Pete Townshend

Upcoming Rock Releases For April

In April, fans usually look to Record Store Day for new releases, but there are some quality releases scheduled throughout the month!
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Roger Daltrey of The Who

LISTEN: Roger Daltrey Shares Title Track off New Album, 'As Long As I Have You'

Legendary singer and WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY will release a new studio solo album on June 1, just a few days before he begins his limited U.S. tour performing the rock opera ' Tommy' with a symphony orchestra.
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Pete Townshend of The Who

Pete Townshend's First Solo LP Gets 45th Anniversary Reissue

The WHO 's leader/songwriter/guitarist/(sometimes) singer PETE TOWNSHEND issued his first solo album, Who Came First , in 1972, and it marked the beginning of the English musician's parallel universe to that of the already impressive output of The Who. There would be 10 more Townshend solo albums...
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Roger Daltrey & Pete Townshend at the VH1 Rock Honors The Who at Pauley Pavilion at UCLA

The WHO To Set Up Residency In Las Vegas

British Rock Legends The WHO have been saying “farewell” since the early 1990s ... and they are about to say “hello” to a lengthy residency in Las Vegas! That's a good thing , considering this past summer's tour by the venerable rockers was a blockbuster critical and financial success!
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Pete Townshend of The Who

WATCH: Pete Townshend Performs The Who's "Love Reign O'er Me" on Fallon

On Friday, September 8, Pete Townshend was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon alongside tenor Alfie Boe and The Roots. Together, all three names teamed up for a performance of The Who’s Quadrophenia song “Love Reign O’er Me.”
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Jimi Hendrix

6 Iconic Woodstock Performances You Need to Watch

When it comes to music festivals, there’s no question that Woodstock reigns supreme. Despite all the mud, despite the all-too-massive and grossly underestimated size of the crowd, and despite all the resulting struggles for artists to arrive, Woodstock was, is, and always will be one of the biggest...
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Pete Townshend of The Who

7 Artists Releasing Albums in August

Another month, another batch of albums to look forward to!
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Pete Townshend of The Who

WATCH: It's all Windmills & Mic Swings as The Who Perform on Fallon

Fact: The only thing better than a Pete Townshend windmill is a Roger Daltrey mic swing. Or is it the other way around? Doesn’t matter. You’ll get to see both because last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Who graced the stage with their mic-swingin’, wind-millin’ presence.
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The Who's Pete Townshend (C) is honored with the Les Paul Award at 2013 Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards

The Best Pete Townshend Guitar Smashings

The Who , London’s mod rockers, are known for a lot of things, from classic hits like “Baba O’Riley” and “My Generation” to on-stage antics, like Roger Daltrey ’s signature mic-swing. But the lead singer of any given band often gets all the credit, so we’re shifting our focus to The Who’s guitarist...
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