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Rolling Stones To Tour In 2010?

Rolling Stones may be about to tour again. Ronnie Wood confirmed he had been in touch with band members Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts just last week and everything was "great" - hinting the group...

Nic Cester Praises Paul

Jet frontman Nic Cester thinks Sir Paul McCartney was the most talented Beatle.The Australian rocker is in awe of the 67-year-old star's musicianship and thinks it is wrong his bass playing is often overshadowed and...

Watts Is Still Rolling With The Stones

ROLLING STONES drummer CHARLIE WATTS has moved swiftly to dismiss rumours he's plotting to end his rock 'n' roll career and quit the band after 46 years.A report about Watts' alleged departure on Australian website...

Richards Baffled By 'Fashion Icon' Status

THE ROLLING STONES star KEITH RICHARDS is confused by his status as a "fashion icon" - because his bandmate CHARLIE WATTS is the most stylish member of the group. The legendary guitarist recently signed up...

Stones Revel In Limelight At Shine A Light UK Premiere

The Rolling Stones defied their combined age of 254 as they attended the West End premiere of their new film Shine a Light.The Martin Scorsese-directed rockumentary splices archive footage and backstage interviews with two New...

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Watts Hates Nostalgic Stones' Clips

THE ROLLING STONES rocker CHARLIE WATTS considered storming out of the premiere for the band's documentary SHINE A LIGHT - because he hates watching footage of his youth. The Martin Scorsese-directed movie premiered at the...

Jagger's Glare Makes Watts Beat Perfect

ROLLING STONES drummer CHARLIE WATTS is often on edge when he's performing with the supergroup - because frontman SIR MICK JAGGER expects perfection from his bandmates. Watts reveals he desperately tries to avoid making mistakes,...

Jagger And Watts Deny Led Zeppelin Reunion Appearances

Rockers MICK JAGGER and CHARLIE WATTS have denied reports they are to make a special appearance at the LED ZEPPELIN reunion show. The pair quashed rumours stating that they would perform alongside guest stars Pete...

Stones Scare Suitor Into Submission

The fiance of RONNIE WOOD's daughter was terrified by THE ROLLING STONES after his proposal to art student LEAH. British journalist JACK MACDONALD, who works with Sky News, got down on bended knee to the...

Jagger's Women Gather To Comfort Stone At Funeral

Rocker SIR MICK JAGGER was comforted by his ex-wives and girlfriends at the funeral of his father in London yesterday (28NOV06). JOE JAGGER died of pneumonia earlier this month (11NOV06) at the age of 93...

Jagger Rocked On After Dad's Death

LATEST: SIR MICK JAGGER fought back tears to perform with THE ROLLING STONES in Las Vegas on Saturday (11NOV06), just hours after discovering his father had died from pneumonia. The rocker flew back to Britain...

Wood Blasts Boring Bandmates

ROLLING STONES hellraiser RONNIE WOOD has launched a scathing attack on his aging bandmates, branding the group too boring. The guitarist, 59, who recently spent time in rehabilitation during his ongoing battle against alcoholism, is...

Watts: 'Ronnie Is One Of Us'

THE ROLLING STONES drummer CHARLIE WATTS has appealed to the media to stop calling guitarist RONNIE WOODS "the new one", because he has been in the band for more than three decades. Former THE FACES...

Watts 'Tougher' Than Richards

ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS has dismissed his reputation as the toughest member of the group, insisting his bandmate CHARLIE WATTS is the formidable one. Richards' love for cigarettes and booze has been well-documented in...

Richards Wanted The Stones To Play Pirate Crew

KEITH RICHARDS reportedly begged the producers of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN to let the rest of THE ROLLING STONES play a "vile pirate crew" in the next movie - but his request was refused. The...

Wyman: 'Jagger And Richards Are Bad At Presents'

Ex-ROLLING STONE BILL WYMAN is less-than-impressed with some of the Christmas presents his former bandmates send him, because not enough thought is put into their choices. While bassist Wyman, who left the Stones in 1993,...

Richards: 'I Want Chemotherapy'

THE ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS is considering undergoing a course of chemotherapy after seeing the beneficial effect the treatment has had on bandmate CHARLIE WATTS following his throat cancer battle. BROWN SUGAR drummer...

Rolling Stone Turns To Art

Multi-talented ROLLING STONE guitarist RONNIE WOOD has had his artwork honoured with a display at a prestigious Los Angeles art gallery. The BROWN SUGAR rocker-turned-artist impressed critics so much they offered to showcase his...

Ronnie Captures Stones In The Studio In New Art Piece

Rocker-turned-artist RONNIE WOOD has set the Los Angeles art world alight with an intimate portrait of his touring rock band THE ROLLING STONES. Wood has released a limited edition set of prints of the...

Watts Refused Rolling Stone Visitors

Veteran rocker CHARLIE WATTS refused visits from his THE ROLLING STONES bandmates when he was undergoing treatment for throat cancer. The BROWN SUGAR drummer was diagnosed with the deadly disease last year (JUN04) despite...

Accidental Death Ruling For Watts' Farm Employees

Two employees of ROLLING STONES drummer CHARLIE WATTS drowned in a pond following a heavy drinking session, an inquest has ruled. NORBERT BEDNARSKI, 28 and KRZYSTOF KWIECIEN, 41, both Polish, were having a picnic...

Charlie Watts Loves Eminem

SIR MICK JAGGER has exposed his ROLLING STONES bandmate CHARLIE WATTS as a huge EMINEM fan. British rocker Jagger, 62, has revealed that Watts adores the musical works of the controversial rapper - and...

Watts Left Paralysed By Cancer Treatment

ROLLING STONES drummer CHARLIE WATTS was left paralysed by the treatment that cured him of throat cancer. The 64-year-old rocker is back onstage touring with the band again after bravely beating the killer disease...

Watts Marvels At Richards And Worries About Wood

Cancer survivor CHARLIE WATTS marvels at his ROLLING STONES bandmate KEITH RICHARDS' constitution because the guitarist has outlived many who have died living his kind of lifestyle. Watts, 64, admits he has studied the...

Richards: 'Watts' Death Wouldn't Have Stopped The Stones'

KEITH RICHARDS has again insisted THE ROLLING STONES would have carried on rocking even if drummer CHARLIE WATTS had died of throat cancer last year (04). The veteran BROWN SUGAR guitarist was devastated when...

Stones Letter Sold At Auction

A letter signed by all five original members of THE ROLLING STONES thanking London cops for policing a 1964 concert has sold at auction for $1,735 (GBP950). Dated 9 September 1964, the letter went...

Charlie's Cancer Almost Wrecked Stones' Tour Plans

CHARLIE WATTS' throat cancer scare almost scuppered THE ROLLING STONES' A Bigger Bang world tour before it even started - frontman MICK JAGGER insists he would have cancelled the whole thing if his bandmate was...

Rolling Stone Crash Horror

ROLLING STONES drummer CHARLIE WATTS has miraculously survived a horrific car crash in the South of France. Watts was travelling to his luxurious holiday home in June (05), when his chauffeur fell asleep at...

Watts Scared Of Returning To Stones

THE ROLLING STONES drummer CHARLIE WATTS was terrified about going back on the road with the rock legends, just months after being given the cancer all clear. The rocker never thought he would ever...

Jagger And Richards Worried They'd Be Only Stones Rolling

SIR MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS were fearful they'd be the only original members of THE ROLLING STONES left alive, when drummer CHARLIE WATTS was undergoing cancer treatment last year (04). Jagger and Richards...

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