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48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

Counting Down

The Who Albums From Worst To Best

On "My Generation," Roger Daltrey famously proclaims, "I hope I die before I get old." It was 1965: Pete Townshend wrote the lyrics just as…
Colin St. John | February 14, 2013 - 5:23 pm


Time’s All-Time 100 Albums

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the "ALL-TIME 100" albums -- unranked and broken down by decade. We're…
Stereogum | November 14, 2006 - 6:22 pm

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The Who’s Roger Daltrey Says Rock Is Now Dead And Only Rappers Matter

According to the Who's Roger Daltrey, rock is dead. The musician told The Times of London that the genre he's championed for years (and years,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 27, 2016 - 4:01 pm

Stream The Who’s Previously Unreleased “The Girls I Could’ve Had”

Next month, the Who will release a huge box-set special edition of My Generation, their 1965 debut album. The set, which will be available in…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2016 - 9:47 am

The Who Announce My Generation Super Deluxe Edition With Previously Unreleased Songs

Christmas is coming up in a couple of months, which means that 'tis the season for expensive box set reissues! The Who have just announced
Peter Helman | October 12, 2016 - 10:04 pm

Desert Trip Details Revealed: The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters, The Who To Play Festival

As rumored and teased, the Coachella site will indeed host a cast of classic rock legends including Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, the…
Chris DeVille | May 3, 2016 - 10:23 am

Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, The Who, & Roger Waters Confirm Oldchella Festival

UPDATE: The festival, which is called Desert Trip, has been officially announced. // Oldchella is real! Last month, we reported that…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2016 - 8:51 am

Oldchella: Dylan, McCartney, The Stones, The Who, Neil Young, Roger Waters Tapped For Historic New Festival

Coachella organizers Goldenvoice are planning a historic new festival featuring Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young, and Roger Waters, The
Peter Helman | April 16, 2016 - 11:06 am

Watch The Who Perform “Who Are You” On Fallon

Last night, the Who performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon as a part of their The Who Hits 50! Anniversary Tour, marking their…
Peter Helman | March 5, 2016 - 12:01 pm

Roger Daltrey – “Let My Love Open The Door” (Pete Townshend Cover)

The Who's Pete Townshend released "Let My Love Open The Door," a solo single that would become a classic-rock radio staple, in 1980. Now, 36…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2016 - 2:11 pm

Eddie Vedder Covers The Who With SNL’s 1994 Alumni

It's weirdly heartening to see that the various Saturday Night Live cast members of the early- to mid-'90s are all still close with one another.
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2016 - 10:07 am

Pete Townshend Declined To Produce Two Morrissey Albums

Pete Townshend served up some nice Morrissey shade in the latest issue of Q. According to the Who guitarist, Morrissey twice requested that Townshend produce…
Caitlin White | July 28, 2015 - 12:55 pm

Watch Liam Gallagher & Roger Daltrey Sing The Who’s “My Generation” On TFI Friday Special

Last night, Liam Gallagher and Roger Daltrey led a one-off supergroup performance of the Who's "My Generation" on British TV show TFI Friday, which revived…
Peter Helman | June 13, 2015 - 10:41 am

Watch Bruce Springsteen Play “My Generation” With The Who At MusiCares Benefit

It's always fun to see titanic figures from rock 'n' roll history join forces. Bruce Springsteen and the Who have been superstars for decades, so…
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2015 - 10:35 am

Watch Eddie Vedder & Pete Townshend Play Their Songs Together At “Celebrating The Who” Tribute Concert

The Who embarked on an extensive 50th anniversary tour this spring, and just last week, Rolling Stone published a very candid interview with Pete Townshend…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 15, 2015 - 10:57 am

Very Candid Pete Townshend Talks Dylan, Springsteen, Zeppelin, Spotify, And Why He Doesn’t Enjoy Performing

This spring, Pete Townshend and the Who embarked on an extensive 50th anniversary tour, which has been billed as their last major outing. Townshend will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 7, 2015 - 4:33 pm
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