Rolling Stones

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>

Rolling Stones Threaten Trump With Legal Action

Campaign played 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at Tulsa rally after earlier cease-and-desists

(Newser) - Count the Rolling Stones among those unimpressed by President Trump's rally last week in Tulsa, Okla., though their rationale has nothing to do with the coronavirus. As the BBC reports, the British band is threatening the American president with legal action for playing their song at his rallies despite...

Rolling Stones' First New Song in Years Is a Fitting One

'Living In a Ghost Town' is first original release in 8 years

(Newser) - The Rolling Stones have just dropped their first original song in eight years. And Mick Jagger, for one, thinks "Living In a Ghost Town" perfectly suits these strange times. (Listen to it here .) Indeed the headline on the AP story about the song suggests it may become an...

Long Battle Over a Famous Song Is Finally Over

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards relinquish royalties over 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' by the Verve

(Newser) - You've surely heard the song " Bitter Sweet Symphony ," which made stars of the band the Verve in the 1990s. What you may not have known is that the song has since been embroiled in a copyright dispute involving none other than Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of...

Mick Jagger 'Devastated' by Latest Stones News

17 North American concerts postponed due to Jagger medical issues

(Newser) - If you have Rolling Stones tickets, or were planning on buying them in the near future, there's been an important development. Rolling Stone reports the band's upcoming North American tour, including 17 concerts from April 20 to July 29, has been postponed due to issues tied to frontman...

Keith Richards Has Given Up Liquor
Keith Richards Has
Given Up Liquor

Keith Richards Has Given Up Liquor

'It was interesting to play sober,' he says

(Newser) - Keith Richards and Jack Daniels are no longer one of rock music's most famous pairings. The famously hard-partying Rolling Stone tells Rolling Stone that he has almost completely quit drinking and has given up hard liquor entirely. "It's been about a year now," says Richards, who...

Keith Richards: Disregard My Jagger Vasectomy Joke

Rolling Stones bandmate walks back advice to get a snip

(Newser) - The lads probably never saw this coming when they formed a band back in 1962: Keith Richards just had to apologize to Mick Jagger over a vasectomy joke. It seems the Rolling Stones guitarist got a little flippant in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal in regard to...

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...

Anita Pallenberg Had a Hell of a Life

Model, actor, Rolling Stones muse, mother to Keith Richards' kids dies at 73

(Newser) - An actor and model who dated two of the Rolling Stones (and is rumored to have had an affair with a third) died Tuesday in a hospital in England, the New York Times reports. Anita Pallenberg was 73; a cause of death was not given. Pallenberg was perhaps best known...

Jagger 'Can't Remember Writing Own Autobiography'

Publisher says forgotten '80s memoir has surfaced

(Newser) - A publisher in Britain says he has the "rock 'n' roll equivalent of the Dead Sea Scrolls"—but he may never be able to bring it to the public. John Blake, writing in the Spectator , says that three years ago, somebody handed him a 75,000-word autobiography...

10 Highest-Paid Musicians in the World

Somehow Diddy makes the list

(Newser) - Taylor Swift is officially bigger than the Rolling Stones—at least in North America. In Forbes ' list of the 30 highest-paid musicians of 2016, Swift takes the top spot by breaking the North American touring record formerly held by the Rolling Stones. She also has endorsements in the seven...

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,...

Top 7 Earners in Music for 2015

Not surprisingly, Taylor Swift tops the list by a long shot

(Newser) - Which musicians are raking in the most dough? Billboard looked at 2015 revenue from music sales, streaming, publishing, and revenue (so, not counting money made from merchandising or sponsorships) to come up with the 40 highest-paid musicians of that year. The top seven:
  1. Taylor Swift: $73.5 million, $61.7
...

Rolling Stones Rock Cuba
 Rolling Stones Rock Cuba 

Rolling Stones Rock Cuba

Concert capped momentous week for Cuba

(Newser) - The Rolling Stones unleashed two hours of thundering rock and roll on an ecstatic crowd of hundreds of thousands of Cubans and foreign visitors Friday night, capping one of the most momentous weeks in modern Cuban history with a massive celebration of music that was once forbidden here. The week...

Rolling Stones to Play 'Historic' Cuba Concert

It could 'open the doors for other great bands' to stop in the country

(Newser) - Cuba could soon become a concert destination. The Rolling Stones will play a free show there on Friday, March 25 (Easter weekend), the band announced . The performance at Havana's Ciudad Deportiva de la Habana sports complex will be the country's first open-air concert by a British rock band—...

Keith Richards Slams Pretty Much Everyone

 Keith Richards 
 Slams Pretty Much 
 Everyone 
new interview

Keith Richards Slams Pretty Much Everyone

'Rolling Stones' guitarist has words for rock and roll, metal, rap...

(Newser) - Keith Richards, tell us what you really think. The Rolling Stones guitarist didn't hold back during a recent interview with the New York Daily News :
  • On rock and roll (presumably, rock and roll not played by the Rolling Stones): "It sounds like a dull thud to me. For
...

Keith Richards: Sgt. Pepper Was 'Mishmash of Rubbish'

Much like Satanic Majesties , he says

(Newser) - Surviving members of the Beatles, you now have beef with the Rolling Stones—or at least with Keith Richards, who disses 1967's landmark Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in an interview with Esquire .
  • "The Beatles sounded great when they were the Beatles," he says. "
...

Rolling Stones' Sax Player Dead at 70

Bobby Keys played with John Lennon, Buddy Holly

(Newser) - Bobby Keys, who played saxophone for the Rolling Stones—as well as the likes of John Lennon and Buddy Holly—has died at 70, the Telegraph reports. The Texan may be best known for his solo on the Stones' hit "Brown Sugar." He began playing with the band...

Keith Richards Writing Book for Kids

'Gus & Me' celebrates his grandfather

(Newser) - Keith Richards is 70 now and a grandfather five times over, so maybe the idea of the Stones' guitarist writing a kids' book isn't as jarring as it once might have been. Richards is writing an homage to his own grandfather in Gus & Me: The Story of My ...

Celebs Boycotting Florida Over Zimmerman Verdict

A whole slew reportedly joining Stevie Wonder

(Newser) - Because really, who hasn't been tempted to boycott the Sunshine State in its entirety ? Stevie Wonder started it last week, when he announced he was done with Florida in protest of George Zimmerman's acquittal and the state's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law. Until the law...

Rolling Stones Rock Tiny LA Club

Jagger & Co. rock intimate venue ahead of '50 and Counting' tour

(Newser) - They've sold out stadiums around the world for decades, but the Rolling Stones got ready to kick off their 50th anniversary tour last night in a decidedly more intimate venue: A small club in Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood. "Welcome to Echo Park, a neighborhood that's always...

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>
Popular on Newser
We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.