The Rolling Stones are celebrating their 50th anniversary with a photo book, HBO documentary and what everyone was hoping for; reunion shows. The band recently spoke with Rolling Stone magazine about the anniversary and upcoming shows for a feature that will be published in the November 8th issue. Before you get your hands on it and sit down for a lengthy read, here are five points you need to know about.
As if Mick Jagger hasn’t got his hands full enough – what with upcoming Stones shows and more 50th anniversary activity in 2013 – he will now serve as one of the producers on an upcoming James Brown biopic.
The singer told CBS Local putting ‘Exposed,’ his new photography book, together nearly killed him and what it was like working with celebrities like Elton John and Amy Winehouse.
“Things Started Happening”: The Rolling Stones Release Trailer For “Crossfire Hurricane” Documentary
The Rolling Stones have released a minute-long trailer for Crossfire Hurricane, their long-in-the-works documentary. Starting with footage of the band being interviewed for a U.S. television show, the host asks how their second U.S. tour was going, Mick Jagger replies, “Things started happening.”
The Rolling Stones have two new songs, and they’ll be available on a new collection called “GRRR!,” due out on November 13. “Gloom And Doom” and “One Last Shot” were recorded at their recent sessions in Paris, France.
On the heels of rumors that the Rolling Stones will play shows in Brooklyn and London this November comes the announcement that their HBO documentary will debut the same month.
Rolling Stones fans have been eagerly awaiting news about the band’s much-talked-about 50th anniversary tour. And while there’s still no actual news about it, Billboard Biz has a report — cited simply to “a source” — which if true, would mean the Stones may play some dates within three months.
This fall, the Rolling Stones will debut not one but two different documentaries, one old and one new. While the brand new doc with HBO was announced earlier this month, the premiere of the Stones’ first-ever documentary has just been announced.
Sometimes they do cool things, such as being the first band to webcast a live concert in the mid-1990s. Other times, not so much.
The Rolling Stones have yet to make any official announcements about upcoming concerts or new music, but they have been busy celebrating their 50th anniversary, via a photography exhibit in London and an upcoming photo book, Rolling Stones 50. And the band members have a few videos that they’ve just posted to their official YouTube page.