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New live DVD chronicles the Stone’s landmark Hyde Park concerts last summer
Just in time for the holidays, the Rolling Stones have released a new live DVD Sweet Summer Sun: Hyde Park Live. The live DVD chronicles the band‘s historic return to Hyde Park this summer for a series of concerts.
The last time the Stones had played Hyde Park was in 1969, mere days on from the death… Read More
Band delivers rollicking version of “All Down the Line” at historic return to Hyde Park
Nearly 44 years to the day since their last historic performance there, the Rolling Stones returned to Hyde Park this weekend; where they played to an assembled crowd some 65,000 strong.
Motor City inspired design meets classic humbucking tone
By Alex Baker
The Gibson Firebird was one of the most radically-designed guitars in production when it was first introduced in the early Sixties. The design for the original 1963 Firebird was in part based on the Gibson Explorer but was heavily influenced by the tailfins of classic Detroit manufactured automobiles from the Fifties and Sixties. The Firebird was in fact designed by renowned automotive designer… Read More
Guitarist dusts off his hot licks and nearly steals the show with blistering guest shot on Let It Bleed favorite
By Alex Baker
The debate regarding who was the best Rolling Stones guitarist ever has been raging for the better part of the 50 years the band has been together.
Keith is the obvious choice since he’s the only one who’s been in the band continuously, wrote the songs, and undoubtedly had the greatest overall influence on their sound. But some… Read More
With the London premiere of their new film Crossfire Hurricane just a few weeks away, the Rolling Stones have just released a trailer for the new rock-doc, which chronicles their spectacular 50-year career.
The film is set to be debuted at the 2012 London Film Festival on October 18 and will be simultaneously screened at 250 cinemas around the world. American audiences will get a chance to watch it when it airs on… Read More
Rumors circulate that the Rolling Stones will bow out with Glastonbury Festival appearance next year
They say all things must pass and so it seems even the seemingly endless saga of the Rolling Stones may soon be coming to a close. According to a report published by The Mirror in the UK, the seminal English rock band will be bowing out next year with a headlining appearance at the Glastonbury Festival.
The Stones, who officially began their career in 1963… Read More