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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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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