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What Ronnie Wood Wouldn't Have Done to Fight Cancer

There would've been no chemo if cancer had spread: 'This hair wasn't going anywhere'

(Newser) - Three months ago, Ronnie Wood was diagnosed with lung cancer, right before he turned 70. In a recent interview with the Daily Mail's Event Magazine , Wood, the other hard-living, hard-partying guitarist in the Rolling Stones, says he refused chemotherapy as a treatment option because he wanted to keep his... More »

Ronnie Wood, 68, a New Dad to Twin Girls

Start those baby monitors up for this Rolling Stone

(Newser) - For those wondering how the Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood is still among the living, he's not only surviving, he's procreating: He just became a dad to twin girls at the age of 68, CNN reports. Wood and his wife, Sally Humphreys, welcomed Gracie Jane and Alice Rose (sorry,... More »

Stones Rock Secret $20 Paris Show

Mick Jagger and co. 'warm up' for big London, NYC concerts

(Newser) - To see the Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary shows in London and New York, fans are shelling out at least $150 per ticket—but a lucky few hundred got to see a $20 "warm-up" gig in Paris yesterday. The band tweeted that tickets would be sold hours before the doors... More »

Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers Headed to Hall of Fame

Beastie Boys also among 2012 inductees

(Newser) - Guns N' Roses' new paradise city is Cleveland: The Axl Rose-fronted rockers are among the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2012 inductees, along with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Beastie Boys, and late singer/songwriter Laura Nyro, who wrote such classics as "Wedding Bell Blues." Also... More »

50th-Anniversary Tour Will Be Rolling Stones' Last

60-something musicians want to go out on top

(Newser) - The Rolling Stones are planning a 50th-anniversary tour that will also serve as a farewell tour, the Daily Mail reports. "They want to bow out on top of their game, and not short-change their fans," a source says of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood—... More »

Ronnie Wood Charged With Assault

62-year-old out on bail after 'domestic incident'

(Newser) - Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is out on bail today after being arrested yesterday on assault charges. UK police called it a "domestic incident" but didn't offer further details. Last month, the 62-year-old Wood and his wife of 24 years divorced after his yearlong affair with Russian Ekaterina Ivanova... More »

Ronnie Wood Rolls Into Rehab

Rolling Stone seeks help after boozy jaunt to Ireland with teen waitress

(Newser) - Rapidly aging rocker Ronnie Wood has checked back into rehab—his seventh time—for help with his drinking problem, the Independent reports. The 61-year-old Rolling Stone returned to the UK to straighten out, apparently in a bid to save his marriage. He had fled to Ireland with a 19-year-old Russian... More »

No Moss, but Rolling Stones May Gather Fine

Richards, Wood defy smoking ban at UK show, plan to continue

(Newser) - Threat of fines appear unlikely to keep the Rolling Stones from smoking onstage, the Times reports. Guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood lit up during a show yesterday in London despite frantic warnings from venue staff. "You might say that Keith and Ronnie lighting up while they swap licks... More »

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