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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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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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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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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...

Album Review

Sticky Fingers: Deluxe Edition

June 9, 2015

The Rolling Stones' first studio album of the Seventies was their sayonara to a messy 1969: Brian Jones' death; Altamont; guitarist Mick Taylor's partial entry on Let It Bleed. Recorded over more than a year and finally issued in April 1971, Sticky...

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Inside the Stones' New Stadium Tour: Hot Rocks & Deep Cuts

June 4, 2015

"Thank you very much, San Diego, you were bloody wonderful!" Mick Jagger shouted from the stage at Petco Park on May 24th. The Rolling Stones had just finished the first night of their 15-date Zip Code stadium tour, delivering well over two...

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Watch Rolling Stones' First 'Hang On Sloopy' Since 1966

May 31, 2015

Before the McCoys' version of "Hang On Sloopy" became the official rock song of Ohio, the single was a staple of the Rolling Stones' concerts in 1966, popping up on nearly a dozen setlists before being dropped entirely from their arsenal. The Rolling...

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Hear Rolling Stones' Rocking 'Dead Flowers' Alternate Take

May 27, 2015

The Rolling Stones have released the alternate version of "Dead Flowers" that will appear on their upcoming deluxe reissue of Sticky Fingers. A stark departure from the country romp that came out on the group's 1971 LP, the alternate take plays up a bluesier,...

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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...

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

May 21, 2015

UPDATE: The Rolling Stones have released official audio of their intimate Fonda Theatre show last month. The show was the first time the band played their landmark album Sticky Fingers in its entirety. The Rolling Stones previewed their upcoming...

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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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Summer Live Preview: Superstar Shows Help Revive Industry

June 5, 2015

Nothing like U2, Madonna, the Rolling Stones, the Who and Taylor Swift to make the concert business forget that in 2014, revenues dipped and ticket sales dropped from 40 million to 38 million. All those sure-thing music superstars are on the road...

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Rolling Stones Share 'Brown Sugar' Take With Eric Clapton

June 3, 2015

The Rolling Stones have been unleashing alternate versions of tracks off their classic 1971 LP Sticky Fingers before the album's deluxe remastered reissue arrives on June 9th. This time, the Stones have shared a looser take on the opening track "Brown...

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Sex, Drugs & Rock Criticism: Richard Goldstein Holds Court

May 29, 2015

The story goes something like this: In 1966, a 21-year-old journalism school graduate named Richard Goldstein walks into the office of Village Voice editor Dan Wolf and makes an impassioned pitch to become "a rock and roll critic." When the young man...

Live Review

Rolling Stones Kick Off 'Zip Code' Tour With Rock-Solid Gig

May 25, 2015

Mick Jagger's dancing has never been understated, but it gets even broader when he's performing in open-air stadiums — as he was last night when the Rolling Stones kicked off their 2015 "Zip Code" tour with a rock-solid performance at San Diego's...

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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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