RnRTV #298 – The Who Quadrophenia Tour and Live Sues

July 31, 2012


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Wanna get your rock news fast and furious? Welcome to Rock n Roll TV! Today – The Who tour Quadrophenia but there’s a special offer in Rhode Island; Live sue their singer; Lily Allen is pregnant again; and Flea releases ep for charity.

The Who have announced a major North American arena tour for the fall and the band featuring founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will perform their iconic 1973 double album Quadrophenia in its entirety along with some Who classics. The final date is in Rhode Island next February and they have offered to honor tickets to the 1979 show that was cancelled. So the question is… do you wanna hang to your Quadrophenia ticket and sell it on ebay in another ten years or use to go see the band now?

Three original members of 90’s band, Live are suing the fourth member, singer Ed Kowalcyzk for $2 million. They claim they were forced to go on hiatus in 2009 as the only way to get rid of the vocalist. They claim that he had signed himself up as the sole recipient of the band’s publishing income in a hidden contract that was signed in 2005.

The keyboard player and co founder of Deep Purple, Jon Lord died at the age of 71.

It’s been confirmed that Paul McCartney was in New York earlier this summer cutting tracks with producer Mark Ronson.

Robert Plant has finally come clean about the rumors that he is married to singer Patty Griffin and revealed that they eloped in Texas last year.

Pop star Lily Allen is pregnant again.

Oh no! Justin Bieber was accosted by a teenage girl who climbed onto the stage during a television interview!

I heard that Christina Aguilera might release a new single any day now!
Flea has announced on Twitter that he is releasing a solo EP called Helen Burns with all the money raised from the release going to benefit the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, a non profit music education organization co-founded by Flea. He adds that the tracks will be obscure, arty and mostly instrumental but at least one of the songs will have Patti Smith on vocals.

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