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Keith Richards to release first studio album in over 20 years

Keith Richards from the iconic rock group, The Rolling Stones, will be releasing his first solo studio album in over 20 years

Op-Ed: The much loved king of the blues is dead — BB King dead at 89

Las Vegas - BB King, the iconic bluesman who brought blues to the world, has died at age 89. He died at home in Las Vegas. His life, from making $5 a day picking cotton to global superstar, was a true tale of the blues.

Op-Ed: How old do you look? Ask How

Sydney - New facial recognition software from Microsoft is getting a lot of attention. This is a basic estimate, and different photos produce different ages. I’m anywhere between 36 and 62, according to How Old Do I Look.

Two producers, one concert, many surprises Special

Toronto - Hal Willner is known for his creative music explorations, both on albums and live onstage. Having produced concerts honoring Neil Young, Harry Smith, and Leonard Cohen, Willner now turns his sights to award-winning musician/producer Daniel Lanois.

Rolling Stone Keith Richards at 70

Weston - Remember the Rolling Stones, that wild rock come pop group of the 60's that made parents and young girls scream but for very different reasons? The Rolling Stones continue to rock in spite of their advancing years and Wednesday Keith Richards turned 70,

Review: ‘The Man who Brought the Blues to Britain’ Special

Big Bill Broonzy is one of the legendary names of the Blues. This one hour documentary paints an accurate portrait of his life.

Satisfaction! Stones gig (of sorts) will go ahead after all

Pembroke - The small town of Pembroke, tucked away in West Wales in the UK, has been kicking itself for forty years, having missed out on a Rolling Stones concert over fears for health and safety.

Rolling Stones announce 9 dates for 50 And Counting World Tour

New York - The Rolling stones announced the first 9 dates for their latest world tour in support of Grrr (Doom and Gloom) called 50 And Counting which will take them west to east across the United States and Canada and then to England's Hyde Park and Glastonbury

Review: 'Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane' Special

The Rolling Stones have been around, incredibly, for half a century. This two and a half hour documentary looks back on their extraordinary careers.

Review: New bio paints Mick Jagger as a contradictory enigma Special

Rock stars, like all celebrities, are hard to pin down. Their true selves hide behind carefully crafted public images, shielding us from the deeper complexities that make up a human personality. With Mick Jagger, it's unclear where the facade ends.

Top Ten: Books for the Rock music fan in your life

London - It's only rock and roll and let's face it this genre is and always will be the most popular music on the planet. Here are ten of the latest tomes and biography's of the horrible bad men that we all love to hate.

The Great Survivors — Keith, Elton and Nile

By their own reckoning, Keith Richards, Elton John and Nile Rodgers should have been dead years ago due to their over-indulgence in illicit substances. One of them already has been.

Mick Jagger to host and perform on SNL finale

New York - Rolling Stone Magazine is reporting that legendary rocker Mick Jagger will host and perform on the May 19 finale of Saturday Night Live. This will be the 3rd time the Rolling Stones lead singer will perform on SNL, and it is his first time hosting.

Op-Ed: Nile Rodgers — The man who died eight times

London - Nile Rodgers is best known as a songwriter and latterly as one of the most influential music producers of all time. When he appeared on the BBC this morning though, he had a different and quite extraordinary tale to tell.

Rock icon Keith Richards wants to lose 'junkie' image

Rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards believes that the image of him being a "junkie" and a decadent outlaw is too difficult to shake off.

Johnny Depp to direct feature documentary about Keith Richards

Star of "Pirates of the Caribbean" Johnny Depp will be directing a documentary about Keith Richards. Depp's character in the smash-hit "Pirates" trilogy was based on Keith Richards.

Keith Richards throws stones at Grammy Winner Amy Winehouse

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards gave strong advice to the new Grammy winner Amy Winehouse on how to kick her drug habit. Winehouse is having a troublesome career that mirrors Rolling Stones’ early problems.

Keith Richards: 'I DID Snort my Dad's Ashes'

Keith Richards in his original interview said he snorted his father’s ashes along with cocaine and then he and his publicists quickly denied it saying he was misquoted. Today he clarified his quote and said he did snort his Father’s ashes but not coca

Keith Richards bio in the works - about time, you’d think

Keith Richards, who is one of the few guitarists I’d say actually works for a living, has a story to tell. The Elegantly Wasted One is finally doing that. Anyone's guess why it took this long. Maybe he wanted to accumulate some material...

Why is Disney worried about Keith Richards image

Disney is worried because Keith Richards will be in the next 'Pirates of The Caribbean: At World's End' movie.

Keith Richards Attacked by Fan New Year's Eve

If you're going to crash the stage at a Stones concert, make sure Keith doesn't see you coming

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