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FX's The Americans has become known for its great music choices, from the use of Fleetwood Mac's "Tusk" in the pilot to   Read Story »
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 he was turning 20. Forty-eight years later, neither the…   Read Story »
The Who relaunched their Quadrophenia tour last night at the Honda Center. Founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were joined by Simon Townshend on guitars, Zak Starkey on drums, and Pino…   Read Story »
So last night the unthinkable happened: Paulvana, Nirmacca, Nicartney -- whatever they're calling themselves (Abomination is taken) -- performed at the 12-12-12 Concert For Sandy Relief at Madison…   Read Story »
Right on time. Via HuffPo: "I emailed back saying Keith now resides in Golders Green crematorium, having lived up to The Who's anthemic line 'I hope I die before I get old,'" [The Who's manager,…   Read Story »
There's no NFL confirmation, but the Who are rumored to be playing the Superbowl XLIV halftime show 2/7 in Miami. Roger Daltrey says he and Townshend are working on a followup to Endless Wire. That's…   Read Story »
We've written plenty about VH1's "Rock Honors." The Foo Fighters and Gaz Coombes' take on "Bargain" wasn't exciting. The Flaming Lips' practice footage was, relatively speaking. (It involved an…   Read Story »
Last week we showed you a clip of the Flaming Lips rehearsing for the "VH1 Rock Honors" concert at L.A.'s Pauley Pavilio, where they'd be joined by Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Incubus, and Tenacious D…   Read Story »
Well, they practice their cover. As we told you at the end of May with the help of a random Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy reference, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, and the Flaming Lips are joining forces to…   Read Story »
Or, something like that. Though likely not even half as dirty. Still, wake up -- it's been confirmed Eddie & pals, the Lips, and the Foos are all performing in honor of the Who as part of the third…   Read Story »