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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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Watch The Who Debut A New Song And Bring Out Eddie Vedder At Wembley

The Who performed with a full orchestra last night at London's Wembley Stadium, dipping into classics and deep cuts for their two-hour-plus set. They last…
Julia Gray | July 7, 2019 - 3:23 pm

The Who’s Roger Daltrey Explains Scolding Fans For Smoking During MSG Concert

The Who's Roger Daltrey is not trying to be a grumpy old man when he scolds front-row fans for smoking pot in front of him…
Gary Graff / Billboard | May 17, 2019 - 9:24 am

The Who Did One Of Those Classroom Instruments Videos With Jimmy Fallon

The Who, foundational UK rock-monsters and noted weed haters, have never been cute. That has never been their appeal. Instead, they've always been a primal-scream…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2019 - 8:49 am

The Who’s Roger Daltrey Curses Out Pot-Smoking Fans In NY, Again

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey doesn't tolerate fans smoking weed at his shows, and not because he's a narc. Daltrey is legitimately allergic to marijuana.
Julia Gray | May 14, 2019 - 7:07 pm

Pete Townshend’s Multimedia “Rock Novel” The Age Of Anxiety Out In November

The Who’s Pete Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, has now written a rock novel.
Associated Press | March 5, 2019 - 9:41 am

The Who Plan New Studio Album, US Tour

The Who are going on tour this year and potentially releasing a new album, according to a new interview with Pete Townshend in Rolling Stone.
James Rettig | January 11, 2019 - 1:44 pm

Roger Daltrey – “As Long As I Have You”

The last time the classic rock legends the Who released an album was way back in 2006, with Endless Wire. Since then, it's been what…
Ryan Leas | March 15, 2018 - 1:29 pm

The Who’s Roger Daltrey Announces Memoir

Roger Daltrey is ready to look back. The Who's longtime frontman has a book deal with Blink Publishing in the U.K. and Henry…
Associated Press | October 11, 2017 - 2:15 pm

Watch The Who Play 2 Songs On Fallon

The Who guested on Fallon last night alongside none other than Harry Styles, who's promoting his role in Christopher Nolan's new movie Dunkirk. The Who…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 20, 2017 - 10:21 am

Monterey Pop Kicked Off 50 Years Ago Today

Before Burning Man and Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Governors Ball, there was Monterey Pop.
Beth Harris/AP | June 16, 2017 - 9:24 am

The Who Played All Of Tommy For The First Time In 28 Years Last Night

The Who played all of Tommy for the first time in 28 years last night at the Royal Albert Hall in London as part of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 31, 2017 - 9:59 am

The Who’s Roger Daltrey Says A Dead Dog Would Have Beaten Hillary Clinton

Roger Daltrey says "a dead dog" would have beaten Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election.
Associated Press | March 30, 2017 - 4:47 pm

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
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