pete townshend

The Strokes: Our 2003 Cover Story, The Rebirth of Cool

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of SPIN. "Is it okay to let the girls in?" Smoggy asks. The Strokes'
Mark Spitz / July 14, 2019

The Who Announce New Album, 2019 North American Tour

Thirteen years after their last studio album, The Who are back with a new full-length project and a lengthy North American tour. Details about the…
Will Gottsegen / January 14, 2019

Watch Pete Townshend, Alfie Boe, & The Roots Play “Love Reign O’er Me” On Fallon

Pete Townshend and tenor Alfie Boe teamed up in 2015 for Classic Quadrophenia, an orchestral reimagining of the Who’s classic 1973 double-LP. And last night, they…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 9, 2017

Pete Townshend Forced to Issue Statement Saying He Likes One Direction

Just weeks after One Direction fans threatened GQ editors with all manner of unspeakable tortures, the Who co-founder Pete Townshend is feeling their wrath on the…
Dan Reilly / August 15, 2013

Mick Jagger’s Junk and Marvin Gaye’s Blow: The Juiciest Revelations from Pete Townshend’s Memoir

The fall flood of music memoirs continues unabated this week with the release of Pete Townshend's Who I Am (Harper Collins). If Townshend, now 67-years-old,…
David Marchese / October 10, 2012

Exclusive: Video Footage from the Red Carpet at VH1 Rock Honors’ Tribute to the Who

As we reported yesterday, the VH1 Rock Honors gala in celebration of the Who brought out a -- well -- who's who of rock- and-general…
Kenny Herzog / July 16, 2008