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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...

Robert Plant Covers Elbow's Refugee Song For Charity Album

The Led Zeppelin icon is among the artists who have contributed tracks to charity album The Long Road, created with officials at the British Red Cross, to support asylum seekers in the U.K....

Paul Weller Working On Tv Show

The former The Jam frontman has been planning the concept for two years and wants to launch it with a one-hour special episode in the New Year (16), which will be filmed at...

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Record New Christmas Song For Film Soundtrack

The Light of Christmas Day will feature on the Love The Coopers soundtrack, alongside winter-themed and festive tunes by Fleet Foxes, Sting, Otis Redding and Sixpence None The Richer. Plant and Krauss...

Robert Plant To Pay Tribute To Bert Jansch At Festival

The rock legend will join former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler for the gig at the Old Fruitmarket venue in Jansch's native Glasgow, Scotland on 31 January (16).One of the most influential folk guitarists of all...

Ringo Starr & Robert Plant Wish Jerry Lee Lewis A Happy 80th At London Gig

Lewis, who turns 80 years on 29 September (15), is currently hitting U.K. venues as part of his farewell tour, and he had a star-studded finale at the Palladium. Starr and Plant...

Jimmy Page Admits He Can't Foresee Another Led Zeppelin Reunion Happening

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has admitted he can’t see the band holding any future reunion shows. The last time the legendary band took to the stage together was in 2007 for a one-off gig...

Jimmy Page Hasn't Been 'Missing' Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page doesn't miss Led Zeppelin. The 72-year-old guitarist insists he hasn't been ''missing'' his former group - fronted by Robert Plant - over the last few years as he has been so busy working...

Robert Plant Puts On Surprise Performance At Hospice Fundraiser

The former Led Zeppelin star sat in the audience throughout the fundraising concert in Ledbury in England until headliner Deborah Rose invited him onstage for a duet and the pair crooned Love Hurts...

The Cure Star Porl Thompson Still Can't Believe He Shared A Stage With Plant & Page

Former The Cure star Porl Thompson still can't believe he toured with Led Zeppelin icons Robert Plant and Jimmy Page 20 years ago.The guitarist, who has changed his name to Pearl Thompson and turned his...

Jimmy Page Promises More Led Zeppelin Surprises

Jimmy Page insists he is ''not holding anything back'' from the reissued Led Zeppelin albums.The 71-year-old guitarist has been busy over the past couple of years remastering the legendary rock band's back catalogue and searching...

Jimmy Page Getting 'Match Fit' For Concerts

Led Zeppelin legend Jimmy Page has started rehearsing to get ''match fit'' for his live comeback.The 71-year-old guitarist no longer wants to wait for his former bandmate Robert Plant to agree to a Led Zep...

Carmen Appice: 'I'm The Best Drummer For Led Zeppelin'

Veteran rock drummer Carmen Appice has offered Jimmy Page and Robert Plant his services should they ever reform Led Zeppelin, insisting he's a much better fit for them than Jason Bonham.Bonham, the son of late...

Robert Plant And Dave Matthews Band Among Vive Latino Headliners

Rockers Robert Plant and Dave Matthews Band are among the headliners for next year's (15) Vive Latino music festival.The two acts, along with The Killers' Brandon Flowers and Mexican rock bands Caifanes and Molotov, will...

Robert Plant Laughs Off $800 Million Offer Rumour

Robert Plant has dismissed rumours suggesting he tore up an $800 million (£500 million) contract to reform Led Zeppelin, with a spokesman branding the story "rubbish".A report over the weekend (08-09Nov14) suggested the band had...

Phil Collins: 'I Nearly Walked Off Stage At Live Aid'

Phil Collins wanted to storm off the stage in the middle of his Live Aid performance with Robert Plant and Jimmy Page, insisting: "It was a mistake - I was not welcome."The ex-Genesis drummer was...

Jimmy Page: Led Zeppelin Were Inspirational

Jimmy Page found being in Led Zeppelin ''inspirational''.The legendary rocker admits he and his bandmates - Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and the late John Bonham - experienced ''bursts of energy'' that allowed them to...

Jimmy Page 'Blessed' To Still Have Good Hearing

Jimmy Page feels ''blessed'' to still have ''good'' hearing despite years of being blasted by loud music in Led Zeppelin.The 70-year-old guitarist has not been afflicted with hearing issues, such as tinnitus, like many of...

Jimmy Page: I Will Play Live Next Year

Jimmy Page ''seriously intends'' to be playing live in 2015.The former Led Zeppelin guitarist has confirmed rumours he is going to perform next year and says he is looking forward to getting back on stage...

Robert Plant: I Won't Reform Zeppelin To Be Popular

Robert Plant won't reform Led Zeppelin just to be popular with fans.The 66-year-old singer knows his bandmate Jimmy Page wants reunite the group again and he is aware thousands of fans want it to happen...

Robert Plant Hands Late-night Tv Host A Joint During Interview

Robert Plant left U.S. late-night Tv host Stephen Colbert briefly lost for words on Thursday (09Oct14) when the rocker handed him a joint during an appearance on The Colbert Report.The Led Zeppelin star was on...

Robert Plant Envies Musical Relationships

Robert Plant ''admires'' musicians who can maintain relationships.The 66-year-old rocker - who has three children with ex-wife Maureen, who he divorced in 1983, and another son with his former spouse's sister - admits he is...

Robert Plant 'Daunted' By Songwriting Return

Robert Plant found it ''daunting'' writing a new album.The Led Zeppelin rocker's latest solo record 'Lullaby and...the Ceaseless Roar' is his first in many years featuring original material and he was initially worried he would...

Robert Plant 'Fed Up' Of Jimmy Page Criticising Him.

Robert Plant wants Jimmy Page to stop criticising him.The former Led Zeppelin frontman is ''fed up'' with his ex-bandmate, who he claimed would rather make music with his new group The Sensational Space Shifters than...

Robert Plant Urges Page To Give Up Led Zep Dream And Make New Music

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.Guitarist Page has made no secret of his wish to...

Is Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love' Really The Best Guitar Riff Ever?

Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love' has been named the Greatest Guitar Riff of all time in a BBC Radio 2 poll. The blues riff played by Jimmy Page beat the likes of The White Stripes,...

Robert Plant Confirms Patty Griffin Split

Robert Plant split from his long-term partner Patty Griffin last year (13).The Led Zeppelin legend was rumoured to have married the singer in secret in 2013 after setting up home together in Texas and collaborating...

Robert Plant 'Baffled' By Led Zeppelin Reunion Plans

Robert Plant is ''disappointed and baffled'' by Jimmy Page's determination to reform Led Zeppelin. The 65-year-old singer can't understand why his former bandmate keeps dropping hints about a possible reunion when he's made it clear...

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