News | Entertainment
4 Aug 2020 8:44
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Roger Daltrey to rock with Page

    The Who frontman Roger Daltrey wants to start a blues super-group with Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.


    Roger Daltrey wants to start a super-group with Jimmy Page.

    The Who singer is keen to form a new band with the Led Zeppelin guitarist and go back to the blues roots he established before he started writing songs with bandmate Pete Townshend.

    He told UK radio station BBC6 music: “I’d love to do something, I’d love to do an album with Jimmy Page. He needs a singer to drive him. I’m a great blues singer.

    “I don’t sing the blues with The Who, but that’s what I used to be before Townshend started writing. I used to be a great blues singer.”

    The project is more likely to happen as the future of The Who is uncertain, following comments made by 64-year-old Pete revealed he may have to stop performing because of a recurring problem with tinnitus - a painful ringing in the ears, a symptom of noise-induced hearing loss.

    He said: “If my hearing is going to be a problem, we're not delaying shows. We're finished. I can't really see any way around the issue."

    Meanwhile, Jimmy Page has spoken of his frustration at not being able to make a Led Zeppelin reunion happen.

    The other surviving members of the group are busy, with singer Robert Plant recording a new album with vocalist Alison Krauss, and bassist John Paul Jones joining super-group Them Crooked Vultures.

    Jimmy said: "You'd better ask Robert Plant what the future of Led Zeppelin is. Musicians can always play together but I don't think you can go out with a band called Led Zeppelin if you haven't got the original vocalist."

    Jimmy has, however, spoken of his desire to get a new musical project off the ground this year, which could pave the way for Roger’s plan.

    He previously said: “Next year I have every intention of playing music live and manifesting it. I've got the music waiting, and that's what I'll be doing.”

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     04 Aug: Prince Harry delivered the opening speech at the Travalyst virtual global summit on Thursday (07.30.20)
     04 Aug: Andrew Scott is to undergo minor surgery
     04 Aug: Chris Hughes was left "heartbroken" by his split from Jesy Nelson
     04 Aug: Teresa Palmer fought a three-year battle against orthorexia
     04 Aug: Naya Rivera has been laid to rest
     03 Aug: Bryan Cranston had a mild case of Covid-19 "a little while ago" and is currently donating his plasma
     03 Aug: Charlize Theron is dating herself
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Julian Savea's committed to playing his rugby in New Zealand for the forseeable future More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Mayor of Kapiti Coast's calling for more details from National's transport plan More...



     Today's News

    Rugby League:
    Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's copping an agonising punishment in their covid-19 NRL bubble 8:36

    Entertainment:
    Prince Harry delivered the opening speech at the Travalyst virtual global summit on Thursday (07.30.20) 8:14

    Politics:
    Academics are warning penalties in the cannabis referendum bill could have an outsize impact on underage Maori 8:06

    Rugby League:
    Todd Payten has put a family health crisis ahead of the chance to coach the Warriors 7:56

    Business:
    The Mayor of Kapiti Coast's calling for more details from National's transport plan 7:46

    Motoring:
    Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team are awaiting the outcome of an investigation into the puncture which almost cost them the British Grand Prix 7:46

    Entertainment:
    Andrew Scott is to undergo minor surgery 7:44

    Law and Order:
    A Canterbury teen facing a raft of driving charges after a crash which killed two sisters, is expected to enter pleas today 7:36

    Health & Safety:
    A pop-up Covid-19 testing site opens in Queenstown this morning  7:16

    Entertainment:
    Chris Hughes was left "heartbroken" by his split from Jesy Nelson 7:14


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd