It's an ego thing, the urge for band members who aren't singers to want to sing. Doesn't matter what kind of music you play -- classic rock, indie rock, pop; for as long as there have been bands, bass players, drummers and guitarists have wanted to step up to the mic
Yes, we know that's hardly the most shocking headline you'll read today, but, with 50 years of being inextricably linked together, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards simultaneously love and hate each other. In a new interview, the Glimmer Twins open up about the true and complex nature of their relationship that makes the Rolling Stones so fascinating..
Pete Townshend is undeniably one of rock music's most dynamic performers. The Who guitarist has always been notable for his energetic stage exertions -- particularly his signature "windmill" move, which consists of Townshend swinging his arm around in a furious windup before delivering a powerful strike to sound power chords on his guitar. In an interview with David Letterman, the musician says his trademark move was inspired by fellow rock icon Keith Richards.
Johnny Depp had a major hit on his hands with the 2000s film franchise 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' and after remarking that he modeled Captain Jack Sparrow's speech and mannerisms after longtime Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, it seemed natural that an invite for a cameo would come Richards' way.