Keith Richards by Kevin Mazur/ Keith Richards by Kevin Mazur/

The grizzled remains of Rolling Stone Keith Richards are hard at work on a memoir, to be published by Little Brown and Co. in 2010. Doing the actual writing of the account of his wild-'n'-crazy life on the road is White Mischief author James Fox.

In other music news, Marilyn Manson is being sued by his keyboard player Stephen "Pogo" Bier for nonpayment. Instead of taking care of business, the synth whiz alleges, the weirdo rocker spent his dough on "sick and disturbing... Nazi memorabilia and taxidermy [including the skeleton of a young Chinese girl]".