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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...

Robert Plant Let Off Speeding Fine In Morocco

Rock veteran Robert Plant was stopped for speeding by cops in Morocco in May (14) but was let off after haggling with them over the size of the fine.The former Led Zeppelin frontman was driving...

Robert Plant Hits Back At Jimmy Page Over Led Zeppelin Reunion

Rocker Robert Plant has hit back at his Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page in their ongoing spat over a reunion.Guitarist Page has made no secret of his wish to expand on the Whole Lotta Love...

Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 And Kasabian Announced For Itunes Festival

Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 and Kasabian are among the first acts to be announced for this year's iTunes Festival.The concerts will take place during the month of September at London's Roundhouse and will also feature...

Jimmy Page Wins Silver Clef Award

Jimmy Page was honoured with the Silver Clef Award today (04.07.14).The legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist was presented with the prestigious accolade at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards this afternoon and admitted he had...

Jimmy Page: 'We Can't Play As Led Zeppelin Without Plant'

Rocker Jimmy Page has further fuelled his war of words with former bandmate Robert Plant by insisting he won't take the stage as Led Zeppelin without the singer.The group staged a reunion show at London's...

Robert Plant Urges Jimmy Page To Take A Break

Robert Plant has fuelled a war-of-words with his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page by urging the guitarist to "have a good rest" and "think again" about his recent reunion comments.Page hit headlines last month...

Jimmy Page To Release Autobiography

Jimmy Page is releasing a pictorial autobiography. The Led Zeppelin star has curated and captioned the work entitled 'Simply'- which is due out in October - using over 600 handpicked photographs to tell his life...

Jimmy Page: There Were No Superstars In Led Zep

Jimmy Page insists there were no superstars in Led Zeppelin because they played as a band. The 70-year-old guitarist, who was a founding member of the group, also made up of singer Robert Plant, bassist...

Jimmy Page Became Sherlock Holmes To Find Led Zeppelin Live Recording

Jimmy Page became ''Sherlock Holmes'' to find a bootleg live recording of Led Zeppelin.The guitarist has been busy remastering the rock band's first three albums - 'Led Zeppelin', 'Led Zeppelin II' and 'Led Zeppelin III'...

Don Henley Responds To Robert Plant's 'Too Bored To Quit' Remarks

Rocker Don Henley has fired back at Robert Plant after the former Led Zeppelin star suggested the drummer's supergroup the Eagles are "too bored" to retire.Plant was explaining his reasons for turning down offers to...

Wait, Did Led Zeppelin Really Steal The ‘Stairway To Heaven’ Riff?

A legal dispute has erupted over the provenance of that riff on Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven, widely regarded as one of the greatest rock songs of all time. The copyright infringement is being taken...

Wait, Was Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway To Heaven' Ripped Off From Another Band?

Led Zeppelin may be facing court as legal papers are in the process of being filed by a US lawyer who claims the opening was directly influenced by the band Spirit’s track ‘Taurus’.Led Zeppelin frontman...

Jimmy Page: 'I'm Fed Up Of Robert Plant Playing Games'

Jimmy Page admits he is growing tired of waiting for Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant to commit to more concerts, accusing the rocker of "playing games".Talk of a reunion has been rife ever since the...

Robert Plant Scraps Spanish Summer Dates

Robert Plant has scrapped an upcoming Spanish tour due to scheduling conflicts.The former Led Zeppelin singer was scheduled to perform there with his band The Sensational Space Shifters in July (14), but dates have been...

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