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The Rolling Stones Throw Huge Glastonbury Party

The Rolling Stones threw a star-studded after-party to celebrate their Glastonbury gig. The rockers booked 20 rooms at the Babington House hotel in Somerset, South West England, and invited a group of famous friends, including...

The Rolling Stones, Public Enemy And Elvis Costello Bring Worthy Farm To It's Knees: Glastonbury Day Two Round-up

After decades of failed attempts, Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis finally managed to book the biggest rock group of all time for the world-renowned UK festival, and with an absolutely riotous set that had the...

The Rolling Stones Plan 60th Anniversary Tour

The Rolling Stones are already planning their 60th anniversary tour.The band - made up of Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts - are currently busy on their '50 and Counting' world...

Metallica Tour To 'Get Out The House'

Metallica's Lars Ulrich loves touring because it gets him ''out of the house''.The 'Enter Sandman' band's founder and drummer is a family man but admits playing in a loud heavy metal band is easier than...

Mick Jagger Has Studied Past Glastonbury Festivals

Sir Mick Jagger studied four years' worth of Glastonbury DVDs to prepare for The Rolling Stones' headlining slot this weekend.The 69-year-old singer has poured over every main stage performance since 2008 to make sure the...

Schoolboy Blues: Mick Jagger Wanted To Be A Teacher!

Mick Jagger considered being a teacher, a politician and a journalist. 'Start Me Up' singer revealed his early career plans during a televised interview. Speaking on the Today programme, The Rolling Stones singer said a...

Glastonbury Festival Weather 2013: Get Your Wellies On

The weather forecast for the Glastonbury Festival this weekend does not look brilliant: expect a lot of cloud. However, those visiting the Glastonbury Festival this year may be pleased (or rather not depending on your...

Mick Jagger: Keith Richards Isn't Like A Brother

Sir Mick Jagger says he and Keith Richards are not as close as brothers.While The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has suggested the pair are like family to each other, although the ageing rocker has...

Rolling Stones Agree One Hour Bbc Gig At Glastonbury

The Rolling Stones will air one hour of their Glastonbury gig on the BBC.The legendary rockers had previously limited the broadcaster to airing just four songs from their headline set at the music festival next...

Taylor Swift's Best Moment With Mick

Taylor Swift counts performing with The Rolling Stones as her ''best moment ever''.The '22' singer appeared with the legendary band in Chicago earlier this month, performing 'As Tears Go By', and picked dancing with band...

Mick Jagger Predicts Rain During Rolling Stones UK Gigs

Sir Mick Jagger predicts it will rain when the Rolling Stones play in the UK this summer.The 'Brown Sugar' group are headlining Glastonbury festival at the end of June, followed by two shows of the...

Rolling Stones Unite With Carrie Underwood To Rock Toronto

The Rolling Stones might have a few years on youngsters in the business these days, but they have no qualms about collaborating with new talent, as their recent performance, featuring Carrie Underwood, clearly shows. The...

Mick Jagger Dances To Stay Fit

Sir Mick Jagger dances to stay in shape for The Rolling Stones' shows.The 'Mother's Little Helper' singer is known for his unique style of dancing, and puts in regular sessions as part of his regime...

Mick Jagger To Camp At Glastonbury

Sir Mick Jagger will camp at Glastonbury.The singer is headlining with The Rolling Stones - also comprised of Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood - at the world famous music festival in Somerset, South...

Katy Perry Sings 'Beast Of Burden' With The Rolling Stones

Katy Perry joined the Rolling Stones on stage in Las Vegas on Saturday (11.05.13).The 'Wide Awake' singer surprised crowds at the MGM Grand Garden Arena when she joined the legendary rockers for their '50 and...

Katy Perry Joins Rolling Stones In Las Vegas

Katy Perry performed with the Rolling Stones in Las Vegas on Saturday night (11.05.13).The 'Part Of Me' hitmaker took to the stage at MGM Grand Garden Arena with the legendary rockers as part of their...

The Rolling Stones Play Backgammon Before Gigs

The Rolling Stones prepared for their show in Oakland, San Francisco Bay, by playing a game of backgammon.The 'Tumbling Dice' rockers sat down to a session of the classic board game ahead of their...

Ronnie Wood Struggles To See Audience

Ronnie Wood can barely see the audience when he is playing a concert.The 65-year-old Rolling Stones rocker admitted he finds it difficult to see the crowd when he isn't wearing his glasses at gigs and...

Brian Jones' Death Didn't Surprise Rolling Stones

Charlie Watts says Brian Jones' death ''wasn't unexpected''.The musician died in 1969 after he drowned in his swimming pool, but The Rolling Stones drummer admitted his former band-mate's passing wasn't a real ''shock''.He told The...

Rolling Stones Sell Out Hyde Park In Minutes

The Rolling Stones sold out their Hyde Park show in less than five minutes.The concert will be the legendary rockers' - made up of Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards, Sir Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts -...

Charlie Watts Collects Jazz Records, Books And Drum Kits

The Rolling Stones star Charlie Watts spends his millions on collecting rare jazz records, first edition books and other rockers' drum kits.The drummer insists he doesn't have extravagant tastes, and prefers to use his money...

Charlie Watts Wanted To Quit Rolling Stones Before Anniversary Shows

The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts was on the verge of quitting the band before they reunited for their 50th anniversary shows last year (12).The veteran rockers returned to the stage in 2012 for the...

Charlie Watts Unhappy With Glastonbury Slot

Charlie Watts doesn't want The Rolling Stones to play Glastonbury.The group's drummer ''doesn't like'' festivals or performing outdoors because it makes his work more difficult, though he insists his opinion isn't shared by the rest...

Got That Festival Spirit? Charlie Watts Doesn’T - He Really Doesn’T

For everyone shelling out £200+ for a Glastonbury ticket, you can pretty much be sure that their dreams include winning the lottery or playing the Pyramid Stage. But it turns out, not even all rock...

Sir Mick Jagger 'Calls The Shots' During Rolling Stones Rehearsals

Sir Mick Jagger ''calls the shots'' during The Rolling Stones rehearsals.The music legends are preparing for their return to London this summer at the Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park concert on Saturday July...

Charlie Watts: 'I Don't Want To Play At Glastonbury'

The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts is dreading the band's upcoming performance at Glastonbury because he loathes festivals and hates "playing outdoors".The veteran rockers will headline Britain's most famous music event in June (13), as...

Charlie Watts Not Looking Forward To Glastonbury? Rolling Stones Drummer Isn't A Fan Of Outdoor Gigs

The Rolling Stones have announced a series of tour dates for their 50th anniversary tour and it looks as though they’re pulling out all the stops to make 2013 a year to remember. Not only...

Rolling Stones To Rock Hyde Park

The Rolling Stones are to perform at Hyde Park this summer.The legendary rock band are to headline the Barclaycard British Summer Time music festival on Saturday July 6 almost 44 years to the day since...

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,...

The Rolling Stones Too Old To Party

The Rolling Stones are too old to party all night. The 'Brown Sugar' band were known for their hard living throughout the 60s, 70s and 80s, but drummer Charlie Watts claims they were all in...

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