Nov 06 2012

Pete Townshend Leaves Who Encore

Pete Townshend walked off the stage during the encore at a Who show in Sunrise, Florida, yesterday, WPTV reports. The guitarist left during "You Better You Bet" without letting his bandmates know. The show kicked off the Who's first tour in four years.

Before leaving, Townshend appeared to be unhappy with the sound monitors onstage, yelling they were "too loud" before walking off. The 67-year-old has dealt with hearing problems over the past two decades. The band continued into "Baba O' Riley" before ending the show. Townshend didn't reappear.

Townshend's brother Simon said on Twitter, "Pete walked off tonight because it was too loud. Was a good show but had some technical problems."

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Nov 05 2012

The Rolling Stones New Documentary

In 1965, filmmakers followed the Rolling Stones for a weekend tour of Ireland after "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" had just climbed to Number One on the charts. The resulting documentary, Charlie Is My Darling, finally surfaced at the New York Film Festival in September, and will see a box set release on November 6th. Here, the Stones tear through their 1965 hit "The Last Time" with timeless, youthful energy. Every riff, howl and drum pound is captured perfectly in pristine black and white. Now this is a history lesson.

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