rolls with Stones' 'Shot' show - 15th October 2012 (Variety)
to produce, distribute the pay-per-view concert
is going on tour with the Rolling Stones.
part of the band's 50th anniversary, WWE will produce
and distribute the live pay-per-view show "One
More Shot" for the Stones' final show, performed
at the Prudential Center, in Newark, N.J., on Dec.
is ecstatic to bring the Rolling Stones into your
living room," said WWE chairman-CEO Vince McMahon.
tour, to take place at four arena shows in London
and New York, is a partnership between Endemol, which
co-manages the international digital rights to the
Rolling Stones "50 and Counting" shows,
and Dainty Group. The performances will see the band
working once again with two longtime collaborators,
set designer Mark Fisher and lighting director Patrick
Woodroffe, who are designing an all-new, custom-built
set, with a stage based on the band's ubiquitous and
celebrated tongue and lips logo that reaches out into
was asked to participate after proving it can turn
live events throughout the year, including its biggest
show, "WrestleMania," into major moneymakers
through PPV. "WrestleMania 28," held April
1 at Miami's Sun Life Stadium, generated a record
1.3 million buys, earning $67 million.
WWE also has been looking to monetize its production
biz further through concerts and other deals, with
the Rolling Stones show one of the first high-profile
pacts it's announced so far.
Rolling Stones live shows will also mark the launch
of new touring venture Virgin Live from the Dainty
Group and Richard Branson's Virgin.
the future Virgin Live plans to make a real difference
to how fans experience, interact and enjoy live events,"
also will be feted with the release of the Rolling
Stones' "GRRR!" album on Nov. 13, a greatest
hits collection that includes new songs "Doom
and Gloom" and "One More Shot," recorded
recently in Paris, marking the first new recordings
from the band since their 2005 album "A Bigger
new film, "Crossfire Hurricane," directed
by Brett Morgen and chronicling the Stones' career,
will receive its worldwide premiere Oct. 18 at the
London Film Festival and bow on HBO on Nov. 15. It
will air on BBC Two in the U.K. the same month.
addition, from Nov. 15-Dec. 2, the Museum of Modern
Art in New York City will host "The Rolling Stones:
50 Years on Film," a comprehensive film retrospective
that chronicles the band from the mid-1960s until
Man does not represent The Rolling Stones
Australian Tour Confirmed - 12th October 2012
Stanley (The Starchild) has confirmed Kiss will tour
Australia in January.
month Tommy Lee tweeted that Kiss and Motley Crue
would be touring Australia in January, 2013 and today
Paul Stanley confirmed the tour again on the David
advised Kiss were about to do a tour of South America
and will then head to Australia.
Army Australia fans immediately jumped on forums to
discuss the upcoming tour.
Monster was released down under in Australia
last week and is set to debut this Sunday on the ARIA
chart. It is the 20th studio album for the band and
their first album since Sonic Boom in