Stones' Bigger Bang
16:30 27 July 2005
The Rolling Stones have unveiled the name of their new album.
The rock legends have revealed they will call the album - their first in eight years - 'The Bigger Bang'.
The name is said to be inspired by the band's fascination with the origins of the universe and the 'Big Bang Theory'.
American fans will be able to get their hands on the new album on September 6 - frontman Mick Jagger's 62nd birthday - while the record will be released a day earlier in the rest of the world.
The Stones will preview the new tracks - including 'Streets of Love', 'Rough Justice' and 'Laugh, I Nearly Died' - on their US tour next month, before they tour Europe next summer.
Meanwhile, Stones star Keith Richards is set to make his Hollywood debut.
The legendary guitarist will play father to Johnny Depp's character, Captain Jack Sparrow, in a sequel to hit movie 'Pirates of the Caribbean'.
Co-star Bill Nighy has now revealed: "I can confirm Keith Richards will appear in 'Pirates of the Caribbean' 2 or 3. I'm not sure which one, because they are being filmed back to back."
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