June 1, 1975 – Ronnie Wood performs his first official gig as a Rolling Stones guitarist on his 28th birthday. June 1, 2003 – Paul Gray, Slipknot bassist, is arrested in his hometown of Des Moines, Iowa after crashing into another car. Gray is charged with possession of marijuana, cocaine and drug paraphernalia, and failure to obey a traffic signal for running … Continue reading CDJ Today: June 1
The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood has undergone surgery to remove a lung lesion, a spokesperson for the guitarist confirmed. Wood, who turns 70 next week, is expected to make a full recovery. In a statement, he thanked the doctors who found the lesion in its early stages. The Stones are set to kick off a … Continue reading Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood Undergoes Lung Surgery
The Rolling Stones will tour North America this summer, according to a report from WMGK Philadelphia via GMI Rock News. The information was revealed by Ronnie Wood in a recent interview and a short clip of the audio has been posted online. “Oh yeah, we had a meeting in New York with the boys and … Continue reading Rolling Stones Will Tour North America This Summer, Says Ronnie Wood
James McCartney, son of Sir Paul McCartney, performed last night at the Ambassadors Theatre in London with Ronnie Wood accompanying him on guitar. Reportedly, Sir Paul and the rest of his family sat in ordinary seats in the audience, except for one song, when the ex-Beatle joined in on piano. Check out the video below.
The Rolling Stones kicked off their 50th Anniversary Tour last night at London’s 02 Arena, putting on a hit-packed show along with some special guests. Former Stones Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor both made appearances, as well as Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck. The night began with a video featuring the likes of Elton … Continue reading Stones Kick Off 50th Anniversary Tour With a Bang
For the first time in seven years, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood got together to record two new songs, including “One More Shot”, which you can stream online at npr.org here. The track will be featured on The Rolling Stones’ upcoming greatest hits collection, GRRR!, along with their other new track … Continue reading Listen to The Rolling Stones’ “One More Shot”
After months of speculation, The Rolling Stones have officially announced four live shows this fall in celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary. The band posted a video announcement Monday morning on YouTube revealing the following show dates: November 25 & 29th – London, UK – O2 Arena December 13th & 15th – Newark, NJ – … Continue reading The Rolling Stones Announce Live Shows