Keith Richards admits sometimes he "despises" Mick Jagger. The Rolling Stones guitarist has opened up about the love/hate relationship he has with the band's singer, which was famously tested in 2010, when he wrote in his autobiography his bandmate has a small penis.
"You've got two very volatile guys who've been through a whole lot of stuff in their life and still somehow manage. Sometimes I despise the man, others, I love that man so much. It's like your brother. I never had one, so he's my brother. That's the way it is, bless his heart," Richards told Esquire.
Kesha is desperate to collaborate with Keith Richards. The "Die Young" singer is a huge fan of The Rolling Stones guitarist and says it would be a dream come true to record a track with him.
"Keith Richards is like the end-all, be-all for me. I'm gonna keep trying to work with him until the day I die probably," she said.
The Rolling Stones may headline Glastonbury next year.
The "Brown Sugar" group are celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2013 with a series of concerts, and are rumored to be topping the bill at the iconic British festival, one of the largest music events in Europe.
"The band are gearing up for a load of live dates but tend to leave big decisions like this until the last minute. [Organizer] Michael Eavis is desperate to get the band confirmed and has made initial contact with their people. It would be a massive coup to get the band playing Glasto on what could be their last round of live dates. Getting a decision from the whole band can be tough and at the moment they are without an agent for live shows, which is not helping the situation. But there is a good chance 2013 will finally be the year they make it," a source told The Sun.
The Rolling Stones are to release a new documentary film called Crossfire Hurricane.
The "Paint it Black" group's incredible adventures from key periods in their career will be shown in the movie right from the early 1960s when they were blues-obsessed teenagers to the release of 1972's seminal Exile On Main Street and up to the present day.
Band members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood will provide commentaries throughout the film - which will receive a theatrical release in selected cinemas around the UK in October - as will former Stones Mick Taylor and Bill Wyman, who was in the band from 1962 to 1993.
Keith Richards has confirmed the Rolling Stones have started rehearsing again.
The "(I Can't get No) Satisfaction" group - who are also made up of singer Mick Jagger, guitarist Ronnie Wood and drummer Charlie Watts - have returned to the studio for sessions ahead of their 50th anniversary celebrations.
While Keith was reluctant to confirm whether or not the band will go on tour to celebrate the milestone, he admitted being back in the studio with his fellow band members has felt "so good."
"There's things in the works - I think it's definitely happening, But when? I can't say yet. We're playing around with the idea [of a tour] and had a couple of rehearsals - we've got together and it feels so good."
Keith Richards is always "introvert and articulate," even when he used to take hard drugs.
The Rolling Stones guitarist - famous for his hellraising past, including vast amounts of drinking and drug abuse - is much quieter and considered than people imagine, according to his band mate Charlie Watts.
"Keith is very quiet. The image he puts over, or people put on him, he's not like that at all. Or not very often. He's introverted and incredibly articulate, even when he was on a lot of junk [heroin]. He's strong. My relationship with Keith is very good, but we don't do much more than just laugh at each other," Charlie said.
Charlie also told about how Keith once took in a stray dog during a tour in Russia, which he keeps as his pet to this day: "The last dog he picked up was on tour in Russia: Rasputin. It was a stray which wandered in backstage and, typical Keith, 'I'll have that.' He fed him some chops and, of course, the dog loved it. From then on it was like living at The Ritz for Rasputin. He lives the high life now in Connecticut with Keith's two pugs."
Keith Richards says that "the door is wide open," for Jack White to produce The Rolling Stones.
The legendary "Paint it Black" band's guitarist said they are meeting next month to discuss plans to celebrate their 50th anniversary, and he is keen for them to head to the studio.
"I'd love to get some tracks down and see what songs we've got. And that goes along with part of getting the band back together and getting things moving. So I'd love to cut some tracks, yeah," he told Rolling Stone.
When asked if blues renaissance man Jack - a friend of Keith who worked on some demo material with him in 2009 - would produce the new material, he replied, "That's always a possibility. The door is wide open."
Kesha wants to work with Justin Bieber. The "Blow" hitmaker admires the young pop superstar and thinks a duet between them would be great. Kesha has a very eclectic music taste and can imagine herself just as easily recording with legendary Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.
"The range of artists I want to work with is so vast, it's bizarre. I would love to have Keith Richards on the record. I would sure as hell like to do a collaboration with Bieber and at the same time do a song with the Flaming Lips. If someone is a real artist, you can't confine them to a particular genre. It's my mission to make it all make sense somehow."
The 25-year-old singer is very proud of the success she has achieved so far in her career, but although she has topped charts all over the globe she still feels like the "dirty little sister" of the biggest pop stars: "I do feel like there are the pop stars of the world and then I'm like their dirty little sister, running around with s**t on my face in combat boots because I can't walk in heels."
A new movie will focus on the tumultuous relationship between The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The film will follow the singer and the guitarist through the volatile period in which they made 1972 double album, Exile on Main Street, in France.
The movie will be made by Richard Branson's Virgin Produced, and be based on Robert Greenfield's 2008 book Exile on Main Street: A Season in Hell.
"It wasn't a great environment for, like, breathing. It was very Hitleresque - the last days of Berlin sort of thing," Keith said, speaking previously about making the record
Brandon and Phil Murphy - who are currently working on a Steve McQueen project for Sony - will write the screenplay while Jason Felts will serve as producer. Casting has not yet begun on the film.
It has previously been revealed The Rolling Stones will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an authorised documentary which will trace their history from their formation in 1962 to the current day. "For anyone who wants to experience the band, this is the film that will defy convention and create a sonic tapestry to transport viewers into the world of the Rolling Stones. The film will deliver the original, bold, sexy and dangerous flavour of the iconic rock band," director Brett Morgen said in a statement.
The Rolling Stones are heading into the studio later this month. Guitarist Ronnie Wood said the group - which also includes singer Mick Jagger, lead guitarist Keith Richards and drummer Charlie Watts - will be meeting up to "throw some ideas around," ahead of a planned celebration of the group's 50th anniversary next year.
"It's like working out for the Olympics or something. You've got to go into training. So we're going to go into training," he said, talking about preparations for the band to play again.
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