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Carrie Underwood Joins The Rolling Stones On Stage In Toronto

May 27th, 2013 3:05pm EDT
Carrie & Keith
Country singer Carrie Underwood joined the The Rolling Stones on stage in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Saturday night for a rendition of the band's classic song "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll (But I Like It)."

The sexy singer showed up wearing skin-tight leather pants and stilletto heels to join Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & co. and rock out.

The appearance was very special for Carrie -- eight years ago to the date she won the third season of American Idol.

"8 years ago today, I won American Idol and tonight, I sang with the Rolling Stones! Wow, so much has happened!" she tweeted after.

The offi...
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Rolling Stones Having A Hard Time Selling $600 Tickets

May 3rd, 2013 3:57pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones may be on their last tour ever this year, which means it's probably near-impossible to get a ticket, right? Wrong. Tickets to see the band's "50 and Counting" tour are priced up to $600, and that's something most fans aren't willing to pay.

The band's tour kicks off at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Friday night, and according to Entertainmentwise.com the show isn't even sold out. The site reports that even scalpers -- er, ticket brokers, have even lowered their prices in attempt to sell them.

More than 1,000 tickets to the show were also put on sale by promoter AEG ...
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Rolling Stones To Release 'GRRR!' - New 50-Track Greatest Hits Collection For 50th Anniversary

September 5th, 2012 5:39pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones, ABKCO Music & Records and Universal Music Group are pleased to announce the release of GRRR! by The Rolling Stones on the 12th of November 2012 for the World Excluding North America and on the 13th of November 2012 in North America.

Available in various different formats – including a three-CD 50 track version featuring 50 tracks, and a four-CD Super-Deluxe version gathering a whopping 80 tracks – the collection tells the fascinating ongoing story of the Greatest Rock'n'Roll Band In The World, from their high octane version of Chuck Berry's Come On, their first single ...
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Rolling Stones Set To Begin Planning 50th Anniversary Show

June 19th, 2012 11:31pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are planning a summer summit in London to discuss plans for a 50th anniversary concert later this year, according to band insiders.

Mick Jagger and his bandmates teamed up for rehearsals in New York in April and now guitarist Keith Richards has confirmed there are more sessions planned for July.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "It's all very hush-hush. I'm going over to London for a bit, so I'll find out more then."

And he also hints that the band may be recording a follow-up to 2005's A Bigger Bang: "We're going to talk about that in July and see. I mean, I'd love to...
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Keith Richards Confirms Rolling Stones Tour - 51 Years On

March 14th, 2012 12:25pm EDT
Keith Richards
Keith Richards has confirmed The Rolling Stones will hit the road for a 50th anniversary tour - 51 years after they formed.

Fans of the iconic rock band have been desperate for a series of concerts to celebrate the group's half-century landmark this year, and even guitarist Ronnie Wood expressed hope they will tour soon.

Richards has now confirmed they do plan to play live again - but it's unlikely they'll be able to schedule gigs until 2013.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "Basically, we're just not ready. I have a feeling (2013 is) more realistic... The Stones always considered '63...
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The Rolling Stones To Release Photo Book

March 2nd, 2012 4:20pm EST
Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are issuing a deluxe picture book to mark their 50th anniversary as a band.

The Rolling Stones: 50 will hit shelves on July 12th, half a century after they made their debut at a club in London's Oxford Street.

The 352-page book contains 700 photos documenting their rise to fame and hand-picked by frontman Mick Jagger, guitarist Keith Richards, bassist Ronnie Wood and drummer Charlie Watts.

A joint statement from the rockers reads, "This is our story of 50 fantastic years. We started out as a blues band playing the clubs and more recently we've filled the largest sta...
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Rolling Stones Considering 50th Anniversary Spectacular In 2012

July 18th, 2011 11:30pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are considering staging a massive London spectacular to mark the band's 50th anniversary next year, according to guitarist Ron Wood.

Plans for a 2011 reunion appear to have fallen flat as frontman Mick Jagger launches his supergroup SuperHeavy and Keith Richards breaks ground on a planned solo album, but Wood, who recently reformed The Faces without Rod Stewart, is hopeful the Stones will be back in 2012.

He tells London's Evening Standard there are plans afoot to stage a series of gigs in Hyde Park.

He says, "We'll try to recapture the old camaraderie... I know Keith ...
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Rolling Stones Considering 50th Anniversary Tour

September 7th, 2010 11:07pm EDT
Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are in talks to stage a 50th anniversary tour in 2011, according to drummer Charlie Watts.

The rocker, who will turn 70 next year, admits the supergroup can no longer afford to make distant plans, and so they're talking about an extensive, perhaps final, world trek sooner rather than later.

Watts tells Le Parisien, "We said that if we do something, it will be next year or the year after... We've reached an age where you can't look too far into the future."

His co-founders Mick Jagger and Keith Richards will both turn 70 in 2013.

The Stones' last time on the road, the ...
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Rolling Stones, Doors Release New Documentary DVDs

June 24th, 2010 10:15pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
Eagle Vision 'the wholly-owned subsidiary of Eagle Rock Entertainment' is proud to announce the release of The Rolling Stones' "Stones In Exile," (June 22) a compelling hour long documentary look at the recording of what many rock historians call the greatest album in history: 1972's "Exile On Main Street." The packaging comes complete with 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes bonus footage.

There has been, over the years, a veritable mountain of debate, conjecture, written words and mythologizing about this most classic album. It has been the subject of books, of rumors, of innuendo, of storie...
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The Rolling Stones To Re-Release Classic 'Exile On Main Street'

May 8th, 2010 9:32am EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are preparing to re-release their 1972 classic album "Exile On Main Street." Regarded as one of the greatest albums in rock 'n' roll history and one of the most defining of the Stones' catalogue, "Exile On Main Street" will be re-released on May 18th. Fans will be treated to 10 new tracks, including "Plundered My Soul," "Dancing in the Light," "Following the River" and "Pass the Wine," as well as alternate versions of "Soul Survivor" and "Loving Cup."

To commemorate the release, The Rolling Stones have premiered their first video in years and it is a must see! The band's...
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The Rolling Stones Hint At New Album Plans

March 8th, 2010 9:06pm EST
The Rolling Stones
Rock veterans the Rolling Stones have blasted retirement rumors - guitarist Keith Richards has revealed the band is poised to return to the studio to record a new album.

The group is currently resting between tours and have been rocked by allegations about bandmate Ronnie Woods' battles with addiction and tabloid coverage of his romance with a waitress 40 years his junior.

But Richards insists the Stones are still going strong, and they are plotting future tours and a new album.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "There's no definite plans, but I can't (see us) stopping. I wouldn't be surp...
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A List of The Most Identifiable And Influential Drummers Of Our Time

July 16th, 2008 10:33am EDT
Keith Moon
Even though drummers are beat makers of a band, the recognition they often get is nothing compared to that of the lead singer and resident guitarist who both tend to attract the most attention at first. The best thing about drummers is that whatever band that they are in, they are uniquely appropriate for that particular band. For example, Ringo Starr's drumming is perfect for The Beatles, but his style would be considered unimaginable behind any Rolling Stones songs. Here's our thumbs up list to some cool Rock Drummers who we feel are immediately identifiable for their drumming techniqu...
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Ignoring Old Show-Business Rules, Rolling Stones Brightly 'Shine a Light'

April 4th, 2008 9:47am EDT
Shine a Light
(HollywoodChicago.com) – In The Beatles versus The Rolling Stones debate (which no one under 40 would have), I’m decidedly in the corner of the Fab Four. I do acknowledge, however, the sheer stamina and staying power of The Rolling Stones.

They are charismatic and charming at the same time and their history of powerful classic songs gives them a magic credibility few bands have attained. In their latest concert film – the Martin Scorsese-directed “Shine a Light” – they bring their best as they are right now despite qualifying for social security.

Filmed with a phalanx of cameras a...
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Peter Frampton Releases First Instrumental CD; Feat. Members Of Pearl Jam, Stones, And Others

November 7th, 2006 12:56pm EST
Peter Frampton
As a boy growing up in England, Peter Frampton adored the music of instrumental bands like the Shadows and the Ventures, as well as a potpourri of the popular jazz, blues and classical guitarists that were vital to youth at the time. Before long, he set out on an influential career in music of his own, eventually selling out arenas and garnering multi-platinum sales. Frampton returns to his roots with Fingerprints, finally culminating his lifelong dream of recording an instrumental album in the spirit of his first musical heroes.

In a career full of accolades, Frampton is particularly ...
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