21 February 2012
Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones has hinted that the band is close to announcing a new world tour to celebrate their 50th anniversary.
The aging rockers haven't toured together since wrapping their Big Bang trek in 2007- but their diehard fans have been holding on to the hope that the band will hit the road again to celebrate 50 years since the group formed in 1962.
Wood has now revealed that the band are in talks about a tour after meeting up for rehearsals before Christmas last year (2011).
When asked about a possible tour during an interview with the Radio Times, Woods replied. "Be lovely, wouldn't it?"
"That's what we're on the verge of. I dunno what the hell is gonna happen yet but we all feel we owe it to ourselves and to the people to do something."
He added, "Well, they're still in the talking mode. And I don't know, each week brings a new development. Basically, get the boys feeling comfortable with each other, 'cause we're all ready to go individually. It's just a matter of tying up loose ends and coming together as a unit."
How exciting! If the Stones come to Australia would you go see them?