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The Who at Madison Square Garden 12/5: Live Review from Rock NYC

Townshend, Daltrey and co. bring Quadrophenia to the Garden and Rock NYC is on the scene

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012, I was at Chris Owens 3rd solo gig ever. Owens is the former lead singer of Girls and it was pretty magnificent stuff.Trouser Press Editor Ira Robbins was at ┬áBarclay Center reviewing the same show I saw at MSG two days ago, a performance of the Who’s Quardophenia. A review that stands as maybe the best piece… Read More

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Ex-Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr Releases Video, Readies Album

Former lead guitarist for pioneering UK indie band gets back to his roots with The Messenger

 

By Alex Baker

 

As a member of the influential Eighties British indie group, The Smiths, Johnny Marr pioneered the alternately jangly, alternately jagged guitar style that is such an integral part of what we now regard as the indie rock sound.

 

The Smiths were regarded as one of the definitive British… Read More

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The Who Ready Quadrophenia Tour, Announce Vintage Trouble as Opening Act for First Leg

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are ramping up to hit the road as The Who once again this fall. The legendary British rock band will be embarking on an arena tour and performing their classic 1973 concept album Quadrophenia.

 

The tour will be the first time Pete and Rog have brought The Who stateside in four years and their opening act for the first leg of the tour will be… Read More

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