The Rolling Stones Postpone Bern, Switzerland Concert

The Rolling Stones have postponed their June 17 show in Bern, Switzerland due to Mick Jagger’s recent diagnosis with COVID-19. This is the second show to be postponed following their June 13 show in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The band issued the following statement:

“The Rolling Stones have been forced to postpone their upcoming concert in Bern, Switzerland at Wankdorf Stadium on Friday June 17, following Mick Jagger testing positive for COVID. The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry for this postponement, but the safety of the audience, fellow musicians and the touring crew has to take priority. The Stones Milan show on Tuesday, June 21 at San Siro Stadium goes ahead and will take place as scheduled. The Bern show will be rescheduled for a later date. Ticket holders should retain their tickets. Tickets for the June 17 performance will be honored for the rescheduled date. Reschedule details will be announced as soon as available.”

The Rolling Stones Postpone Amsterdam Concert After Mick Jagger Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Rolling Stones have postponed their June 13 show in Amsterdam, NET due to Mick Jagger testing positive for COVID-19. The band commented:

“The Rolling Stones have been forced to call off tonight’s concert in Amsterdam at the Johan Cruijff ArenA, following Mick Jagger testing positive after experiencing symptoms of COVID upon arrival at the stadium. The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry for tonight’s postponement, but the safety of the audience, fellow musicians and the touring crew has to take priority. The show will be rescheduled for a later date. Tickets for tonight’s show will be honored for the rescheduled date. Standby for details.”

The Rolling Stones Stream “Tumbling Dice” And “Hot Stuff” From “Live At The El Mocambo”

The Rolling Stones are streaming 1977 live versions of “Tumbling Dice” and “Hot Stuff.” These tracks are from the band’s new live album, “Live At The El Mocambo,” which will be released on May 13. That effort was recorded during the band’s secret shows at the El Mocambo Tavern in Toronto, ON back in March 1977

Watch Melvins Perform “Queen” And Cover Of The Rolling Stones’ “Sway” During Recent Live In-Studio Session

Melvins recently performed “Queen” and a cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Sway” live in the studio as part of the “EarthQuaker Sessions.” You can see footage of that below:

Mick Jagger Shares Lyric Video For “Strange Game” From “Slow Horses” Series

Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones) has shared a lyric video for his new song “Strange Game.” The singer worked on the track with Academy Award-nominated film composer Daniel Pemberton and it will serve as the theme song for the Apple TV+ series “Slow Horses.”

Pemberton commented:

“Working with Mick Jagger has been one of the most exciting collaborations of my professional career. I think we have managed to create an incredibly unique and original title’s theme and I cannot wait for the rest of the world to hear it.”

Series director James Hawes added:

“We always wanted a song to set the tone for the show and there was only ever one name in my mind — Mick Jagger. Hearing the track for the first time was utterly thrilling. Mick’s lyrics and performance have totally nailed the mood of ‘Slow Horses’ with all the humor and swagger I dreamed of.”

The Rolling Stones To Release New Live Album “Live At The El Mocambo” In May

The Rolling Stones will be releasing a new live album, titled “Live At The El Mocambo,” on May 13. The effort was recorded during the band’s secret shows at the El Mocambo Tavern in Toronto, ON back in March 1977. You can stream “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll (But I Like It)” and “Rip This Joint” from the record below:

“Live At The El Mocambo” Track Listing:

01. “Honky Tonk Women”
02. “All Down the Line”
03. “Hand Of Fate”
04. “Route 66” (Bobby Troup cover)
05. “Fool to Cry”
06. “Crazy Mama”
07. “Mannish Boy” (Muddy Waters cover)
08. “Crackin’ Up” (Bo Diddley cover)
09. “Dance Little Sister”
10. “Around and Around” (Chuck Berry cover)
11. “Tumbling Dice”
12. “Hot Stuff”
13. “Star Star”
14. “Let’s Spend the Night Together”
15. “Worried Life Blues” (Big Maceo cover)
16. “Little Red Rooster” (Willie Dixon cover)
17. “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll (But I Like It)”
18. “Rip This Joint”
19. “Brown Sugar
20. “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”
21. “Melody”
22. “Luxury”
23. “Worried About You”

The Rolling Stones Announce 60th Anniversary European/UK Tour

The Rolling Stones have announced a 60th anniversary European/UK tour. Here’s the dates:

06/01 Madrid, Spain – Wanda Metropolitano Stadium
06/05 Munich, Germany – Olympic Stadium
06/09 Liverpool, U.K. – Anfield Stadium
06/13 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Johan Cruijff Arena
06/17 Bern, Switzerland – Wankdorf Stadium
06/21 Milan, Italy – San Siro Stadium
06/25 London, U.K. – American Express Presents BST Hyde Park
07/03 London, U.K. – American Express Presents BST Hyde Park
07/11 Brussels, Belgium – King Baudouin Stadium
07/15 Vienna, Austria – Ernst Happel Stadium
07/19 Lyon, France – Groupama Stadium
07/23 Paris, France – Hippodrome Paris
07/27 Gelsenkirchen, Germany – Veltins Arena
07/31 Stockholm, Sweden – Friends Arena

Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, The Offspring, Opeth, Kittie, Etc. Releases Set For 2022 Record Store Day

The full list of special releases for this year’s Record Store Day has officially been revealed. The event is scheduled to take place on April 23 and you can find a list of rock/metal releases below. The full list is also available HERE.

Rock/Metal Releases:

  • Alice In Chains – “We Die Young” (12” vinyl)
  • Allman Brothers Band – “Cream Of The Crop 2003 – Highlights” (3XLP)
  • Asia – “XXX” (LP)
  • Bad Company – “Live 1979” (2XLP)
  • Charlie Benante – “Moving Pitchers” (LP)
  • Black Label Society – “Alcohol Fueled Brewtality Live” (2XLP)
  • David Bowie – “Brilliant Adventurist” (CD & Vinyl)
  • David Bowie – “Toy EP” (CD & 10” vinyl)
  • Collective Soul – “Disciplined Breakdown” (LP)
  • Alice Cooper – “Brutal Planet” (2XLP)
  • The Damned – “Strawberries” (LP)
  • Daughtry – “Dearly Beloved” (2XLP)
  • Def Leppard – “High ’N’ Dry” (LP)
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan – “Dissociation” (LP)
  • Dio – “Double Dose Of Donington” (12” vinyl)
  • Udo Dirkschneider – “My Way” (2XLP)
  • The Doors – “L.A. Woman” (4XLP)
  • Foo Fighters – “Making A Fire” (Mark Ronson Re-Version) / “Chasing Birds” (Preservation Hall Jazz Band Re-Version) (7” vinyl)
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – “Magic Secrets 2022” (7” vinyl)
  • GBH – “City Baby Attacked By Rats” (LP)
  • Billy Gibbons – “Hardware” (Deluxe Edition) (CD Box Set)
  • Gojira – “Live at Brixton Academy” (2xLP)
  • L.A. Guns – “Waking the Dead” (LP)
  • Steve Hackett – “The Tokyo Tapes” (3XLP)
  • Kirk Hammett – “Portals” (12” vinyl & CD)
  • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts “Acoustics” (LP)
  • Judas Priest – “Hero Hero” (2XLP)
  • Kittie – “Spit” (LP)
  • Motörhead – “Lost Tapes, Vol. 2” (2XLP)
  • Night Ranger “Somewhere In California” (LP)
  • Night Ranger – “Wasted Time” (7” vinyl)
  • The Offspring – “Greatest Hits” (LP)
  • Opeth – “My Arms, Your Hearse” (2XLP)
  • Pearl Jam – “Live On Two Legs” (2XLP)
  • Pixies – “Live At Coachella 2004” (2XLP)
  • Iggy Pop – “Live In Berlin” (2XLP)
  • Ramones – “The Sire Albums (1981-1989)” (7XLP)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Unlimited Love” (2XLP)
  • Lou Reed – “I’m So Free – The 1971 Demos” (LP)
  • The Replacements – “Unsuitable For Airplay: The Lost KFAI Concert (Live)” (2XLP)
  • Keith Richards – “Talk Is Cheap – Live At The Hollywood Palladium” (2X Cassette)
  • The Rolling Stones – “More Hot Rocks 50th Anniversary” (2XLP)
  • Gavin Rossdale – “Wanderlust” (2XLP)
  • Sepultura – “Revolusongs” (LP)
  • The Sheila Divine – “Where Have All My Countrymen Gone” (LP)
  • Slash – “Live At Studio 60” (2XLP)
  • Sleep Token – “Sundowning” (LP)
  • Stiff Little Fingers – “BBC Live In Concert” (2XLP)
  • Geoff Tate – “Kings & Thieves” (2XLP)
  • TesseracT – “Polaris” (LP)
  • Pete Townshend – “Face The Face” (2XLP)
  • Twiztid – “I Tried 2 Warn U” (7” vinyl)
  • Gerard Way – “Hesitant Alien” (LP)
  • The Who – “It’s Hard (40th Anniversary)” (2XLP)

Notably, there will also be some UK exclusives including vinyl pressing of Bring Me The Horizon‘s “2004 – 2013 – The Best Of,” Paradise Lost‘s “Gothic Live At Roadburn 2016,” Skunk Anansie‘s “An Acoustic Skunk Anansie – Live In London,“ etc.

[via Loudwire]

Melvins Share Acoustic Cover Of The Rolling Stones’ “Sway”

The Melvins have shared an acoustic cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Sway.” This track is from the band’s new double acoustic album “Five Legged Dog,“ which will be released on October 15 (vinyl out January 28).

[via Ultimate Classic Rock]

The Rolling Stones Share Previously Unreleased Cover Of Chi-Lites’ “Troubles A’ Comin”

The Rolling Stones have shared a previously unreleased cover of Chi-Lites’ “Troubles A’ Comin.” This track will appear on the 40th anniversary deluxe edition of “Tattoo You,” which will be released on October 22. More details on that effort can be found HERE.