1. The Rolling Stones Pay Tribute to Late Soul Singer Bobby Womack

    June 28, 2014 4:01 PM EDT The Rolling Stones wrote that Bobby Womack “was a huge influence on us” in a message posted on their website The Rolling Stones have posted a message on their website in honor of legendary soul singer Bobby Womack, who died on Friday at the age o ...

  2. Kevin Godley's WholeWorldBand App Allows Fans to Create Video Mixes Online, Artists Get Paid

    May 23, 2014 1:27 AM EDT With WholeWorldBand , music biz vet Kevin Godley's innovative new iPad and iPhone app, users anywhere in the world can record music and video in a virtual studio with a who's who of superstars. The app just completed an initial round of ...

  3. 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& ...

  4. Rolling Stones Voice Support for Mick Jagger: 'We're Feeling for the Man'

    March 19, 2014 11:02 AM EDT Mick Jagger's bandmates in The Rolling Stones are voicing moral support for their frontman following the death of his longtime girlfriend , model-turned-fashion designer L'Wren Scott. "No-one saw this coming," said guitarist Ke ...

  5. Rolling Stones Release 'Hyde Park Live' Album

    July 22, 2013 10:04 AM EDT The Rolling Stones are celebrating their recent homecoming in London with an iTunes-only live album, titled "The Rolling Stones - Hyde Park Live." Watch: "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll" Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ch ...

  6. Rock Hall of Fame to Host Rolling Stones Retrospective

    February 27, 2013 6:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones, now 50 years on and still gathering no moss, are to be put in a museum. From May, the British rock band’s brilliant career will be celebrated in an exclusive exhibition at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.  ...

  7. Rolling Stones Guitarist Ronnie Wood Marries

    December 23, 2012 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is likely playing a happy tune this weekend. The 65-year-old rocker wed 34-year-old theater producer Sally Humphreys in London on Friday, the U.K's Sun reported . Wood wore pink socks and a dark suit, while ...

  8. Backbeat: The Scene at Rolling Stones' Closing Night at Prudential Center

    December 16, 2012 5:01 PM EST Global Spectrum's Ike Richman (left) with Billboard's Ray Waddell (Photo: Teri Waddell) The final show of the Rolling Stones' "50 & Counting" mini-tour at the Prudential Center in Newark Saturday night brought out a di ...

  9. Rolling Stones Review: Raucous, Star- Filled Tour Closer

    December 16, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 ...To Be Continued NEWARK, N.J. -- The Rolling Stones blew the roof of The Rock last night, putting a capper on their brief 2012 50th Anniversary run of dates, but seemingly setting the stage for more shows in 2013. ROLL WITH IT • Best '50' ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Rolling Stones Q&A: 'This Juggernaut Is Almost Unstoppable'

    November 09, 2012 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mick, Keith Talk Reunion Shows, Arm-and-a-Leg Tickets and Plans for '13 The first floor of London's Dorchester Hotel is crowded with security men, management staff and press assistants, all moving between various suites. Little sensing the ...

  12. Rolling Stones Rip Through Paris Club Set

    October 25, 2012 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones warmed up for their upcoming string of arena dates with a raucous 12-song gig at the LaTrabendo club in Paris on Thursday. Six hundred lucky bastards fans witnessed the reunification of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Rolling Stones Announce London, New Jersey Shows

    October 15, 2012 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 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, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood poste ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Rolling Stones Announce Greatest Hits Album with Two New Songs

    September 04, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "GRRR!" will include new tracks "Gloom And Doom" and "One Last Shot" upon its November release. The first new Rolling Stones recordings since 2005's "A Bigger Bang" will be included on "GRRR!," ...

  17. Rolling Stones Announce 'Crossfire Hurricane' Film

    August 30, 2012 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones are releasing a documentary that traces their band's colorful 50-year journey. The film, titled "Crossfire Hurricane," is due for release in some British cinemas in October and will premiere on HBO on Nov. 15. " ...

  18. Deep Purple Keyboardist Jon Lord Dead at 71

    July 16, 2012 2:38 PM EDT Jon Lord, whose keyboard riffs and solos helped define the pioneering sound of Deep Purple, died Monday of a pulmonary embolism at the London Clinic. He was 71. He had been battling pancreatic cancer. Lord founded the British quintet Deep Purple w ...

  19. Rolling Stones Celebrate 50 Years, Talk Tour 'in the Works'

    July 12, 2012 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mick Jagger may rethink the words he sang more than 45 years ago - "What a drag it is getting old." Thursday marks 50 years since Jagger played his first gig with a band called the Rolling Stones , and the group is marking its half-century ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Mick Jagger Hosting, Performing on 'SNL' Season Finale

    May 03, 2012 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has been set to host the May 19 season finale of "Saturday Night Live." Jagger's appearance will mark the rocker's first time leading the late-night NBC comedy show and will be his third time a ...

  22. Ronnie Wood Apologizes to Rolling Stones for 'Wrong' Studio Reports

    April 16, 2012 11:23 AM EDT Ronnie Wood recently caused a stir when the music press quoted him as saying the Rolling Stones were preparing to hit the recording studio again later this month, but he tells Billboard those comments were not accurately reported and led to an unf ...

  23. Kid Rock, Alice Cooper, Ron Wood, George Clinton: Behind the Scenes at the Rock Hall of Fame Ceremony

    April 15, 2012 5:24 PM EDT Go behind the scenes of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction , held Saturday in Cleveland, with our roving roundup of chatter with the likes of Ron Wood, Questlove, Chuck D and Alice Cooper. Get our report from the ceremony here. 1. A sober Ro ...

  24. Rock Hall of Fame: 10 Things Seen & Heard Behind the Scenes

    April 15, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Go behind the scenes of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction , held Saturday in Cleveland, with our roving roundup of chatter with the likes of Ron Wood, Questlove, Chuck D and Alice Cooper. Get our report from the ceremony here. 1. A sober Ronn ...

  25. Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    April 15, 2012 10:29 AM EDT (Getty Images) Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the ...

  26. Rock Hall Inducts Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys

    April 15, 2012 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the high rollers at t ...

  27. Rod Stewart To Skip Faces Reunion At Rock Hall Induction Due To Illness

    April 13, 2012 3:42 PM EDT The Faces (minus Rod Stewart) presenting a copy of Faces 1969-75 , their deluxe limited edition book published by Britain's Genesis Publications, to the Rock Hall's Library and Archives. (Photo: Gary Graff) Just like that, the Faces reun ...

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

    April 13, 2012 3:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  29. Rolling Stones Entering Studio Soon

    April 10, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones will meet in a recording studio later this month "to just throw some ideas around." The guitarist for the legendary rock group said Monday that he and the band just want "to get the feel again." ...

  30. Ronnie Wood: Rolling Stones To Go Into Studio Soon

    April 09, 2012 10:07 PM EDT Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones will meet in a recording studio later this month "to just throw some ideas around." The guitarist for the legendary rock group said Monday that he and the band just want "to get the feel again.&qu ...

  31. Rock Hall Reactions: Beastie Boys Call It 'Crazy,' GNR Humbled, Donovan 'Pleased as Punch'

    December 08, 2011 10:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Several newly announced inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have issued gleeful reactions, including members of The Faces , The Beastie Boys and a patriotic message marking Pearl Harbor Day from the current incarnation of Guns N' Roses ...

  32. Beatle Love: McCartney & Starr Attend George Harrison Doc Premiere

    October 03, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were on hand yesterday (Oct. 2) to support the premiere of Martin Scorsese's documentary, "George Harrison: Living in the Material World." The Beatles ' two surviving members boosted the launch of S ...

  33. Slash, AC/DC, Rolling Stones Win At Classic Rock Awards

    November 11, 2010 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Classic Rock magazine held its annual awards ceremony at London's Roundhouse, with the big winners including AC/DC , the Rolling Stones , Cheap Trick and Led Zeppelin . The Nov. 10 Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honour event kicked off with a pe ...

  34. Rod Stewart Talks 'American Songbook Vol. V,' Songwriting

    October 02, 2010 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After starting his "Songbook" collection in 2002 -- albums that pay tribute to standards of American music -- Rod Stewart is bringing the series to a close. "Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook, Volume V" will be re ...

  35. Jerry Lee Lewis Looks Back on Career for 75th Birthday

    September 29, 2010 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Killer" is running low on ammo as he marks his 75th birthday on Wednesday. Jerry Lee Lewis can still pound out "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire" on his piano, and he just released a ...

  36. Muse Honored At O2 Silver Clef Awards

    July 02, 2010 1:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. rock act Muse 's fearsome live reputation helped secure them the O2 Silver Clef Award in London today (July 2). The award was presented to Muse by Roger Taylor and Brian May of Queen . Taylor described the Warner-signed trio as "proba ...

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

    May 27, 2010 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  38. Ronnie Wood Arrested For Possible Assault

    December 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones has been released on bail after being arrested for possible domestic assault. The guitarist was picked up by police Wednesday evening near his home in Esher, in southern England and released the following day. &qu ...

  39. Ron Wood Arrested On Suspicion Of Assault

    December 03, 2009 10:37 AM EST 0 0 0 Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood was arrested by British police late on Wednesday on suspicion of assault and released on bail after questioning on Thursday. Surrey police said the 62-year-old rock star was arrested in Claygate, Surrey in southe ...

  40. June 1, 2009

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Tony Thompson of Hi-Five dies from a Freon overdose in Waco, Texas, at the age of 31. 2006 – Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies of pancreatic cancer at her Madrid home. She is 61. 2001 – Rapper Jamal “Shyne” Barrow is sentenced in a Manhattan c ...

  41. Iggy Pop, Ron Wood Sign On For Benefit Concert

    April 08, 2009 9:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Punk rock icon Iggy Pop and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, no strangers to drug and alcohol abuse, will perform at a fundraiser in Los Angeles next month for musicians struggling with their addictions. Pop, who turns 62 this month, will be a ...

  42. Rock Legend Bo Diddley Dies At 79

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock legend Bo Diddley died this morning (June 2) of heart failure in Archer, Fla., according to his spokesperson. He was 79. Diddley suffered a stroke last spring and had a heart attack last August, Rock legend Bo Diddley died this morning (June 2) ...

  43. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2006 - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at ...

  44. Stones 'Shine' At London Film Premiere

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From out of the gloom on a drizzly London night, the spotlight fell squarely on the Rolling Stones as Martin Scorsese's concert film "Shine a Light" got the red carpet treatment in the capital. From out of the gloom on a drizzly Londo ...

  45. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2006 - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at ...

  46. Garage Rock

    April 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 How bad can things be? The Rolling Stones, the Who, the Stooges, the Vanilla Fudge, New York Dolls, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts are all alive and well and How bad can things be? The Rolling Stones, the Wh ...

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

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 vocalis ...

  48. Rolling Stones Reschedule Summer Dates

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has made a "complete recovery" from his mysterious accident in Fiji, and the rock band said today (June 2) it will belatedly begin its European tour in Milan on Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richard ...

  49. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Sean "Puffy" Combs cancels a sold-out appearance at London's Wembley stadium. The show is the planned finale of the rapper's European tour. Fans are not offered an explanation for the ca 2001 - Violinist ...

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