News

Ronnie Wood’s Brother Dies

Ronnie Wood’s Brother Dies

There are murmurs that The Rolling Stones’ “Bigger Bang” world tour is cursed after another devastating blow.

Ronnie Wood’s brother Art has sadly died after fighting a six-month battle with cancer aged 69.

The Rolling Stones’ world tour has been fraught with problems throughout the year.

Keith Richards suffered brain injuries after falling from a tree in Fiji and singer Mick Jagger had laryngitis forcing dates to be cancelled in Spain in July.

The tour previously scheduled to be taking place this month in the US is also temporarily on hold while Jagger’s throat condition improves.

Ronnie Wood has flown back to the UK to be with family at this sad time.

It is expected that he will rejoin the group soon.


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

The 35th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Weird serendipities aplenty this week: versions of "O, Death" on two albums I downloaded one after another, by Mike & Cara Gangloff and Bessie Jones; dovetailing into Sea Island overlap between Jones and Loscil. It makes for a nice blurring between time and genre with, say, the Gangloffs...