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Robert Plant Says Elvis Presley Was Trapped By Frame

Robert Plant has claimed Elvis Presley became ''trapped'' by the ''ridiculousness'' of fame.The Led Zeppelin star met the late King of Rock 'n' Roll - who died aged 42 in 1977 - and while he...

Robert Plant Reflects On His Career

Robert Plant has described his life and music career as ''a wardrobe of attempted personality changes''.The 69-year-old Led Zeppelin legend is fast approaching his 70th birthday and has just released his 11th solo studio LP...

Robert Plant Dismisses Led Zeppelin Reunion

Robert Plant has seemingly put the Led Zeppelin reunion rumours to bed once and for all admitting he doesn't want to ''go back'' to his former band.The rock legend was part of the 'Whole Lotta...

Tito Jackson Moving To UK

Tito Jackson is moving to Wolverhampton - and thinks Michael Jackson would've done the same. The 63-year-old singer is swapping the sunny climes of Los Angeles for the West Midlands city because he enjoys how...

Seth Lakeman's Robert Plant Tour Nerves

Seth Lakeman still isn't sure what his role will be in Robert Plant's band after his ''right-hand man'' left.The Mercury Prize-nominated multi-instrumentalist has been recruited by the former Led Zeppelin frontman to perform as part...

Robert Plant Unveils Solo Album 'Carry Fire'

Robert Plant is to release new album 'Carry Fire' on October 13.The former Led Zeppelin vocalist has unveiled details of his 11th solo album - the follow-up to 2014's 'Lullaby and...The Ceaseless Roar' - which...

Robert Plant Teases New Song

Robert Plant has shared a preview of what appears to be a new song called 'A Way With Words'.The Led Zeppelin frontman posted a short clip of the instrumental for the track on his official...

Robert Plant Triggers Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumours With Cryptic Message

Former Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant has sparked frenzied rumours of a rare reunion for the group, after he posted a brief, cryptic message on his official website this week.It’s been a decade since...

Led Zeppelin Spark Reunion Rumours

Led Zeppelin have sparked reunion rumours after frontman Robert Plant left a cryptic message on his official website.The 68-year-old rocker's site has been turned black with just the words ''Any time now...'' in the centre...

Robert Plant Performs Kashmir For The First Time Since Led Zeppelin Reunion

The singer made an appearance during violinist Nigel Kennedy's Royal Albert Hall concert and belted out the song, which was first released four decades ago and re-recorded for Plant & Page's No Quarter...

Jimmy Page Amazed By Stairway To Heaven Reaction

Jimmy Page finds it ''incredible'' people still hold 'Stairway to Heaven' in such high regard.The 72-year-old guitarist is amazed that the song - which the group were recently wrongly accused of plagiarising - still receives...

Robert Plant To Perform At Lampedusa Charity Concert Tour

The Whole Lotta Love singer will hit the road with Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, and his ex-girlfriend Patty Griffin, among others, for seven dates on the Lampedusa tour. Proceeds will benefit educational...

Robert Plant To Rock On For Pal Bill Wyman's 80th Birthday

The former Led Zeppelin star will team up with Wyman, Bob Geldof and Dire Straits star Mark Knopfler at a bash in London, which will be part of the 2016 BluesFest. "This...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

David Lynch Launching Music Festival

The Mullholland Drive director has announced the Festival of Disruption, a two-day event at Los Angeles' Ace Theatre Hotel on 8 and 9 October (16). Festival of Disruption will feature sets...

Robert Plant: 'I Have No Recollection Of Seeing Band We're Accused Of Ripping Off Live'

Plant and bandmate Jimmy Page are accused of stealing segments from Wolfe's composition Taurus for their rock classic Stairway to Heaven, but testifying in Los Angeles on Tuesday (21Jun16), the singer told the...

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 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...

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,...

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...

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