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The Who honoured with founding stone in Music Walk of Fame

The Who honoured with founding stone in Music Walk of Fame

The Who have been been presented with the founding stone in the Music Walk of Fame. The ‘My Generation’ legends are the first act to be honoured with the special award at the site of the new monument in Camden Town, London. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were presented with the honour by Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie, with fans and friends watching including the likes of Sugg... »

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey’s ‘affectionate’ bond keeps The Who ticking

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey’s ‘affectionate’ bond keeps The Who ticking

Pete Townshend says he’s still in The Who because of his "increasingly affectionate relationship" with bandmate Roger Daltrey. The 74-year-old guitar hero has admitted that whilst he and the 75-year-old frontman didn’t hate each other in their early days, they had "very little in common", and although the latter is still true, they’ve grown to "care deepl... »

Pete Townshend will only smash guitars for charity

Pete Townshend will only smash guitars for charity

The Who’s Pete Townshend will only smash a guitar again to raise money for charity. The 74-year-old guitarist and his band mates – comprised of Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon – were known for their hedonistic behaviour which included smashing their instruments and wrecking their stages, but now that he’s older, Pete has said he’ll only cause dam... »

The Who’s Pete Townshend made to feel a ‘prat’ by band’s wild antics

The Who’s Pete Townshend made to feel a ‘prat’ by band’s wild antics

The Who’s Pete Townshend says his "rock and roll" antics made him feel like a "prat". The ‘Baba O’ Riley’ guitarist – who was notorious for smashing his instrument to pieces on stage – has admitted he could be "pretty snobby" when it came to his and his bandmates’ wild ways, and he actually felt that when he and late drummer K... »

The Who’s Tommy musical returning to Broadway in 2021

The Who’s Tommy musical returning to Broadway in 2021

The Who’s musical ‘Tommy’ is returning to Broadway. The upcoming run of the acclaimed rock opera, which is comprised of music and lyrics by the iconic rock group’s songwriter and guitarist Pete Townshend, will be directed by Des McAnuff – who was in charge of the original production between 1993 and 1995. He said: "’Tommy’ combines myth and spectacle ... »

The Who unveil new LP ‘Who’ and announce 2020 orchestra tour

The Who unveil new LP ‘Who’ and announce 2020 orchestra tour

The Who have unveiled their new album ‘Who’ and announced a 2020 UK tour with a live orchestra. Following on from their stadium show at Wembley in July, which saw them debut brand new tracks ‘Hero Ground Zero’ and ‘Ball and Chain’ from the long-awaited follow-up to 2006′s ‘Endless Wire’, the ‘My Generation’ hitmakers have confirmed ... »

The Who debut two new songs at epic Wembley Stadium

The Who debut two new songs at epic Wembley Stadium

The Who debuted two new songs from their upcoming new album as they made their return to Wembley Stadium on Saturday (06.07.19). Frontman Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend – who last played the London venue for Live Aid in 1985 – gave fans a taste of what to expect from their first record of new material in over a decade as they performed ‘Hero Ground Zero’ and ... »

Roger Daltrey fears losing voice in ‘next five years’

Roger Daltrey fears losing voice in ‘next five years’

Roger Daltrey thinks he will lose his voice "in the next five years". The 75-year-old Who frontman – who has taken to lip-reading nowadays due to his deafness – has admitted he fears "age" will start to affect the quality of his singing in the next few years. He admitted: "Obviously within the next five years I think my voice will go. "Age will get it in t... »

Roger Daltrey: The Who’s next album is best since Quadrophenia

Roger Daltrey: The Who’s next album is best since Quadrophenia

Roger Daltrey says The Who’s new album is their best since ‘Quadrophenia’. Although the iconic rock group’s frontman was originally skeptical about their first collection since 2006′s ‘Endless Wire’, after hearing it he thinks it’s their strongest record in 46 years. Speaking during a Q&A at pop-up shop The Who @ 52, the NME quoted him as saying:... »

The Who announces The Who @ 52 pop-up

The Who announces The Who @ 52 pop-up

The Who have announced ‘The Who @ 52′ pop-up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of iconic rock opera LP ‘Tommy’ and their return to Wembley Stadium after 40 years. Fans of the ‘My Generation’ hitmakers will get the chance to purchase exclusive merchandise, including one-off ‘Pinball Wizard’ 7" Single only available at the shop in London’s S... »

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