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Keith Richards To Take Over Bbc Network For A Weekend

The rocker will "hand-pick" shows and appear in a new career-spanning interview as part of Keith Richards' Lost Weekend on BBC Four. "No one has taken over a TV channel before. Let's...

Madness Pay Tribute To Amy Winehouse With Song On New Album

Madness have written a song about the late Amy Winehouse.The British ska band are about to release their 12th studio album 'Can't Touch Us Now' and the 'Our House' hitmakers - Suggs, Carl Smyth, Lee...

Eric Clapton Will Feature On Rolling Stones' New Album

Eric Clapton is set to feature on Rolling Stones' new album. The 71-year-old guitarist - who made up one third of the band Cream - will join the longstanding English rock band on their upcoming...

Keith Richards Confirms Eric Clapton Features On New Rolling Stones Record

It was reported last month (Jun16) that the Layla rocker, 71, had dropped in while the legendary group were recording their new album in a studio in West London. Now Keith,...

Keith Richards Pulled Sword On Julien Temple

Keith Richards held a sword to Julien Temple's throat the first time they met.Temple has made new documentary 'Keith Richards: The Origin Of The Species' about The Rolling Stones guitarist's childhood growing up in Kent,...

Keith Richards Believes His Mother Killed His Cat

Keith Richards believes his mother drowned his pet cat. The 72-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist has revealed, as a child, he developed a real love of animals, but his late mother Doris was not a fan...

Keith Richards Wants To Be Buried Beside Charlie Watts

The 72-year-old guitarist has a reputation as rock's ultimate survivor, as he's still in good enough health to tour the world with the band despite years of hard living. However despite living...

Keith Richards Dismisses The Beatles As A Live Band

Keith Richards doesn't think The Beatles were a great live band.The 72-year-old guitarist appreciates the music of The Fab Four, the 60s rock rivals of his group The Rolling Stones, but doesn't think they ever...

Keith Richards Pays Tribute To 'First Inspiration' Scotty Moore

Presley's first guitarist passed away at his home in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday (28Jun16), aged 84 after months of ill health. He was best known for his work with Elvis and their collaborations on hits...

Keith Richards To Star In Bbc Documentary About His Early Life

The Rolling Stones’ guitarist Keith Richards is to star in a documentary movie about his childhood years growing up in post-war Britain, as well as curate a weekend of films, documentary clips and live performances...

Keith Richards To Front Documentary About Post-war Childhood

The 72-year-old guitarist was born in Dartford in Kent, England, the most bombed town in Britain during World War II, in 1943. For the show he tells all about being raised in the...

Elvis Presley's Longtime Guitarist Scotty Moore Dies

The musician passed away at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday (28Jun16). Moore was famous in the music industry due to his work with Elvis at the height of his career, with his guitar...

The Rolling Stones' Exhibitionism Coming To New York

The veteran band helped to collate dozens of items from their past, including instruments, letters, posters, stage set designs, personal diaries, and audio and video tracks and launched Exhibitionism at London's Saatchi Gallery...

Keith Richards Among Top Musicians Affected By Twitter Hacks

It became evident that the rockers had lost control of their social media accounts on Sunday (05Jun16) after a series of bizarre tweets appeared on their timelines. Rolling Stones guitarist Keith's biography...

Keith Richards Blasts Adele And Rihanna For Over-reliance

Current pop music often finds itself being ridiculed by the veterans of the industry. Whether they rose to fame because of a reality show, release hit songs written by other people, or are played on...

Keith Richards Marvels Over Cuba Concert

The veteran British band became the first major rock act to play in the country since it became Communist in 1959 when they performed in front of more than 1.3 million fans for...

The Rolling Stones Banned From Playing Outside Exhibition

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 on 5 April (16) at London's...

Rolling Stones Give Fans A Taste Of Historic Cuba Gig Online

The rock group performed for more than 1.3 million fans at Ciudad Deportiva de la Habana on Friday night (25Mar16), and extracts from the gig and of the band's arrival in Cuba were...

Rolling Stones Play Historic Cuba Gig

The British veteran rockers are the first Western band to play in the country since the Communist Revolution, and frontman Sir Mick Jagger told fans at the Ciudad Deportiva venue that it would...

Rolling Stones 'Under Armed Guard' After Gig Worker Shot Dead

Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and Charlie Watts are being escorted around Buenos Aires with military-style security after 55-year-old contractor Pedro Luis Tabares was killed in a botched robbery after the...

Keith Richards Struggles With Long-distance Travel

The 72 year old has spent much of last few years touring the world with the Rolling Stones, and they are heading to South America in 2016 for the latest round of shows....

Metallica Pay Tribute To Music Man Killed In Paris Terror Attacks

Ayad, a project manager at Universal Music France, was one of nearly 90 people killed when terrorists stormed the city's Le Bataclan theatre during an Eagles of Death Metal concert and opened fire....

Keith Richards Adds Tribute To Thomas Ayad

The international product manager for Mercury Records was among the 89 music fans killed during the horrific slaughter at the Eagles of Death Metal concert at the Bataclan concert venue in Paris on...

15 Best Musician Cameos In Film History

After releasing his Bleachers documentary 'Thank You And Sorry' with a comedy spin, it was only a matter of time before we saw Jack Antonoff making a movie cameo. Now he's appearing in forthcoming comedy...

Keith Richards Took Gun To Drug Deals

The Rolling Stones star was famously hooked on heroin and cocaine through much of the 1970s and '80s, and at the height of his drug use he was living with his wife Patti...

Keith Richards: 'The Rolling Stones Saved Me From Suicide'

The veteran rocker was on tour with the band in Paris, France, in June 1976 when he was told his 10-week-old son Tara - his third child with actress Anita Pallenberg - had...

Keith Richards Thinks Drugs 'Never Did Anything' For His Creativity

Rolling Stones wildman Keith Richards has said he never felt drugs did anything for his creativity. Appearing on BBC Radio 4’s 'Desert Island Discs', the 71 year old discussed his lengthly career, as well as...

Merry Clayton Planning Return To Music After Car Accident

The star, whose back-up vocal work for Ray Charles and The Rolling Stones was documented in Twenty Feet From Stardom, was left severely injured following the accident in June, 2014, and subsequently had...

Rolling Stones' Rider Satisfaction

The Rolling Stones reportedly demand instructions to work the electrical equipment in their hotel rooms on tour.The legendary rock band's rider has been leaked by TMZ and suggests the ageing members, who include Sir Mick...

Keith Richards: Led Zeppelin Are 'Hollow'

Keith Richards has branded Led Zeppelin ''hollow''.The Rolling Stones rocker has revealed he's never been a fan of the band and while he thinks Jimmy Page is a great guitarist he didn't like him performing...

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