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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...

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...

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