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Liam Gallagher To Perform With Who Band

Liam Gallagher will perform with The Who Band next month.The 'Live Forever' hitmaker will make his first appearance since he announced his group Beady Eye had split at the special Teenage Cancer Trust charity gig...

Liam Gallagher To Bounce Back From Beady Eye Split At The Who Tribute

British rocker Liam Gallagher is to make a comeback after Beady Eye's split by joining a star-studded line up to perform a tribute to The Who at a charity concert organised by Roger Daltrey.The former...

Roger Daltrey: World Needs More Than One Direction

Roger Daltrey says the world needs more than just One Direction for its musical needs.The Who singer - famous for hits like 'My Generation' and 'Won't Get Fooled Again' - has bemoaned the lack of...

The Who Postpone U.k. Tour Dates

Rockers The Who have postponed the first two dates on the European leg of their 50th anniversary tour due to "unforeseen logistical changes".The band was billed to hit the stage in Dublin, Ireland and Belfast,...

The Who Add Massive North American Tour To Farewell Trek

Veteran rockers The Who have added 40 U.S. dates to their The Who Hits 50! anniversary tour.The first leg of the group's North American farewell tour will begin in April (15) in Tampa, Florida. A...

The Who Are Releasing Their First New Song In Eight Years

It's been a long wait, but mod legends The Who are releasing their first new song in eight years. What took you so long fellas?!Daltrey and Townshend performing in The Netherlands last summerBBC reported on...

The Who To Release First New Track In Eight Years

Veteran rocker The Who have recorded their first new song in eight years to promote a new 50th anniversary hits compilation.Be Lucky will appear on the band's upcoming two-disc collection The Who Hits 50! alongside...

The Who Release New Song To Mark 50th Anniversary

The Who are to release a new song to celebrate their 50th anniversary.The 'My Generation' rockers reached the landmark this year and are bringing out 'Who Hits 50', a compilation of their best songs, complete...

The Who Ask Fans To Seek Out Rare Photos And Footage

The Who are offering Vip concert tickets to fans who unearth the best memorabilia for the group's 50th anniversary celebrations later this year (14).Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend have asked devotees to dig through their...

The Who Asked To Co-produce 1960s Tv Show

The Who stars Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are in talks to co-produce a Tv series about the London music scene in the 1960s.The two surviving members of the classic rock band have been asked...

Sex Pistols Turned Down Olympics Invite Over Keith Moon Blunder

The Sex Pistols turned down the chance to reunite at the Olympic Games opening ceremony in London in 2012 because the rockers were stunned by organisers' attempt to invite long-dead The Who drummer Keith Moon...

The Who Memorabilia Up For Auction

A signature guitar used onstage by The Who's Pete Townshend back in the 1970s is up for auction online.The red Gibson Sg the rocker played during a gig in Cleveland, Ohio and later gifted to...

Pete Townshend: 'Celebrities And Politicians Should Not Mix'

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend warned Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair not to court friendships with celebrities ahead of his famous 'Cool Britannia' event in 1997.The U.K.'s current leader David Cameron mimicked Blair's stunt...

Roger Daltrey Struggling To Find Charitable U.s. Stars For Cancer Benefit

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey is struggling to find American icons to join him for his latest cancer charity benefit - because they all expect to be paid to perform.The Won't Get Fooled Again singer...

Roger Daltrey Feels 'Sorry' For Phone Obsessed Fans

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey feels ''sorry'' for music fans who record concerts on their phones rather than enjoying the moment.The 'Substitute' singer finds it ''weird'' that people prefer to film shows on their handsets...

Roger Daltrey Baffled By Fans Filming At Gigs

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has criticised music fans for filming concerts on their phones, branding the practice "weird".The veteran rocker, who announced details of the group's 50th Anniversary tour on Monday (30Jun14), struggles to...

The Who To Make New Album

The Who plan to record a new album this summer.The 'My Generation' rockers - who haven't released new material since 2006 album 'Endless Wire' - already have three demos written and plan to do more...

The Who Spark Retirement Rumours With 50th Anniversary Tour

The Who star Roger Daltrey has hinted the band's upcoming 50th anniversary tour will be their last.The rock legends will hit the road in Britain in the autumn (14) for a series of special shows...

Kenney Jones Reunites With The Who Stars At Benefit

Drummer Kenney Jones rejoined The Who for a charity gig in Surrey, England on Saturday night (14Jun14).Jones performed I Can't Explain, Substitute, 5:15, Pinball Wizard and The Kids Are Alright with Pete Townshend and Roger...

Roger Daltrey: 'I'm Losing My Hearing'

Rocker Roger Daltrey can bond with his The Who bandmate Pete Townshend over their health woes - he is slowly losing his hearing.Townshend has told for years how he is afflicted with tinnitus, which causes...

Roger Daltrey: I Forget The Lyrics To Who Songs

Roger Daltrey admits he sometimes forgets the lyrics to The Who's hits. The 'My Generation' band's 70-year-old frontman, who has also just released the record 'Going Home' with musician Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson, insists...

One Direction Filming This Is Us Sequel

One Direction are filming a follow-up to their movie 'This Is Us'.The superstar boy band are currently on their 'Where We Are' world tour, and it has been confirmed they are being recorded for a...

The Who's Tommy Documentary Wins Telly Award

The Who's new film The Who Sensation - The Story Of Tommy has been awarded a bronze prize at America's Telly Awards, which honour the best in film and video production.The documentary chronicles the making...

The Who's Lifetime Achievement Grammy Up For Auction

A Grammy Award handed to rock veterans The Who in honour of their stellar career is to go up for auction later this month (Apr14).The lifetime achievement prize was presented to the My Generation hitmakers...

The Who To Release New Material For 50th Anniversary

The Who are releasing new material to mark their 50th anniversary.The legendary band are planning to record new tracks to coincide with their landmark achievement and their upcoming world tour, which stars in the...

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...

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...

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...

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