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Peter Frampton Says Pete Townshend Offered Him A Spot In The Who

Peter Frampton claimed he was once offered a spot in The Who.The 70-year-old rocker has revealed how after firing his manager Dee Anthony - when he was still struggling financially and creatively - he received...

Paul Mccartney And Ed Sheeran Gigs To Be Shown For Teenage Cancer Trust Unseen

Unseen footage of gigs by Sir Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran, Noel Gallagher and more will be shown to raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust.The annual concerts to benefit the charity, which are usually held...

Upcoming Releases: What's On Our Playlist For December 2019?

The final albums before the year ends is an interesting selection of debuts, long-anticipated returns and new musical directions. Stormzy and The Who are the ones we're probably most excited about, but we're sure the...

The Who's Roger Daltrey Slams Jeremy Corbyn And #Metoo Movement

Roger Daltrey, the lead singer of rock legends The Who, has disparaged Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as “a communist” and criticised the #MeToo movement in a new interview.Speaking with the Daily Mail’s Event magazine, the...

The Who To Perform Classic Album 'Tommy' In Special Acoustic Shows For Teenage Cancer Trust

Legendary rockers The Who have announced they will revisit their classic album Tommy in acoustic form at next year’s Teenage Cancer Trust shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall.The special one-off shows, on March 30th and...

The Who To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival 2016

As spring starts to poke its head around the wintery corner excitement about summer festivals is hot on its heels and the latest headline announcement has proved no exception - The Who is set to...

Coldplay To Headline Glastonbury For Record Fourth Time

Coldplay are reportedly set to headline Glastonbury for the fourth time.The 'A Sky Full of Stars' hitmakers are said to have been signed up by organiser Michael Eavis to close the legendary music festival on...

Glastonbury Sells Out In 32 Minutes

Tickets to Glastonbury sold out in 32 minutes.More than 118,000 tickets to the annual music festival were sold in less than half an hour on Sunday (04.10.15) with eager fans snapping up the chance to...

Isle Of Wight Filmmaker Wants To Revisit Definitive Festival Movie

The director was not a fan of Michael Wadleigh's coverage of the 1969 music festival, because it suggests the event was all love, peace and hippies - and he'd like to show the...

The Who To Pick Up Postponed Hits Tour In February

THE WHO HITS 50! dates will recommence in Detroit, Michigan in February (16) and include stops in Toronto, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, before wrapping in Las Vegas on 29 May (16)....

The Who Postpone Tour

The Who have postponed their North American tour.The 'Baba O'Riley' hitmakers have made the difficult decision to cancel their remaining shows after a doctor confirmed lead singer Roger Daltrey has been struck down with viral...

The Who Cancels U.s. Tour Dates After Roger Daltrey Diagnosed With Viral Meningitis

The Who have cancelled the rest of their dates in the U.S. leg of their 50th anniversary world tour as Roger Daltrey is ill with viral meningitis. The British rock band announced their decision to...

Janet Jackson Cancels Iheartradio Festival Due To Ear Issue

The Nasty icon was scheduled to hit the stage alongside Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Blake Shelton and The Weeknd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, but has had to...

The Who Cancel U.s. Tour

The My Generation hitmakers had already cancelled four concerts on their 50th anniversary tour, which had been due to begin this week (ends18Sep15), after Daltrey contracted viral meningitis. The band had hoped...

Voting Opens For Classic Rock Roll Of Honour 2015

Voting has opened for the Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards 2015.Nominations have been announced for the prestigious awards, with the results being unveiled at a star-studded ceremony at the Roundhouse in Camden, London on...

The Who Postpones Four U.s. Concert Dates Due To Roger Daltrey’S Ill Health

The Who have been forced to cancel four tour dates due to Roger Daltrey’s health. The 71-year-old frontman has been suffering from an ‘unspecified virus’ and the four tour dates have been postponed, although new...

The Who Postpone First Four Dates Of Hits Tour

The veteran rocker has already dropped out of a charity concert at a private residence in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Sep15) after doctors advised him not to perform, and now the first four...

Roger Daltrey Pulls Out Of Charity Concert Due To Illness

The Who frontman was set to perform with his bandmate Pete Townshend and Pearl Jam star Eddie Vedder for 500 fans at a private residence in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Sep15). They...

Jean Michel Jarre Records Comeback Album With Top Electronic Stars

Electronica 1: The Time MAChine will also feature collaborations with M83, Little Boots, Tangerine Dream, DJ Armin van Buuren, Massive Attack star 3D and Lang Lang. The album is set for release...

Pete Townshend Found The Who Tour 'Tough'

Pete Townshend found the last Who tour ''tough'' because Roger Daltrey insisted on having ''complete control''.The guitarist admits it was frustrating to be left out of decision making, particularly as he didn't agree with everything...

Janet Jackson And Kanye West For Iheartradio Music Festival

Janet Jackson, Kanye West and The Who are among performers announced for 2015's iHeartRadio Music Festival.The iconic artists will all take to the stage at the two-day event which will take place at MGM Grand...

The Who Reveal They Replaced Prince At Glastonbury As They Claim Headlining Set Was 'Sabotaged'

A blog post on the official website of legendary rockers The Who has claimed the band’s Glastonbury set was ‘sabotaged’ and that they were drafted in to headline the festival as a last minute replacement...

The Who: 'We Replaced Prince At Glastonbury'

The My Generation hitmakers closed out the three-day music extravaganza last month (Jun15), but they claim they had no intention of performing at the summer bash this year (15) until organisers reached out...

Pete Townshend Reimagines Quadrophenia

Pete Townshend changed the course of rock music last night (05.07.15) when he premiered a classical version of The Who's famous mod opera 'Quadrophenia' at London's Royal Albert Hall.The 70-year-old guitarist was joined by an...

Pete Townshend: 'Farewell Tour Is A Breeze'

The iconic rock band has been on the road for a final tour since late last year (14) but within weeks they had to axe two shows in London when his bandmate Roger...

The Who Stars Angry Over Feud Reports

The band headed out on the road last year (14) for a special The Who Hits 50! world tour to celebrate the group's 50th anniversary and bring the curtain down on its legendary...

The Who Headed For Retirement

As the veterans, who are 71 and 70 respectively, prepare to close this year's (15) Glastonbury festival in England on Sunday night (28Jun15), Townshend has alerted fans the performance could be one of...

The Who's Glastonbury Set Blighted By Technical Issues

The veteran rockers appeared to suffer difficulties with their onstage monitoring system throughout their set, and guitarist Pete Townshend even apologised to the crowd, explaining the band had not had the chance to...

The Who Pay Tribute To Paul Weller And Late Bandmates

The veteran rockers paid tribute to Entwistle, who died of a heart attack in 2002, and praised his replacement, Pino Palladino, while Townshend also spoke of his sadness at losing Moon, who passed...

The Who Dedicate Song To Paul Weller At Bst Concert

The Who dedicated a song to Paul Weller as they headlined Barclaycard presents British Summertime in Hyde Park on Friday night (26.06.15).During the band's incredible greatest hits set, guitarist Pete Townsend took a moment to...

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