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WATCH: GWAR Cover Billy Ocean’s “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car” and The Who’s “Baba O’Riley”

October 1st, 2013
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Produced by the popular satirical news source “The Onion,” an entertainment news site called “The A.V. Club” recently had shock rock band GWAR as a guest performing a truly ridiculous cover of Billy Ocean’s “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car.” Read more…

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Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel and More to Play 121212 Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert

November 23rd, 2012

Adding to the slew of Hurricane Sandy benefit shows, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel and more have announced a concert for December 12th. The show will take place at Madison Square Garden with proceeds going to the Red Robin Relief Fund.

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Who Are You – An All Star Tribute to The Who

October 8th, 2012

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No, I Wanna Be Pete Townshend!

There’s a scene in the 1986 rock ‘n’ roll mockumentary, More Bad News, where the band members, experiencing their first hotel room, pretend to be The Who, hilariously fighting over who got to be Pete Townshend. The new all-star tribute, Who Are You, proves that is indeed a dream of many, many rockers. With very few exceptions, the sixteen tracks covering their best and most popular tracks are faithful renditions of the originals, as if these artists (legends, many of them) just really wanted to be The Who. Read more…

By Chad Gorn Posted in Reviews

Tribute to The Who Album to Feature Contributions from Iggy Pop, The Raveonettes, Wayne Kramer and More

September 18th, 2012

Cleopatra Records is releasing a cover album of one of the most classic of rock bands, The Who and the lineup of bands assembled is impressive. For a full track list Read More. Read more…

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The Who Announce North American Tour Dates Performing Quadrophenia In Its Entirety

August 4th, 2012

The Who will tour North America this fall and winter for the first time in four years, performing their 1973 double album Quadrophenia in its entirety as well as other Who classics. Read more…

By Natalie Moyce Posted in News

Roger Daltrey To Tour North America Performing The Who’s Tommy

May 13th, 2011

Roger Daltrey, lead singer and founding member of The Who, is set to tour North America. On this tour, Daltrey will be performing The Who’s album Tommy from start to finish.

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