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VOTD: Rolling Stones Play 23-Song 50th Anniversary Show

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You’ve got to hand it to the Rolling Stones—for a band of guys who are all past retirement age, and who have been in the same band for 50 years, they’ve got a hell of a lot of energy (maybe it was all the dollar signs generated from ticket sales that kept ‘em going), as the band played a 23-song, two and a half hour 50th anniversary set this weekend in London’s O2 Arena.

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 Are Recording New Material

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Rolling Stones Shoot Down Rumors That Charlie Watts Is Quitting
Fans of over the hill rockers, or just rock ‘n roll in general, have reason to (probably) rejoice today—the Rolling Stones are recording new material.  This is great because, hey, it’s the Stones; possibly not so great because, hey, it’s the Stones in 2012.  Either way, it appears the band was recording new material in Paris last week.  Read on for more.

The Rolling Stones May Be Prepping Secret 2012 Shows, Full 2013 Tour

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Last year, we reported to you that the Rolling Stones were holding secret meetings to discuss a possible 50th anniversary tour and album for 2012.  Then…nothing.  Things on the Rolling Stones front have been relatively silent of late, with the exception of the odd Jagger appearance here or there.  But now, Rolling Stone reports that one of the longest running rock and roll bands...

Mick Jagger To Host Season Finale Of 'Saturday Night Live'

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In a surprise move, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is set to host and act as the musical guest on the May 19th season finale of Saturday Night Live.  Why shocking?  Well, he’s got nothing to shill—his SuperHeavy bandmates are not billed with him, so that’s out; most of the Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary celebrations are being pushed back to next year due...

Rolling Stones To Regroup In London For Private Jam Session

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Fans of the Rolling Stones have a reason to (cautiously) smile this morning—the 50 year old band is looking to regroup in London later this month and play live for the first time in years.  The catch?  It’s not going to be a concert, but simply a private jam session for the band only.

Mick Jagger Working on Solo Album?

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So long as you choose not to look too long at his face, you may very well suspect that Mick Jagger has found the Fountain of Youth. Sure, he's one of those rock stars whose had to make a living singing his old songs (because most "new" ones just can't compare), but to his credit, he performs them with enough pure energy to make them sound fresh every time. Now, with the future of The...

Mick Jagger To Perform At The Grammys, Not With The Stones

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Spinner reports today that Rolling Stones frontman/ guy who looks like your grandfather yet is in twice the physical shape you are, Mick Jagger, will be performing sans the Rolling Stones at this year’s Grammy Awards for the first time in his 50-year rock ‘n roll career.

Keith Richards’ Autobiography: Setting Fire to Playboy Mansion,...

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In honor of the coolest guitarist of all time’s upcoming autobiography, Life, The Guardian UK has collected a series of 20 staggering revelations from Keith Richards’ long and ludicrously storied life.  From getting caught dropping acid and mistaking his arresting police officers for dwarves, setting fire to the Playboy Mansion, injecting heroin in his “bum,”...

The Rolling Stones Knock Down Retirement Rumors

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The big news in England over the weekend came courtesy of the always wildly accurate United Kingdom newspaper the Sun: that the Rolling Stones, once the World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band, will be retiring in 2012 following a massive 2011 world tour.  2012 would mark the long-running band’s 50th anniversary, and would provide the band with a fitting end, seeing as they...

Phish To Cover Rolling Stones on Jimmy Fallon

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Phish to Appear on Jimmy Fallon To Cover Rolling Stones' Song
Jimmy Fallon is throwing a Rolling Stones' tribute and it's going to be awesome! During the week of May 10th, the late night host will celebrate the June reissue of Exile On Main Street by rounding up different artists and having them cover classic songs from the album each night. The list of acts has yet to be released, but according to...

Rolling Stones To Re-Release Exile With New Tracks, Documentary

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If the 18-song original wasn’t enough for you, the Rolling Stones will be tossing ten more Exile on Main Street tunes your way on May 18th: the classic 1972 double album, one of the greatest rock records of all time, is getting the deluxe reissue treatment with a host of unearthed leftovers, alternate takes, and a new making-of-the-album documentary film.

The Rolling Stones Won’t Play At Glastonbury 2010

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The Rolling Stones Won’t Play At Glastonbury 2010
Not only are The Rolling Stones NOT playing the 40th anniversary of the Glastonbury Festival this year, but the venerable rock band also have zero plans to tour at all in 2010. The Stones had been rumored for a headline slot on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury, set to take place June 23-27 at Worthy Farm. Maybe next year.

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...