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Robert Plant Hints At A Led Zeppelin Reunion Tour

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Robert Plant has opened the floodgate of rumors about a Led Zeppelin reunion tour. While speaking to Australia's version of 60 Minutes, the frontman said that he was open to reuniting with his former band mates next year since he's got nothing else going on. Basically, he's totally game if the rest are!

Rock Stars Make A Case Against Piracy, Attack Google And Other Search...

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A bevy of British rockstars have joined forces to crack down on piracy. Elton John, Pete Townshend, Robert Plant are just three of many artists who've written an open letter to British Prime Minister David Cameron attacking Google and other search engines and blaming them for being gateways to music piracy. See the complete letter below.

Robert Plant Revives Pre-Led Zeppelin Group, 'Band of Joy'

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Miss classic Led Zeppelin?  While a reunion’s just not gonna happen – I don’t care what you say, a Led Zeppelin without John Bonham is not Led Zeppelin—former Zep frontman Robert Plant is currently touring with his new band, Band of Joy, and bringing the heat as if it were 1973 all over again.

Jason Bonham Led Zeppelin Experience Tour Dates Announced

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There are a lot of hardcore tribute artists out there who perform the best music from some of the most iconic bands. Jason Bonham is one of them (The Pink Floyd Experience) and he's put together an awesome tour filled songs from the rock gods, Led Zeppelin. It won't be just another concert or a typical show, it will be an experience. Check out the tour dates...

Music Without Lyrics: 9 Great Rock Songs You Can't Sing Along To

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Singing and lyrics are important in a rock band; it's hard to imagine The Beatles without John Lennon or The Rolling Stones without Mick Jagger. But once in a while, the singer sits back and lets the rest of the band take care of business and something wonderful happens as a result. These are those songs, in no particular order.

Robert Plant Releasing Band of Joy in September

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At the 2009 Grammys, when Radiohead's In Rainbows lost out to Robert Plant and Alison Krauss' Raising Sand for Album of the Year I was crushed. But in that heart-breaking moment I learned that Led Zeppelin's frontman was a legend and he could do no wrong, even when Radiohead is his competition. This year, Plant is releasing another...

Jimmy Page Planning To Release New Music

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A 'guitar hero' if there ever was one, Jimmy Page is back in the studio recording new music. Hey, if Robert Plant can hang with country artist Alison Krauss and John Paul Jones can rock out with supergroup Them Crooked Vultures, then surely Page can find something musically creative to do while the universe waits patiently for a Led Zeppeiln reunion tour. Page, who was...

Joe Perry Confirms Steven Tyler Tried Out For Led Zeppelin

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The mudslinging continues in the "are-they or aren’t-they Aerosmith" breakup that probably should have occurred fifteen years ago. Amidst rumors of a Billy Idol takeover (setting this story’s relevance back to, say, 1985), and even Paul Rogers of Bad Company (ok, 1975), Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has confirmed to Classic Rock Magazine that his current sparring partner/ supposed...

Led Zeppelin's Stairway To Heaven Successful By Accident

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Every typical rock star wannabe's very first mission is to successfully play Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven." It was the most popular song of 1971 and it's still famous today. That Jimmy Page guitar is what makes the song, but it's also known for being terribly long (or not long enough for you hard core glam rockers out there today). The song itself is 8:02 minutes....

Them Crooked Vultures Supergroup Unveiled At Metro

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It turns out our little hunch about the supergroup, Them Crooked Vultures, was right on! The super rock group formed by Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, and Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme unveiled themselves at the Lollapalooza's after-show and fans were not disappointed! After a hot and sticky then wet and rainy three-day...

Possible Lollapalooza Aftershow with Them Crooked Vultures

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After numerous online speculations about Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, and Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme forming  a supergroup, it turns out that the rumors are ACTUALLY true! The three musicians collectively call themselves Them Crooked Vultures and apparently, they've been working on a studio album for three years. If you're happy with...

New Music Search Engine: Queen And Led Zeppelin Segmented

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At the 2009 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) in Taiwan, UC San Diego electrical engineering Ph.D. student Luke Barrington presented a new model for music analysis (pdf) that can capture both the sound of a song and how it changes over time. The system is being used for a new search engine, dubbed Google for Music, and users would...

Slash to Cover Led Zeppelin With String Quartet

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Former Guns N' Roses axeman Slash is going to record a cover of Led Zeppelin's song Kashmir with electronic string quartet Escala. The artists are set to record in Los Angeles later this week, after being brought together by Escala's manager Simon Cowell. Escala rose to fame when they reached the final of the second series of the...

Bonnaroo: Lineup rumors include Zeppelin, Phish, Springsteen

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With less than a month before the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival reveals its 2009 lineup, to take place June 11-14 in Manchester, TN, music fans are getting antsy. And we all know what happens when music get antsy about lineups: they start rumors. Here's are some band names floating around so far: Led Zeppelin: I've got four words for everyone:...

‘Led Zeppelin are over’ says manager

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Jimmy Page’s manager Peter Mensch told Musicradar that the band is over and will not tour any more, despite many indications to the contrary. After Robert Plant received a CBE from the Queen of England, and said he would not be doing a reunion tour with the band, it looks like the 2007 concert at the London O2 Arena was Zeppelin’s last. "Led Zeppelin are over," Mensch said, "If you didn't...

POLL: Who Do You Think Has The Greatest Voice In Rock?

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Music fans have given NME their votes for the greatest voice in rock. Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant came out on top with Freddie Mercury of Queen and Paul Rodgers of Free and Bad Company following closely behind. It's a pretty big honor and a very broad one at that. Do you agree with this outcome? Let us know what you think!

Led Zeppelin Frontman Honored by the Queen

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Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has received a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in the UK's 2009 New Year's Honors List, for his services to music. Also honored this year are Scottish singer-songwriter and maverick guitarist John Martyn (awarded an OBE) and jazz saxophonist Courtney Pine (CBE).