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News Roundup: Rolling Stones Planning U.S. Tour, Phoenix Releases New Music...

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Before the Coachella lineup was released, we all had high hopes that The Rolling Stones would be on the bill. The lineup came and went, and the English rockers were nowhere on it. But, according to some sources, the band is planning a North American tour this spring. Also, Phoenix released a new music video for "Entertainment." And Noel Gallagher had some very nice things to say about David...

Muse Criticize The Rolling Stones Over High Ticket Prices

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Muse don't like that The Rolling Stones are charging their fans hundreds of dollars to see them play. Last week, the iconic band sold out their London shows in less than seven minutes after the tickets went on sale, with the cheapest seats going for $144. To Muse, that's just too much.

News Roundup: 50 Cent Says 'Detox' Might Only Be An EP, Rolling Stones Sell...

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This week, while promoting his new line of headphones, 50 Cent told a French press outlet that Dr. Dre's often-delayed album Detox might not be an album after all. He's thinking it's just an EP with only a few songs on it. Also, tickets for The Rolling Stones' London shows went on sale this morning and sold out in seven minutes. And The Local Natives announced the...

The Rolling Stones Set 2012 Tour Dates

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Earlier this week, we noted that the Greatest Rock N Roll Band in the World, the Rolling Stones, were hitting the studio to work on new material, and we speculated that a new album or tour may be to come to celebrate the band’s 50th Anniversary.  Well, Billboard is claiming that a source has leaked to the that the Rolling Stones will indeed play four dates in November—two in...

Mick Jagger Is A Facebook Junkie

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Hey, as long as this keeps him from making any more crappy solo albums or subpar late-period Rolling Stones albums, I’m all for it: turns out that Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones frontman and all around rock ‘n roll badass (and excellent chicken dancer), is a Facebook junkie.

Keith Richards Threatened, Assaulted Journalist During Interview

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Oh, Keith. Turns out Keith Richards still has no problem living up to the rebellious and freewheeling characterization of himself that he endlessly (and quite entertainingly) muses on in his new autobiography, Life.  Case in point:  during an interview promoting Life with a Swedish journalist in a Paris Hotel, Keef managed to threaten and then attack the...

Rolling Stones To Release Vinyl Box Sets

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Rolling Stones Shoot Down Rumors That Charlie Watts Is Quitting
The Rolling Stones have a nice treat in store for their fans: two, limited edition vinyl box sets covering 40-plus years of the Rolling Stones' legendary career. The remastered, limited edition releases, due out November 23, group together 23 studio albums, as well as compilation albums and EPs.

Rolling Stones Shoot Down Rumors That Charlie Watts Is Quitting

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Rolling Stones Shoot Down Rumors That Charlie Watts Is Quitting
Just as the Rolling Stones have topped the U.K. album chart for the first time in 16 years with the reissue of their classic, 1972 album Exile On Main St., the band is now working its spin controls to deny reports that Charlie Watts is leaving the band. According to NME, the 68-year-old drummer's future with the Stones was called into question by...

Mick Jagger Talks Rolling Stones Exile on Larry King

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Don't call Mick Jagger a Rock-N-Roll icon, he will say it was luck, hard work, and loyal fans that gave him and his famous band longevity. Don't mind the talent, string of hits, or sex appeal of The Rolling Stones. Luck can't explain 50 years of groundbreaking music yet according to Jagger that's all it was...

New Rolling Stones Doc Features Ten Minutes Of Cocksucker Blues

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To go along with the Rolling Stones reissue their 1972 masterpiece Exile On Main Street (w/ 10 unreleased tracks) on May 17,  a whopping 10 minutes from the Rolling Stones' infamous, unreleased documentary Cocksucker Blues will be part of a new, 30-minute documentary, Stones in Exile, which features rare,...

Ron Wood Arrested On Suspicion Of Assault

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Cue up "Street Fighting Man." Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in the street in Surrey, England, BBC News reported. The 62-year-old Wood spent the day in custody after police arrested him on suspicion of attacking 20-year-old Ekaterina Ivanova. He was later released on bail. Last month, Wood was divorced...

Charlie Watts Hasn't Quit the Rolling Stones

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We all know that Noel Gallagher left Oasis, but did Charlie Watts leave The Rolling Stones? Several reports have the famed drummer saying goodbye to the legendary rock group. According to ABCNews, all of these reports are false, and Watts is still an active part of the quartet. If that's the case where did the story come from, and what do the Stones have to say about this?...

Rolling Stones Documentary Cocksucker Blues Online

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Whenever you put the word "banned" or "restricted" on anything it just makes people want it even more. Rock legends the Rolling Stones have had their fair share of controversy over the past forty years. According to Consequence of Sound, while touring in the early seventies the group decided to let cameras follow them around during their daily escapades. The product turned...

The Rolling Stones Head to HBO

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The Rolling Stones will be making an appearance on the popular cable network HBO, but it won't be in the capacity you think. According to Variety, the network "is developing a comedy loosely inspired by the memoirs of former Rolling Stones producer and manager Andrew Loog Oldham. It seems odd right off the bat, but they have decent plan for this. Find out more on the rocker's...