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Foreigner’s Mick Jones announces he has Parkinson’s disease

Breadcrumb Trail LinksMusic'The important thing is to persevere and remind myself of the wonderful career I’ve had in music' Get the latest from Mark Daniell straight to your inbox Sign Up Published Feb 22, 2024  •  3 minute read Mick Jones seen onstage at Ottawa's Bluesfest in 2014. Photo by Wayne Cuddington /Postmedia NetworkArticle contentForeigner founder and guitarist Mick Jones has revealed that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.Jones, 79, made the announcement as he explained why he hasn’t played…

Foreigner’s Mick Jones Reveals Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

Foreigner co-founder and guitarist Mick Jones revealed that he is battling Parkinson’s disease, shedding some light on the unspecified health issues that have often kept him off the stage for the past several years. In a statement (shared via Billboard), Jones said, “Fans will have become very aware that for some time now, I have not been performing onstage with the band. Several years ago, I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. I want everyone to know that I am doing alright.”  Jones, the sole remaining…

Mötley Crüe Loses Battle in Ongoing War With Mick Mars

Mick Mars scored a victory in his ongoing legal battle with Mötley Crüe Tuesday when a Los Angeles judge agreed that the rock veterans had unjustly “refused” to cough up the dirt on its wide-ranging business dealings as it simultaneously sought to oust its founding guitarist early last year. In a new court ruling obtained by Rolling Stone, the judge said the band’s stonewalling left Mars with no choice but to sue for the corporate documents last April. The Los Angeles judge noted that after the filing, the band…

Disappearing Mick Cronin melts down amid another UCLA debacle

The sport coat flew through the air. The screaming coach stomped on the ground.The heat is on at UCLA, and Mick Cronin is slowly dissolving into a powder-blue puddle.The Bruin coach shed his jacket, lost his temper and shouted and pointed at the officials after a questionable foul call late in the first half of a Saturday night game against Cal.The outburst cost his team a technical foul. It cost UCLA a four-point play. It eventually led to a 66-57 defeat to the worst team in the Pac-12.And it was only the beginning of…

Mick Cronin questions Bruins’ aptitude after Stanford beats UCLA

Mick Cronin acknowledged the obvious earlier this week.Given UCLA’s severe offensive limitations, the Bruins would have to win with defense and toughness.But even that formula wasn’t enough Wednesday night given the lows to which their offense sunk. After scoring the game’s first 10 points, the Bruins fell into an epic funk during a 59-53 loss to Stanford at Pauley Pavilion during which they set a season low for scoring. “Let’s be honest,” Cronin said. “You can’t score, you can’t win.”Airballs abounded as UCLA made only…

‘Mick Jagger was surprisingly hard-working’: the all-star life of synth whiz Wally Badarou | Music

During the course of the 1980s the pioneering French keyboardist and synth innovator Wally Badarou played on a string of chart-topping singles and albums for artists as varied as Grace Jones, Talking Heads, Robert Palmer, Level 42, Mick Jagger, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Cliff, Gwen Guthrie, Julio Iglesias and more besides. Despite being in close proximity to such storied musicians, he says that only once during his illustrious career did he know that a song had hit written indelibly all over it: Foreigner’s I Want to Know…

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger goes pandal-hopping in Kolkata on Kali Pujo

Kali Pujo 2023: Rock legend and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is in India, soaking in the Diwali flavour and how! The rock-and-roll star posted a series of pictures on his official Instagram handle, taking in the sights and sounds of the Festival of Light on the streets of Kolkata. Along with the post, he wrote, "Happy Diwali and Kali Pujo. Happy Diwali and Jai Kali Maa."The first picture showed him standing in the streets of Kolkata while dressed in a distinctive printed shirt, pants, and cap. He was seen posing…

Mick Jagger on mortality, Hackney Diamonds and missing Charlie Watts

Breadcrumb Trail LinksMusicCelebrity'You’re aware of your own mortality from quite an early age — it’s not something that occurs to you in your 70s,' legendary rocker says in new interview Get the latest from Mark Daniell straight to your inbox Sign Up Published Oct 25, 2023  •  Last updated Oct 25, 2023  •  3 minute read Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs during a celebration for the release of their new album "Hackney Diamonds" on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, in New York. Photo by Evan Agostini…

Symphony for the devil: Mick Jagger’s 80 greatest moments, on his 80th birthday | Mick Jagger

1 The boy maketh the man. Eva Jagger said of her son: “I always had the feeling that Mike would be something. He was a very adventurous boy when he was younger, but then later he became interested in money. It always struck as odd. Money doesn’t usually interest little boys, but it did Mike.”2. Mick Jagger was always Mick Jagger. In 1959, he appeared on ATV’s Seeing Sport, in a sequence on climbing for young people, filmed in Tunbridge Wells, The presenter, John Disley, holds Jagger’s (“Michael’s”) foot up to show his…

10 Horror Movies About Social Media: Influencer, Unfriended

DASHCAM | Official Teaser TrailerAfter director Rob Savage released Host—the shockingly effective Zoom horror film created at the height of the pandemic in 2020—he turned to another technological gimmick for his 2021 follow-up, which is evidenced by its title (his next movie, Stephen King adaptation Boogeyman, is shot in a more conventional style). Framed as a livestream, complete with in-picture “viewer commentary,” Dashcam—which also has pandemic themes—follows an odious internet celebrity (Annie Hardy) whose…