1. Rupert Murdoch, Jerry Hall Wedding: Bob Geldof, Bill Wyman Among Guests

    March 05, 2016 5:59 PM EST Some of Britain's film and music royalty attended Saturday's London wedding of 21st Century Fox and News Corp executive chairman Rupert Murdoch and model/actress Jerry Hall . Actor Michael Caine , musician Bob Geldof , former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman , composer Andrew Lloyd Webber…

  2. The Rolling Stones' Iconic 'Sticky Fingers' Reissue and 'From The Vault: The Marquee Club Live in 1971' DVD Give a Vintage Front-Row View: Review

    June 25, 2015 1:57 PM EDT The Rolling Stones are possibly the most fiscally fit rock band in history, so it's wildly out-of-character that they've been so lax about digging into their voluminous vaults. While everyone else was cleaning out their closets during the halcyon boxed set era of the 1990s, it'…

  3. Peaches Geldof Funeral Draws Famous Mourners

    April 22, 2014 6:14 AM EDT   Former Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman, Sarah Ferguson and musician and BBC music show host Jools Holland were among the mourners at Peaches Geldof's funeral on Monday. The ceremony was held on Easter Monday at lunchtime at the same church in Kent, England where the daughter of Bob…

  4. Rolling Stones Start Up Reunion With London Blowout

    November 26, 2012 11:30 AM EST th Anniversary Kicks Off at O2 ... Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor Make Rare Cameos ... Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck Guest Star ... 150 Minutes of Sweaty Rock n' Roll "It took us 50 years to get from Dartford to Greenwich," said Mick Jagger to 20,000 close friends on Sunday night, at…

  5. Rolling Stones Arouse Madness in 'Doom and Gloom' Video

    November 21, 2012 10:25 AM EST Still hell raising after all these years, the Rolling Stones unleashed a rawkous video this week for their "Doom and Gloom" single. Starring "Girl With a Dragon Tattoo" actress Noomi Rapace as a zombie-shooting, breast-flashing bad girl who appears to be losing her mind,…

  6. The Rolling Stones Talk Tour Dates: 'F--- You, We're 50'

    November 13, 2012 10:34 PM EST The official line is "we'll see." But the Rolling Stones seem in such fighting trim, clear-eyed and focused, that it's hard to believe there's not more cooking beyond the current flurry of activity surrounding the band's 50th anniversary. The archetypal rock `n&…

  7. Rolling Stones Doc 'Charlie Is My Darling' Restored, Captures Band at Early Peak

    September 18, 2012 2:35 PM EDT Archival Footage From 1965 Tour Shows Band's Primal Energy, Hysterical Fans, Camaraderie In September of 1965, the Rolling Stones did a quick two-city tour of Ireland on the heels of the success of their latest single, "Satisfaction." Inspired by the Beatles "Hard Days…

  8. Ask Billboard: Observing Remembrance Day

    November 11, 2011 6:15 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. OBSERVING…

  9. Rolling Stones Again At Their Peak In Rerelease

    September 08, 2010 8:31 AM EDT The Rolling Stones have hit their peak again in 2010, this time in the form of a rarely seen rereleased movie of a 1972 concert. "Ladies and Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones" was originally released in late 1973 in Britain, but the film was not widely shown. The digitally remastered…

  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. April 21, 2009

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Soul singer Al Wilson dies of kidney failure in Fontana, Calif., at the age of 68. 2007 – Australian pub rocker Lobby Loyde dies of cancer in a Melbourne hospital. He is 66. 2004 – Future Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson gets voted off Season 3 of “American Idol.” 2003 – Soul singer Nina…

  12. March 18, 2009

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brenda Lee, Gene Pitney, Isaac Hayes, Ramones, Talking Heads and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2001 – Four teenage girls are crushed to death in a shopping mall in Indonesia, when hundreds of fans panic while trying to catch a…

  13. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 2006 - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuoso Michel Petrucciani dies in New York following a…

  14. Led Zeppelin Triumphs At London Reunion Show

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in front of its adoring public, if only for two-plus hours. Led Zeppelin's 16-song set at London's O2 Arena came as part Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in…

  15. Rodgers Ready To Rock Ahmet Tribute, Queen CD

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zeppelin's reunion, Paul Rodgers is hoping that fans will remember the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert on Dec. 10 in London is indeed supposed to be about the late Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zeppelin's reunion, Paul Rodgers is hoping…

  16. Registration Extended For Red-Hot Zeppelin Tix

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Led Zeppelin-headlined Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert on Nov. 26 in London have extended the registration deadline in the wake of "unprecedented demand" for tickets. The ballot has no Organizers of the Led Zeppelin-headlined Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert on Nov. 26…

  17. Keith Richards Inks Deal To Pen Memoir

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rolling Stone Keith Richards is working on a memoir, the object of a multimillion dollar bidding war that will be published by Little, Brown and Company in 2010. Rolling Stone Keith Richards is working on a memoir, the object of a multimillion dollar bidding war that will be published by…

  18. Various Artists -- A Celebration for Jim Capaldi / Jan. 21, 2007 / London (Roundhouse)

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi meant a great deal to an awful lot of his fellow rock musicians. Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi…

  19. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 2006 - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuoso Michel Petrucciani dies in New York following a…

  20. Winwood, Townshend Set For Capaldi Charity Gig

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Steve Winwood, Pete Townshend, Paul Weller and Bill Wyman are among those taking part in an all-star celebration of the late former member of Traffic, Jim Capaldi. Steve Winwood, Pete Townshend, Paul Weller and Bill Wyman are among those taking part in an all-star celebration of the late Jim…

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