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The Who announce “Quadrophenia And More” European tour

Written by admin on January 29, 2013 – 7:21 pm -

The Who’s “Quadrophenia And More” tour will hit the UK and Ireland in June.

The band will perform their 1973 rock opera “Quadrophenia” in full, as well as a selection of other classic tracks.

The press release promises that the show “replaces the narrative used in previous stage versions with powerful imagery projected on an array of massive screens, designed to support, complement and propel the musical content of the work by setting it in the context of the history of the band.”

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Pete Townshend receives Les Paul award

Written by admin on January 28, 2013 – 7:45 am -

Pete Townshend has been presented with the Les Paul award at the 28th annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in Anaheim, California. The award recognises Townshend’s achievements in audio technology and production.

Accepting the award, Townshend said: Read more »


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Chris Stamp, former manager of The Who, dies aged 70

Written by admin on November 26, 2012 – 11:20 pm -

Chris Stamp, former manager of The Who and founder of Track Records, died from cancer on Saturday (Nov. 24) at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He was 70-years-old.

Stamp was born in the East-End of London on July 7, 1942. He was one of five siblings, including older brother Terence Stamp, who would become a highly successful actor.

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Pete Townshend leaves stage during The Who’s tour opener

Written by admin on November 2, 2012 – 10:25 pm -

The Who’s “Quadrophenia and More” tour got off to a shaky start in Sunrise, Florida last night as Pete Townshend walked off stage during the encore and didn’t return.

Townshend left the stage during “Better You Bet,” after complaining that the sound monitors were “too loud”. The band briefly waited for the guitarist to return, before closing the gig with “Baba O’ Riley”.

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The Who announce Quadrophenia tour

Written by admin on July 18, 2012 – 7:02 pm -

The Who Quadrophenia tour The Who have announced a 36-date North American tour where they will perform their 1973 rock opera “Quadrophenia” in full, along with a selection of other classic tracks.

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