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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Keith Richards Announces New Solo LP 'Crosseyed Heart'

July 9, 2015

The Rolling Stones may be wrapping up their Zip Code tour next week, but Keith Richards doesn't plan on gathering moss: The guitarist will release Crosseyed Heart, his third solo album and first since 1992's Main Offender, on September 18th, with...

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See Rolling Stones Perform 'Beast of Burden' With Ed Sheeran

June 28, 2015

The Rolling Stones' Zip Code tour has featured a special guest appearance or a deep dip into their legendary catalog at nearly every stop, and the band's concert Saturday night at Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium continued that trend. Ed Sheeran,...

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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rolling Stones Songs of the 1980s

June 24, 2015

The Rolling Stones headed into the 1980s with a lot of momentum. Their 1978 LP Some Girls was a huge commercial comeback after a series of disappointing releases, and 1980's Emotional Rescue was a sign they were quite willing to continue their experimentation...

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What Is The Best Rolling Stones Song of the 1980s?

June 19, 2015

The Rolling Stones are on tour this summer with a set list heavy on their 1960s and 1970s work, mixed in with a few new tracks like "Doom and Gloom" and a smattering of 1990s tunes like "You Got Me Rocking" and "Out of Control." Outside of "Start Me Up"...

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See Brad Paisley Sing 'Dead Flowers' With Mick Jagger

June 18, 2015

The Rolling Stones brought their Zip Code Tour to Nashville last night, playing a 20-song set that, in a nod to Music City, showcased some of their more country-leaning fare. "Faraway Eyes," "Wild Horses" and "Dead Flowers" provided a triple...

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Ronnie Wood Revisits His Lost Sixties Tour Diary

June 9, 2015

Before Ronnie Wood joined the Rolling Stones in 1975, he made his name as an ace guitarist with the Faces and the Jeff Beck Group – and before that, as a teenager in West London, he played in a bluesy group called the Birds. Wood, 68, recently...

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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...

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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 Most Famous Rock & Roll Tongues

July 10, 2015

The rock world's favorite organ? Some say it was made by Hammond, but we nominate the muscular organ inside your mouth that facilitates speaking, singing, tasting and kissing: the essential, indispensable tongue. Rock tastemakers have long paid tribute...

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Rolling Stones Unearth Rare Memorabilia for New Exhibit

July 1, 2015

The Rolling Stones will unearth 50 years of rare and unseen band artifacts for "Exhibitionism," their first major gallery exhibit, which runs from April to September 2016 at London's Saatchi Gallery. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, July 10th...

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Rolling Stones Visit Buddy Guy's Club, Talk Blues

June 26, 2015

The Rolling Stones and Buddy Guy share a long history, from meeting at Chess Records in 1964 to sharing several bills over the years beginning in the early Seventies. "They were so damn wild back then I couldn't keep up with them," Guy told Rolling...

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Watch Rolling Stones Jam With Buddy Guy

June 24, 2015

The Rolling Stones brought out a special guest Tuesday night at Milwaukee's Marcus Ampitheater for their only amphitheater date of their North American Zip Code. Seven songs into their Summerfest set, opening act Buddy Guy came onstage...

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The Playlist: Beck, Blur and a Black Keys Side Project

June 19, 2015

1. The Arcs, "Stay in My Corner"Dan Auerbach's got a brand-new band! The first thing we've heard from the Black Keys frontman's side gig is this sweet, laid-back slice of falsetto soul, with a melody that reminds us of John Lennon's "Jealous Guy." We're...

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On the Charts: Muse, Rolling Stones Continue British Reign

June 17, 2015

More than two decades after they formed, British prog-rockers Muse have finally scored their first Number One album on the U.S. charts as their new LP Drones debuted atop the Billboard 200. Muse's seventh studio album moved 84,000...

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