The Who

Remembering Things

The Who's 'Tommy' Is 50, So Here Are Nine More Essential Rock Operas

Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, and Co. may have introduced the world to the form, but they were far from the first—or last—to tell stories with bombast.
Bonnie Stiernberg
festivals 2016

We Reminisced About Music and Drugs with Baby Boomers at Oldchella

Rock n roll's original fans share their first times, weird times, and some choice words of advice at Desert Trip 2016.
Andrea Domanick
festivals 2016

People Try to Put Us Down: The Who Fight Fading Away at Desert Trip

The Who merely remain a very good rock n’ roll band, slightly slower and stiff, sweating hard but intractable and powerful enough.
Jeff Weiss
Holy Shit

Oldchella Is Going to Kick So Much Ass

This festival features The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters, and The Who, and it's gonna rule so hard.
Phil Witmer
musical urban legends

The Who Needs Help in Today's Comic from Peter Bagge

Roger thinks everyone is looking a little shaky, so he does the only thing left to do and pisses everybody off.
Peter Bagge
the worst things of all time

Nine Bands We'd Like to Never Headline a Festival Again

They've had their time. Let's start 2016 different to how we've started the last 15 years.
Noisey Staff
Thinkpieces And Shit

The Indie Rebel Is Just a Hollow Cliché In a Leather Jacket

The “cocky prick” has been a staple character in UK indie for decades, but as guitar bands become politically impotent has the role lost all meaning?
Emma Garland
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Old Man Yells at Weed Cloud: The Who's Roger Daltrey Not Down with Stoners in Crowd

Just hotbox in the car next time.
John Hill

The Who Get Immersive with New Oculus Rift App

Here's how you can celebrate The Who's 50th anniversary—in virtual reality.
DJ Pangburn

​Tommy, Can You Hear Me? The Who's VR App Is a Bummer

The Who’s new virtual tour through dad rock is somehow just as pointless as their latest compilation.
Jordan Pearson
nfl preview 2014

The NFL Previewed in Song, Part III: The AFC North

Can Andy Dalton get it together? Are the Ravens too old? Will Johnny Manziel be living in a post-apocalyptic wasteland 15 years from now?
VICE Sports

Led Zeppelin's Road Manager Is Still a Badass

Richard Cole wasn't even 20 in 1965, when he became manager of the Who—but he's most famous for managing Led Zeppelin at the peak of their rock-god insanity. Now nearing 70 and still full of manic energy, Cole agreed to sit down with us for a quick...
John Liam Policastro