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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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Old Man Yells at Weed Cloud: The Who's Roger Daltrey Not Down with Stoners in Crowd
Just hotbox in the car next time.
The Who Get Immersive with New Oculus Rift App
Here's how you can celebrate The Who's 50th anniversary—in virtual reality.
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.
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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?
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...
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