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Rolling Stones High On Main Street

Sir Mick Jagger insists the Rolling Stones were still able to make music despite taking drugs.The frontman admits there was a "party atmosphere" surrounding the recording of the group's iconic 1972 LP 'Exile on Main...

Smith Calls For Sexual Consent Age To Be Raised In U.k.

BILL WYMAN's ex-wife MANDY SMITH has urged the U.K. government to raise the age of sexual consent to 18 - because she wasn't ready for an adult relationship with the ROLLING STONES rocker when she...

Near-miss Stones Star Dead

JOHN CIAMBOTTI, the man who turned down the chance to replace BILL WYMAN in the ROLLING STONES, has died, aged 67.The former Clover bass player had quit the music business to concentrate on a career...

Wyman Bored Of Modern Bands

Former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN dislikes modern music, insisting albums by rock bands such as the ARCTIC MONKEYS are disposable.The rocker, who played bass guitar with the Paint It Black hitmakers from 1962 to...

Wyman Quits Smoking Over Health Threat

Former ROLLING STONES rocker BILL WYMAN has given up smoking after 55 years - because doctors advised him he could die if he continues.The musician, who played bass guitar in the rock band from 1962...

Wyman Told Ex He Cheated While She Lay In Hospital

ROLLING STONES rocker BILL WYMAN confessed to wife MANDY SMITH that he had cheated on her - as she lay close to death in hospital.The musician wed Smith in 1989 but split two months later...

Wyman Slams Music Video Game Culture

Former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN has hit out at rock computer games, insisting they stop young people learning to play real instruments.Wyman played bass guitar in the rock band from 1962 until he left...

Salon Faults Media Coverage Of Polanski Case

The left-leaning online Salon magazine has chastised the mainstream media for presenting "bizarrely skewed" coverage of the legal efforts to have the charges against fugitive director Roman Polanski dismissed. In an article by Bill Wyman,...

44 Years Since Bill Became A Wyman

ON THIS DAY (June 24, 1964) ROLLING STONES member William Perks changed his name by deed poll to BILL WYMAN. William used the the surname of one of his friends from his days in the RAF. It...

Richards Went For Quality Over Quantity

KEITH RICHARDS never competed with womanising former bandmate BILL WYMAN in the seduction stakes, insisting he preferred quality over quantity. Wyman boasts he bedded more than 1,000 women during his time with The Rolling Stones,...

Led Zeppelin Tour 'Could Be Delayed Until September'

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has continued to fuel rumours that the legendary band could embark on a world tour.The Whole Lotta Love stars had maintained that their reunion show at London's O2 Arena in...

By on 28 January 2008

Led Zeppelin To Discuss Tour

Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones has revealed the band is to meet this month to discuss the possibility of a tour.In an exclusive interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Jones said the success of the...

By on 10 January 2008

Wyman Stunned By Nutini's Talent

ROLLING STONE BILL WYMAN is so impressed by Scottish singer PAOLO NUTINI, he wants to work with the star on his next album. The New Shoes hitmaker joined Wyman's Rhythm Kings group on stage at...

Zeppelin Reunion Postponed

Led Zeppelin's eagerly-anticipated reunion concert in London has been postponed for two weeks as guitarist Jimmy Page has fractured a finger.The show at London's O2 Arena - a tribute concert in honour of late Atlantic...

By on 02 November 2007

Led Zeppelin Cagey About New Material

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has hinted the band could begin working on new material following their one-off reunion show.The band are reforming for a tribute concert for the late, great Atlantic Records executive Ahmet...

By on 17 October 2007

Zeppelin Promoter Calls Ebay "Biggest Rip-off Merchants"

Harvey Goldsmith, legendary music promoter, has slammed eBay after tickets to the upcoming Led Zeppelin reunion concert appeared on the online auction site.Details of a one-off charity show were announced last month, with the ticket...

By on 08 October 2007

Zeppelin Promoter Calls Ebay "Biggest Rip-off Merchants In The World"

Harvey Goldsmith, legendary music promoter, has slammed eBay after tickets to the upcoming Led Zeppelin reunion concert appeared on the online auction site.Details of a one-off charity show were announced last month, with the ticket...

By on 08 October 2007

Wyman Vows To Flout Smoking Ban

ROLLING STONES rocker BILL WYMAN is fuming over the incoming smoking ban in the U.K. - and is adamant he will flout the new laws. The ban on lighting up in public places comes into...

Wyman Sets Fire To Himself

Rocker BILL WYMAN was left so dazed and confused after a trip to the dentist he set fire to himself. The former ROLLING STONES bassist was feeling the after-effects of extensive dental work when he...

Wyman: 'Mandy Smith Romance Was My Mid-life Crisis'

Rocker BILL WYMAN has called his romance with teenager MANDY SMITH part of an "emotional mid-life crisis" he couldn't avoid. The former ROLLING STONES star wed Smith in 1989 when she was 18 and he...

Wyman Refuses To Expand London Restaurant

Rocker-turned-restaurateur BILL WYMAN has turned down countless offers to expand his Sticky Fingers restaurant in London - because he can't be bothered making sure a chain is up to high standards. The former ROLLING STONES...

Wyman Not Expected To Be Asked To Snap The Stones Again

Rocker BILL WYMAN fears he'll never get the chance to photograph his former ROLLING STONES bandmates again - because MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS would never acknowledge he's a good enough snapper. The former Stones...

Wyman Refuses To Fly

Former ROLLING STONE BILL WYMAN insists he'll never return to America, Australia or Japan - because he refuses to fly anywhere. The rocker is launching a new photography exhibit in Los Angeles this weekend (24MAR07),...

Wyman Turns His Home Into Fascinating Book

Former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN is working on a new book about the history of his Suffolk, England manor house - but he fears it'll never hit bookstores. The 70-year-old rocker, who has made...

Wyman Plans London Photo Book

Former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN has big plans to marry his passions for London and photography in a new book of city snapshots. The rocker, who is also a celebrated photographer, admits his book...

Wyman Encourages Kids To Dig With New Metal Detector

Former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN has created a new metal detector for children. The archaeology buff has written books about the treasures he has found with his own metal detector and helped excavate a...

Wyman Plans Photo Career Book

Former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN is set to showcase the best of his 40-year photographic career in a new coffee table book. Wyman, who has released only a small portion of the 22,000-plus photographs...

Reclusive Wyman Offers Photo Fans The Chance To Chat With Him

Former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN has found a novel way to persuade fans to buy his photographs - offering them the chance to chat to him as a perk. Wyman is planning a rare...

Rockers To Honour Capaldi At Street Kids Benefit Gig

Veteran rockers PETE TOWNSHEND, BILL WYMAN, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will play a benefit gig next month (JAN07) for the Jubilee Action Street Children Appeal charity. The fundraising concert is scheduled to take place...

Rolling Stones Icon Goes Under The Hammer

THE ROLLING STONES famous tongue artwork has fetched a quarter of a million pounds at an auction. The iconic image sold for GBP250,000 ($487,500) as part of the It's More Than Rock 'n' Roll auction...

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