Tag Archives: The Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dead at 80

Posted by on August 24, 2021

  Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died. No cause of death was revealed, however, a spokesperson revealed the 80-year-old drummer died in London on Tuesday (24th) morning. Earlier this month, Watts was forced to sit out from the group’s upcoming U.S. tour due to needing time to recover from a recent “successful” medical procedure.  […]

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Queen, Metallica, Tool among highest paid musicians of 2020 says Billboard

Posted by on July 23, 2021

  Queen tops the list of highest paid hard rock and heavy metal acts of 2020 according to Billboard’s highest-paid musicians of 2020 list. Reaching the no. 7 spot on the list of highest paid musicians overall, Queen tops the hard rock and heavy metal category with $13.2 million in earnings for 2020. Reaching no. […]

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2020’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Motörhead, Baroness, Chris Cornell, Corey Taylor and more

Posted by on October 12, 2020

    This year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day releases exclusively for November 27th have been revealed. We took some time to look over the entire catalog and made a few selections in the rock and metal categories. This year’s artists include Alice In Chains, Baroness, Corey Taylor, Chris Cornell, Dio, Volbeat and more. […]

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The Rolling Stones will drop album jigsaw puzzles in September

Posted by on July 7, 2020

  Have you ever wanted album jigsaw puzzles from The Rolling Stones?! Well, the wait is finally over as the band will be dropping their official jigsaw puzzles in September 2020. Below are the albums getting the jigsaw treatment on September 4, 2020 as 500-piece puzzles. Exile On Main St. Emotional Rescue It’s Only Rock Rock […]

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Pollstar releases list of Top Touring Artists of the 2010s

Posted by on November 26, 2019

Music industry trade publication Pollstar has released their list of the top 20 touring artists of the 2010s. While the list includes newer pop artists like Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift, it also features established rock and metal bands who have proven to be huge draws over many decades. Topping off the list is U2, […]

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Avenged Sevenfold release cover of The Rolling Stones’ “As Tears Go By”

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Avenged Sevenfold recently shared a heavier version of The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows.” Today (8), the group shared another cover and this one is The Rolling Stones’ “As Tears Go By.” Both tracks are part of an expansion to their latest album, The Stage that’s essentially been happening since the album was released. This is […]

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Amoeba asks what’s in Lars Ulrich’s bag

Posted by on January 31, 2017

Remember independent record stores? There’s not that many left, but California chain Amoeba Music is one of the great ones, and they’re still flourishing. One of the things that keeps them vital is that they promote themselves, like their “What’s In My Bag?” series, in which musicians pick out music, books, and more from the store […]

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AC/DC, The Rolling Stones and Foo Fighters among highest grossing celebrities of 2016

Posted by on July 13, 2016

When you look at the numbers of rock and metal bands and compared them to pop artists like Taylor Swift or Adele, it’s obvious that they’re never going to be close to making those figures. Having said that, there are a handful of successful bands that still make enough money to make it to Forbes‘ annual […]

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Highest grossing tours in 2015 include Rush, The Foo Fighters, U2

Posted by on December 14, 2015

You may have seem our Boxscore rundown, which consists in tour earnings and attendance of your favorite rock and metal artists around the globe. Billboard provides the industry with a weekly summary of these numbers and now they published an annual summary of all of them and came up with the list of their highest […]

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Stone Sour head ‘Straight Outta Burbank’; hear duet with Lzzy Hale

Posted by on November 9, 2015

We knew it was coming, and now we have the track listing. Stone Sour said earlier this year that they would be following up this  year’s covers EP, Meanwhile In Burbank…, with not one EP, but two releases. And given that NWA’s biopic was as successful as it was earlier this year, it comes as no […]

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