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Keith Moon, The Who, Classic Rock

CDJ Today: March 17 in Classic Rock

March 17, 1998 – Van Halen release Van Halen III, their eleventh studio album. It is the only album with former Extreme lead singer Gary Cherone, and the only album to not attain platinum status. March 17, 1985 – Serial killer Richard Ramirez kills a man and leaves an AC/DC hat behind at the crime...
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Coronavirus Rocks Rock: The Who, KISS, and More Postpone Shows

As concern over coronavirus continues to grow, so does the list of shows that have been postponed around the country. Bands like The Who, KISS, Rage Against The Machine, and more are changing plans in the face of the outbreak.
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Keith Moon, The Who, Classic Rock

CDJ Today: March 9 in Classic Rock

March 9, 1970 – Having recently changed their name from Earth to Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward make their concert debut at The Roundhouse in London. March 9, 1981 – Robert Plant performs his first solo concert since the breakup of Led Zeppelin in Stourbridge...
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The Who, Classic Rock, Icons

WHO? Yes, And You’re Going Love It!

If you are a true Who fan, you’re going to love this band’s first new release in thirteen years, titled WHO — despite Pete Townshend’s opening cynical lyric, “I don’t care/I know you’re gonna hate this song.” I’ve wanted to write about this album since I first heard it in early November of last...
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Pete Townsend, The Who, Classic Rock

CDJ Today: January 13 in Classic Rock

January 13, 2003 – Pete Townshend of The Who is arrested on suspicion of downloading child porn. Police officers impound seven computers, but after a four-month investigation, he is cleared of all charges. He claimed he was doing research while writing his autobiography and says he was sexually...
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Watch the New Documentary ‘The Who: The Night That Changed Rock’

Earlier this month The Who gave their first long-form television interview about the Cincinnati concert stampede that claimed the lives of 11 youth and forever changed rock and roll. Airing on December 3, 2019 – the 40th anniversary of the tragedy – the interviews were part of Cincinnati TV station...
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Watch Queen’s New Animated Video for “Thank God It’s Christmas”

Queen have released a brand new animated video for their hit 1984 holiday single “Thank God It’s Christmas.” A rare songwriting collaboration between Brian May and Roger Taylor, the song was released as a non-album single in November 1984, spending six weeks on the UK charts that holiday season. It...
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The Who’s Tommy Set for Broadway Revival

Twenty-six years after closing on Broadway, The Who’s Tommy will be returning to the Great White Way. The highly acclaimed rock musical will receive its first Broadway revival in 2021, announced producers Hal Luftig and Patrick Catullo. As with the original production, director Des McAnuff will be...
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The Who Cancel Denver Show

Concerning news out of Denver, where The Who have cancelled their Sunday show at the Pepsi Center. Representatives for the band say the action is due to lead man Roger Daltrey losing his voice. POSTPONED: Due to unforeseen circumstances, @TheWho concert tonight has been postponed to a later date...
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Listen to ‘Ball & Chain’ – Brand New Song from The Who

British rock pioneers The Who are back with a brand new album, set for release November 22nd. Titled WHO, the release marks the band’s first new studio album in 13 years. A long anticipated follow-up to 2006’s Endless Wire, the politically-tinged new album tackles topics like Brexit, musical theft...
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