The Rolling Stones have announced their No Filter Tour
of Europe this fall starting September 9 in Hamburg. The band will also visit Spain, Belgium, Sweden, and Italy and finish the tour in October with three night in Paris. Though Keith Richards is typically seen on stage with his battered and bruised Tele, backstage Richards spends his quality time with the vintage 1941 Epiphone Zephyr Deluxe Regent he picked up at Gruhn Guitars on the band's last trip to Nashville (check out the cool photo courtesy of KR's Twitter page). As for Mr. Richards' long lost Epiphone Casino
, Beatles Gear
author Andy Babiuk told Epiphone.com that for now, it's in the hands of a nefarious thief--and Keith knows who
"It's not a good thing and I can't really talk about it. It's unfortunate. When I did that book for (Rolling Stones), there were a lot of things I found out that were stolen from them. And unfortunately, it was done by people who were supposed to be watching their stuff for them. It's kind of sad state of affairs but it is what it is." Read the full story on Epiphone.com
. Also, look for a live compilation later this year and a new 'Stones album in 2018.