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Shirley Watts, Widow of Drummer Charlie Watts, Dies at 84

Shirley Ann Watts, a former art student and prominent breeder of Arabian horses who met drummer Charlie Watts well before he joined the Rolling Stones and with him formed one of rock’s most enduring marriages, has died. She was 84. “Shirley died peacefully on Friday 16th December in Devon after a short illness surrounded by […]

Mick Jagger Tests Positive for COVID-19, Rolling Stones Cancel Amsterdam Concert

The Rolling Stones canceled their concert in Amsterdam on Monday, just hours before it was due to start after lead singer Mick Jagger tested positive for COVID-19. The band announced the cancellation in a statement, saying the 78-year-old Jagger tested positive “after experiencing symptoms of COVID upon arrival at the stadium” on the outskirts of […]

Rolling Stones Open American Tour, Pay Tribute to Late Drummer Charlie Watts

The Rolling Stones are touring again, this time without their heartbeat, or at least their backbeat. The legendary rockers launched their pandemic-delayed “No Filter” tour Sunday at the Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis without their drummer of nearly six decades. It was clear from the outset just how much the band members — […]

Paul McCartney, Joan Jett, Elton John Remember Charlie Watts: “The Most Elegant and Dignified Drummer in Rock and Roll”

The death of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts led to an outpouring of love and praise from fellow rock and roll greats, who remembered the musician for his unmatched talent. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood all remembered their bandmate on social media, with the Rolling Stones’ website paying tribute with a photo of […]

Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts Dies at 80

Charlie Watts, the self-effacing and unshakeable Rolling Stones drummer who helped anchor one of rock’s greatest rhythm sections and used his “day job” to support his enduring love of jazz, has died, according to his publicist. He was 80. Bernard Doherty said Tuesday that Watts “passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded […]

The Rolling Stones Threaten to Sue Trump Over Using Their Songs

The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives.

Rolling Stones Push Up Miami Date Due to Threat of Hurricane Dorian

The Rolling Stones concert in Miami scheduled for Saturday will now take place tonight due to the threat of Hurricane Dorian.

The Rolling Stones Unveil Limited-Edition Collaborative Designs at Bergdorf Goodman, Maxfield

The Rolling Stones on Wednesday unveiled new limited-edition, collaborative apparel and gadgets in New York, Los Angeles and Miami to coincide with their new tour dates.

Mick Jagger Appears Healthy as Rolling Stones Kick Off Tour in Chicago

An energetic Mick Jagger skipped, spun, sprinted and pranced Friday night as The Rolling Stones launched their North American tour at Chicago's Soldier Field.

‘The Quiet One’: Film Review

Oliver Murray's documentary 'The Quiet One' chronicles the life and career of Bill Wyman, founding member and former bassist of The Rolling Stones.

Rolling Stones Postpone Tour Dates as Mick Jagger Seeks Medical Treatment

The Rolling Stones are putting the North American leg of their international No Filter tour on hold due to the advisement of frontman Mick Jagger's doctors.

Rolling Stones Set to Headline 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

The Rolling Stones have been tapped as headliner of the 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.