Rock Honors: The After-Party You Won’t See

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Our man on the scene, Steve Pavlopoulos, was delivering up-to-the-minute reports from Rock Honors: The Who (which taped this weekend) on what you’ll see this Thursday, July 17th at 9 pm on VH1. Check out his behind-the-scenes look at what went down on rock’s front lines. The above shot is from Saturday night’s festivities — check out more shots for a sneak peek at the show.

After a big night of some good-natured, post-work partying (Sunday morning, the hotel lobby was abuzz with talk of the “robe party” that rocked the 18th floor –- all I’m at liberty to say is leopards and zebras know how to bring the fun), I was back at work running around, carrying things, sitting in chairs, and taking care of business…
The Flaming Lips rehearsal definitely delivers on the fun scale. They are a great fit to tribute the Tommy years and their own visual style mixes nicely with that period of the Who. I’m not really sure what I can and cannot reveal, but if you know the Flaming Lips, I’m sure you have a pretty good idea of just how good they are going to be. There will be celebration, there will be jumping around, there will be a general sense of unadulterated joy (Oklahoma style). Whether or not there will be fuzzy animals on stage I can’t say, but if they’re in need of any good leopards and zebras, I think I may be able to help them out on that front.

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  1. jerry says:

    a little disappointed with your who rock honors. as a long time who head, why didnt you show the quadrophenia movie.

  2. Spike says:

    Wayne Coyne absolutely SUCKED! I can’t believe he’s the lead singer for any group, and he’s especially horrendous trying to copy Daltry.

  3. Rocky21 says:

    Spike, you must be high. The Lips rule and Wayne was not trying to copy Roger Daltrey – he was paying tribute to him.