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Pete Townshend Writes New Tune For Tv Drama

The Who star Pete Townshend has written a new song exclusively for one of his favourite U.S. Tv shows.It Must Be Done will feature in the season finale of hit drama The Americans when it...

Suggs: I'm Writing Songs For New Madness Album

Suggs has started writing songs for a new Madness album.The 53-year-old singer has revealed the band are heading into the studio this summer to start recording their 11th studio LP.Suggs has rediscovered his passion for...

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"People don't realise that he was a Shakespearean character. Yes, he was a genius on drums, but he was also a very troubled man. The things we find funny about him weren't really funny at...

Roger Daltrey Ended The Who To Save Pete Townshend's Life

Rocker Roger Daltrey told fans The Who's 1982 tour would be their last in a desperate bid to save his bandmate Pete Townshend's life.The Substitute hitmakers broke up in 1982 following an enormous world series...

Roger Daltrey Blames War Rationing For Height

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey is convinced he knows the reason for his small stature - he blames World War Ii food rationing for his stunted growth.The diminutive singer stands at just five feet five...

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"It was such a rock 'n' roll death, though, wasn't it? Two lines of coke and a bird in the Hard Rock! He was probably eating a hamburger as well, though where he was eating...

The Who To Record New Album

The Who could soon reunite to release a new album. Frontman Roger Daltrey claims guitarist Pete Townshend has ''about 90 songs'' for a new record and he wants to stick to the band's iconic sound.Roger...

Eminem Demands $2 Million For Super Bowl Gig?

Eminem reportedly demanded $2 million to perform at the Super Bowl.The 'Monster' rapper - real name Marshall Bruce Mathers - is believed to have been asked to play a concert at the NFL Owners Party...

One Direction Trump The Rolling Stones In Ticket Battle

One Direction have beaten the Rolling Stones in the 2013 tour ticket battle. Ticket marketplace Viagogo has revealed 'The X Factor' boy band were the most searched-for act for gig tickets , despite competition from...

Roger Daltrey Still Suffering Gary Glitter Eye Injury

The Who star Roger Daltrey is still suffering the ill effects of an eye injury he sustained while performing with Gary Glitter almost 15 years ago.The veteran band was preparing a live rendition of its...

Keith Moon Biopic From Roger Daltrey Back On

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has rebooted plans to develop a biopic about the band's late drummer Keith Moon.The rocker is collaborating with executives at Exclusive Media and Da Vinci Media Ventures to bring the...

Roger Daltrey Pays Tribute To Churchill At Bust Unveiling

Legendary The Who rocker Roger Daltrey helped members of America's Congress celebrate the special relationship between the U.S. and U.K. governments on Wednesday (30Oct13) by performing at the unveiling of a bust in Winston Churchill's...

Roger Daltrey: 'The Who Will Keep On Rocking After Final Tour'

The Who star Roger Daltrey has assured fans the band won't be splitting up after one final world tour, insisting he and Pete Townshend simply won't be hitting the road anymore.The guitar great recently revealed...

Stars Pay Tribute To Lou Reed

The Who, the Pixies and actress Evan Rachel Wood have led tributes to rock legend Lou Reed, who died on Sunday (27Oct13), aged 71.The former Velvet Underground frontman passed away five months after a liver...

The Who Announce Anniversary Tour, Set To Be Their Last

It’s the circle of life… and rock music. Some bands have put up new albums this year, while the Who have just announced their retirement. The English rockers, who began their career together (more or...

The Who To Retire From Live Performances

Veteran rockers The Who are to retire from the stage after one last world tour to mark their 50th anniversary.Surviving members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, who formed the band in 1964, are planning a...

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"There's something in the back of my head that tells me, Keith never would have made an old man. He wouldn't have wanted to be an old man. He wanted to be the world's greatest...

Wilko Johnson Recording Farewell Album With Roger Daltrey

Wilko Johnson will record his farewell album with Roger Daltrey. The terminally ill guitarist - who has been diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer - is to spend his final few days teaming up with The...

Stars Turn Out For Freddie Mercury Benefit Gala

The Who star Roger Daltrey and former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm were among the famous faces who turned out to honour late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury at a charity gig marking his 67th birthday.The...

Eminem Headlines Second Day At Reading Festival

Eminem referenced his battle with drug addiction during his Reading Festival set last night (24.08.13).The iconic rapper was headlining the second day of the event and told fans he couldn't ''get f***ed up'' with them...

John Entwistle's Rolls-royce Up For Auction

A luxury Rolls-Royce car specially customised for The Who rocker John Entwistle is expected to fetch up to $24,000 (£16,000) at auction next month (Sep13).The brown-coloured 1980 Silver Shadow was converted from a standard saloon...

Pete Townshend Defends One Direction Over Song Accusations

The Who star Pete Townshend has spoken out to defend One Direction after critics suggested the boyband's latest single Best Song Ever sounded similar to one of his tracks.The British/Irish five piece released the song...

Nine Inch Nails' & David Lynch Get Creepy With 'Came Back Haunted' [Video]

Industrial rockers Nine Inch Nails have teamed up with prolific filmmaker David Lynch for their new music video for 'Came Back Haunted.' After going on hiatus in 2009, the band's return was announced by lead...

Roger Daltrey: 'Nobody Can Compare To The Who'

Roger Daltrey doesn't think any band could compare to The Who during their heyday. The group's frontman is confident the British rockers had the best sound around in the 1970s and insists people only preferred...

Hendrix 'Copied' Townshend

Roger Daltrey claims Jimi Hendrix ''copied'' Pete Townshend's original guitar playing style. The Who frontman insists his fellow bandmate is one of the most unique guitar players ever seen, so much so that Hendrix -...

Pete Townshend Honours Iain Banks At The Who Concert

The Who star Pete Townshend paid tribute to late Scottish writer Iain Banks during the band's gig in Glasgow this week (beg10Jun13).Banks passed away on Sunday (09Jun13), aged 59, after a battle with cancer, and...

Roger Daltrey: Muse Are Like The Who

Roger Daltrey thinks Muse are a modern version of The Who. The 69-year-old singer - who fronts the 60s rockers - is a huge fan of the 'Supremacy' hitmakers, particularly when they perform live,...

Roger Daltrey Hints At The Who 50th Anniversary Shows

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has teased fans by hinting the band is eyeing a 50th anniversary tour next year (14) following the success of The Rolling Stones' comeback gigs.The Pinball Wizard hitmakers formed in...

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"I can certainly see us in a band like Muse, for instance - they're doing exactly what we did in the '70s but with new technologies. They're great musicians and they perform brilliantly." The Who...

Mick Jagger Predicts Rain During Rolling Stones UK Gigs

Sir Mick Jagger predicts it will rain when the Rolling Stones play in the UK this summer.The 'Brown Sugar' group are headlining Glastonbury festival at the end of June, followed by two shows of the...

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Anna Kendrick Had Her Doubts About 'Pitch Perfect 2'

Pitch Perfect was one of the surprise hits of late 2012, with its combination of catchy songs...

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Blur's Latest Album, Magic Whip, Shoots Up To UK Number 1

Remember Blur? The British rockers are back this week and topping the...

Chris Brown Reportedly Suspected Of Las Vegas Assault

Chris Brown allegedly assaulted a man during a heated argument...

Fox Renews 'The Simpsons' For Two More Seasons

The Simpsons, everyone's favourite dysfunctional family, won't be leaving our screens...

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