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Tribune movie reporterLONDON What began as a single mother's scribblings in an Edinburgh pub had come to this: 10,000 people crammed into Leicester Square on a Sunday afternoon surrounding a movie theater decorated with 10-story-high paintings of a castle, 3-story-tall flags...
LAS VEGAS -- John Entwistle, the bassist for the rock band The Who, was found dead Thursday in his hotel room of an apparent heart attack. He was 57. Entwistle, a founding member of the band, stood out because he played without emotion, a stark contrast...
Special to the TribuneOne could characterize Local H's Saturday evening performance at the Vic Theatre a number of ways. It was a celebratory, end-of-tour homecoming for the Zion-based duo. It was a demonstration of Evel Knievel-worthy daredevil antics. And it was a ringing...
Tribune Rock CriticThe endless succession of disappearing drummers, the alarming number of songs that spill out half-finished, the train-wreck concerts performed in a drunken haze, the schoolteacher-singer who would be Ohio's answer to Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend...
Special to the TribuneThe term "international pop star" is usually applied to regional artists whose music manages to attract fans from around the globe. However, Benin-born singer Angelique Kidjo may become one of the world's first truly international pop stars in the sense...
By Greg Kot Tribune rock critic "Who are you?" singer Roger Daltrey roared. It was the question of the moment, as the remnants of one of rock's greatest bands, The Who, played the Tweeter Center in Tinley Park over the weekend. In Pete Townshend's...
LONDON - Rock guitarist Pete Townshend was released from police custody Tuesday, resting at home after his arrest on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children, his lawyer said. Police questioned the founding member of The Who at a southwest...
Tags: Justice System, Gaming, Keith Moon, Entertainment, Lawyers
Tribune rock criticDoes Pearl Jam matter anymore? That's a question every band faces once its record sales head south after a run of multiplatinum successes. In the early '90s, the Seattle quintet was the biggest band in the world. But as Pearl Jam shied from the...
LONDON - Guitarist Pete Townshend (news) of The Who said Saturday he downloaded child pornography from the Internet while researching an autobiography discussing his suspected childhood sexual abuse. Townshend, 57, denied being a pedophile after the...
Tags: FBI, Music Theater, Pornography, Children, Social Issues
Special to the TribuneA series of concerts last fallincluding an acclaimed pair of Chicago benefit dates for Maryville Academyconvinced The Who that it's better not to just fade away. "What happened," said Pete Townshend, "was we played together live and suddenly decided...
LOS ANGELES -- If ever catharsis were in the cards, it was Monday at the Hollywood Bowl, where one of rock's most emotion-driven bands was due to perform the most emotional show of its four-decade career. And indeed, there was the extra charge in the...
The Associated PressLAS VEGAS -- A heart attack caused by cocaine use was responsible for the death of John Entwistle, the bassist for the rock band The Who, a coroner said. Clark County Coroner Ron Flud said Thursday that the 57-year-old's death was accidental and was...
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