Keith Richards

  1. Rolling Stones 'Pull Together' Following Scott Death, Promise to Return to Australia and New Zealand

    March 19, 2014 12:42 PM EDT Members of the Rolling Stones are offering support to Mick Jagger following the death of his girlfriend L'Wren Scott. The Stones canceled their seven-date tour of Australia and New Zealand following the fashion designer and celebrity stylist& ...

  2. Paco de Lucia Remembered by Alejandro Sanz, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Many More

    February 27, 2014 9:30 PM EST Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in his native Algeciras, after a public wake expected to attract a massive crowd to the Southern Spanish city. Since de ...

  3. Rolling Stones Confirm Australia Tour, Announce Adelaide Concert

    November 19, 2013 9:58 PM EST The Rolling Stones will roll into Australia early next year. The legendary rock group -- comprising Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood -- will inaugurate the redeveloped Adelaide Oval with a show March 22. Mick Taylor, a ...

  4. BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch on the Rolling Stones Deal (Q&A)

    June 26, 2013 11:12 AM EDT BMG  today announced  that the Germany-based rights management company will represent the Rolling Stones' post-1983 catalog and and will also track payments from the duo’s previous copyrights owned by ABKCO (1963-1971) and EMI Music Publis ...

  5. BMG To Represent Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards' Post-1983 Publishing

    June 26, 2013 9:00 AM EDT *This story has been correction appended.   BMG today announced the rights management company will represent the Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards' post-1983 music publishing catalog. ABKCO, however, still owns the 1963- ...

  6. Producing Magic: Master Session with Steve Lillywhite at ASCAP Expo

    April 19, 2013 5:55 PM EDT Steve Lillywhite has worked on over 500 albums, including the first three U2 records and benchmark follow-ups like The Joshua Tree and How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb . In some bit of twisted fate, he says he owes much of it to Ian Curtis. “U ...

  7. Coachella Lineup Rumors Now Include Daft Punk and Phoenix

    December 18, 2012 8:14 PM EST Daft Punk, Phoenix and Yeah Yeah Yeahs have joined the listed of artists rumored to be performing at Coachella in April 2013. On Saturday, music service Songkick sent an email to those subscribed to Daft Punk alerts noting that Daft Punk would be ...

  8. Rolling Stones Rock N.J. With Springsteen, Gaga, Others; Mourn Newtown at Final '50' Concert

    December 16, 2012 8:18 AM EST (Kevin Mazur, WireImage ) The Rolling Stones blew the roof off of New Jersey's Prudential Center last night, putting a cap on their brief 2012 run of dates, but seemingly setting the stage for more shows in 2013. With a packed Prudential Cent ...

  9. Frank Barsalona, Music Agent Who Revolutionized Concert Business, Dead at 74

    November 25, 2012 8:21 AM EST Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent agency changed the concert business, died early Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, a rep for his family confirmed to Billboard.biz. His passing was first repor ...

  10. Rolling Stones Launch iOS App, Still No Beatles in Spotify

    November 21, 2012 1:03 PM EST The new Rolling Stones official App The classic battle of Beatles vs. Stones is over, at least where digital strategies are concerned. Even as the Fab Four continue to drag their feet regarding all things digital, their erstwhile rivals released a ...

  11. Morning Fix: C3's Brazil Expansion; Neil Diamond for Billboard Touring Conference; $18K Stones Tickets

    October 16, 2012 7:45 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters NEIL DIAMOND TO BE HONORED AT 2012 BILLBOARD TOURING AWARDS: Billboard announced today that legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond will receive its prestigious Legend of ...

  12. Rolling Stones Concert To Air as Live Pay-Per-View Via World Wrestling Ent.

    October 15, 2012 3:34 PM EDT World Wrestling Entertainment will distribute the final of four Rolling Stones concerts this year as a live pay-per-view event entitled "One More Shot." The legendary band earlier on Monday (Oct. 15) said it would play two London gigs in ...

  13. It's Official: Rolling Stones to Play Arena Shows in London, New York Area

    October 15, 2012 10:46 AM EDT Photo: Getty Images LONDON - The Rolling Stones on Monday made official a much-awaited return to the concert stage after taking a break of more than five years, unveiling four arena shows in London and New Jersey. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Char ...

  14. Morning Fix: Pandora Pays Out Millions; Best Buy CFO Steps Down; Rolling Stones Adding Dates

    October 10, 2012 7:45 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters KOBALT TO INVEST $100 MILLION IN ADVANCES, COPYRIGHTS: The Kobalt Music Group, via funds raised by Kobalt Capital Ltd, plans to invest $100 million over the next 12 months ...

  15. Rolling Stones To Play London, Brooklyn In November: Source

    August 29, 2012 8:38 PM EDT The Rolling Stones rehearsing in 2007 (Photo: Getty Images) The Rolling Stones will play four dates in November, two at London's O2 Arena and two at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, a source tells Billboard.biz. Richard Branson and Australian ...

  16. Don Was, Blue Note President, On Jamming With the Stones, New Albums by Van Morrison, Aaron Neville, More

    July 13, 2012 2:52 PM EDT Detroit's Concert of Colors homepage in whch Don Was will perform and lead his all-star revue. Grammy Award-winning producer and Blue Note Records president Don Was is giving some love to his hometown's jazz scene. Was (ne Fagenson) is b ...

  17. Rolling Stones Gather at London's Marquee Club On 50th Anniversary

    July 12, 2012 7:46 AM EDT A half-century ago tomorrow, The Rolling Stones took the stage for the first time. And the Glimmer Twins and company have returned to the scene of the crime. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood posed this week for veteran ro ...

  18. How Train Came to Bottle a Drops of Jupiter Petite Sirah

    May 03, 2012 6:30 AM EDT SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Backstage with the rock band Train before a performance at San Francisco's hallowed Great American Music Hall may not be quite what you expect from a Grammy-winning, multi-platinum group. What's missing from the dre ...

  19. Rolling Stones: No 50th Anniversary Tour

    March 14, 2012 5:06 PM EDT (Photo: Getty images) The Rolling Stones are still going strong 50 years and 29 studio albums later, but the legendary band won't go on tour this year to celebrate their golden anniversary. This year would've marked the Stones' firs ...

  20. Keith Richards 'Life" Wins Mailer Book Prize

    November 09, 2011 7:30 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - On a night he was honored for his way with words, Keith Richards was clearly winging it. "This is one for the books, if you get my drift - you hacks," the 67-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist joked Tuesday as he accepted ...

  21. How Rock Music is Saving Book Publishing

    April 25, 2011 7:10 AM EDT Billy Joel aside, the sudden surge in memoirs is bringing boomers to bookstores. From Keith Richards' assertion that he really did snort his father's ashes to Sammy Hagar's revelation that he's been abducted by aliens, out-ther ...

  22. Keith Richards: 'Jagger Enraged Me'

    October 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Keith Richards says the Rolling Stones almost imploded because Mick Jagger thought he was "bigger than the Stones." The pair's stormy relationship is described in Richards' memoir "Life," published next week. Intervie ...

  23. English Town Names Streets After Stones Songs

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Looking to live on Satisfaction Street? Or Ruby Tuesday Drive? If so, Dartford is the place to go. Streets there are being named after classic Rolling Stones hits in honor of local heroes Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The ties to the town just e ...

  24. Rolling Stones, YouTube Team Up For Music Channel

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones and the YouTube video Web site have teamed up to launch a new entertainment channel. According to a statement from the band and record label Universal, fans can upload questions to the Stones about "Shine a Light", a n ...

  25. Classic Rock Mag Fetes Jimmy Page

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Page is to receive the living legend accolade at the third annual awards Classic Rock Roll of Honour, to be held at London's Landmark Hotel on Nov. 5. Organizers Classic Rock magazine have recognized the artist for his work with Led Zep ...

  26. Van Halen, Patti Smith Inducted To Rock Hall

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Punk poet Patti Smith brought her earthy growl to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday (March 12), inducted as a member with the Ronettes, Van Halen, R.E.M. and the institution's first hip-hop act, Grandmaster Flash. Shy, and fighting bac ...

  27. Jay-Z, Vedder, Richards Among Rock Hall Inducters

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Several superstar artists have signed on to induct artists into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a March 12 ceremony in New York. Jay-Z will induct Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, while Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder will induct R.E.M. and ...

  28. Rolling Stones Roll On In U.K.

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Long gone are the days when the Rolling Stones courted controversy with their sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll antics. Nowadays, the health of the surviving band members is more often the hot talking poin Long gone are the days when the Roll ...

  29. Rolling Stones Roll On In U.K.

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Long gone are the days when the Rolling Stones courted controversy with their sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll antics. Nowadays, the health of the surviving band members is more often the hot talking poin Long gone are the days when the Roll ...

  30. Stones Set To Relaunch 'Bigger Bang' Trek

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and rehab for Ron Wood, the Rolling Stones are gearing up to relaunch what could be the top-grossing tour of all time. After a break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and re ...

  31. Stones To Resume Tour As Richards Gets OK

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has made a "complete recovery" from his mysterious accident in Fiji, and the rock band will belatedly begin its European tour in Milan on July 11, according to Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richar ...

  32. Stones To Resume Tour As Richards Gets OK

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has made a "complete recovery" from his mysterious accident in Fiji, and the rock band will belatedly begin its European tour in Milan on July 11, according to Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richar ...

  33. Stones Postpone 15 Euro Dates

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Representatives for the Rolling Stones today (May 24) conceded that the veteran rockers would be forced to postpone 15 European shows on their "Bigger Bang" tour as guitarist Keith Richards recovers f Representatives for the Rolling Ston ...

  34. Stones Postpone 15 Euro Dates

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Representatives for the Rolling Stones today (May 24) conceded that the veteran rockers would be forced to postpone 15 European shows on their "Bigger Bang" tour as guitarist Keith Richards recovers f Representatives for the Rolling Ston ...

  35. Rock Royalty -- The Stones Have Not Had A No. 1 Album Since 1981. Will 'A Bigger Bang' Give Them Back The Crown?

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Richards remembers a seminal moment in June 2004 when he and Mick Jagger started working on the new Rolling Stones album. At the time, drummer Charlie Watts was going through cancer treatment a Keith Richards remembers a seminal moment in Ju ...