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True story: Last summer, at the longstanding Columbus, Ohio community festival known as ComFest, I saw two separate local bands cover the Who's epic song-suite "A Quick One, While He's Away,"…   Read Story »
Last night, the Who celebrated their 50th anniversary with a tribute concert at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The band recruited a ton of singers to…   Read Story »
This year, the Who, one of the greatest rock bands of all time, celebrate their 50th anniversary. They're marking the occasion by releasing the new collection The Who Hits 50!, which includes the…   Read Story »
At a Friday night show in Moline, Illinois, Pearl Jam randomly decided to play their 1996 album No Code in full. (They also played a new song called "Moline.") Last night, playing Milwaukee's BMO…   Read Story »
To celebrate their 50th anniversary as a band, the Who are releasing a two-disc retrospective collection called Who Hits 50! that's made up of some of their biggest hits. The collection also includes…   Read Story »
For the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons, the merchandising machine behind the show has been going all out with an FXX marathon, Hollywood Bowl concerts, cosmetics, and the release of collectible…   Read Story »
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 »