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Roger Daltrey Awarded Honorary Degree

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has been awarded an honorary degree in recognition of his contribution to music.The legendary rocker donned a traditional cap and gown and joined students at Middlesex University in England for...

Robbie Williams Quits London Olympics Closing Ceremony

Robbie Williams has pulled out of the London Olympics closing ceremony, as his wife is due to give birth. The Take That star has been rehearsing for the event, and was expected to perform a...

Robbie Williams Pulls Out Of Olympics Closing Ceremony

Robbie Williams has pulled out of the Olympics closing ceremony because of the impending birth of his first daughter. The 38-year-old singer's wife Ayda Field is due to give birth in August and although Robbie...

The Who Film To Debut At U.s. Cinemas

Rockers The Who are to reveal all about the making of their groundbreaking 1973 album Quadrophenia as part of a major new documentary, which is to be screened across America for one night only this...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie's Olympic Party

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are hosting their own Olympic opening ceremony party.The bash will take place on July 25, two days before the official one, and a star-studded guest list has been linked to...

Danny Boyle's Olympics Opening Ceremony Is A Farmyard?

Oscar winning director Danny Boyle has unveiled plans for his opening ceremony at this year's London Olympics - and it's probably safe to assume that nobody predicted what he had in store. During a press...

Roger Daltrey Reveals Keith Moon Olympics Invite Was For Real

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has poked fun at the organisers of the 2012 London Olympics after they emailed the band and requested the presence of late drummer Keith Moon at the summer event's opening...

Roger Daltrey Donates Mic To Tsunami Victims

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey is helping to raise money for victims of the 2011 tsunami in Japan by donating an autographed microphone for sale.The veteran singer is in the Far East for a series...

Organisers Slammed For 'Duran Duran' Olympics Booking

Duran Duran will headline the London Olympics opening concert, but their booking has promoted bemusement from some music fans and celebrities. The 80's chart-topping group will headline the July 27, 2012 show, which will also...

Duran Duran Announced For Olympics Gig, To General Disappointment

Duran Duran have been announced to headline the forthcoming London Olympics concert. It's been a bit of a farce from day one, and with the Olympic organisers at one point attempting to ask The Who...

Plan B Inspired By Arnold Schwarzenegger

Plan B was inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Who and Jimi Hendrix to succeed as a musician.The 'iLL Manors' rapper grew up in the Forest Gate area of London, and while he found it tough,...

James Franco Addresses Public Persona In Francophrenia

James Franco is using 'Francophrenia' as a way to comment on his public persona. The 'Planet of the Apes' actor co-directs and stars in the film - full title 'Francophrenia (or, Don't Kill Me, I...

The Beatles' Sons Refuse To 'Let It Be': Consider Forming Band

Maybe they just couldn't 'Let It Be,' or perhaps they just felt the time was finally right to 'Come Together,' but either way there could be a new Beatles for the 21st century, if an...

James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

The Sons Of The Beatles To Form Band?

The sons of The Beatles are considering forming a band.James McCartney - son of Sir Paul, the legendary group's bassist - has discussed playing with the offspring of drummer Ringo Starr, singer and guitarist John...

Roger Daltrey Gigs With Paul Weller

Roger Daltrey was joined onstage by Paul Weller and Kelly Jones at his Teenage Cancer Trust concert last night (29.03.12). The Who frontman performed an opening 15-minute set at London's Royal Albert Hall before Stereophonics...

'Lost' Keith Moon Comedy Album Unearthed

A 'lost' comedy album recorded by The Who drummer Keith Moon three years before his death has been discovered in a producer's vault.Moon spent two days in 1975 performing skits at a Bbc studio for...

Sir Paul Mccartney Re-arranges Tour For Charity Gig

Sir Paul McCartney re-arranged his world tour so he can play a charity concert in London.The Beatles legend is his bringing his full 'On The Run' arena tour to the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday...

Roger Daltrey: 'Oasis Will Get Back Together Within The Next Four Years'

The Who star Roger Daltrey is convinced Oasis will reform within the next four years.The rocker, who has had a love-hate relationship with bandmate Pete Townshend for decades, insists it's inevitable that the estranged Gallagher...

Paul Mccartney To Play Teenager Cancer Trust Show

Sir Paul McCartney has been added to the line-up for this year's Teenage Cancer Trust gigs. The Beatles legend will kick-off the run of shows at London's Royal Albert Hall in aid of the charity...

Pulp To Play Teenage Cancer Trust Show

Pulp are to perform at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust next month.The reformed group - who made their live return last year after an eight-year absence - will headline...

Pulp To Play Teenage Cancer Trust Show

Pulp are to perform at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust next month.The reformed group - who made their live return last year after an eight-year absence - will headline...

Roger Daltrey Cancels Australian Shows

The Who star Roger Daltrey has cancelled his entire Australian tour.The veteran rocker was due to take his solo shows Down Under in April (12) but he has now scrapped all of the dates, including...

Madonna Working To Get Fit For Super Bowl

Madonna is "working hard" to be fit for her performance at the Super Bowl XLVI Half Time Show next month. The 'Frozen' singer admitted she has suffered some minor injuries lately - including a pulled...

Madonna Confirmed To Perform Super Bowl Half-time Show

Madonna will play the prestigious half-time show at Super Bowl Xlvi on February 5th, it's finally been confirmed after months of rumors. With previous stars including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and U2 among...

Madonna To Perform At The Super Bowl

Madonna has been confirmed to perform at the Super Bowl XLVI Half Time Show in February. The 'Frozen' singer will play during the break in the NFL final, a highly coveted slot which achieves some...

Roger Daltrey Considered Re-teaming With Russell Before His Death

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has paid tribute to his Tommy director Ken Russell, revealing they re-teamed to discuss a new project just weeks before his death.The 84-year-old filmmaker, who directed Daltrey in the band's...

Ken Russell Tributes Pour In Following Death

Tributes have been pouring in for late director Ken Russell, the extrovert British film director who sadly passed away aged 84 on Sunday (November 27th 2011). Russell was known throughout the industry for his thought-provoking...

Director Ken Russell Dies

Director Ken Russell has died.The Oscar nominated filmmaker passed away in hospital at the age of 84 on Sunday night (27.11.11) after suffering a series of strokes, his son Alex Verney-Elliott confirmed.He said: "My father...

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