Roger Daltrey claims it will happen

In a new interview singer Roger Daltrey has claimed that The Who are set to team up with Rock Band for a new game.

The Who are one of rock's most iconic outfits. Beginning as an R&B combo loved by London's Mods, the band evolved to craft two celebrated rock operas before becoming one of the biggest touring acts in the world.

With their hedonist drummer Keith Moon and silent bass player John Entwhistle, the band boasted an incredible rhythm section. Add to that the power chords of Pete Townshend and the soaring vocals of Roger Daltrey and you have a blueprint for the modern rock band.

In a new interview singer Roger Daltrey has claimed that The Who are set to follow in the footsteps of The Beatles and release a Rock Band game at some point in 2010.

Speaking to Stateside entertainment magazine Mass Live the singer said: "The game, yeah, yeah, they're going to be doing a Who one next year. There is one planned."

(The idea) is fabulous. Anything that gets non-musical people interested in music is wonderful. In my opinion, music is our last true great freedom. They can burn our books, they can burn our paintings, but they can't stop us singing and making music."

However a spokesperson for Rock Band has denied that anything concrete has been agreed between The Who and games firm Harmonix. "We're working closely with The Who on what's next, but don't have anything new to announce at this time."

Of course, The Who aren't the only band to want in on the Rock Band action. The band are joined by the likes of U2, who have expressed an interest in expanding their business portfolio with a computer game.

Meanwhile, The Rolling Stones remain strangely silent on the issue...

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