Nov 08 2012

The Rolling Stones get Rowdy on New Song

In late August, the Rolling Stones gathered in a Paris studio to record two new songs for GRRR!, a 50th anniversary hits collection to be released November 13th. While "Doom and Gloom," a political rocker written by Mick Jagger, was released last month, today "One More Shot" appeared on YouTube ahead of its official premiere on Thursday.

Keith Richards brought the track to the band, with a slashing open-G riff and Mick Jagger howling, "Give me one more shot/That's all I got." Stones fans may pick up echoes of "Street Fighting Man" in the riff, while the melody is reminiscent of 1989's "Mixed Emotions."

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Nov 07 2012

Robert Plant Knocked Down On Stage

Robert Plant found himself on the receiving end of a whole lotta love courtesy of a fan who rushed the stage and knocked the former Led Zeppelin frontman over during a concert last week in Buenos Aires. The singer and his group, the Sensational Space Shifters, had just played "Going to California" at Estadio Luna Park and were finishing up the Zeppelin classic "Rock and Roll" when a man bounded on stage and headed straight for Plant, who was thanking the crowd for coming out. While attempting to tackle the fan, a roadie accidentally knocked Plant over, though he quickly rebounded and directed an "Easy, easy," towards the other roadies. Luckily Plant was not injured.

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Nov 06 2012

NBC Hurricane Sandy Telethon Raises $23 million

NBC's "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" telethon raised $23 million for the Red Cross' relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The all-star benefit last Friday featured performances by Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Sting, Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi, Mary J. Blige and Steven Tyler, as well as appearances by Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Jon Stewart and Whoopi Goldberg.

"We are incredibly grateful and humbled by this outpouring of support for those who are suffering as a result of Superstorm Sandy," said Peggy Dyer, chief marketing officer for the American Red Cross, in a statement. "Our preliminary results of nearly $23 million raised are an extraordinary example of how the American people pull together in times of disaster. Their generous donations will go directly to those in need, and we urge the public to continue to give. We also thank the dedicated and talented team at NBCUniversal for the millions of people they have helped through this telethon."

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