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Townshend squashes rumors, reaffirms Who plans

Pete Townshend used his online diary to address rumors that previously stated plans for a Who tour and album in 2006 had gone awry, asserting that the band would indeed roll out a world tour and new recording later this year.

Briefly: Motley Crue, Rascal Flatts, Avril Lavigne, Glenn Tipton

Motley Crue received a star on the fabled Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony held Wednesday (1/25).

New studio album from The Who in the works, 2004 tour expected

After years of talk about the potential of new material from The Who, group members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are laying out plans for the first Who studio album since 1982's "It's Hard."

Big-name artists unite for Beatles tribute tour

The music of the Beatles is being given another new millennium revival in an upcoming production dubbed A Walk Down Abbey Road: A Superstar Tribute to the Beatles. The show will tour the U.S. this summer, and will feature a roster of veteran musicians led by Alan Parsons.