Early on, the Rolling Stones were referred to as the anti-Beatles -- mostly because these British bad boys invented and perfected a hedonistic lifestyle that would soon be adapted by rock 'n' rollers all over the world.
Their arrest records were almost as long and as impressive as their chart dominance. But their fans never seemed to mind mu
Could the days of Rolling Stones concerts instantly setting box office records be numbered? While the Stones have always enjoyed robust sales on their prior tours, the Guardian is reporting that tickets to the group's highly anticipated '50 And Counting' tour aren't moving quite as fast as the group may have hoped.
Tom Waits took the stage unannounced to help Mick Jagger sing 'Little Red Rooster' during Sunday night's Rolling Stones concert in Oakland, Calif. The rarely-seen singer/songwriter was in top form trading verses with Jagger. It's rare someone steals the spotlight from the legendary frontman, but that's what took place at the Oracle Arena.
Though the name Dick Rowe might not be familiar to most, his impact on rock history is large. In 1962, he was the head of A&R at Decca records, and the man who infamously turned down signing a promising new group called the Beatles to his label. While lightening usually doesn't strike twice, Rowe was not about to let this blunder happen again.
The Rolling Stones kicked off the second leg of their '50 and Counting' tour last night with a 23-song, two-and-a-half hour show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The setlist and more video can be found below.
The concert began in style, with the UCLA Marching Band filling the tongue-shaped runway and pe
The upcoming Rolling Stones tour will see the band performing in the biggest venues in the world, but on Saturday night (April 27), the Stones played a tour preview gig at a tiny Los Angeles club, wowing the crowd with a 14-song set that included an appearance by former guitarist Mick Taylor.
The Rolling Stones have added one more date to their '50 & Counting' North American tour, which will run through May and June. The legendary rockers have announced a concert - which they are billing as the final date on the tour - at the Verzion Center in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 24.
We've all been to concerts by classic artists where the frontman acts excited about playing a song from the new album, even as we make our way to the bathroom and concession stands. However, Mick Jagger has admitted that there's virtually no point in trying to work the two new Rolling Stones songs into the set, because the fans don't want to hear them.
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