• The Rolling Stones is an iconic British band
  • They are releasing their first album in years
  • HERE is what their statement said

Good news for all you fans! The Rolling Stones are set to release a new studio album. On Sept. 4, The Rolling Stones announced that they will release their first new studio album in 18 years, 'Hackney Diamonds.' The band was interviewed by Jimmy Fallon on Sept. 6 in East London's Hackney district to share details about the release, as AP reports.

The Stones announced it on social media!

The event was unprecedented for the band and became a real first. The interview was livestreamed on YouTube. "Hackney may be at the heart of 'Hackney Diamonds,' but this is a truly global moment we want to share with fans around the world via YouTube," they said via a statement.

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And with that the fanfare is off and running. Many felt the band was retiring, but that is no longer the case! The announcement about the band's newest album comes on the heels of a cryptic teaser campaign...

Watch the video above to learn more!