Country music suffered a tremendous loss last Friday (April 26), when the legendary George Jones passed away at the age of 81. But more than a Nashville icon, Jones was a friend and inspiration to many -- including Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, who penned a eulogy for Jones that was released in time for his funeral service yesterday (May 2).
The Allman Brothers Band closed out the opening night of Eric Clapton's fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival on Friday (April 12) with a titanic six-song set, highlighted by 'Whipping Post.' Not to be outdone, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones then dropped by for Saturday night's festival finale.
It's no secret that Keith Richards has over-indulged in drugs throughout his life. The rocker has been the subject of a rampant rumor that just won't go away, claiming he was so desperate to get clean from heroin for a European tour in 1973 that he went to clinic in Switzerland and had all of his blood replaced with clean blood. But the guitarist has denied the story, saying he made it up be
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.