The band celebrated their 50th anniversary in July, and since then rumors of a second reunion date have been spreading like wildfire. While they turned down a gig playing the Olympics opening ceremony owing to, as Jagger explained, not being "quite stage ready," it seems they're ready now.
Richards told Q magazine "We've got some shows in London, I believe, and in New York, but I really can't talk about any of that at the moment," going on to joke "They've put the gag on me on this. You can hint!" He also mentioned they were a week into a month of rehearsals and despite a lengthy hiatus from playing together, the band's mutual rapport was unaffected: "Two days of hanging around with the guys again, a certain demon energy takes over and you wonder where it's coming from!"
The Rolling Stones' greatest hits album, GRRR!, drops Nov. 13 and will feature two new songs--the first new recordings since 2005's A Bigger Bang.