Y'know, we weren't going to do it. Biker Trash Network has NO club affiliation or preference and we respect every legitimate Motorcycle Club that adheres to proper MC protocol. . The set features three CD's and one DVD, with the first disc including the full 1970 Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out album, and the second disc including five additional cuts left off the original set. In 2016, renown rock writer Joel Selvin published the definitive account of the 1969 concert, titled, Altamont: The Rolling Stones, The Hells Angels, And The Inside Story Of Rock's Darkest Day. It was free essentially and it was also completely without control of any sort. The way I saw it, both of those situations were being, like, two sides of the same coin. As events turned out security wasn't what it should be., Although Meredeth Hunter was killed only yards away from the band, the show went on mainly, as the Stones have said over the years because more violence would've occurred had they quit. And so, they quit and I got back onstage and I started to sing again, the same opening, y'know? . Richards explained: We didn't know the cat was dead or anything, but we saw what was going on. These guys were out there just lookin' for trouble., Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (pronounced: YOR-ma COW-co-nen) said that his only thought was to keep playing after he saw lead singer Marty Balin get punched in the face by one of the Hell's Angels: I remember thinking that of course, if you look at the footage, Jack (Casady) and Spencer (Dryden) and I pretty much keep on playing I remember thinking at the time, 'I'm just gonna keep playing and see what happens. It was so dark that that night, we were playing that weekend for Bill Graham at the Carousel, and I refused to play that night, I was feeling so bad about what had happened that day. It was 51 years ago Sunday (December 6th, 1969) that the Rolling Stones held their ill-fated free concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California. They're startin' to get antsy. Now, I can tell these guys are on acid and ripple wine. . (crowd noise). It felt really uncomfortable. Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA (February 9, 2020) BTN The Hells Angels, the worlds most infamous motorcycle club, have opened their first chapter in Michigan, establishing the Hells Angels Michigan Nomads near Mount Pleasant in the center of the state. Simple theme. According to several main stream news media outlets, they say the local police are still on a fact finding mission. (crowd noise) Every other scene has been cool. It was a dark day. There's no way you can realistically control that size, really. And they're already (wasted) in the early afternoon. . Why are we fighting?! . It was just a free concert that was set up a few days before and I mean . The third disc features performances from Ike & Tina Turner and B.B. Abilene, Texas, USA (February 1, 2020) BTN - The first of three Abilene Bandido bikers arrested for allegedly violently robbing a rival club member who drove through their turf while wearing the rival clubs vest has been acquitted on all charges. . The Stones' Madison Square Garden shows and the Altamont event were filmed by filmmakers Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin, and assisted by George Lucas, among others. Evansville, Indiana, USA (February 6, 2020) BTN - Seventeen people have been federally indicted for allegedly operating a drug ring in Indiana and Kentucky with ties to the Grim Reapers Motorcycle Club. Didn't even know it was going on, y'know?, In May 1970, while on tour with the Grateful Dead in Europe, Jerry Garcia took time out to compare and contrast the previous year's era-defining concerts: With Woodstock and Altamont, the same situations were prevailing. There was 300,000 people there. Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USA (February 8, 2020) BTN - A Washington County jury delivered a mixed verdict Friday, finding two members of the Pagan's Motorcycle Club not guilty of attempting and conspiring to commit homicide but convicting them of lesser charges in the April 18 beating that nearly killed a former officer of the motorcycle club.

Why are we fighting?! . Now can I please ask that everyone leaves the stage, and as I say we'll go back to playing music and nothing else., Both Mick Jagger and Keith Richards sought to get the crowd in line so that the Stones could play their set: (Mick Jagger): People, who's fighting and what for?! You can't expect to. . About 10 of 'em around this guy and the whole crowd, en masse, just kind of stepped back. I said, 'Nobody's listening to me, get away from me,' y'know? We don't want to fight! I left, went home. No one was arrested and inquiries were "ongoing", a police spokesman said. . Drummer Bill Kreutzmann says that the scene at Altamont was as tragic in real life as it appears in the Gimme Shelter footage: Yeah, it was horrible. Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland (February 26, 2020) BTN An RCMP operation called "Project Barbarian" has led to multiple arrests and charges in Grand Falls-Windsor including arrests at a motorcycle clubhouse. And I woke up, I had all these boot tattoos all over my body, y'know? It was the last show of a tour. Their presence quickly became known to residents after bullets flew into their clubhouse. . Tell City, Indiana, USA (February 5, 2020) BTN An Indiana State trooper has been arrested on allegations he set his own home ablaze. (Mick Jagger): December 6th and the location is not Golden Gate Park, unfortunately, but it someplace adjacent to it which is a bit larger. Nume St. Marys, Georgia, USA (July 18, 2022) - A member of the Pagan's motorcycle club is facing multiple criminal charges after police say h 2007-2022 Biker Trash Network | All Rights Reserved and will be strictly enforced. The Rolling Stones In Concert 40th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set. I didn't feel like going and celebrating it musically., In 1972, during a chat with Dick Cavett while back in the States on tour with the Stones, Bill Wyman was asked about Altamont: I'd sooner forget about it. (Keith Richards): Look, cat. And behind me, they're fighting this guy again. Owensboro, KY, United States / Owensboro Radio, Sharks finalizing deal to hire Quinn, sources say, Lyles wins 200m world title in U.S.-record 19.31, Sports teams join viral "Little Miss" meme with creative social media posts. Pointe-Calumet, Quebec (February 7, 2020) BTN - The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club have chosen Beachclub as a place to show their colours and theres little the clubs ownership can do about it, Quebecs liquor board heard on Thursday. (Hell's Angel): Hey, if y'don't cool it, y'ain't gonna hear no music! consequently the musicians on this stage are playing with something like 200 people breathing down their necks. Powered by, Judge rules Vagos MC members will face charges, Jury returns mixed verdict in Pagan's trial, Another suspect arrested in Pagan's MC assault, Grim Reapers MC involved in federal indictment, Bandidos MC member on trial for taking cut, HA Request Sonny Barger Service at Coliseum, Police issue warnings about Hells Angels event, Police Warn Citizens about Outlaws MC Members, Dutch Court Rules Hells Angels MC Illegal, Police Investigate Shooting at Pagan's Clubhouse, Police Raid on Hells Angels MC net Cash and Drugs, Timothy Andrews, age 28 of Grand Falls Windsor, member of the Fallen Few: One count Trafficking cocaine, s. 5(1) CDSA, Ryan Ballard, age 28 of Grand Falls-Windsor, probate* (probationary) member of the Outlaws MC: One count Trafficking cocaine, s. 5(1) CDSA, Alonzo Brown, 62 years old of Peterview: One count Trafficking cocaine, s. 5(1) CDSA, Anthony Chow, age 33 of Grand Falls-Windsor, member of the Outlaws MC: One count Trafficking cocaine, s. 5(1) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA), Michael Hayes, age 22 of Grand Falls-Windsor, member of the Fallen Few: Two counts Trafficking cocaine, s. 5(1) CDSA, Tyson Higgins, age 27 of Botwood: Two counts Trafficking cocaine, s. 5(1) CDSA, Dean Langdon, age 25 of Grand Falls Windsor, member of the Fallen Few: One count Trafficking cocaine, s. 5(1) CDSA, Jimmy Lee Newman, age 36 of Grand Falls-Windsor, member of the Fallen Few: One count Trafficking cocaine, s. 5(1) CDSA, Drug paraphernalia indicative of drug trafficking, Clothing and support gear related to the Outlaws MC and the Fallen Few, Items related to the structure and organization of the Outlaws MC and the Fallen Few, Central Holman IV, 28, of Owensboro, Kentucky. King who served as the Stones' opening acts on November 27th and 28th, 1969 at New York's Madison Square Garden. Now y'all wanna go home or what?! . A message announcing the new Hells Angels Michigan chapter on its website. The bill, which also included Santana, the Jefferson Airplane, the Flying Burrito Brothers, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, is mainly remembered for the violence instigated by the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, whom the Stones had hired as security and the murder of concert-goer Meredith Hunter by Hells Angel Alan Passaro. Devonport, Tasmania, Australia (February 27, 2020) BTN A 32 year old Bandidos Motorcycle Club member and a 39 year old Bandidos associate have been charged with stealing from a Devonport motel. It was a matter of 'quick do something, and distract people from the Hells Angels.'. I'm outta here. The annou (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Halifax, Nova Scotia (February 27, 2020) BTN RCMP raided the clubhouse of the Red Devils motorcycle club on Alma Crescent in Halifax on Thursday afternoon as part of an organized crime investigation. Come on! Richards remembered the band being extremely on edge as the crowds started to surge, due to the continuous scuffles between the fans and the bikers: I don't know if it was scary, it was just like, 'Wow you have got to do something about this before it turns into a full scale riot. I told everybody, I says, 'Forget it. . New York City, New York, USA (February 13, 2020) BTN After four decades, the infamous Hells Angels packed up their Manhattan clubhouse and relocated to the Bronx. Who wants to fight? ', Shortly before his death in 2018, Marty Balin looked back at Altamont and described to us the fight scene between him and the Hell's Angles that took place while the band performed The Other Side Of This Life: I was singin,' I open my eyes, and they're beating this guy in front of me in (front of) the stage with these pool cues. Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland (February 26, 2020) BTN Eight people have been charged with trafficking cocaine as a result of an RCMP investigation into outlaw motorcycle clubs called Project Barbarian. It was just a very unfortunate thing. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (February 24, 2020) BTN Eight accused Vagos motorcycle club members were acquitted Monday of all charges alleging they were part of a broad criminal racketeering enterprise that committed violent crimes for more than a decade, including the killing of a rival Hells Angels leader in a casino shootout in 2011. It's like two ways that that kind of expression can go; y'know, a huge number of people and no rules.

And then bam I blacked out. . ' It was a bit like asking the Nazi party to sort out the front of the auditorium., The show's low standing stage eventually became overcrowded with fans and Angels alike. At the New York City press conference on November 26th, 1969, Mick Jagger said he thought that the free Northern California concert would follow in the footsteps of the Woodstock festival, in terms of how people would get along: (Mick Jagger): We are doing a free concert in San Francisco. And that pissed me off and I just leap off the stage and I start pushing these Hell's Angels back: 'You're ruining my set,' y'know, and they. The film was released in 1970 as Gimme Shelter. . Based on the West Coast, the iconic Hells Angels began expanding into the Midwest in the late 1960's, but until now, had never planted a flag in Michigan due to it being prime territory for the rival Outlaws MC, the nations preeminent rust belt biker crew. (imitates drunken Hell's Angel) 'Hey Marty, whaddaya doing man, you should be up there singing, and y'know. So, him and I started punchin' it out, y'know. Can we have a doctor now to the front? Y'know, there were no police. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada (February 25, 2020) BTN The City of Surrey is seeking an injunction to stop a rented rural property in Anniedale from being used as a clubhouse for the Hells Angels newest chapter. American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Lewis G. Jones, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Samuel A. Robinson, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Julian H. Hicks, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) -, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - John J. Hennessey, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Chester L. Bull, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Samuel P. Culp, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Billie D. Feather, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Emerson C. Fie. . That guy there, if he doesn't stop it man! In August 2015, Keith Richards recalled the Altamont Speedway concert, during an appearance on Britain's Absolute Radio. Consequently. . We handled it the best way we could. Canterbury, New Zealand (February 26, 2020) BTN Police have raided the new Canterbury headquarters of international motorcycle club the Mongols MC. Williston, North Dakota, USA (February 12, 2020) BTN A felony conspiracy charge was dismissed Tuesday, Feb. 11, the day before the case was set for trial. February 19, 2020 BTN Few details of the shooting that took place on February 16, 2020 at Your Place Bar located in Midland, Texas are not being released as of today.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on your website. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (February 5, 2020) BTN A federal prosecutor spent a second day Tuesday telling a jury in Las Vegas that eight accused Vagos motorcycle club members were members of a broad criminal racketeering enterprise responsible for crimes including the killing of a rival Hells Angels leader from California in a northern Nevada casino in 2011. They knocked me out, y'know? Passaro was later acquitted of the stabbing after claiming he acted in self-defense. The Stones' tour manager Sam Cutler pleaded with the people to give the musicians room to play: There are a number of people on and around this stage who should not be here. Out now is Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! And one of the ways, obviously it can go is a terrible bummer like Altamont, and one of the other ways is into an immensely joyful scene like Woodstock., Although only a handful of songs from the concert were shown in Gimme Shelter giving the appearance that the show was cut short due to the unruly crowd and violence the band actually performed a full 15-song set including the world premiere of Brown Sugar., The Stones' full setlist at the Altamont concert was: Jumpin' Jack Flash, Carol, Sympathy For The Devil, The Sun Is Shining, Stray Cat Blues, Love In Vain, Under My Thumb, Brown Sugar, Midnight Rambler, Live With Me, Gimme Shelter, Little Queenie, Satisfaction, Honky Tonk Women, and Street Fighting Man.. . It's creating a sort of a microcosmic society, y'know, which, it sets an example to the rest of America as to how one can behave in large gatherings., Keith Richards, who had opted to spend the previous night at the raceway concert grounds, hanging out and partying with fans, revealed the moment he knew things were going to go south with the event: When I got a bad vibe about it was when I saw the condition of the Angels. Almost all the audience never even saw it. Oakland, California, U.S.A. (June 30, 2022) - Sonny Barger, founding member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club has died at 83. Basically I just stopped playing and it happened to work. Listen man, either those cats cool it, or we don't play! It was only 30 people fighting. And so, I said, well, nobody's paying any attention to what I'm doing at all, y'know, so I went back and their leader the guy with the wolf's head, y'know, he was there. Troy, New York, USA (February 19, 2020) BTN The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club will benefit from the citys removal of urban eyesores, as bidding has opened to knock down the derelict building on the north side of the motorcycle clubhouse property in the gritty North Central neighborhood. ', The Rolling Stones had dealt with the Hells Angels before, when the London chapter showed up in force the previous July during the Stones' legendary free concert at Hyde Park. It was a war. . Oakland, California, USA (July 17, 2022) - Members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club have requested to have a memorial service for Sonny B Durham, Ontario, Canada (July 19, 2022) - A very large police presence will be in Brooklin this coming weekend with as many as 1,000 Hells A St. John's, N.L., Canada (July 16, 2022) - Police in Newfoundland and Labrador are warning residents of an anticipated increase in motor Amsterdam, Netherlands (July 17, 2022) - The Dutch Supreme Court on Friday upheld a ruling that means the Hells Angels motorcycle club is il Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA (July 17, 2022) - Pawtucket police said one person was sent to the hospital after being shot in the city on Sat On The Road (July 20, 2022) - A large procession of up to 1,000 Hells Angels members has left Newmarket, Ontario and is now headed for Toron Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (July 19, 2022) - Regina police say they have arrested and charged multiple people believed to be members of a Auckland, New Zealand, (July, 16, 2022) - More than $2.4 million in cash, a firearm, methamphetamine and cannabis have been seized by NZ Pol Westport, Massachusetts, USA (July 21, 2022) - A large law enforcement presence at a Hells Angels MC clubhouse in Westport on Thursday. (Crowd noise), Although the Grateful Dead were scheduled to play, they refused to take the stage in the middle of what was obviously a very ugly situation unfolding. Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia (February 11, 2020) BTN The Gold Coast president of a major motorcycle club has been arrested after a series of raids targeting Motorcycle Groups across the Glitter Strip. 2018 saw the publication of author Saul Austerlitz's Just A Shot Away: Peace, Love, And Tragedy With The Rolling Stones At Altamont. (Reporter): When? . (Crowd noise) (Announcer): We need doctors down here now please. Charlie Watts recalled the subtle difference between them and the bikers that turned up at Altamont: Except that these were actual, proper Hells Angels (laughs). .