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OldStand: Rolling Stone, March 10, 1988

Take our ink-stained hands and join us at the OldStand, where Jon McMillan goes to remind everyone what an honest-to-goodness music magazine is supposed to look like… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 31, 2008

Ronnie Wood Gets A New Music Woodie

Hey, David Byrne and the Boss aren't the only old-school rockers keeping abreast of the new, crazy sounds. Turns out Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood has a new musical obsession. More »

By: Stereogum / December 6, 2007

New Mick Jagger Video – “Charmed Life”

Mick flashes back through some of his favorite moments in the video for "Charmed Life"-- hugging Bono, playing bass, hugging Sting, chillin' with Lenny Kravitz, chicken dancing from here to eternity, wearing a pink scarf! The innocuously funky, oddly dub-tinged tune's one of the previously unreleased songs from the new greatest hits album, The VeryMore »

By: Stereogum / September 20, 2007

New Old Mick Jagger & John Lennon – ?Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup)?

As you may have heard, the king of the chicken dance is releasing a 17-track The Very Best Of Mick Jagger with material from his four solo albums, some soundtrack work, etc. One of the songs receiving the most attention is a version of Willie Dixon's "Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup)," which Jagger… More »

By: Stereogum / August 27, 2007

Martin Scorsese’s Shine A Light Trailer

Mini-flurry of Rolling happenings today: First, there's news that London-based 7Digital will be the first online outlet to offer the entire Stones catalogue in DRM-free format, and in a sweet spot of synchronicity, Scorsese's Shine A Light trailer popped up online, too. No No Direction Home, this one focuses instead on recent concert footage… More »

By: Stereogum / August 22, 2007

Mick Jagger Remembers He Has A Brother Named Chris, Joins Him Onstage In London

Ever heard of Chris Jagger? Sometimes we forget that iconic rockers are people with families and siblings -- and apparently so do the rockers themselves. It may have taken a couple of decades, but late last month, Mick joined his little bro (aged 59) on stage for a cover of the Stones' "Dead Flowers." Via… More »

By: Stereogum / June 12, 2007

Legion Of Rock Stars

WFMU points us to Legion Of Rock Stars, for which the rules are simple: A bunch of people put on noise-canceling headphonesThey all listen to the same song and play alongThe results are recorded and set to the original music videoHilarity ensues Take, for example, the Stones' "Hang Fire"... More good times with Danzig,… More »

By: Stereogum / June 6, 2007

Close Encounters Of The Stones’ Kind

Fans with a shared love of rock icons and unidentified flying objects will be enthralled by Alien Rock: The Rock 'N' Roll Extraterrestrial Connection, a book by Michael C. Luckman which compiles anecdotal evidence in support of the existence of extraterrestrial life from Earth's most reliable witnesses: drugged up rock stars. Luckman divulges Mick Jagger'… More »

By: Stereogum / April 24, 2007

A Rolling Stone’s Love For Metal

The musician-branding is getting outta hand. OK, the rash of rocker energy drinks and sneakers are, albeit odd and unexpected, sure to hit with some kids. But a new product brings a different sort of iron-y to this wtf craze: The Bill Wyman Signature Metal Detector! Bill explained the appeal of hi… More »

By: Stereogum / April 17, 2007

Keef’s Pop-Snorting Confession Was Just “A Joke”

Damage control? Or worst joke ever? Via AP:"It was an off-the-cuff remark, a joke, and it is not true. File under April Fool's joke," said Bernard Doherty of LD Communications, which represents the Rolling Stones.Added Richards' longtime manager Jane Rose (via MTV):Said in jest. Can't believe anyone took [it] seriously.Right, so gullible! More »

By: Stereogum / April 4, 2007

New Rolling Stones – “Gimme Shelter (Streetlab Mix)”

Streetlab comprises two dudes from Brooklyn (Mark Lamorg and Ryan Leary) that are all about mashing dance beats to classic rock tracks. They've just released another one, bringing some low-riding washboard and deep-pocket groove to the Stones classic. The Rolling Stones - "Gimme Shelter (Streetlab Mix)" (MP3) Head to their siteMore »

By: Stereogum / January 31, 2007

Music’s Top Moneymakers Of 2006

This week, Forbes released its annual list of music industry power earners, and not surprisingly, you listen to 10% of 'em.01. The Rolling Stones ($150.6 million) 02. Tim McGraw / Faith Hill ($132 million) 03. Rascal Flatts ($110.5 million) 04. Madonna ($96.8 million) 05. Barbra Streisand (95.8 million) 06. Kenny Chesney ($90.1 million)… More »

By: Stereogum / January 26, 2007

Marty’s Favorite Song

Anyone see The Departed? It's the first movie in which Nicholson sports a dildo, and the umpteenth (okay, third) time Martin Scorcese scores with "Gimme Shelter." EW asks the director about it.ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: You've used it before in GoodFellas and Casino. What is it with you and that song? MARTIN SCORSESE: I guess I'm repeating… More »

By: Stereogum / October 19, 2006

Keith Richards: Don’t Do Drugs

Modern drugs, that is. These newfangled substances are no good, according to the Stones axeman. As told to Q (via Gigwise):"I think the quality's gone down. All they do is tryand take the high out of everything. ... I don?t like the way drugs now are working on your brain area instead of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 20, 2006

Let’s Rob…

The best thing about Snakes On A Plane was the title, and we assumed the same would've been said of Let's Rob Mick Jagger, the new ABC sitcom starring Donal Logue. Now we'll never know. The tea-drinking granddad has been removed from the plot, and the show's now called The Knights of Prosperity. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 5, 2006

Kasabian Vs. Everyone

You guys weren't feeling the new Kasabian. And Playlouder seemed downright angry at the band's existence:At parties I often have to withstand friends saying things along the lines of "Oh, Kasabian, yeah, their tunes are decent but I get put off 'cos they act like a bunch of cunts", whereas for me… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 4, 2006

Kasabian Insults, Apologizes To Mick And Keef

On Friday night Kasabian's Tom Meighan was interviewed on Channel 4 and went on a rant about the Rolling Stones, who his band's supporting on the road.TOM MEIGHAN: "It's quite incredible. We're fucking supporting them! So if we get kicked off the stage we've got to buy a ticket, which is about 200 quid. It'… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 8, 2006

Rolling Stones Bring A Tempered Bang To China

The Stones finally performed in China Saturday night after serveral failed attempts over the past 25 years. (A concert was planned in 2003, but cancelled because of SARS concerns.) As expected, censors banned at least five songs, reportedly:"Brown Sugar" "Honky Tonk Women" "Beast of Burden" "Let's Spend the Night Together" "Rough Justice"Some racy… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 8, 2006

Rolling Stones Controversy

Some things never change. The Rolling Stones stage a massive free concert in Rio and delight a million poor fans. Meanwhile, William Safire can't take his mind off the band's poor grammar. From Sunday's NYTimes Magazine:During halftime at Super Bowl XL, Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones performed "Satisfaction," their 1965… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 21, 2006

The 60-Year-Old (non) Virgins

Today on Slate, Judd Apatow… More »

By: jed / September 28, 2005