Latest Led Zeppelin News


Dolly Parton Terrified Of Accidental Plagiarism

The 70-year-old singer has been in the industry since the age of 10, and has become one of country music's biggest icons. During that time, Dolly has penned plenty of hit songs, including Jolene and...

Led Zeppelin Lose Bid To Recoup Legal Fees

Michael Skidmore accused songwriters Jimmy Page and Robert Plant and their publishers of stealing the song's famous opening guitar riff from an instrumental written by the late Randy Wolfe, whose estate he oversees.A jury ruled...

Appeal Launched In Led Zeppelin 'Stairway To Heaven' Lawsuit

Michael Skidmore, who unsuccessfully sued Led Zeppelin for copyright infringement over their 1971 classic ‘Stairway to Heaven’, has filed a notice of appeal against the court’s ruling. In June Led Zeppelin were cleared of copying...

Jimmy Page Thanks Fans As Stairway To Heaven Legal Battle Rumbles On

Last month (Jun16), the rocker and former bandmate Robert Plant won a copyright infringement lawsuit against Michael Skidmore, who accused the musicians of stealing the song's famous opening guitar riff from an instrumental...

Appeal Filed Against Led Zeppelin

An appeal has been filed against Led Zeppelin after they were cleared of plagiarising the intro for 'Stairway to Heaven'.Michael Skidmore, a trustee for the late Spirit guitarist Randy California, has lodged the appeal against...

Led Zeppelin Accuser Files Appeal In Copyright Case

Michael Skidmore accused songwriters Jimmy Page and Robert Plant and their publishers of stealing the song's famous opening guitar riff from an instrumental written by the late Randy Wolfe, whose estate he oversees....

Lost Led Zeppelin Bbc Session Recovered

In 1969 the legendary rock band played a special set which was broadcast as part of Alexis Korner's Rhythm and Blues programme on BBC world service radio. It had been thought that...

'Lost' Bbc Session By Led Zeppelin Recovered And Restored

A 1969 session recorded by Led Zeppelin, thought to have been lost when BBC archives were cleared, is to be included on an expanded re-issue of the band’s 1997 compilation The Complete BBC Sessions later...

Led Zeppelin To Release Album Featuring Lost Songs

Led Zeppelin are to release a new album featuring songs lost 47 years ago. The British rockers will drop 'The Complete BBC sessions', a re-mastering of their original 'BBC Sessions' 1997 record, which will include...

Jimmy Page Risks Reigniting Row With Robbie Williams Over Building Work

The Led Zeppelin rocker, 72, lives in a 19th Century property in the West Kensington area of the British capital, where fellow musician Robbie also has his home. And when the Angels...

Joe Walsh & Paul Stanley Applaud Led Zeppelin Trial Verdict

On Thursday (23Jun16), the band emerged victorious from a lawsuit claiming Jimmy Page and Robert Plant stole a portion of Spirit founder Randy Wolfe's Taurus track for their rock anthem Stairway to Heaven...

Lawyer In Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Slams Band's Court Win

At a trial in Los Angeles on Thursday (23Jun16) a federal jury cleared Led Zeppelin members Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of stealing the opening guitar riff of the song Taurus, a tune...

Led Zeppelin Stars Win Copyright Case

A federal jury rejected a lawsuit alleging that songwriters Jimmy Page and Robert Plant stole the opening guitar riff of the anthem from a tune written by the late Randy Wolfe. An...

Jury Deliberates The Fate Of Led Zeppelin Over Stairway To Heaven Copyright

After five days of trial, eight jurors will now decide if Robert Plant and Jimmy Page stole the guitar intro to Stairway to Heaven from late 60s pop band Spirit. Francis Malofiy,...

Led Zeppelin Lawyers Call For Halt To Stairway To Heaven Trial

Legal representatives for Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Warner Music claim Francis Malofiy hasn't established the elements of copyright infringement. Malofiy is representing Michael Skidmore, the trustee of the estate of songwriter...

Stairway To Heaven Earnings At Centre Of Led Zeppelin Trial

Rocker Jimmy Page is charged with stealing the guitar riff for the band's classic song from track Taurus written and recorded by Randy California for his band Spirit. The late California refused...

Album Of The Day: 'Led Zeppelin Iv' By Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin are currently facing a complicated court case as a trustee of Spirit frontman Randy California sues them for copyright infringment on their song 'Stairway To Heaven'. But that's just got us thinking about...

Jimmy Page Grilled By Lawyer During Second Day Of Stairway To Heaven Trial

In an often awkward exchange with lawyer Francis Malofiy, the attorney representing the estate of songwriter Randy Wolfe, the rocker defended comments he made suggesting the guitar riff from his classic tune was...

Jimmy Page Testifies In Led Zeppelin Copyright Case

Things are hotting up now that the Led Zeppelin copyright case has gone to trial, with guitarist Jimmy Page being called to testify in it's second day (June 15th 2016) in defense of his band...

Jimmy Page: 'I Didn't Hear The Song I'm Accused Of Ripping Off'

The star is charged with stealing the guitar riff for the band's classic song Stairway To Heaven from a track written and recorded by Randy California for his band Spirit. The late...

Stairway To Heaven Copyright Trial Begins In Los Angeles

The two rockers sat facing the potential jurors who will decide whether the band copied the famous guitar riff in Stairway to Heaven from Spirit's Taurus. Four men and four women were...

Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Goes To Court: Bring In The Experts

It's been a long delay but a lawsuit against Led Zeppelin claiming the band plagiarized their hit 'Stairway To Heaven' from Spirit has finally gone to trial today (June 14th 2016). The jury will be...

Robert Plant Pulls Out Of Festival Due To Led Zeppelin Plagiarism Trial

The British rocker was due to play in a concert as part of a benefit show, The Ship We’re In, to raise money for The British Red Cross’ refugee awareness campaign at London's...

Led Zeppelin Stars May Be Compelled To Attend Copyright Trial

Michael Skidmore, a trustee for the late Randy Wolfe, also known as Randy California, is taking the British rockers to court over allegations the group's Stairway To Heaven classic was plagiarised from Taurus,...

Train Recording Led Zeppelin Cover Album

The Drops of Jupiter stars count the legendary band as one of their biggest musical influences, and now they're hoping to do them justice with Train Does Led Zeppelin II, a record featuring...

Led Zeppelin Told They Can Settle 'Stairway To Heaven' Plagiarism Case For $1 Plus Writing Credit

As the jury trial concerning plagiarism over Led Zeppelin’s totemic rock song ‘Stairway To Heaven’ approaches, the lawyers suing the legendary rock group have apparently told them they can settle the case for $1 plus...

Judge In Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Rules Out Evidence

U.S. District J. Robert Gary Klausner, who is presiding over a trial which will decide whether the rock group's hit Stairway To Heaven was plagiarised from Taurus, a 1967 instrumental by the band...

Led Zeppelin To Face Jury Trial Over 'Stairway To Heaven' Copyright Claim

Led Zeppelin founders Robert Plant and Jimmy Page will face trial over whether they stole the opening chords for ‘Stairway To Heaven’ from Spirit’s 1967 instrumental, ‘Taurus’. On Friday (April 8th) US district judge Gary...

Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Allowed To Proceed To Trial

U.S. District Judge Gary Klausner ruled the rock group's classic Stairway To Heaven has similar elements to Taurus' 1967 instrumental, and there's enough of an argument to let a jury decide whether Plant...

John Bonham Tops Best Drummers List

Rolling Stone magazine editors and experts have compiled the new 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time list, and Bonham has beaten put The Who's Keith Moon and Ginger Baker. Fans have already...

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin Quick Links

News Pictures Video Press Quotes RSS
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.