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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

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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

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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 Talk Deadly 1979 Cincinnati Crowd Crush On Camera For First Time

"I'm still traumatized by it." That's how The Who guitarist Pete Townshend sums up his feelings about the darkest day in the band's career in…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | December 3, 2019 - 3:03 pm

Pete Townshend On Keith Moon & John Entwistle: “Thank God They’re Gone”

Pete Townshend is a pivotal figure within rock history. As the primary songwriter of the Who, Townshend helped will genres like punk and metal into…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2019 - 11:57 am

The Who – “I Don’t Wanna Get Wise”

After waiting 13 years to release an album, it feels like the Who are now charging right along to the release of WHO. First discussing…
Ryan Leas | November 22, 2019 - 2:11 pm

The Who’s Tommy Returning To Broadway In 2021

The Who's Tommy is coming back to Broadway. Producers Hal Luftig and Patrick Catullo are reviving the band's classic rock stage musical for the 2021…
Peter Helman | October 25, 2019 - 4:02 pm

The Who – “All This Music Must Fade”

"I don't care / I know you're gonna hate this song!" is quite a way to begin your new single. That's what Roger Daltrey howls…
Chris DeVille | October 3, 2019 - 9:21 am

The Who – “Ball And Chain”

The Who are releasing their first new album in 13 years this fall. There were whispers of a new studio album earlier this year, and…
James Rettig | September 13, 2019 - 9:58 am

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
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