Rolling Stones Announce 'Crossfire Hurricane' Release Date

The new documentary will combine archive footage and new interviews to tell they story of their career. Meanwhile, a new date has been added to their North American tour.

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The Rolling Stones will release their new documentary "Crossfire Hurricane" on May 21.

The film uses archive footage to tell the full story of the band's history, and includes new interviews with members of the band to reflect on their time together.

It will appear on DVD, Blu-ray and as a digital download on May 21.

Additional material on the physical releases includes never-before-seen concert footage, including "Live In Germany '65" and the NME Poll Winners Concerts in 1964 and 1965 when they band were still fresh-faced and at the start of their world-changing career, according to Ultimate Classic Rock.

Extra bonus material will include an interview with director Brett Morgen, who has been dubbed "the mad scientist" of documentary film making by the New York Times.

In other Stones news, the band have added an extra date to their 50th Anniversary tour in North America which kicks off in June. Fans in Montreal will have a chance to see them live on June 9.

They won't get to see former Stones bassist Bill Wyman, though. Wyman was invited to play for two songs at every date of the 50th anniversary celebrations, and appeared at their London show last November, but didn't want to trek across America to play such a small part.

"I thought I was going to get quite heavily involved because I was led to believe that throughout the year by them," Wyman said (via Rock 101). "When it came to it they told me they only wanted me to do two songs. It was fun but I regretted not playing more ... I came off just as I was warming up and getting into it."

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