1. Ian McLagan Remembered at Austin Music Awards

    March 19, 2015 4:40 AM EDT There were lots of winners at the 33rd annual Austin Music Awards on Wednesday night. But it was a loss that resonated most deeply during the ceremony. Ian McLagan , the former Small Faces and Faces keyboardist and an adopted Texan who died on Dec. 3 at the age of 69, was celebrated with an…

  2. Ian McLagan of Small Faces and the Faces Dead at 69

    December 03, 2014 8:43 PM EST Ian McLagan, the electrifying pianist and songwriter of Small Faces and the Faces who became a rock 'n' roll journeyman with stints backing Rod Stewart, the Rolling Stones and others, died Dec. 3 in Austin, Texas, due to complications from a stroke suffered a day earlier. He was…

  3. Kenney Jones Tries to Set Record Straight on Faces Reunion: 'We've Been Talking'

    January 08, 2014 12:25 PM EST The Faces AND the Small Faces may well be active concerns in 2015 -- at least if drummer Kenney Jones has his way. Jones tells Billboard that a Faces reunion tour, with Rod Stewart fronting the group again, is indeed in the planning stages.  "We've been talking; Woody's …

  4. Rod Stewart Sick, Will Miss Faces Reunion at Rock Hall

    April 13, 2012 3:40 PM EDT Flu Keeping Singer From His Second Induction Ceremony; Simply Red's Mick Hucknall to Fill In Just like that, the Faces reunion with Rod Stewart has been called off. The remaining three members of the legendary band announced today (April 13) at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum that…

  5. Faces Ready to 'Cause Havoc' at Rock Hall: 'We're Naughty Little Boys, Still'

    April 12, 2012 6:10 PM EDT Kenney Jones says that, in typical Faces fashion, the group has some work to do before being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday [April 12] in Cleveland. The drummer tells Billboard.com that he, guitarist Ronnie Wood and keyboardist Ian McLagan will definitely perform…

  6. Rock Hall: Axl Rose Will Miss Faces Reunion, Chili Peppers + More

    April 12, 2012 1:00 AM EDT Green Day Still Confirmed to Induct Guns N' Roses on April 14 G uns N' Roses will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend, despite Axl Rose's bombshell decision on Wednesday to boycott the event due to various grievances, large and small. A spokesperson…

  7. Rock Hall Nominees Include Guns N' Roses, Cure, Joan Jett & Faces

    September 27, 2011 6:00 AM EDT Guns N' Roses , Heart , Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and The Cure are among the first-timers on short list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2011, joining returning hopefuls the Beastie Boys, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Donna Summer and others. Fifteen…

  8. Warren Haynes Mines His Soul Roots On 'Man in Motion' Album, Due in May

    February 24, 2011 12:28 PM EST G ov't Mule co-founder and Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes will shows his roots as a soul man with the May 10 release of his fourth solo album, "Man in Motion" (Stax/Concord Music Group). The 10-song set, recorded in Willie Nelson's Pedernales Studio near…

  9. Faces, With Simply Red's Mick Hucknall, Planning Tour

    May 27, 2010 12:40 PM EDT Declaring that "this is a band," Ian McLagan says the new incarnation of the Faces is planning to play much more than the just-announced Aug. 13 at the Vintage at Greenwood Festival in West Sussex, England. "Frankly, I'd be happy to get the band on the road proper and get…

  10. Simply Rod? Faces May Tap Mick Hucknall For Stewart-less Tour

    November 17, 2009 10:51 AM EST T he Faces appear ready to play live in 2010, with or without Rod Stewart . After performing with guests at an Oct. 25 show at London's Royal Albert Hall for the British Performing Rights Society's Music Members' Benevolent Fund, the Faces' other three surviving members --…

  11. Warren Haynes In Musical Overdrive With Gov't Mule, Allmans, Dead

    July 17, 2009 11:49 AM EDT Thanks to tours with The Dead and the Allman Brothers Band, a new Gov't Mule album and tour and a planned solo album, Warren Haynes is having his busiest year ever -- and is enjoying it immensely. "I think it's a matter of having opportunities that are available," Haynes…

  12. May 12, 2009

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami International Airport claim to find 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container. 2001 – Singer Perry Como dies in his sleep at his home in Jupiter Inlet Colony, Fla., at the age of 88. 1973 – No. 1…

  13. Faces Reunion Plans Still Awaiting Rod's Nod

    March 02, 2009 11:06 AM EST A Faces reunion may still be in the offing this year -- but probably not a full-scale tour or recording project. Keyboardist Ian McLagan tells Billboard.com that the latest idea, proffered by guitarist Ron Wood at a lunch in London with McLagan and drummer Kenney Jones, is "we do a…

  14. Stewart, Flea Refute Faces Reunion Reports

    January 22, 2009 1:58 PM EST Despite reports that the Faces are reuniting for an album as well as a tour with Flea on bass, Rod Stewart's spokesperson tells Billboard "there are no plans for a Faces reunion tour this year." Additionally, a spokesperson for Flea tells Billboard the artist "knows…

  15. The Faces Gearing Up For Reunion?

    November 12, 2008 2:00 PM EST Could the Faces be rising again after a 30-plus year split? According to RayGigs.com , original members Rod Stewart , Ron Wood, Ian McLagan and Kenney Jones, along with Stewart touring bassist replacing the late Ronnie Laine, will have a rehearsal next Monday (Nov. 17) "just to check if…

  16. The Faces Gearing Up For Reunion?

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Could the Faces be rising again after a 30-plus year split? Could the Faces be rising again after a 30-plus year split? According to RayGigs.com , original members Rod Stewart, Ron Wood, Ian McLagan and Kenney Jones, along with Stewart touring bassist replacing the late Ronnie Laine, will…

  17. Bragg Preaches 'Love And Justice'

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billy Bragg's first album under his own name in six years will double as his debut for Epitaph's Anti- imprint. "Mr. Love & Justice" is due April 22 and includes 12 new songs. Billy Bragg's first album under his own name in six years will double as his debut for…

  18. Griffin In A Rockin' Mood On New Album

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST At 42 years old, Patty Griffin believes it's time she start "rockin' more." On Feb. 6, the singer/songwriter will release her latest album, "Children Running Through," via ATO. The diverse set touches At 42 years old, Patty Griffin believes it's time she…

  19. 42OnTV

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 16 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Dierks Bentley. "The Megan Mullally Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Mario Vazquez (also scheduled: Bradley Whitford). "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," NBC…

  20. Billboard Bits: The Faces, Arab Strap, Early Day Miners/Wilco

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Faces haven't played together in more than 30 years, but vocalist Rod Stewart says he would not rule out reforming the still-influential group for a special occasion. The Faces haven't played together in more than 30 years, but vocalist Rod Stewart says he would not rule out…

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