Ariana Grande says she's sick and may have to cancel a show
The pop star said it's difficult to breathe during a show., and she'd been struggling with the illness since her concert in London last month. "I just really don't know what's happening with my body right now and need to figure it out," Grande said. Although canceling the show is "the last thing i would ever want to do," Grande wrote, fans should take the post as a "gentle heads up" in case she can't "make the show happen" on Sunday.Grande is scheduled to perform in Lexington, Kentucky, Sunday, the next stop on her world tour that ends in December.
The Who ' s Roger Daltrey breaks his voice rest to say he's fine after a procedure to remove pre-cancerous cells from his throat and However, Daltrey sounds powerful from the first track on The Who ' s self-titled album with songwriter guitarist Pete Townshend. The band's first offering in 13 years
While frequently joining forces for tours and other projects, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey have released just two studio albums as The Who since 1982, with 2006’s “Endless Wire” their last such work until Roger Daltrey ' fine ' after throat surgery , talks The Who ' s new album , healing concert .
is sounding slightly croaky on the phone from London.
But The Who lead singer is fine, he insists, after a laser procedure to remove pre-cancerous cells from his throat, which has had him on vocal rest for more than a week. The annual doctor checks, and operations, have become a regular part of life for Daltrey, 75, since cells were first discovered and removed in 2009.
"I've got the usual cold that I end up with after I have it, but I'll be fine," says Daltrey, "I just have to be kind to myself for a couple of months, no singing for six weeks minimum."
The Who are first honored as London unveils Music Walk of Fame
The Who are first honored as London unveils Music Walk of FameFollowing the presentation of the Walk's founding stone, The Who's two surviving members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend posed by their own plaque, depicting a music record, laid out in London's buzzing Camden district.
The Who ' s Roger Daltrey says he will record another album with Wilko Johnson if the former Dr Feelgood guitarist recovers from major cancer surgery . Speaking at the Radio Academy Awards in London on Monday, The Who singer said his collaborator had "thought he would be dead last October".
After It’ s Hard, the Who didn’t release another new album for 24 years. “Kenney Jones is a great drummer, but we soon realized that Keith wasn’t just a Daltrey and Townshend have done their best to carry on the group’ s legacy since then, releasing an album of new material, Endless Wire, in 2006
However, Daltrey sounds powerful from the first track on The Who's self-titled album with songwriter guitarist Pete Townshend. The band's first offering in 13 years officially dropped today, and Daltrey spoke about it with USA TODAY.
The brand new album from The Who, "WHO" is out everywhere now!
Their first studio album in 13 years, and proclaimed by Roger as their best work since 'Quadrophenia'. Let us know what you think!— The Who (@TheWho)
Question: You've had some voice issues during the last leg of your tour, how is it going?
Coldplay Pause Touring Over Environmental Concerns
On Monday, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin announced to BBC News that the band will not be going on tour for their new album, Everyday Life, until they can offer carbon-neutral concerts. “We’re taking time over the next year or two to work out how our tour can not only be sustainable [but] how can it be actively beneficial,” he said. Coldplay’s last tour was in 2016 to 2017 for their album A Head Full of Dreams, which saw them play 122 shows around the world. “Our next tour will be the best possible version of a tour like that environmentally,” he said. “We would be disappointed if it’s not carbon neutral. The hardest thing is the flying side of things.
Roger Daltrey of The Who performs in New York City on February 28th, 2013. A throat infection forced the group to postpone two London shows. The Who were forced to postpone the final two 2014 dates of their Who Hits 50 tour after singer Roger Daltrey was diagnosed with a throat infection.
Daltrey underwent more medical procedures, and in early September doctors finally diagnosed him with viral meningitis, a swelling of the tissue that covers And the new version is basically acoustic, so it’ s much different than the way Pete did it on his album . I can’t imagine how the Who would have done it.
Roger Daltrey: This summer was hard for me because I go for a check every July, and I went for a check literally four days after a gig at Wembley Stadium (in England). And my vocal chords looked so bad after that show, that my doc, who’s a genius, kind of freaked out. He usually treats me in his office with his lasers, but he said, 'I’m going to have to wheel you in for another full-blown operation because it’s not looking good at all.' That kind of freaked me a little bit. I couldn’t do it then because there wasn’t enough recovery time for the September tour. So I had to do that whole second leg of the tour with this little woodpecker on my shoulder, nibbling on my brain going, 'I hope your voice lasts.'
But I went back, it was much better. He managed to treat me in his office with lasers. It’s not something I can get rid of. It will slowly come back. But as long as I keep on top of it, it shouldn’t interfere with our work.
Ariana Grande Teases Live Album Is Coming ‘Soon’
Ariana Grande has spent most of 2019 on her “Sweetener” tour, and for the past several weeks has been posting about a live album to be released from it. Over the weekend she posted that its deadline is coming up “soon,” which could mean that the album can be expected in the next few weeks. © Todd Williamson/January Images/R “Love u hello!,” she tweeted from a tour stop in her home state of Florida. “Been prepping these vocals for the live album / listening to first pass mixes & am so excited.
After Entwistle's death in 2002, plans for a new album were delayed. Townshend and Daltrey continued as the Who , releasing Endless The Who ' s major contributions to rock music include the development of the Marshall stack, large PA systems, use of the synthesizer, Entwistle and Moon's
The Who ’ s Roger Daltrey doubted the validity of his solo album “As Long as I Have You” until Pete Townshend persuaded him to release it, he said in March 2018. “There was a time there when I didn’t think I’d make it at all,” the singer told Mojo in a new interview. “But this incredible peace came over me.
Q: What is Roger Daltrey like on no-talking mode ?
Daltrey: I just sulk. It’s impossible. Trying to write notes for conversations is an absolute joke. And you can’t answer the telephone, that just rings. I completely shut off communication. I’m even bad on emails.
Q: How does a rock star stay in your kind of shape?
Daltrey: I got very lucky early in life. A good chemist warned me off of chemical drugs. He told me never to touch them. I might be the only rock star in the world who didn’t take cocaine. But I didn't get into all those naughties that you see for the people who did get into them. I got lucky. I smoked a lot of pot. It was always a recreational thing. But we’re talking 40, 50 years ago.
Q: You hate the smoke, but do you take marijuana now?
Daltrey: I like CBD oil. There’s no THC in it. You don’t get high. But it just calms you after shows, and it lowers the adrenaline, which is one of the hardest things for singers. You come off stage, you’re so pumped, it takes four or five hours to come down. And then it’s 4 o'clock in the bloody morning. CBD oil is much better than sleeping pills. That’s one thing I had been addicted to. But I still take them if I cannot get to sleep. I care that much about the next show.
The Who plans first Cincinnati-area concert since ’79 tragedy
The British rock band The Who announced Tuesday night that it will stop in the Cincinnati area as part of its upcoming tour, performing there for the first time in 40 years since 11 people were killed in a pre-show stampede outside a concert in the city at the height of their fame. © Getty Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, vocalist and guitarist for British rock band The Who, London 1981. (Photo by Luciano Viti/Getty Images) The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band will play April 23 at Northern Kentucky University’s BB&T Arena. On Dec.
Subscribe to the all- new Rolling Stone! Everything you need to know from the authority on music, entertainment, politics and pop culture. Though he is, by his own admission, “road weary” after coming off the Who ‘ s Quadrophenia tour, frontman Roger Daltrey has a special gig booked Saturday
The Who haven't released an album since Endless Wire in 2006. It' s been even longer since frontman Roger Daltrey ' s last solo record, Rocks In The Head, which came out in 1992. But a few years ago, shortly after his collaboration with Dr. Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson, 2014' s Going.
Q: What about the alcohol?
Daltrey: I can take it, leave it or not. It doesn’t bother me. If I go out with friends, I’ll have two or three glasses of wine, that will be the limit for me. I can’t handle it anymore, it doesn’t agree with me.
Q: You're defiant against people who won't like the new album from the first song “All This Music Must Fade." Do you feel that?
Daltrey: It’s a really good song. It's a different type of music out there. Young people will probably hate our music. But it’s what we do, you either like it or you don’t, and I don’t really give a (expletive) if you don’t.
I’m glad we made this album, and I understand why it’s so important for Pete to have this out there. He doesn’t want to be thought of as a writer of old nostalgic hit records. He’s a man of today, we’re musicians of today. We’re not dead and (expletive) buried. And we’re not doing a pastiche of our music from the '60s.
Q: What does it mean to you to play a benefit concert in Cincinnati in April for the first time since 11 people died in that tragic?
Daltrey: It’s simple. We want to have positive closure. For us, as a band, it’s been 40 years of mourning. It doesn’t go away. Every Dec. 3 that comes around, it comes back. It just seems we’re on our last touring legs really. Who knows how much longer it will go on? It's the right time after 40 years to do something really positive for the youngsters who were killed that night. We should treat the night as a celebration of letting go.
Amazon Studios Announces Upcoming Mary J. Blige Documentary
Amazon Studios and Entertainment One announced that they are currently in production on an untitled Mary J. Blige documentary. The film is being directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth and executive produced by Blige and Sean Combs. The film follows Blige as she is set to perform her sophomore album My Life on a 25th anniversary tour of the release. The synopsis notes that “the film provides a personal and never before seen look into the emotional journey of Mary J. Blige’s past struggles with poverty, abuse, addiction and heartbreak… This album and its songs directly correspond to the love, motivation, passion, and healing that Mary J.
The Who ' s Roger Daltrey has a special message for a fan who was smoking marijuana at a recent concert : Stop. When the band took the stage at Nassau Colliseum in New York on Wednesday (May 20), the legendary band's frontman called out the person in a video posted online.
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of the Who . Roger Daltrey is taking the Who ’ s 1969 classic LP Tommy on the road this summer – but he admits that he’d rather be out there with The Who . Yet when you talk to him he exalts the Who to high heaven, and exalts me.
Q: How is the work on your planned movie on (late-drummer) Keith Moon?
Daltrey: Still working on it. It takes a long time, it’s a very tricky subject. I don’t want to make a Who biopic. That’s why this film is difficult. I want to do a movie about this guy called Keith Moon.
Q: There's a 'Pinball Wizard' section in ('Rocketman.') What are your memories working with Elton John for that trippy version in 1975's 'Tommy'?
Dalltrey: I was playing a deaf dumb and blind kid, and I used to become that when we were filming. I just stayed away from everyone. I shut myself down. It was the only way to do it. But that was all shot in a day. It was a pretty wild day of work. Surreal.
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JoeyStarr denies any project of a new album
The rumor of a new record ran for almost a week: the rapper of Saint-Denis puts a final point. However, the band should be back on stage in 2017.
This is news that will disappoint lovers of French rap old school. Grand Journal guest on December 7th,, a member of the legendary duo, put an end to rumors that album.
Asked about this possible return to the studio, the artist has laconically said: "Not especially in fact. I was in interview with, and as we were a little relaxed, he extrapolated. "The singer discards the television host. "I do not blame him, he wanted to hear it. He made his journalist, "he says.
Yet it is this same JoeyStarr who: "We talked about it (with ), and we thought 'why not' . There are little things in the pipes, I'm rewriting to go back to the stage. "
But the cult rapper of the 1990s does not close the door to a return to the studio, since "the appetite comes with eating," he admits. The artist should go back on stage. "A concert for the Secours Populaire. A show charity what. ", He announces, without specifying the date, or only a hint:" maybe in May ".
Besides this representation for the good cause, a more concrete return of the group is in the pipes. "Our relationship goes through live first (...). We're just going to have fun. "Until the two rappers ofignite the halls of France again, a biopic on the history of Supreme NTM will soon see the light of day.
Drake Takes Aim at Everyone in New Song ‘War’ .
Drake has unveiled a new song “War,” which arrived Monday night as part of a new mixtape, El-Kuumba Tape Vol. 1, from his manager Oliver El-Khatib and Kuumba International. Produced by AXL Beats, “War” boasts a low-key blend of synths and percussion that still wields a sinister edge. The track finds Drake forgoing hooks and unraveling one long verse that touches on betrayals, romantic relationships, social media and ostensibly his feud with the Weeknd, although Drake seems intent on burying that hatchet (“And the boy that sound like he sang on Thriller, you know that’s been my n*gga/Yeah, we just had to fix things, family, six tings, we can’t split up”).