcfly

Rock gods THE WHO are re-recording their anthemic 1965 hit MY GENERATION next week (04SEPT05) with British pop boyband McFLY. The hitmakers are teaming up to launch British music store HMV's new music download...

Daltry Relives Battle Of Trafalgar

THE WHO legend ROGER DALTRY credits his latest acting role with teaching him to truly understand Britain's heroic history. The singer-turned-actor stars in UK TV network Channel 4's forthcoming drama TRAFALGAR BATTLE SURGEON...

Townshend's Amazing Memory For Fans

British rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's memory is so sharp he can remember fans' names years after meeting them - and he loves to surprise unsuspecting fans with warm greetings. THE WHO guitarist has trained his...

Ryder: 'I Hate Singing Step On'

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER is sick of singing his massive 1990 hit STEP ON, as he has performed it so many times. The 43-year-old former hellraiser is always expected to sing the classic...

Townshend Destroys Guitar For Charity

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND smashed up a guitar so it could be auctioned for charity. The MY GENERATION star was renowned in the 1960s for destroying his instruments and amplifiers at the end...

The Who To Tour Next Year

Veteran rockers THE WHO have promised their loyal fans they will take to the road next year (06), after recently abandoning a series of planned gigs because their drummer was unavailable. Surviving members PETE...

Townshend Sparks Engagement Reports

Rock legend PETE TOWNSHEND and his songwriter girlfriend RACHEL FULLER have sparked speculation they're heading up the aisle, after Fuller was spotted sporting an enormous sparkling ring on her wedding finger. The pair were...

Comets Return With Classics Album

BILL HALEY's COMETS are planning to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their smash-hit ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK by recording a new album with British rock legend GRAHAM NASH. The CROSBY, STILLS + NASH star...

Townshend Rocks T In The Park

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND thrilled fans at Scotland's T IN THE PARK music festival over the weekend (08-10JUL05) when he leapt on stage to replace his girlfriend RACHEL FULLER's guitarist. Fuller panicked after...

Moon's Limo Auctioned On Ebay

A vintage car once owned by THE WHO rocker KEITH MOON is being sold on internet auction site eBay - nearly 30 years after his death. The bidding for the 1939 Chrysler Wimbledon limousine...

Priceless Guitars Rescued From Hard Rock Cafe Blaze

Priceless guitars played by THE BEATLES, THE ROLLING STONES and THE WHO were rescued from a fire at London's Hard Rock Cafe last night (09JUL05). The restaurant - famous for it's huge collection of...

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