Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Rolling Stones currently rehearsing for fall concerts

The Rolling Stones are currently in rehearsals for a series of live concerts this fall, according to Keith Richards.

"We've got some shows in London, I believe, and in New York, but I really can't talk about any of that at the moment," Keith told Q magazine over the weekend. "They've put the gag on me on this. You can hint!"

Richards let slip about the shows in the pipeline after admitting his band were a week into a month of rehearsals, which despite the band not working together recently, were now going really well, he said.

"Everybody relies upon their instincts, especially once you start working regularly together again," the guitarist said of the first week. "Because it pulls all the bits and pieces together, which when you're not working and playing with the guys, dissipates, obviously; you're not having that immediate contact."

"But kind of two days of hanging around with the guys again, a certain demon energy takes over and you wonder where it's coming from!"

The full interview with Keith will appear in the next issue of Q, out October 30.

In late August, Billboard reported that a source told them that the Stones will play four dates in November - two at London's O2 Arena and two at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The concerts would mark the first shows of the band’s 50th Anniversary tour.

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