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Keith Richards Has Given Up Liquor
Keith Richards Has
Given Up Liquor

Keith Richards Has Given Up Liquor

'It was interesting to play sober,' he says

(Newser) - Keith Richards and Jack Daniels are no longer one of rock music's most famous pairings. The famously hard-partying Rolling Stone tells Rolling Stone that he has almost completely quit drinking and has given up hard liquor entirely. "It's been about a year now," says Richards, who...

What Ronnie Wood Wouldn't Have Done to Fight Cancer

There would've been no chemo if cancer had spread: 'This hair wasn't going anywhere'

(Newser) - Three months ago, Ronnie Wood was diagnosed with lung cancer, right before he turned 70. In a recent interview with the Daily Mail's Event Magazine , Wood, the other hard-living, hard-partying guitarist in the Rolling Stones, says he refused chemotherapy as a treatment option because he wanted to keep his...

Ronnie Wood, 68, a New Dad to Twin Girls

Start those baby monitors up for this Rolling Stone

(Newser) - For those wondering how the Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood is still among the living, he's not only surviving, he's procreating: He just became a dad to twin girls at the age of 68, CNN reports. Wood and his wife, Sally Humphreys, welcomed Gracie Jane and Alice Rose (sorry,...

Stones Rock Secret $20 Paris Show

Mick Jagger and co. 'warm up' for big London, NYC concerts

(Newser) - To see the Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary shows in London and New York, fans are shelling out at least $150 per ticket—but a lucky few hundred got to see a $20 "warm-up" gig in Paris yesterday. The band tweeted that tickets would be sold hours before the doors...

Rocking at 50: Stones to Tour Again

Mick Jagger and the gang announce 4 dates in US, UK

(Newser) - You can't always get what you want—but if your desire is to attend a Rolling Stones concert this might be your lucky day. The legendary band said today it would return to the stage this year with four concerts in Britain and the US. The shows will take...

Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers Headed to Hall of Fame

Beastie Boys also among 2012 inductees

(Newser) - Guns N' Roses' new paradise city is Cleveland: The Axl Rose-fronted rockers are among the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2012 inductees, along with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Beastie Boys, and late singer/songwriter Laura Nyro, who wrote such classics as "Wedding Bell Blues." Also...

50th-Anniversary Tour Will Be Rolling Stones' Last

60-something musicians want to go out on top

(Newser) - The Rolling Stones are planning a 50th-anniversary tour that will also serve as a farewell tour, the Daily Mail reports. "They want to bow out on top of their game, and not short-change their fans," a source says of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood—...

Ronnie Wood Charged With Assault

62-year-old out on bail after 'domestic incident'

(Newser) - Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is out on bail today after being arrested yesterday on assault charges. UK police called it a "domestic incident" but didn't offer further details. Last month, the 62-year-old Wood and his wife of 24 years divorced after his yearlong affair with Russian Ekaterina Ivanova...

Ronnie Wood Rolls Into Rehab
 Ronnie Wood Rolls Into Rehab 

Ronnie Wood Rolls Into Rehab

Rolling Stone seeks help after boozy jaunt to Ireland with teen waitress

(Newser) - Rapidly aging rocker Ronnie Wood has checked back into rehab—his seventh time—for help with his drinking problem, the Independent reports. The 61-year-old Rolling Stone returned to the UK to straighten out, apparently in a bid to save his marriage. He had fled to Ireland with a 19-year-old Russian...

No Moss, but Rolling Stones May Gather Fine

Richards, Wood defy smoking ban at UK show, plan to continue

(Newser) - Threat of fines appear unlikely to keep the Rolling Stones from smoking onstage, the Times reports. Guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood lit up during a show yesterday in London despite frantic warnings from venue staff. "You might say that Keith and Ronnie lighting up while they swap licks...

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