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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...

Daltrey Courts Razorlight

THE WHO rock legend ROGER DALTREY was so impressed with RAZORLIGHT's performance at London's LIVE 8 concert on Saturday (02JUL05) - he has signed them up to star at his next charity concert. The...

Madonna Kept 'Far Away' From Mariah

MADONNA was desperate to stay away from MARIAH CAREY at the Live 8 concert in London, and ordered aides to keep a distance between the two. The pair were among a starstudded list of...

Razorlight To Keep Live 8 Money

British rockers RAZORLIGHT have angered Live 8 organisers by vowing to keep any extra royalties they earn as a result of their performance at the London charity concert on Saturday. Artists who performed at...

Mccartney, Who And Lennox Donate Live 8 Profits

LATEST: A galaxy of stars including SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, THE WHO and ANNIE LENNOX have followed PINK FLOYD's example - by donating extra profits from their album sales to charity, following their performances at Saturday's...

Fire In Pete Townshend's Historic Mansion

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND was left shaken yesterday (04JUL05) when a fire raged through his historic $5.3 million (GBP3 million) London mansion. The luxurious home - once owned by poet LORD ALFRED TENNYSON...

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...

Jerry Hall Laughs In The Face Of Divorce

RACHEL FULLER was confident JERRY HALL would not be offended by the song she wrote about her ex-husband SIR MICK JAGGER's infidelities, because the Texan beauty sees the funny side of her broken marriage....

Mayer Forms Blues Trio With The Who Bassist

JOHN MAYER is solo no more; he has formed a blues trio with THE WHO's replacement for JOHN ENTWISTLE, PINO PALADINO. Session man Paladino, who was formerly part of British soul man PAUL YOUNG's...

Townshend's Mullet Snub

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is convinced he was the style icon of the original 1985 LIVE AID show - because he was one of the only rockers on the line-up without a mullet haircut....

U2 And The Who Triumph At Charity Awards

Irish rockers U2 were presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the NORDOFF-ROBBINS SILVER CLEF AWARDS in London on Friday night (17JUN05). The VERTIGO hitmakers - who formed in 1977 - were awarded...

The Who Join Live 8 Line-up

British rockers THE WHO have become the latest heavyweight group to be added to London's upcoming LIVE 8 show in Hyde Park. Founders PETE TOWNSHEND and ROGER DALTREY will perform with regular stand-ins ZACK...

Townshend In Feud With Documentary Director

LATEST: PETE TOWNSHEND is refusing to grant permission for THE WHO's music to be used in a documentary about the legendary British rockers. The two surviving Who members, guitarist Townshend and singer ROGER DALTREY,...

Who Filmmaker Appeals To Fans For Footage

The sensational career of THE WHO is to be charted in a brand new documentary - and the director is relying on fans to dig out intimate footage of the British rockers. Filmmaker MURRAY...

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