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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...

Daltrey Collects Cbe

Rock legend ROGER DALTREY was made a Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II today (09JAN05) for his services to music, the entertainment industry and charity. The 60-year-old star...

The Who's Tommy To Become Most Expensive Animation

THE WHO's celebrated rock-opera TOMMY is to become the most expensive animated movie of all time. GREASE producer ROBERT STIGWOOD plans to turn the 1975 PETE TOWNSHEND movie into a $400 million (GBP210...

The Who's In-fighting During Heyday

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY put his bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND in hospital after the rockers fought on the set of a music video. Daltrey, 60, fought with Townshend when he lost his temper over...

Doherty Heading For Tragic End Says Daltrey

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has sent out a chilling warning to troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY, advising the former LIBERTINE singer he could face the same tragic fate as his late bandmate KEITH MOON....

Daltrey Views Dead Members Irreplaceable

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY believes late band members KEITH MOON and JOHN ENTWISTLE are irreplaceable. The MY GENERATION frontman is amazed he and PETE TOWNSHEND encouraged KENNEY JONES to join the group following...

Rem Happy To Headline Same Event As Hendrix

REM guitarist PETER BUCK is delighted to be headlining the same British music festival his hero JIMI HENDRIX performed at 25 years ago. The MAN ON THE MOON musician will be performing at the...

Birthday Tribute For Late Who Legend Entwistle

An album of solo songs by THE WHO's late bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE will be released to mark what would have been his 60th birthday. Entwistle - nicknamed THE OX - died from a heart...

Daltrey Becomes Commander Of The British Empire

Rock legend ROGER DALTREY was made a Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II yesterday (30DEC04) for his services to music, the entertainment industry and charity. The 60-year-old star...

King Names Idiot Album Of The Year

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has given a sales boost to GREEN DAY's new album AMERICAN IDIOT, by urging fans to rush out and buy it for Christmas. The author names the punk record his...

Daltrey The Dragon

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has signed up to voice a green dragon in a children's DVD. The WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN singer is the star of an animated THE WHEELS ON THE BUS...

Rice Slams Music Hall Of Fame

TIM RICE has ridiculed the recent induction of the UK MUSIC HALL OF FAME. The award-winning composer of musicals like EVITA and PHANTOM OF THE OPERA cites the show earlier this month (NOV04) as...

Manager Dismisses The Who Split Rumours

The manager of THE WHO has posted a message on guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND's website to dismiss reports the reformed supergroup has split. Internet rumours in the past week (begs22NOV04) suggested new band members PINO...

Townshend Scraps Child Sex Book

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has abandoned his book on child abuse. The guitarist claimed he was researching the book when he was arrested for accessing a child porn website in 2002. But...

The Who Plan A Return In 2005

Fans of rockers THE WHO are set for a good 2005 - the group have announced tentative plans to release a new studio album in the spring. In a posting on his website, guitarist...

Geldof Convinced Live Aid Would Be A Failure

SIR BOB GELDOF spent the morning of the LIVE AID charity concerts worrying about whether his fellow musicians would show up. The former BOOMTOWN RAT ended up raising a staggering $72 million (GBP40 million)...

Moon Offered Comfort To Kiedis

Tragic THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON helped keep a young ANTHONY KIEDIS at "ease" during his dad's endless cocaine-fuelled parties. The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman was forced to witness his father JOHN KIEDIS...

Green Day To Hit Big Screen

California rockers GREEN DAY plan to turn their new album into a film - with cameo appearances from pals GOOD CHARLOTTE and RANCID. The DOOKIE group want AMERICAN IDIOT to translate into a...

Townshend Fumes At Moore Over Fahrenheit Soundtrack

Rock legend PETE TOWNSHEND has launched a scathing attack at film-maker MICHAEL MOORE, saying he has been "bullied and slurred" by the director. Last year (03) the STUPID WHITE MEN author Moore approached THE...

Jack Ponder White Stripes Movie

WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE is considering following in the footsteps of THE WHO and THE BEATLES by making a movie about the band. The FELL IN LOVE WITH A GIRL singer and his...

The Who + Moon Top Outrage Poll

British band THE WHO have topped a British poll of "rock outrage" for their wild pranks and drug experiences. BBC RADIO 6 researchers have trawled rock archives to find the most shocking stories of...

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