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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)
07. Celine… More »

By: Stereogum / January 26, 2007 - 10:00 am

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… More »

By: Stereogum / October 19, 2006 - 4:02 pm

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 just through… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 20, 2006 - 12:38 pm

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 - 12:47 pm

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 the opposite ha… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 4, 2006 - 5:04 pm

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 - 7:04 pm

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”… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 8, 2006 - 4:35 pm

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 hit. He pointed out… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 21, 2006 - 11:17 am

The 60-Year-Old (non) Virgins

Today on Slate, Judd Apatow… More »

By: jed / September 28, 2005 - 1:14 pm

Rolling Stones At Fenway Park

“I’m speechless. Not sure how much of that is due to the fact that Mick, Keith, Ronnie, Charlie and Co. put on such a great show, and how much is because I saw a young woman fall from the rafters in front of me … Yes, she fell during ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash.'” Read Sean’s opening… More »

By: Stereogum / August 22, 2005 - 12:55 pm

Stereogum Classic

Over Glenmorangies and Hoegaardens at dba last night, Jen and Jeff suggested Stereogum go classic rock today. Didn’t take much convincing ’cause these artists have been on my mind this week…

ELVIS COSTELLO
Rhino’s finally completed its four-year purge of everything Elvis ever recorded. Unlike the previous expanded reissues, King of AmericaMore »

By: Stereogum / June 1, 2005 - 4:40 pm

No Sympathy For The Devil

Speaking of Zeppelin, have you guys heard how much Pope Benedict XVI hates rock ‘n’ roll?

In November of ’96, Vatican hardliner Cardinal Ratzinger warned that heavy metal was an “instrument of the Devil” and endangered young people’s souls. The future Pope (who was in Opus Dei, Da Vinci Code stizz!) singled out… More »

By: Stereogum / April 22, 2005 - 9:40 am
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