Veteran rockers The Rolling Stones could be set to finally hang up their instruments after nearly 50 years on the road, claims the UK’s Sun newspaper.
The paper quotes a source who believes the band will quit touring and recording after their world tour takes them into their fiftieth year in 2012. “They’re likely to perform in stadiums, it’s almost certainly the last full-scale world tour,” the source claims. “The band realise that age is creeping up on them. They want to bow out on top of their game, and not short-change their fans.”
The Rolling Stones remain one of the biggest grossing acts on the planet, and their ‘Bigger Bang’ tour, which was spread over two years from August 2005 to August 2007, has become the biggest of all time, raking in over $550,000,000.
Their incredible enduring success was further highlighted in May when the re-issued version of their classic 1972 album ‘Exile On Main St.‘ hit the top spot on the UK Album chart, handing them their first no.1 album since the release of their twentieth studio album ‘Voodoo Lounge‘ in 1994.Just Published:
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