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Tag Archives: The Rolling Stones

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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Grumpy old man: Keith Richards doesn’t like Sabbath, Metallica

Posted by on September 3, 2015

It’s impossible to knock Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards for his music. The Stones are pretty much the biggest rock band ever and they’re still playing. Some of the riffs and songs they’ve crafted over their 50 years of being a band will be around long after they’re gone. However, in an interview with the New […]

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Motorhead have respect for the Stones, Sympathy for the Devil

Posted by on August 25, 2015

For damn near 40 years, Lemmy Kilmister has been waging the battle between good and evil with Motorhead. Evil almost always wins, of course. And the trio’s hopped-up blues has some obvious influences, one of them being the Rolling Stones. While this isn’t the first time Motorhead have gotten around to covering the Stones, the band’s […]

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HBO offers teaser of Scorsese, Mick Jagger’s ‘Vinyl’

Posted by on August 6, 2015

If there’s one person that’s successfully made a career out of portraying the seamy underbelly of New York City in the ’70s and ’80s, it’s Martin Scorsese. Now he’s teamed up with Mick Jagger and Boardwalk Empire‘s Terence Winter to create Vinyl, a 10-part series coming to HBO in 2016. Vinyl is about the music business in the […]

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Find out how much The Rolling Stones, Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma Festival and more made

Posted by on June 24, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. US Festival season is here and, while we can’t compare to the ones […]

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