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The Who Turn 50 With Star-Studded Birthday Tribute

November 12, 2014

The Who kick-started their 50th anniversary celebrations with a star-studded tribute concert in London last night, with Eddie Vedder, Liam Gallagher and Geddy Lee among those paying homage. The concert – held at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire...

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The Who Record First New Song in Eight Years

September 25, 2014

UPDATE: "Be Lucky" is now available to stream below. To celebrate their 50th anniversary, the Who will release a career-spanning greatest-hits collection, titled The Who Hits 50!, that will feature the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band's first new...

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Pete Townshend Guitar and Keith Moon Drums Up for Auction

July 11, 2014

What rock artifact symbolizes the Who's live prowess more than Pete Townshend's red Gibson SG? Now one of the guitarist's signature axes – windmilled on stage during a Seventies concert in Cleveland – is up for grabs at Lelands.com's...

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For Your Love: The Best of the Sixties British Invasion

June 2, 2014

Nattily attired, neatly coiffed and equipped with enough hooks and harmonies to win over the world, these British bands would colonize the radio charts throughout the 1960s (and, in some cases, keep conquering audiences for decades to come). The following...

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The Who to Issue 'Quadrophenia: Live in London' Concert Film

April 17, 2014

The Who celebrated the 40th anniversary of their 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia by playing the double record in its entirety all over the world, and now they are issuing a concert film of their performance from that tour at London's Wembley Arena in 2013....

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Meet the Unlikely Duo That Tamed the Who

January 24, 2014

"There is no better dinner date than Chris Stamp," says James D. Cooper, whose debut documentary Lambert & Stamp premiered earlier this week at the Sundance Film Festival. The film feels like a night hanging out with the legendary Who manager –...

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Miles Davis Is Coming to the Movies

November 14, 2013

Don Cheadle will portray Miles Davis and make his directorial debut in a long in-the-works biopic about the famed, groundbreaking jazz musician, the Associated Press reports. See Where Davis' Kind of Blue Lands on Our 500 Greatest Albums List Unlike...

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Roger Daltrey Looks Back at 'Tommy'

November 6, 2013

Roger Daltrey recently told Rolling Stone that The Who will launch their "last big tour" in 2015. There's also talk of a new album sometime next year, but as of now, their only planned release is deluxe edition of Tommy, which contains a new mix...

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The Who to Launch 'Last Big Tour' in 2015

October 29, 2013

The Who are planning a massive world tour for 2015 - and it'll likely be your last chance to see them. "That will be the last big tour," Roger Daltrey tells Rolling Stone. "People have read that wrong though. We aren't finishing after that. We intend...

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Pearl Jam's 'Lighting Bolt' to Strike at World Series

October 11, 2013

Pearl Jam have knocked it out of the park. The rockers just signed a deal with Fox Sports that will place 48 of their songs throughout the channel's World Series programming this month. The baseball championship's coverage and promotions run from...

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Song Premiere: The Who Get Reborn in 'Who Are You (RUN DMT Remix)'

September 6, 2013

Austin-based EDM artist Run DMT takes on British rock in a new remix of the Who's "Who Are You." Run DMT released a self-titled album in July and played the first-ever dance music stage at this year's Vans Warped Tour; he's also gained a following from...

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The Who Ask Fans for Help With 50th Anniversary

August 6, 2014

As the Who ready themselves for their 50th anniversary tour, the group is asking fans worldwide to share rare and lost recordings, forgotten radio and TV performances, fan-shot footage from concerts, bootleg recordings, demos, rare photos and memorabilia. As...

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The Who Reveal Plans for New Album, Tour

June 30, 2014

The Who have announced dates for the first leg of their 50th anniversary tour, "The Who Hits 50," that will find the band visiting arenas across the UK in November and December before a planned North America tour in 2015. The Who to Launch 'Last...

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UK University Hosts 'Quadrophenia' Symposium

April 22, 2014

This year marks not only the 50th anniversary of the Who, but also the 50th anniversary of the Brighton Beach battle between mods and rockers immortalized in Quadrophenia. To mark the occasion, England's University of Sussex is holding a weekend-long...

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Are the Who Planning a New Album?

January 30, 2014

Who frontman Roger Daltrey says the inevitability of a new record by the band isn't so much a question of "when" as it is "whether." Speaking to the NME, he said that both he and guitarist Pete Townshend have the makings of a new LP should they choose...

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Who's Best Album?

November 15, 2013

The Who are releasing a super deluxe edition of their 1969 landmark album Tommy next week, and Roger Daltrey recently told us that the group is plotting their "last big tour" in 2015. "We intend to go on doing music until we drop," he said. "But we have...

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Roger Daltrey Helps Out With Keith Moon Biopic

November 11, 2013

A biopic telling the story of Keith Moon, the Who's notoriously misbehaved drummer who died of an overdose in 1978, is now under production. The group's frontman, Roger Daltrey, has given the project his support, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Roger...

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The Who's Alternate 'Amazing Journey' - Song Premiere

November 5, 2013

The Who's historic rock opera Tommy will be repackaged as a limited edition Super Deluxe Box Set and Deluxe Edition on November 11th. A newly uncovered and unbridled version of "Amazing Journey," which is culled from the reissue's bonus material, premieres...

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Q&A: Ginger Baker on Why 'the Rolling Stones Are Not Good Musicians'

October 11, 2013

Former Cream drummer Ginger Baker's life has changed since he starred in the 2012 documentary Beware of Mr. Baker. He moved to England with his wife and teenage daughter after decades of living on a South African polo ranch with 38 horses. He also formed...

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One Direction Announce Release Date for New Album, 'Midnight Memories'

September 6, 2013

Just in time for the holidays, One Direction's new album, Midnight Memories, will be released on November 25th, member Harry Styles tweeted today, adding, "I think you'll like it." The six-second teaser clip below shows the album's title written out,...

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