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2015

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Bill Wyman Talks Solo Return, Glory Days With the Stones

May 22, 2015

It's been well over three decades since former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman last released a solo record, but on June 22nd, the hiatus ends with Back to Basics. After discovering a collection of long-abandoned demo tapes, Wyman re-entered...

Live Review

Rolling Stones Torch 'Sticky Fingers' at Surprise L.A. Show

May 21, 2015

"Hey, hey, hey!" Mick Jagger shouted as he rushed to the stage last night at the humble Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, beginning a surprise Rolling Stones gig to officially launch the 2015 Zip Code Tour. The appearance followed days of rumors suggesting...

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See Rolling Stones Play 'Sticky Fingers' at Tiny L.A. Gig

May 21, 2015

The Rolling Stones previewed their upcoming Zip Code tour with a surprise concert Wednesday night at L.A.'s tiny Fonda Theatre, where they played their classic 1971 album Sticky Fingers in its entirety for the first time ever. The group is reissuing...

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Brad Paisley to Open for the Rolling Stones

May 19, 2015

Country star and expert guitar shredder Brad Paisley gets the honor of opening for the legendary Rolling Stones when their summer stadium tour stops in Nashville. Taking place June 17th at Music City's LP Field, the show is part of the Stones' 15-city...

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Mick Jagger Remembers B.B. King, Names Favorite Rapper

May 18, 2015

The Rolling Stones took a break from rehearsing for their 15-date Zip Code tour to answer a few fan questions via Twitter Monday. In between questions about their hair and the Sticky Fingers recording sessions, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards spoke...

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Rolling Stones Unveil Alternate 'Can't You Hear Me Knocking'

April 28, 2015

When the Rolling Stones gathered at London’s Olympic Studios in the summer of 1970 to work on Sticky Fingers, they'd already laid down several classics like "Brown Sugar" and "Dead Flowers"  in previous months. But they weren't out of...

Q&A

Keith Richards: 'I Want to See How Far the Stones Can Go'

April 9, 2015

If everything goes according to plan, the next year is going to be a busy time for Keith Richards. He's about to begin rehearsals for a 15-date North American stadium tour with the Rolling Stones, he's got a new solo album roughly slated for September...

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Mick Jagger: 'I'm Not Thinking About Retirement'

April 7, 2015

Mick Jagger may be a great-grandfather just three months away from his 72nd birthday, but slowing down doesn't seem to have crossed his mind. He's spent the past two and a half years on the road with the Rolling Stones and he's gearing...

News

Rolling Stones Plan Summer Tour, 'Sticky Fingers' Reissue

March 31, 2015

UPDATE 2: The Rolling Stones have delayed the release of the Sticky Fingers reissue from May 26th to June 9th, a spokesperson for the band tells Rolling Stone.  UPDATE: Mick Jagger tells Rolling Stone that the group is considering...

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'Gimme Shelter' Co-Director Albert Maysles Dead at 88

March 6, 2015

Albert Maysles, the director who, alongside his brother David, revolutionized documentary filmmaking, died at the age of 88 Thursday night. The filmmaker had been battling pancreatic cancer recently and had fallen ill last month. "It is with...

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Flashback: Rolling Stones Play 'Beast of Burden' in 1978

May 19, 2015

The Rolling Stones were widely considered past their prime by the time that 1978 rolled around. They were still one of the biggest bands on the planet, but the rise of punk and disco made them seem passé and recent releases Black and Blue and It's...

Video

Hear Rolling Stones' Alternate 'Bitch' With Different Lyrics

May 5, 2015

When the Rolling Stones' classic Sticky Fingers is reissued next month, it will feature a number of previously unreleased studio takes of songs on the LP. The most recent to be unveiled is this ragged, extended version of "Bitch," which features...

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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rolling Stones Deep Cuts

April 15, 2015

The Rolling Stones tend to center their concerts around their vast catalog of hits, but Mick Jagger tells us that this summer's tour will also highlight some lesser-known tunes from Sticky Fingers. Nothing is confirmed, but it seems quite...

News

Rolling Stones to Issue Rare 1971 Club Concert on Video

April 8, 2015

In addition to celebrating their 1971 masterpiece Sticky Fingers, the Rolling Stones will release a concert film of a London club gig they played the year that record came out. The release, From the Vault: The Marquee – Live in 1971, will...

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Mick Jagger: We May Play 'Sticky Fingers' on Tour

April 1, 2015

The Rolling Stones are releasing a deluxe edition of Sticky Fingers on May 26th, and fans that see the band this summer might get to experience the 1971 album in its entirety. "We're floating the idea of playing the whole album," Mick Jagger...

2014

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Flashback: Keith Richards Lights Up 'Jumpin' Jack Flash'

December 18, 2014

Happy birthday to Keith Richards, who was born in a crossfire hurricane on this date back in 1943. In celebration, treat yourself to "Jumpin' Jack Flash," Number 125 on the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and even more of a gas,...

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Faces Keyboardist Ian McLagan Dead at 69

December 3, 2014

Ian McLagan, the jovial, charismatic keyboardist for the Faces and Small Faces whose versatile, forceful playing defined rock & roll classics like the Faces' "Stay With Me," passed away in Austin, Texas on Wednesday. A spokesperson...

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Read Keith Richards' Poignant Tribute to Bobby Keys

December 4, 2014

Rock & roll lost one of its greatest sidemen on Tuesday with the death of Bobby Keys, who recorded and toured with the Rolling Stones for more than 40 years. Keys was responsible for the powerful saxophone wail heard on classics like "Brown...

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Bobby Keys: The Lost Rolling Stone Interview

December 2, 2014

Legendary saxophone player Bobby Keys has passed away at age 70. Keys was best known for touring with the Rolling Stones for more than 45 years, but his career extended far beyond the band, from a childhood friendship with Buddy Holly to a role...

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