Stones To Announce First New Album In A Decade
The Rolling Stones are expected to announce their first studio album in a decade after teasing new music for days on Twitter.
The British rock band this week released on Twitter a 10-second snatch of a bluesy track and video of them playing in a studio, with the message "Coming Oct 6."
COMING OCTOBER 6 pic.twitter.com/c7XSocAIDK— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) October 4, 2016
On Wednesday, the band's official Twitter feed said, "Tomorrow. 2 PM GMT/6 AM PST/9 AM EST."
The veteran rockers last released an album of new material in 2005 with A Bigger Bang, but have toured the world relentlessly.
In March, they staged the first major concert by a Western rock band in Cuba, playing free for an estimated 500,000-strong crowd.
Lead guitarist Keith Richards said a year ago that he and bandmates Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Ron Wood planned to get back into the studio in 2016.
A new album would mark the longest interval between new studio sets for the band, which formed in London in 1962.
The Stones are due to perform at a three-day outdoor festival in southern California this weekend dubbed "OldChella" because the lineup includes other stalwarts of rock and pop music including Paul McCartney, The Who and Bob Dylan.