Latest The Who News


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...

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...

The Who
Advertisement

Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

Advertisement

Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

Advertisement