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Watch Dave Grohl And Friends Cover Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” At His Motorcycle Rally

In conjunction with the Foo Fighters’ blowout anniversary bash this weekend, Dave Grohl co-hosted a motorcycle rally because, well, he’s Dave Grohl. That’s just what he does. And because he’s Dave Grohl, he also decided to launch into a pair of iconic American tunes for the rally, despite his broken leg and looming 20th anniversaryMore »

By: Caitlin White / July 7, 2015 - 11:02 am

The Week In Pop: Hilary Duff Joined Tinder And, Oh Yeah, Made A Decent Album Too

It was obvious from the beginning that Hilary Duff signing up for Tinder was a stunt to promote her comeback album. What wasn’t obvious was what an elaborate stunt it would turn out to be — not just a headline-grabbing move to get people talking about Duff again but the premise for a craven music… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 18, 2015 - 9:42 am

Keith Richards Threatens New Rolling Stones Album

A few weeks ago, the Rolling Stones kicked off their Zip Codes Tour, and their setlist places a heavy emphasis on Sticky Fingers, a classic album that is getting a reissue in a few days and celebrated its 44th anniversary back in April. But it’s been a while since they’ve had a good album. The… More »

By: James Rettig / June 4, 2015 - 7:17 pm

The Rolling Stones – “Brown Sugar” (Alternate Version Feat. Eric Clapton)

The Rolling Stones are releasing a remastered version of their classic 1971 album Sticky Fingers. To that end, they’ve previously shared the extended version of “Bitch,” and today you can hear an alternate version of “Brown Sugar” that features Eric Clapton on guitar. The album is available as a straight remastered reissue and in deluxe… More »

By: Caitlin White / June 2, 2015 - 2:34 pm

The Rolling Stones – “Dead Flowers (Alternate Version)”

Next month, the Rolling Stones are going to release a deluxe reissue of their beyond-classic 1971 album Sticky Fingers, and they’re packing it with things like demos and alternate versions. We’ve already posted different takes “Wild Horses,” “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking,” and “Bitch.” And to add to your whole “holy shit, Sticky Fingers had… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 27, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Rolling Stones Playing “Secret” L.A. Club Show Tonight

The Rolling Stones will play every song from the recently reissued Sticky Fingers and more at a club show at an undisclosed location tonight in Los Angeles. Seems like every major rock band does special intimate gigs these days, but given the Stones’ stadium status, it would genuinely feel like a privilege to see the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 20, 2015 - 2:26 pm

The Rolling Stones – “Bitch (Extended Version)” (Stereogum Premiere)

For many people, Sticky Fingers represents the height of the Rolling Stones’ power, between Andy Warhol’s suggestive cover art — which you can see the band posing with above — and the album’s triple-platinum status due to the success of “Brown Sugar” and “Wild Horses.” Over four decades later, the Stones are reissuing their 1971… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 4, 2015 - 12:41 pm

The Rolling Stones – “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” (Alternate Version)

In a few months, the Rolling Stones will put out a reissue of their 1971 classic Sticky Fingers that comes packed with new material, from demos to alternate takes to live performances. We’ve already heard an acoustic version of “Wild Horses” that will be included with the reissue, and now the band has shared a… More »

By: James Rettig / April 28, 2015 - 7:57 am

Hear The Rolling Stones’ Acoustic “Wild Horses” From Sticky Fingers Reissue

The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers is being reissuing this spring with a bunch of bonus material, including alternate versions of existing tracks, studio outtakes, and live recordings. (The band is also going on a 15-date North American stadium tour in support of the re-release.) One of those exclusive new tracks is a previously unreleased acoustic… More »

By: James Rettig / April 1, 2015 - 7:27 pm

The Rolling Stones Announce North American Tour

The Rolling Stones have announced that they will embark on a 15-city North American Zip Code tour. The tour is scheduled to coincide with the re-release of their 1971 classic Sticky Fingers, which will be reissued on 5/26, and will contain “a generous selection” of unreleased Stones material. This is their first North American stadium… More »

By: James Rettig / March 31, 2015 - 9:00 am

HBO Picks Up Mick Jagger & Martin Scorsese’s 1970s Music Industry Drama

It’s been three years since news first broke that Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, and Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter were developing a rock ‘n’ roll drama series for HBO set in the 1970s. As Screenrant explained at the time, “The project — which was conceived by Jagger — chronicles the late-1970s music world through the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 2, 2014 - 4:45 pm

R.I.P. Bobby Keys

Bobby Keys, the legendary rock ‘n’ roll saxophone player, has died. Keys was best known for his work with the Rolling Stones, though he also appeared on albums by John Lennon, George Harrison, the Who, Joe Cocker, Barbra Streisand, B.B. King, Carly Simon, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Eric Clapton among others. Michael Webb, Keys’ bandmate i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 2, 2014 - 3:28 pm

Bob Dylan Tried To Make An Album With The Beatles & Stones In 1969

The producer Glyn Johns worked with people like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and the Who on some of their peak-era classics. And according to Johns, he almost worked on something that could’ve been a bigger deal than any of the real albums on his résumé. In his new memoir, Sound Man, Johns claims that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 7, 2014 - 11:19 am

Watch Lookalikes Chad Smith And Will Ferrell Cover The Rolling Stones At Charity Show

Back in May, lookalikes Chad Smith and Will Ferrell staged a charity drum-off on The Tonight Show, but it looks like their competition isn’t over yet. Last night in Seattle, Ferrell was hosting a benefit event for Cancer For College and, as promised, the Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer showed up to “settle the score… More »

By: James Rettig / September 20, 2014 - 10:33 am

Watch Arcade Fire Perform With Mavis Staples In Chicago

Two nights ago, Arcade Fire played the first night of a two-night stand at Chicago’s United Center, and they marked the occasion by covering Bo Diddley’s “Who Do You Love.” Last night, they upped the ante, inviting the Chicago soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples to the stage for a couple of songs during their… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 28, 2014 - 9:11 am

Watch Mick Jagger Send Up Monty Python In A Promo For Their Final Reunion Shows

What’s that? “A bunch of wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth and make a load of money”? Just who are we talking about here?! In a recent promo for Monty Python’s final reunion shows, Mick Jagger (and bandmate Charlie Watts) are watching the World Cup when Jagger’s assistant asks him if he want… More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 1, 2014 - 11:47 am

Watch Foo Fighters Cover The Rolling Stones, Queen, Van Halen, & Alice Cooper At Firefly

Foo Fighters were the headliners on Friday Night at Firefly in Delaware and they took the occasion to have some fun: after running through a 16-song set filled with classics, they came back on stage for their encore and introduced themselves as a bar band called the Holy Shits. Then they played some staple bar… More »

By: James Rettig / June 22, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Watch Bruce Springsteen Join The Rolling Stones Onstage In Lisbon

Outside of, say, Led Zeppelin reuniting and then bringing Bob Dylan to the stage for a song, it’s honestly not possible to imagine a rock-star duet with this level of wattage. Last night, during a Rolling Stones show in Lisbon, Bruce Springsteen gorilla-walked onstage to join the band for a spirited rendition of “Tumblin’ Dice.”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 30, 2014 - 10:08 am

David Byrne Revisits His Goofy “Sympathy For The Devil” Cover

Today David Byrne’s website begins a series called From The Archives which, simply enough, involves posting old Byrne recordings. It kicks off with a 1992 concert recording of Byrne covering the Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy For The Devil” in highly Byrne-like fashion. Here’s some background from Byrne as posted on his site:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 12, 2014 - 1:41 pm

Rolling Stones Postpone Australia/New Zealand Tour In The Wake Of Mick Jagger’s Girlfriend’s Suicide

In addition to being a world-renowned fashion designer, the late L’Wren Scott was also Mick Jagger’s girlfriend of more than a decade. Scott was found dead in her New York apartment Monday of an apparent suicide, so the Rolling Stones have postponed their next few weeks of tour dates through Australia and New Zealand to… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 18, 2014 - 3:05 pm
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