John Bonham

5 Reasons Led Zeppelin Could Reunite In 2018

Happy 2018! Hope everyone has been having a good start to the new year so far. This year is special as it marks 50 years since the birth of one of …

Dave Grohl

35 Things You Might Not Know About Birthday Boy Dave Grohl

On January 14th, <b>David Eric Grohl</b> <b></b>was born. We all know he’d go on to make a name for himself in <b>Nirvana</b> <b></b>and <b>Foo Fighters</b>, but to celebrate his birthday, …

Rock Music

The men and women who brought curry to Birmingham

<b>Curry has become as much a staple of British cuisine as fish and chips or the roast dinner. An exhibition is celebrating some of the earliest curry houses in Birmingham, a city synonymous with the cuisine.</b><p>Birmingham has long-been considered the birthplace of the balti - a fusion dish popularised in …

Royal Navy

Surprising Drummer Reveals How He Missed Out On Joining Nirvana Twice

Kurt Cobain’s friend John Purkey discussed almost joining Nirvana twice in a new YouTube video on his Observer channel.<p>“Having a chance to play in …

Nirvana

25 Things You Might Not Know About Birthday Boy Jimmy Page

On January 9th, 1944, <b>Jimmy Page</b> <b></b>was born in England. We all know he’d go on to become the guitarist for <b>Led Zeppelin</b> <b></b>but to celebrate his birthday, here …

Rock Music

Why LANCO Will Have A Mainstream Breakthrough With Debut LP 'Hallelujah Nights'

LANCO bassist Chandler Baldwin realized his life was about to change this past Labor Day, at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. The rising country …

Music

Never got to see Led Zeppelin, Prince, or Bob Marley? Bluesfest 2018 is the next best thing

Unless you find yourself part of an elite few, chances are you never got to see acts like <b>Led Zeppelin</b>, <b>Bob Marley</b> or <b>Prince</b> live. And it’s a damn …

Music (Australia)

Better than Led Zeppelin: A little-known recording proves the Yardbirds were the real metal pioneers

The proto-Led Zeppelin band that was better than Led Zeppelin<p>I’m going to preface this argument about a recording I bet you’ve never heard by saying that there is not a Led Zeppelin bootleg I don’t own, because they’re a band that I’ve been listening to almost as long as I’ve listened to …

Entertainment

The Police's Stewart Copeland: I Could Never Take Led Zeppelin Seriously Because Of That Singing [News]

<b>Interviews</b>: UG exclusive: "I didn't notice [John Bonham] because the singing put me off."

Jimi Hendrix

The Police's Stewart Copeland Rips Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant

Ultimate-Guitar have up a new interview with former The Police drummer Stewart Copeland, where he insults former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant’s …

Robert Plant

32 Bands We Want To See Reunite For Coachella 2018

It’s a new year, and very soon the music events of 2017 will fade further into the rearview and we’ll be greeted with 2018’s first big releases and …

Jarvis Cocker

Led Zeppelin Experience’s Jason Bonham

<b>Jason Bonham and his Led Zeppelin Experience band</b> have been touring for the past year to celebrate an important anniversary. “It was forty years ago …

Drums

A Stonehenge stage set and backstage violence mark Led Zeppelin’s final U.S. concerts, 1977

Led Zeppelin’s eleventh—and final—American jaunt was in support of their seventh studio album,

Judas Priest

Top 10 things to do: Big top antics

ELECTRIC DREAMS Official Trailer (YouTube/JoBlo TV Show Trailers)<p><i>ELECTRIC DREAMS Official Trailer (YouTube/JoBlo TV Show Trailers)</i><p><b>1. BIG TOP ANTICS</b> …

Israel

Top 10 Led Zeppelin Songs

Hard Rock Pioneers<p>Led Zeppelin was a hard rock band formed in London in 1968. Former Yardbirds guitarist Jimmy Page put the group together and …

Led Zeppelin

Exclusive Interview With Eagles of Death Metal Drummer And Rider Jorma Vik

Childhood friends and motorcyclists Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes formed the rock band Eagles of Death Metal in 1998. Homme has described the sound of …

Horns

The Spin’s best Test cricket XI of 2017

From painstaking David Warner via sensational Shakib Al Hasan to rampant Kagiso Rabada, meet the top Test players of the year<p>Just as journalists know better than selectors, readers know better than journalists. Here then, for your stimulation, cogitation and irritation, is the Guardian’s Test team …

Cricket

Myles Kennedy Hopes No One Recorded His Led Zeppelin Audition

Myles Kennedy auditioned with Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones after Robert Plant declined to take up a larger tour in the wake of Led Zeppelin’s …

Classic Rock

What Is the Millennial "Stairway to Heaven?" A Battle Royale

Is it Kanye? Coldplay? Could it be... Keane?<p>While Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" is a well-known template for rock music, very few have managed to follow it well. Three whole decades passed from its 1971 release and no one bested it, not even Guns N' Roses' "November Rain" or Journey's "Don't …

Britpop

Christmas Surprise: Jimmy Page Reveals Led Zeppelin Will Release New Material On 50th Anniversary

One of the greatest rock bands in history, Led Zeppelin, is planning to release previously unheard material on the band’s 50th anniversary in 2018, …

Entertainment

Jimmy Page Hints At 'Surprises' For Led Zeppelin's 50th Anniversary

Next year marks the 50th Anniversary of the formation of English rock icons Led Zeppelin and fans who are hoping the group will commemorate the …

Music

Jimmy Page: 'There's All Manner of Surprises' for Led Zeppelin 50

It may have been a long time since "Rock 'n' Roll," but Led Zeppelin fans may not have to wait much longer for something fresh from the iconic …

Guitar

Namedropper: I Attended the Led Zeppelin Reunion as a Guest ... of Jimmy Page's Ex-Wife

Bucks Burnett has met most of his music idols, and he's not afraid to share the details. In this column, he reveals tales from the front lines and …

Dallas

THE SHEER JOY OF MOONDOG

The blind ‘Viking’ from Kansas influenced Tom Waits, Frank Zappa, Laurie Anderson and Steve Reich, and his studio experiments also blazed a trail for …

Frank Zappa

List: Top 50 British Bands (1-10)

We spent the week ranking the 50 greatest British bands of all-time.<p>Those that have been following along understand how we arrived at this point. It …

Bands

Why December 10th Matters In Rock History

It’s December 10th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1967, <b>Steve Miller</b> shocked the music industry when his unknown</b> …

Rock Music

Why the 2007 Reunion Was Led Zeppelin's Last Stand

On Dec. 10, 2007, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin performed a full-length concert together for the first time in more than 27 years.<p>Three of …

Classic Rock

Drive This Aston to New Lands: Robert Plant’s DB5 for Sale

In 1964, a Scotsman playing a fictional jet-set lady killer climbed into an Aston Martin DB5 laden with gadgets and turned the company’s six-cylinder GT into one of the most desirable automobiles ever built. Sometime in the early 1970s, a longhaired British lady killer—known for tight trousers, a …

Autos

Watch an Exclusive Clip From R.E.M.'s 'Automatic for the People' Documentary

The new documentary tells all about R.E.M.'s as the group celebrates the album's 25th anniversary (and box set reissue). And a highlight for all …

Michael Stipe

Tony Iommi: Five Things Life Has Taught Me

Having played the final show at the end of The End tour, Tony Iommi sat down with Classic Rock to reveal what he'd learned during Black Sabbath's …

Tony Iommi