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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...

The Who Land Lerner For Fan-friendly Film

Acclaimed music documentarian MURRAY LERNER is calling on fans of rockers THE WHO to come forward with amateur footage of the group for a new movie he's directing. The OSCAR-winning JIMI HENDRIX AT THE...

Rock Legends Back The Kaiser Chiefs

British band THE KAISER CHIEFS are in shock after learning rock icons including ALICE COOPER and ROGER DALTREY have been endorsing their music. The EVERY DAY I LOVE YOU LESS AND LESS stars were...

Daltrey Hits The Small Screen

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is looking forward to acting again after being picked to star in an upcoming British television drama. CHANNEL 4 have cast the legendary singer in the upcoming show, and...

Skinner Dating Beatle's Stripper Granddaughter

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER is dating BEATLES legend RINGO STARR's teenage granddaughter - who is a member of British erotic dancing troupe the NARNI SHAKERS. The DRY YOUR EYES star is besotted with...

Entwistle Sells Skeletons

Two skeletons belonging to late THE WHO rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE have been sold for $840 ($442) at an auction near his home in England. Despite disapproval from the rocker's mother QUEENIE, more than 700...

Entwistle's Mother Traumatised By Auction

The mother of late THE WHO bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE is devastated her son's belongings are to be auctioned off tomorrow (21APR05) - and can't bear to attend the sale. Around 700 of the British...

Who Album To Be Completed Without Townshend

British rock legends THE WHO will finally finish their postponed album - but the band's songwriter and guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is too busy writing his autobiography to take part in its completion. Townshend announced...

Daltrey Seeks New Charity Mouthpiece

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is searching for someone young and dynamic to take over his reins as patron of British charity the TEENAGE CANCER TRUST. The MY GENERATION rocker, 61, has fronted the...

Baker's Boy Offers To Replace Starr's Son

The son of legendary CREAM drummer GINGER BAKER has contacted THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND to offer his services, following last week's (ends25MAR05) news that ex-BEATLE RINGO STARR's son ZAK STARKEY has quit the band....

Clash Star Remembered At Auction

Rock legends are lining up to celebrate THE CLASH icon JOE STRUMMER's life at a celebrity auction. A guitar signed by THE WHO rockers ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND, drummer KENNY JONES and THE...

The Who Scrap Tour And Album

British rock legends THE WHO have ditched plans to tour this year (05) after drummer ZAK STARKEY pulled out to work with OASIS. Starkey, son of former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR, has pledged to...

Daltrey: 'I Sold Out - So What?'

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is nonchalant about 'selling out' during the 1980s and is happy to admit he appeared in commercials just for the money. Daltrey famously appeared in a series of TV...

Entwistle's Lover Dies Of A Broken Heart

Late THE WHO bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE's former lover LISA PRITCHETT-JOHNSON has died of a suspected drug overdose, aged 43. Troubled Pritchett-Johnson, who mourned the MY GENERATION star for three years after 13 years together,...

Daltrey To Star In Tv Show

THE WHO legend ROGER DALTREY is testing his acting skills again in a new American TV show. The MY GENERATION rocker - who has previously starred in movies like McVICAR, TOMMY and BUDDY'S SONG...

Daltrey Album Finally Gets European Release

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has finally bowed to pressure from his fans and agreed to release his seventh solo album in Europe - 13 years after it came out in America. ROGER DALTREY...

Daltrey Hates His Who Music

Rocker ROGER DALTREY refuses to listen to music by his former band THE WHO - because he hates his singing voice. The MY GENERATION star still enjoys touring with the band's guitarist PETE...

Rock Stars Unite For Teenage Cancer Gig

Rocker ROGER DALTREY is thrilled ROBERT PLANT, ERIC CLAPTON FRANZ FERDINAND and KEANE have agreed to perform at this year's (APR05) TEENAGE CANCER TRUST concerts at London's Royal Albert Hall. THE WHO frontman, who...

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