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Pete Townshend Ready To Leave The Who Behind

Pete Townshend believes The Who will come to an end as a band this year.The 'My Generation' hitmaker thinks it is time he and singer Roger Daltrey go their ''separate ways'' once their current tour...

The Dalai Lama To Tour Glastonbury Festival On Sunday

The spiritual guru will visit the Somerset, England site on Sunday (28Jun15), and talk to revellers in the Green Fields part of the festival, where his Tibetan Monks performed in 2013. He'll...

Roger Daltrey Banned From Performing Two Shows In A Row

The 71 year old, whose band is headlining Britain's Glastonbury Festival next weekend (27-28Jun15), suffered swollen vocal cords in May (15) and postponed three dates on The Who's 50th anniversary tour. Medical...

The Strokes Kick Off British Summer Time

The Strokes kicked off Barclaycard British Summer Time with a greatest hits set last night (18.06.15).The US rockers thrilled the 60,000-strong crowd - which included the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Alexa Chung, Foo Fighters drummer...

Pete Townshend's New Classical Album Disqualified From U.k. Music Charts

The hitmaker released Classic Quadrophenia, a new, 'symphonised' version of The Who's album Quadrophenia, on Monday (08Jun15) and has sold enough copies to top the U.K. music charts. However, because the...

Roger Daltrey And Liam Gallagher Join Forces For Tv Show

Daltrey and Gallagher performed The Who's classic 1965 hit My Generation with The Lightning Seeds' Ian Broudie, original Oasis member Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs, and Ringo Starr's drummer son Zak Starkey live on the...

Pete Townshend: 'Arrest Blew Knighthood Chances'

The Who star was held by police in 2003 for using his credit card to access a child porn website, and he later accepted an official caution and was placed on Britain's sex...

Liam Gallagher And Roger Daltrey To Form Supergroup For Tv Show

The singer, whose post-Oasis band Beady Eye split last year (14), is teaming with Daltrey, as well as Ringo Star's son Zak Starkey and Lightning Seeds frontman Ian Broudie for a revival of...

Glastonbury 2016 Acts Already 'Booked Up'

Emily Eavis claims Glastonbury's 2016 headliners are ''pretty much booked up''.The co-organiser of the festival has revealed they are well on the way to completing the line-up for the annual event next year, despite the...

Roger Daltrey Opens Cancer Unit In New York City

The veteran rocker has spent years working with the Teenage Cancer Trust in his native Britain to help provide better facilities for sick youngsters, and he launched his project in the U.S. in...

Stars Honour Pete Townshend At Charity Tribute

Townshend and The Who's manager Bill Curbishley were both honoured with prizes at the annual MusicCares Map Fund Benefit Concert, and a number of stars turned out to support them. Springsteen presented...

The Vaccines: 'Florence + The Machine Should Be Headlining Glastonbury'

The Vaccines are due to perform at the fabled U.K. music event next month (Jun15) which is to be headlined by Foo Fighters, The Who and Kanye West. Florence Welch's band Florence...

Roger Daltrey Stops The Who Show And Scolds Pot Smoker

The singer was onstage at the Nassau Coliseum when he caught a whiff of a fan's weed and stopped the show to sold the pot-smoking fan. In video footage taken by another...

Pete Townshend: The Who Is Not Fulfilling To Me

Pete Townshend doesn't find The Who concerts ''fulfilling''.The 'My Generation' hitmaker finds performing shows with the iconic band ''too easy'' and claims he doesn't get much satisfaction out of playing live any more.Townshend -...

The Who Named As Final Glastonbury Headliner

Festival organisers announced the news on Twitter.com on Wednesday (06May15) following months of speculation over which act would join Kanye West and Foo Fighters as headliners at the music event. A post...

The Who Confirmed As Sunday Headliner At Glastonbury 2015

The Who has been confirmed as the Sunday night headliner for Glastonbury 2015 - the second time the group has played the prestigious closing spot in eight years. The band join rockers Foo Fighters and...

The Who Postpone Three Concerts

The rockers began their 50th anniversary trek late last year (14) to mark five decades since they formed in 1964, and the farewell tour is set to conclude this November (15). Daltrey...

The Who Rumoured For Glastonbury Closer

Rapper Kanye West and rockers the Foo Fighters have already been announced as bill-toppers for the British music event but the act booked for Sunday night's closing slot has remained a mystery....

The Who To Close Glastonbury

The Who are to close Glastonbury Festival 2015.The legendary rock band will reportedly join 'Bound 2' rapper Kanye West and the Foo Fighters as headliners of the music festival, which takes place in June.A source...

The Who's Classic 1982 Shea Stadium Show To Be Released On Dvd

The Who: Live at Shea Stadium 1982 features restored footage and newly-mixed sound. The release marks the first time the concert has been available to view in its entirety. The show...

Pete Townshend Rules Out Unplugged Sessions

Dozens of big-name pop stars and bands have appeared on the iconic, stripped-down acoustic series since its launch in 1989, including the Eagles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Sir Paul MCCartney, Eric Clapton, Adele,...

Eddie Vedder To Stand In For Roger Daltrey And The Who Charity Show

Pearl Jam star Vedder will take on vocal duties from Roger Daltrey for the supergroup's Celebrating The Who gig at the Rosemont Theatre in Illinois next month (May15), while Starkey will join fellow...

Roger Daltrey Visiting Bone Specialist

The 71-year-old singer has rejoined his bandmates for a series of celebratory shows which end later this year (15), but Daltrey is struggling to cope with the physical demands of life on the...

Roger Daltrey's Future Wife Almost Cost The Who First Record Deal

The late British music producer and manager, who also worked with Jimi Hendrix, asked young Heather, who became Daltrey's second wife in 1971, if she thought her future husband's band would make a...

Noel Gallagher Praised For Teenage Cancer Trust Support By Daltrey

Noel Gallagher was praised by Roger Daltrey for being such a ''loyal friend and loyal supporter'' of the Teenage Cancer Trust ahead of his concert on Saturday night (28.03.15).The Who frontman came on stage at...

Roger Daltrey: 'The Who Farewell Tour Could Go On And On'

The rocker and bandmate Pete Townshend have 54 shows booked for 2015 as they embark on what will be their final world trek, but he reveals there's no end in sight right now....

Britney Spears Set For Super Bowl Show?

Britney Spears is being lined up to perform at the 2016 Super Bowl halftime show.The 'Toxic' hitmaker - who previously took to the stage at the prestigious sporting event alongside Aerosmith, 'NSYNC, Nelly and Mary...

Kurt Cobain's Credit Card Up For Sale

Kurt Cobain's credit card is up for auction.The late Nirvana frontman's Visa card - which expired in 1995, less than a year after his suicide - from now-defunct Seattle bank Seafirst and leather 'King of...

Roger Daltrey Reunites Original Line-up For 15th Anniversary Charity Gigs

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has reunited the original stars of his first ever Teenage Cancer Trust show to perform again for the 15th anniversary of the fundraising concert series.Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller and Stereophonics...

Elton John & The Who Set For New Orleans Festival

The stars of rock opera Tommy are heading for the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival after Sir Elton John and The Who were announced as headliners on Monday (12Jan15).The annual seven-day event, which...

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