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Daltrey's Renewed Grief For Morrison

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY was unexpectedly overcome with grief for the late DOORS singer JIM MORRISON after his triumphant return to the ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL, Britain. Daltrey's performance at the weekend (12JUN04)...

Moon Wanted To Join The Beatles

THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON offered to join rival band THE BEATLES - but was rebuffed by their own percussionist RINGO STARR. The PICTURES OF LILY star - who died in 1978 - chanced...

Ringo: My Son And Oasis Have A Lot In Common

Rock legend RINGO STARR is delighted his son ZAK STARKEY has temporarily joined OASIS because they have one important thing in common - they are both influenced by THE BEATLES. The OCTOPUS'S GARDEN...

Spears Turns To Hypnotist To Conquer Smoking Habit

Pop singer BRITNEY SPEARS has turned to celebrity hypnotist PAUL McKENNA to help her conquer her smoking addiction. The TOXIC hitmaker, 22, is currently in Britain during her ONYX HOTEL TOUR and visited McKenna...

Affleck's Security Embarrassment

BEN AFFLECK suffered the ultimate embarrassment at Sunday night's (02MAY04) White House Correspondence Dinner - security guards wouldn't let him into the gala without a ticket. A flustered and furious Affleck was refused entrance...

Townshend's Autobiography Delay

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has delayed the release of his controversial autobiography until 2005 - because he needs more time to write it. The rocker revealed his plans for a revelatory memoir after...

Townshend Checks Into Clinic For Depression

Rock star PETE TOWNSHEND is being treated for depression at a British rehabilitation centre, following last month's (MAR04) TV broadcast of footage showing his arrest for viewing child pornography on the internet. Pals of...

Townshend Apologises For Comments About Late Bandmate

PETE TOWNSHEND has apologised to the mother of late THE WHO bandmate JOHN ENTWISTLE for blaming the bassist's death on his debauched lifestyle. Townshend has expressed his regret to Entwistle's mother QUEENIE for...

The Who Live On Within The Music

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY refuses to let his bandmates' deaths spell the end of the veteran group, because performing the music they created together brings them back to life. The MY GENERATION star...

Aerosmith Reunite With Jack Douglas

AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY has spoken about how "surreal" it was working with producer JACK DOUGLAS again for the first time in over 20 years. The WALK THIS WAY guitarist told Boston, Massachusetts radio...

Townshend: Tommy Made Roger

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND credits the band's rock opera TOMMY with immortalising frontman ROGER DALTREY as one of the 20th century's greatest singers. The eclectic musician insists the movie alerted audiences to Daltrey's...

Fleetwood Sues Bbc For Millions

FLEETWOOD MAC creator MICK FLEETWOOD is suing the BBC for millions of dollars (pounds) over the release rights to their recordings. The DON'T STOP drummer's company BEE LOAD, which produces and sells recordings of...

The Who To Perform Tommy At Cancer Shows

Legendary band THE WHO are to thrill fans with a performance of their rock opera TOMMY to raise funds for a British children's charity. The series of fundraising events at London's ROYAL ALBERT HALL...

Cyndi Lauper Tops Masturbation Poll

CYNDI LAUPER's classic 1984 track SHE BOP has been voted the most popular tune about masturbation of all time. She Bop has beat out such contenders as THE DIVINYLS' I TOUCH MYSELF and THE...

Moon Tops Madcap List

Late THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON has topped the list of the 100 Most Insane Moments in Rock in the new issue of Britain's Q magazine. MY GENERATION star Moon became infamous for...

Townshend Considered Suicide Over Arrest

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND was left so depressed after confessing to downloading child pornography, he contemplated suicide. THE WHO guitarist was arrested in January (03) after detectives suspected him of accessing a child pornography site...

The Who Return To Isle Of Wight

Legendary rockers THE WHO have been confirmed as a headline act at next year's (04) legendary ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL - over 30 years after performing a groundbreaking gig there. The three-day event -...

Mod Emblem In Patent Bid

The world famous red, white and blue 'mod' emblem, adopted by artists like THE WHO and PAUL WELLER, is set to be patented by Britain's Ministry of Defence (MOD). The symbol adorned Royal Airforce...

John Entwistle's Son Wins Customs Battle

The son of late THE WHO rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE has won a court battle against British customs, after they refused to believe the alcohol and cigarettes filling his car were for his dad. CHRIS...

The Who Reunite For Anniversary Gig

THE WHO rockers ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will perform a concert in London next year (29MAR04) to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the city's ROYAL ALBERT HALL. The pair have recently returned to...

Plastercaster Hated Zeppelin, But Was Inspired By Keith Moon

The groupie who cast moulds of the rock great's penises admits the time she spend with LED ZEPPELIN was "horrible". CYNTHIA PLASTERCASTER, who famously created bronze sculptures of JIMI HENDRIX and FRANK ZAPPA's impressive...

Pete Townshend To Release Novella

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has fulfilled his literary ambitions by writing his own novella. The MY GENERATION guitarist has previously penned rock operas in the past - including the huge hit TOMMY -...

Moon Replacement Tops Absurd Moments List

A teenager's one night stand as THE WHO's drummer in 1973 has topped a new poll of rock's most absurd moments. Teenage drummer THOMAS HALPIN took over KEITH MOON's drum stool when the drugged-up...

Entwistle's Girl To Meet Stripper

The lover of late THE WHO rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE is determined to meet the hooker who was with him when he died. Entwistle died of a heart attack last year, aged just 57, after...

Daltrey Jokes About Hotel Ban

ROGER DALTREY returned to the New York hotel he was banned from for life at the weekend (04OCT03) - for a movie screening. The WALDORF ASTORIA HOTEL management barred Daltrey and his group THE...

Daltrey Blasts Mccartney For Tarnishing The Beatles

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has blasted fellow 1960s icon SIR PAUL McCARTNEY for wrecking the musical legacy of the BEATLES. The MY GENERATION singer hates what McCartney is doing with the FAB FOUR's...

Entwistle's Luxury Pad For Sale

Late THE WHO rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE's luxury English country mansion is being sold for a staggering $6.4 million (GBP4 million). The lucky buyer will also get to keep a memento from the pad's former...

The Who Plan March Reunion

Legendary rock outfit THE WHO will be going back into the studio next March (04) and will take the new material on tour in both America and their native UK. Bandmembers ROGER DALTREY and...

The Who Toured To Cope With The Grief

Rock legends THE WHO took to the road last year (02) after the death of bandmate JOHN ENTWISTLE - because it was the only way ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND could cope with the grief....

Robbie Williams' Live Cd Earner

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS hasn't finished earning money from his spectacular Knebworth, England concerts this summer - he's set to collect a staggering $24 million (GBP15 million) by releasing a live CD and DVD...

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