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Mick Jagger returns to the stage for the first time since heart surgery

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger has returned to the stage for the first time since undergoing heart surgery. Posting on Instagram, the rock icon shared a photo of himself as his bandmates prepare for their concert at Chicago's Soldier Field this evening (June 21). "Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow #stonesnofilter," Jagger wrote on Instagram. The photo saw Jagger smiling to...

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich hails The Rolling Stones for stopping them from splitting up

Metallica's Lars Ulrich has credited The Rolling Stones for getting the metal giants back on track after furious arguments almost tore them apart. The US band say that a support slot with The Stones helped them get back to their best, after the 2004 documentary Some Kind of Monster captured the huge rows that surrounded the making of their 2003...

Mick Jagger says he’s “feeling pretty good” in first interview since heart surgery

Mick Jagger live
Mick Jagger has confirmed that he's fighting fit after undergoing heart surgery earlier this year. The Rolling Stones icon went under the knife in March this year to replace a faulty heart valve, forcing the band to shelve a string of North American tour dates. With the rescheduled shows now only weeks away, Jagger says the Stones are now in the...

Watch The Rolling Stones perform ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ in new ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ reissue

The Rolling Stones have released their classic performance of 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' as part of the deluxe reissue of their classic ‘The Rock And Roll Circus’. Watch it first on NME below. Directed by Let It Be‘s Michael Lindsay-Hogg, the performance was recorded in front of a live audience in London in 1968 and was originally...

The Rolling Stones confirm ‘No Filter’ support acts

Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones have announced the support acts for their upcoming ‘No Filter’ tour. The band will kick off the North American headline dates later this month, beginning in Chicago on June 21 and stretching through to a final gig in Miami on August 31. They will be joined on the road by several different acts, including The Wombats,...

Birthday tributes pour in for Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, led by Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood

Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones
Birthday tributes have been pouring in all day for Charlie Watts, as the Rolling Stones drummer turns 78. Read more: Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts on their UK tour, new album plans and the end of the band As fans celebrate the iconic drummer's birthday, members of the Stones have also taken to social media to wish Watts a happy birthday. Mick Jagger...

The Rolling Stones have given Richard Ashcroft back ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ royalties

Bitter Sweet Symphony
The Rolling Stones have given Richard Ashcroft the royalties and rights from ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ and have also had their writing credits removed. The Verve’s 1997 single sampled a four-second segment of Andrew Loog Oldham’s orchestral recording from the Stones’ ‘The Last Time’. Permission was gained for use of the recording, but permission for the use of the song was...

The Rolling Stones announce rescheduled ‘No Filter’ tour dates after Mick Jagger’s surgery

Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones have rescheduled their ‘No Filter’ North American tour following Mick Jagger’s recovery from heart surgery. The shows were originally scheduled to begin in April but had to be postponed when the frontman underwent heart replacement surgery. Now, the stadium tour will begin in Chicago on June 21, continuing through 13 other cities across the States before concluding...

Watch Mick Jagger prove he’s back to full health as he busts moves to The Wombats

Mick Jagger live
Mick Jagger has assured fans he's back to full health by sharing a video of himself dancing in recent rehearsals - check out the clip below. The Rolling Stones frontman, 75, underwent heart valve replacement surgery at New York’s Presbyterian Hospital in early April, forcing the legendary band to postpone a number of live dates. Shortly afterwards, he thanked fans for their...

The Rolling Stones to reissue ‘The Rock And Roll Circus’

The Rolling Stones have announced a deluxe reissue of their classic 'The Rock And Roll Circus'. Check out the new trailer unboxing video below. Directed by Let It Be's Michael Lindsay-Hogg, the performance was recorded in front of a live audience in London in 1968 and was originally conceived as a BBC-TV special. “It was an incredible shoot, I think, 36...