The Who

(Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Ten Who Fans Trade In 1979 Tickets From Canceled Show

When longtime fan of The Who Ed McConnell first bought his tickets to see the band in Providence, R.I. in 1979 for only $11, he had no idea a cancellation was coming. Until this year, he thought the stub would be useless.

08/01/2012

(Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Read Anti-Piracy Letter from Elton John, The Who, Queen, Robert Plant to British Prime Minister

While artists speaking out against music piracy is nothing new, a formidable collection of UK music stars are urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to take action in the matter.

07/26/2012

(Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Who Tickets From Cancelled 1979 Show Can Be Used On New Tour

Back in 1979, then-Mayor of Providence Vincent “Buddy” Cianci cancelled The Who’s concert that year after a tragic accident at a Who concert in Cincinnati killed 11 people. Now fans who still have their tickets to the cancelled show can cash them in for a free ticket to The Who’s Providence show at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center on February 26, 2013.

07/23/2012

(Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The Who Prepare New Composition For Olympics Performance

“We have recorded a piece of music that is a fabulous ending for the Olympics… and just shows the great music that has come out of this country,” Daltrey said. “This country has put some fabulous music out into the world.”

07/20/2012

(Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Pete Townshend Calls Mick Jagger’s Manhood ‘Huge & Extremely Tasty’

“What I remember of the size of Mick Jagger’s penis — I remember it as being huge and extremely tasty,” Townshend said. “I don’t remember anything about Roger’s… and wouldn’t dare to mention it. Let’s hope that makes the Internet!”

07/18/2012

Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

The Who To Tour North America Playing ‘Quadrophenia’ in Full

The Who will kick off a 37-date tour on November 1st in which they’ll perform their 1973 double album “Quadrophenia” in its entirety, in addition to a handful of hits.

07/18/2012

credit: E.J. Judge/WCBSFM

The Gaslight Anthem Covers The Who For ‘Live On Letterman’

After a high-energy, 50-minute set in front of a packed crowd at the Ed Sullivan Theater last night (June 27) for a “Live On Letterman” webcast, the Gaslight Anthem returned to the stage at the […]

06/28/2012

Marshall Amplification founder Jim Marshall (Photo courtesy Marshall Amplification)

R.I.P. To The Father Of Loud: Jim Marshall Dies At 88

Rock and roll is a little quieter today, following the passing of Jim Marshall, who helped the genre turn it up to 10…and in some cases 11. Marshall, 88, founded the iconic guitar amp brand […]

04/05/2012

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

iTunes Is A Digital Vampire?

Odd. We didn’t notice any glitter or teenage angst last time we looked at iTunes…

11/01/2011

Roger Daltrey To Retire?

Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images After months of speculation on [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Who[/lastfm]‘s next tour, the dreaded R-word has come from Roger Daltrey’s mouth. And now, we may soon see the last of The Who as we […]

02/17/2011

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 303 other followers