Today’s Rock News (The Rolling Stones, Queen, Prophets Of Rage)
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British Art Dealer Sentenced For Stealing From RONNIE WOOD, JOHN LENNON: Rolling Stone
British art dealer Jonathan Poole has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing from his clients, including Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood. The dealer also represented Miles Davis and John Lennon‘s estates. He plead guilty to 26 charges of fraud and theft made between 1986 and 2013. The majority of the pieces Poole stole were portraits or caricatures of celebrities. Among Wood’s paintings were portraits of Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, and Marilyn Monroe. Ronnie Wood is actually set to publish a collection of his work in October.
Footage Surfaces of Rami Malek as FREDDIE MERCURY: Rolling Stone
Footage has surface of actor Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, recreating Queen‘s legendary Live Aid performance for the new biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. In the clip, Malek takes the stage just like Freddie did in 1985 before taking a seat at the piano. You can watch it below. The Bohemian Rhapsody film is expected to open on Christmas Day of 2018.
PROPHETS OF RAGE Perform The Tonight Show: Loudwire
The Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill supergroup Prophets of Rage performed on The Tonight Show last night. They did the fiery single “Living on the 110” from their debut album, which comes out this Friday. Guitarist Tom Morello was on the Preston & Steve show for a chat this morning, and you can hear that now on the show’s daily podcast.