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Bill Wyman: 'I'm Going To Get Through Cancer Battle'

The former Rolling Stones bassist announced in March (16) he was undergoing treatment to tackle the disease, and it had been caught early so he was expected to make a full recovery....

Bill Wyman Reunites With Rolling Stones At London Exhibit

The Satisfaction rockers helped create Exhibitionism, a collection of rare and unseen memorabilia spanning their 50-year career, and the displays of instruments, letters, posters and costumes opens to the public on Tuesday (05Apr16)...

Bill Wyman Undergoing Treatment For Prostate Cancer At 79

Former Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman has been diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 79 according to recent reports, but, before you start worrying about losing another rock legend this year, thankfully he's...

Bill Wyman Diagnosed With Cancer

The 79-year-old is undergoing treatment to tackle the disease. A statement from his publicist reads: "He is undergoing treatment and is expected to make a full recovery as it was caught in...

Bill Wyman Takes Aim At Keith Richards' Book

The Rolling Stones star's tell-all book was released in 2010 and became a bestseller, featuring the guitarist's recollections of the band's early days, their excesses on the road, and the crazy scenes of...

Rolling Stones Plaque To Be Reworded Following Bill Wyman's Complaints

The historic blue plaque marks the site of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards' first meeting at Dartford station, but Wyman was upset by the claim the pair "went on to form The Rolling...

Stars Turn Out For Jeremy Lloyd's Memorial Service

Lloyd, the co-writer of British sitcoms 'Allo 'Allo and Are You Being Served?, passed away at a hospital in London in December (14), aged 84, after a battle with pneumonia. Former Rolling...

Bill Wyman Selling Off Classic Cars

The rocker is selling off his 1966 Mercedes-Benz S, which he drove to Olympic Studios in London every day while recording with the Stones, and his 1971 Citroen Maserati SM, which is expected...

Keith Richards Was '40 Per Cent Drugs'

Keith Richards was ''40 per cent drugs'' while making 'Sticky Fingers'.The Rolling Stones guitarist caused concern with his habit while recording their 1971 LP, with those close to the band admitting he was using narcotics...

Bill Wyman Releasing First Solo Album In 33 Years

Bill Wyman is releasing his first solo album in 33 years, despite feeling ''too old''.The former Rolling Stones bassist found 60 songs he'd never released before last year, when he was archiving old demos, and...

Bill Wyman To Release First Solo Album In 33 Years

Back to Basics will feature five songs from 60 unreleased tracks Wyman found while archiving old demos last year (14). Eight new songs will also appear on the record, according to Rollingstone.com....

Rolling Stones' Former Manager Dies

The Rolling Stones' former manager Prince Rupert Loewenstein has died. The music industry veteran, who is credited for turning the fortune of the group from near bankruptcy to billions when he started working for them...

Rock Legends Unite For Sir Peter Blake's New Artwork Unveiling

Rock icons Brian May, Bill Wyman and Roger Daltrey joined artist Sir Peter Blake at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday (29Apr14) to unveil his new artwork.Blake, who created the iconic cover for The Beatles'...

Bob Geldof's Eulogy For Peaches Was Bravest Thing

Bob Geldof delivering a eulogy for his daughter Peaches has been described as the ''bravest thing'' by close friend Alan McGee. The Boomtown Rats singer spoke at his daughter's funeral on Monday (21.04.14), after she...

Peaches Geldof Laid To Rest

Stars including supermodel Kate Moss, rocker Johnny Borrell and former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman were among the mourners who gathered at the funeral of tragic socialite Peaches Geldof on Monday (21Apr14).Friends and family members...

Bill Wyman Reaches Out To Mick Jagger After L'wren Scott's Suicide

Bill Wyman has put his rocky relationship with Sir Mick Jagger aside and reached out to his former Rolling Stones bandmate in the aftermath of L'wren Scott's suicide.Jagger has been in mourning since his partner...

Bill Wyman: 'So Many Rolling Stones Signatures Are Forged'

Former Rolling Stones star Bill Wyman may have just cost memorabilia auction bosses thousands by revealing the band's signed keepsakes might not be 100 per cent authentic.In a new Rolling Stone magazine interview, the old...

Bill Wyman: 'Holiday Plans Are More Important Than Stones' Hyde Park Gig'

Bill Wyman has ruled out another reunion with his old Rolling Stones bandmates when they perform at London's Hyde Park this summer (13) - because he'll be on holiday in France with his wife at...

Crossfire Hurricane Filmmaker Almost Directed Bill Wyman's Hidden Rolling Stones Story

Brett Morgen, the director of acclaimed new Rolling Stones documentary Crossfire Hurricane, almost found himself making a very different film about the band using former member Bill Wyman's treasured home video footage.While researching the latest...

Bill Wyman: Stones' Hyde Park Gigs Will Be Letdown

Bill Wyman thinks The Rolling Stones' Hyde Park gigs will be let down.The bassist - who quit the band in 1993 after three decades - doesn't believe his former bandmates' upcoming Barclaycard presents British Summer...

'I'm Happier Than They Are' - Bill Wyman On Life Without The Rolling Stones

You’d think Bill Wyman would be kicking himself for leaving the Rolling Stones, wouldn’t you? The famed bass player left the band back in 1993 but insists he has no regrets over it. In fact,...

Mick Jagger Gave Up On Book Deal

Sir Mick Jagger gave up on plans to write an autobiography following a dispute with his former Rolling Stones bandmate Bill Wyman.Wyman, who left the band in 1992, claims frontman Jagger was offered a book...

Bill Wyman Refused To Join The Rolling Stones' American Shows

Former Rolling Stones star Bill Wyman refused to re-join the rockers for their comeback shows in the U.S. last year (12) because he wanted to play more than just "two songs".The bassist, who left the...

Mick Taylor Wants To Play With The Rolling Stones Again

Mick Taylor wants to perform with The Rolling Stones at Glastonbury. The guitarist was in the group from 1969 to 1974 and appeared when they played their 50th anniversary shows in London last year,...

Bill Wyman Turned Himself In To Police Over Underage Sex Reports

Former Rolling Stones rocker Bill Wyman turned himself in to police after reports emerged suggesting he began a sexual relationship with his second wife when she was 14 years old.The rocker began dating Mandy Smith...

Bill Wyman Unveils New Art Exhibition In London

Bill Wyman opened his new exhibition 'Bill Wyman: Reworked' in London on Tuesday evening (26.02.13).The former Rolling Stones bassist unveiled the re-imaginations of his photographs of the legendary band by various artists - including cartoonist...

Bill Wyman: 'Rolling Stones Return Left Me Disappointed'

Former Rolling Stones star Bill Wyman felt "disappointed" and under-used when his ex-bandmates asked him to join them for their 50th anniversary concerts in November (12).The bassist reunited the band for two London shows, but...

Bill Wyman Wanted Proper Rolling Stones Reunion

Bill Wyman was ''disappointed'' with his role in the Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary.The group's former bassist accompanied the band on two tracks, 'Honky Tonk Women' and 'It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (But I Like It)'...

Bill Wyman Launching Rolling Stones Photo Exhibition

The Rolling Stones rocker Bill Wyman has collaborated with a number of visual artists to launch a collection of his reworked photographs.The bassist recruited cartoonist Gerald Scarfe and portraitist Pam Glew, among others, to put...

Bill Wyman To Release Photo Scrapbook

The Rolling Stones rocker Bill Wyman is giving fans a rare glimpse into his private world by releasing an intimate photobook.The publication will include images of the bass player from his childhood through to his...

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