Keith Richards on Getting Busted, Zeppelin, Stones’ Future

October 8, 2015

"I love studios, even when they're empty," says Keith Richards, speaking through a haze of smoke as he sits on a recording-studio couch in downtown New York. He's quiet for a while; there's nothing but a faint electronic noise. "There's that little...


It Ain't Easy Being Keith Richards: Inside the New Issue

October 7, 2015

Keith Richards gives one of his most revealing interviews in years in the new issue of Rolling Stone (on stands Friday). For the in-depth cover story, the Rolling Stones guitarist invited associate editor Patrick Doyle to hang out with him at...


Watch Ronnie Wood Join James Bay for Live Faces Cover

October 2, 2015

Last month, rising English singer-songwriter James Bay accepted the award for Breakthrough Musician at GQ's Men of the Year event, after a glowing introduction from guitar legend Ronnie Wood. The two musicians built on that camaraderie during Bay's September...


Taylor Swift, Mick Jagger Sing 'Satisfaction' in Nashville

September 27, 2015

Taylor Swift took the stage at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena for the second of two concerts there Saturday, and a night after bringing out Steven Tyler and Alison Krauss during the 1989 Tour stop, the singer this time welcomed Mick Jagger for...


Keith Richards Confirms New Rolling Stones Album

September 16, 2015

Keith Richards told iHeartRadio Tuesday night that the Rolling Stones had a recent group meeting in London and made "definite plans" to record a new album. The guitarist elaborated on those plans in a new interview with Rolling Stone. "[A new...


Keith Richards' 20 Greatest Songs

September 10, 2015

Midway through every Rolling Stones show, Mick Jagger leaves the stage for Keith Richards to deliver two songs. Each time, Richards proves he's a formidable frontman himself. In addition to his crucial contributions as a guitarist...


Watch Keith Richards Talk Guitars, Influences in Doc Trailer

September 9, 2015

"I know who I am," Keith Richards says in the trailer for his upcoming Netflix documentary. "But I realize that people think Keith Richards is smoking a joint, bottle in his hand, cursing the fact that the liquor store's closed." The teaser for Keith...


Keith Richards: Rap Is for 'Tone-Deaf People'

September 3, 2015

Keith Richards said rap was for "tone-deaf people," blasted heavy metal, rock and the Beatles, and offered his interviewer a toke during a meandering chat with the New York Daily News. While Richards did not hold back — saving his harshest...


Roger Waters' Pig, Inflatable Rock Props Headed to Auction

August 28, 2015

The giant pig head that adorned the stage of Roger Waters' 1990 Berlin performance of The Wall, as well as other large-scale inflatable props and models used by the Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Queen are headed to auction, the BBC reports. The...


Keith Richards: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Was 'Rubbish'

August 5, 2015

Keith Richards remains unimpressed by the record Rolling Stone named the Greatest Album of All Time, the Beatles' 1967 LP Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. In a recent interview with Esquire, the Rolling Stones guitarist pitted the album against...


Keith Richards Holds New York Listening Session for New LP

July 22, 2015

The Rolling Stones just wrapped their Zip Code stadium tour in Quebec last Wednesday, but Keith Richards is still on the job. On Tuesday night, the guitarist invited a few guests to New York's Electric Lady Studios, where he held a...


Hear Keith Richards Ward Off 'Trouble' on Ragged New Single

July 16, 2015

With the Rolling Stones' Zip Code tour wrapped up, Keith Richards has released the first single, "Trouble," from his upcoming solo album, Crosseyed Heart, which is available to stream below via iHeartRadio. The track is a stripped-down,...

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10 Things We Learned From Netflix's Keith Richards Doc

September 18, 2015

When it comes to rock and roll fantasies, most of us would surely put "hanging with Keith Richards' near the top of our list. Really, who wouldn't want to spend some quality time with the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist, spinning records, playing Fender...


Keith Richards' Wildest Escapades: 19 Insane Tales

September 16, 2015

Keith Richards may have mellowed with age, but as anyone who has read his memoir can attest, the iconic Rolling Stones guitarist has raised enough hell to fill several lifetimes. In honor of Crosseyed Heart — his new...


Watch Ronnie Wood's Video For Nostalgic New Song

September 10, 2015

In 1965, Ronnie Wood was a largely unknown teenage guitarist gigging around London with his blues-rock band the Birds. The whole time, the future Rolling Stones member kept a diary and scrapbook highlighting his encounters with acts like the...


Summer Concert Boom Marks Industry Turnaround

September 4, 2015

With the Rolling Stones, U2, Taylor Swift and One Direction on the road during an economic recovery, it's hard to imagine the concert business having anything other than a blockbuster summer. First-half North American ticket sales were up 5.8 percent...


Keith Richards Talks First Solo LP in 23 Years: 'Time Flies'

September 1, 2015

"Louder!" says Keith Richards, raising his index finger as he peers into a sound booth at New York's Electric Lady Studios. Soon, "Crosseyed Heart," a raw Delta-blues stomp, blares from the speakers. The room is filled with the sound of Richards' fingerpicked...


Inside Allen Klein's Role in 1967 Jagger-Richards Drug Bust

August 11, 2015

To many fans of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, Allen Klein is nothing but a one-dimensional villain. He's the guy that swooped down at the legendary bands' most vulnerable moments, somehow tricked these otherwise smart people into making...


Keith Richards Doc 'Under the Influence' Headed to Netflix

July 28, 2015

Keith Richards: Under the Influence, a new documentary about the Rolling Stones guitarist, will premiere via Netflix on September 18th. Filmmaker Morgan Neville, who recently won a "Best Documentary" Oscar for a documentary about backup singers...