The Who

'The Who' Frontman Reveals How Meningitis 'Nearly Killed Him'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Entertainment

Roger Daltrey has admitted that his meningitis battle a year ago nearly killed him. The Who’s longtime frontman tells the Mirror his illness left h...

The Who Slam 'Quadrophenia' Sequel Plans

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Quadrophenia’ fans may have been delighted to hear that a sequel to the cult classic could be on the way, but sadly, The Who aren’t on board wi...

Veteran Rocker's Ill Health Forces Another Band To Cancel Big Gigs

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

This was meant to be a year of celebration for The Who, marking an almighty 50 years of the band being together, but their anniversary tour has got of...

The Who Makes A Series Of Bold Glasto Claims In New Blog

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

The Who have made a number of bold claims about their recent Glastonbury gig, in a new blog post. The post - which, according to NME, was penned b...

Triumphant Premiere of Classic Quadrophenia

Jane Ireland | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

When I reviewed the album a few weeks ago, I said that I loved all the songs, there wasn't one that I wanted to skip. Having seen the show live, I stand by that; the music flowed effortlessly and the vocal harmonies were joyful to hear but the star of the show, musically, comes right at the end.

We Are the Mods - The Chant That Never Dies

Alan Edwards | Posted 02.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Alan Edwards

Mod was very often routed in class. Working class young men who wanted to look super smart when they went out at the weekend and would save for months to buy the right clothes. Add into the mix a carefully selected mix of music, a penchant for drugs to keep them dancing all night and the desire to prove they were not defined by a dreary office job - and you have a template that can be repeated whatever the year.

The Who Close Glastonbury With Unforgettable Headline Set

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

The Who have brought 2015’s Glastonbury Festival to a close with an unforgettable headline set. SEE ALSO: Lionel Richie Draws Glasto's Biggest ...

When Is a Classical Album Not a Classical Album?

Jane Ireland | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

Never one to shy away from controversy himself, Alfie also waded into the row via twitter saying "Classic Quadrophenia apparently is not eligible for the Classical charts. It's moments like this that prove the classical industry is still run by narrow minded arseholes." Ever loyal, Alfie's legions of fans also tweeted their support and made their feelings known.

Confirmed! The Who To Headline Glastonbury

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Following weeks of rumours, The Who have been confirmed as the final headliners for this year’s Glastonbury Music Festival. READ MORE: Here's W...

Bulldozing Through the Cradle of British Rock

James Ketchell | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
James Ketchell

If ever there was a venue which epitomised our approach to music heritage in this country, it is the Ealing Club. Quite simply it's a huge missed opportunity on a number of levels. The council could be attracting visitors from all around the world to explore the music heritage of Ealing.

Roger Daltrey Makes Couple's Wedding Day With Impromptu Performance

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Comedy

Picture the scene. You're at a wedding reception in a hotel near Glasgow. When guess who takes to the stage with the function band? Roger Daltrey, of ...

Ronnie Lane and Slim Chance Are Alive and Well

Tom Semioli | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tom Semioli

On a chilly November evening, a joyous Stan Lane - brother of the late, great Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame singer, songwriter, bassist, founding member and heart and soul of the Small Faces and The Faces - is holding court at the hallowed Half Moon in Putney.

Wilko Johnson: The Long Goodbye

Jason Holmes | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Blues and rock musicians like this are a dying breed. The Wilko Johnson Band with Roger Daltrey on lead vocals is the sound of icons in their element, their musical flame still burning bright.

Happy Birthday Roger Daltrey! 70 Pictures Of The Who Frontman Looking Majestic

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Saturday marks the 70th birthday of The Who frontman Roger Daltrey. Daltrey's career with the band began back in 1964 and in 2005 he collected a C...

Gig Exclusive: Trio Valore Tears Up the Rule Book in Milan

Jason Holmes | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It is here in Milan, far north in the Bel Paese [Italy, the "beautiful country"], that a cultural pragmatism has attracted those of a more refined musical streak. And it is at Biko, a club not far from the throng of the city centre, that Trio Valore has convened to play to a Milanese crowd intent on devouring live music as would they their mammas' pasta e fagioli. It's a crowd of stylists who want to dance, and they do.

The Who - Tommy

Neil Cossar | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

I'm sure even in their wildest dreams when Pete, Roger, Keith and John were paying those early gigs at the Marquee back in 1964 they wouldn't of believed their legacy would be alive and well in 2013!

Accidents Will Happen

Neil Cossar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

Steven Tyler was airlifted to hospital after falling off stage during a gig at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota in 2009. The 61-year-old Aerosmith singer fell from a catwalk onto a couple of fans, he suffered neck and shoulder injuries.

Sexual Ealing: Was Rock Music Born in London W5?

Mark Hillary | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

What's the most important music venue or historic location in London? The pedestrian crossing used by the Beatles in Abbey Road? Or maybe The Sex Pist...

Damon Minchella: A Bass Player With His Finger On the Pulse

Jason Holmes | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Minchella learned the business the hard way - perhaps the best way - on the pub circuit, playing professionally for the first time in 1987, two years before the golden break with Ocean Colour Scene.

Phil Daniels: New Movie 'Vinyl' Takes On the Music Business

Jason Holmes | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The stars and director of new British film Vinyl chat to Jason Holmes about how pulling together on a small-budget film makes for some tidy work.

The Hypnotic Eye: Under Their Spell

Jason Holmes | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The Hypnotic Eye make a photogenic combo, which may explain the evening's presence of several photographers who are eager to capture a band who look as if they've stepped straight out of the London of 1968.

The Time is Now for Ethan Johns (VIDEO) | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Brit Award winning producer Ethan Johns is respected worldwide for his musical touch and has a repertoire that includes Kings of Leon, Laura Marling a...

Paolo Hewitt: Message In The Music

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.12.2012 | Home
Jason Holmes

Though identifiable as a music writer, Paolo is also very much a social historian. 'The thing about the internet these days, and home recording, is that music has become so much more accessible, but to be honest with you, I can't keep up with it all.'

Who Star Reflects On Child Pornography Probe - 'Insane'

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rock legend Pete Townshend has described his decision to investigate the roots of child pornography as "insane". The Who guitarist and songwriter w...

'I'm Judged As A Paedophile Because I've Got A Big Nose': Pete Townshend On His Child Porn Arrest

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

Pete Townshend, guitarist and songwriter for The Who, has described his decision to investigate the roots of child pornography as "insane". Follow...