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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...

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...

Famous Venue Where The Beatles Played Burns Down

A famous venue where The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who once played has partially collapsed after a fire.The legendary bands performed at the Ritz Ballroom in Kings Heath, England before the club was...

Russell Brand Warns Harry Styles About 'Sex War'

Russell Brand has warned Harry Styles they could be heading for a ''sex war''.The 37-year-old lothario - who was previously married to Katy Perry and has dated a string of famous women including Kate Moss...

The Best And The Worst Performances In Super Bowl History (Videos)

The Super Bowl half-time entertainment shows have slowly evolved into one of the biggest deals in the entertainment industry. Get it right, get richer (you’ll already be rich, if you’re performing at the Super Bowl,...

Are The Who Going To Play Glastonbury 2013?

Now that the Coachella line-up has been revealed, the rumour mill can churn on towards the next major music festival in the western hemisphere, Glastonbury Festival, with eager gossip mongers eyeing up bands’ touring schedules...

The Who: Gaga Is A Space Oddity

The Who think Lady Gaga is a ''space oddity''. The legendary rock band are huge fans of the 'Bad Romance' singer and are very impressed by her theatrical stage shows and the personas she adopts...

The Who Offer Bradley Wiggins Free Concert Tickets

Rockers The Who have reached out to reigning Tour De France champion and British Olympian Bradley Wiggins to offer him free tickets to their upcoming U.K. tour.The cyclist is a huge fan of the band...

The Who To Play Quadrophenia On UK Tour

The Who have announced their UK and Ireland arena tour dates, in which they will play their album 'Quadrophenia'.The 'My Generation' rockers are set to play ten dates across June - starting in Dublin and...

Pete Townshend Wins Les Paul Award

The Who star Pete Townshend was honoured with the prestigious Les Paul Award at the 28th annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (Tec) Awards on Friday (25Jan13).The rocker was selected for the prize, named after electric...

George Michael's Back In The Studio, But After The Olympics, Who’S Listening?

George Michael is working on a new album, according to his Twitter feed today (January 25, 2013). The pop star, who made it big in the ‘80s as part of Wham! and went on to...

Out Now - Us Albums Releases: 12-12-12 Concert Compilation Features Who's Who Of Rock, Aaron Neville Makes Blue Note Debut,

It’s a real mixed bag for the biggest album releases today and the most popular is bound to be the accompanying CD release to the 12-12-12Benefit Concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The tracklisting reads...

12.12.12 Album Released

The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi and Sir Paul McCartney all feature on an album of the 12.12.12 concert.Performances from the event, held in New York last week, have been collected on a record - released...

Cary Elwes To Direct The Who Manager Biopic

Actor Cary Elwes is stepping behind the camera to direct a biopic about the man who discovered British rock group The Who.The Princess Bride star will make his directorial debut with the story of late...

Bruce Springsteen And The Rolling Stones Among The Lineup Of Sandy Benefit Concert

A slew of New York natives, as well as plenty of Brits performed at last night’s 12-12-12 benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy, which ripped through the city in October.Bruce Springsteen, a Jersey man...

Sir Paul Mccartney Joining Nirvana Members?

Sir Paul McCartney is set to front Nirvana at the 12.12.12 concert in New York tonight.The legendary Beatles musician is to team up with the surviving members of the grunge band - Dave Grohl and...

Rolling Stones Join Music Heavyweights For Biggest Sandy Benefit

The Rolling Stones have joined Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Paul Mccartney and Eric Clapton on the bill for next week's Superstorm Sandy benefit at New York's Madison Square Garden.The reunited rockers' decision to team up...

Sandy Concert Tickets Making Thousands Online

Tickets for New York's upcoming Sandy relief charity concert are changing hands for thousands of dollars online as fans scramble to see performances from Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Kanye West and The Who.The upcoming...

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Is It Too Late To Become A Hendrix Fan?

Jimi Hendrix, in action, in his heydayHappy Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Today, Jimi Hendrix would have been celebrating his 70th birthday, had a tragic turn of events not resulted in his death on September 18, 1970.He...

Roger Daltrey Pays Tribute To The Who's Late Former Manager

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has paid tribute to the band's former manager Chris Stamp following his death on Saturday (24Nov12).Stamp, 70, lost his battle with cancer at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City...

Pete Townshend Uses Alternative Medicine To Help With Tinnitus

The Who star Pete Townshend has turned to all-natural health remedies to help deal with his ongoing hearing issues.The 67 year old has been suffering with tinnitus, a ringing in the ears, for many years...

Rock Legends To Headline Special Sandy Benefit Concert

Bruce Springsteen, Paul Mccartney, Billy Joel and The Who are set to share the stage for a Hurricane Sandy benefit concert in New York on 12-12-12.Fellow rock legends Roger Waters and Jon Bon Jovi will...

Pete Townshend And David Walliams Nominated For Book Awards

The Who rocker Pete Townshend and funnyman David Walliams are set to compete for prizes at Britain's National Book Awards along with J.K. Rowling and Fifty Shades Of Grey writer E. L. James.Townshend's memoir, Who...

The Who Drum Up Support For Charity In Washington, D.c.

The Who stars Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend descended on Washington, D.C. on Monday (12Nov12) to raise awareness of their U.S. teenage cancer charity.The rockers have been raising money for patients in Britain for 20...

Pete Townshend Quits The Who Show During Encore

Rocker Pete Townshend's hearing problems wrecked the opening night of The Who's first North American tour in four years in Florida on Thursday (01Nov12) - the guitar great marched offstage during the encore.Townshend appeared to...

Confusion Reigns On First Night Of The Who Tour As Pete Townshend Walks Off Stage (Photos)

"Where's Pete gone?" Confusion reigned on the first night of The Who's tourThe first night of The Who's tour in America got off to a shaky start in Sunrise, Florida last night (November 1, 2012)...

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