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Robert Plant Re-records Buckley Song With Tenor

Rock legend Robert Plant has found a new singing partner in British tenor Alfie Boe.The odd couple has recorded a version of Tim Buckley's Song To A Siren and now the former Led Zeppelin frontman,...

Robert Plant Plays Tiny Village Show For Late Producer Pal

Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant thrilled fans by turning up at a tiny village hall in Wales to play a surprise set.The rocker stunned 200 locals when he took to the stage at a community...

Robert Plant Set For Major Montreal Honour

Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant is set for another major accolade - he'll be honoured with the Montreal International Jazz Festival's Spirit Award during his concert at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier of Place des Arts in...

Robert Plant A Triple Threat At Americana Awards

Former Led Zeppelin star Robert Plant has landed three nominations for the 2011 Americana Awards.The Brit leads the nods, announced on Monday (23May11), with Elizabeth Cook and Buddy Miller, a member of Plant's Band of...

Cooper Urges Plant To Rejoin Led Zeppelin

ALICE COOPER is urging LED ZEPPELIN frontman ROBERT PLANT to reconsider his decision to walk away from a potential reunion of the legendary band.The iconic rock group split in 1980 following the death of drummer...

Alice Cooper Blasts Robert Plant

Alice Cooper has blasted Robert Plant for playing "folk music" instead of reforming Led Zeppelin. The 'Under My Wheels' rocker - who started his career in the 60s and is still touring today - said...

Tyler Turned Down Zeppelin Offer

STEVEN TYLER has challenged reports LED ZEPPELIN rejected the idea of having him as ROBERT PLANT's replacement, insisting he snubbed the opportunity because he was determined to remain loyal to AEROSMITH.The I Don't Want to...

Plant Feels 'Naughty' Defying Florida Gig Ban

ROBERT PLANT feels like a "naughty boy" whenever he performs in Florida - because he was once banned "for life" from playing in Tampa after a LED ZEPPELIN show went awry.The singer took to the...

Axl Rose Tops Greatest Frontman Poll

Axl Rose has been voted the greatest lead singer of all time.The Guns N' Roses frontman topped the survey carried out by website Musicradar.com, beating off competition from the likes of late Queen star Freddie...

Robert Plant Doesn't Want Led Zeppelin Reunion

Robert Plant would rather listen to wailing Berber music than reform Led Zeppelin.The 'Black Dog' singer dissolved the rock band after the death of drummer John Bonham in 1980 and despite frequently being approached about...

Plant Joins Cancer Gig Line-up In Honour Of Late Pals

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT has joined the line-up for a cancer charity's fundraising concert after losing close friends to the disease.The rock legend, as well as The Who, Jeff Beck and Debbie Harry,...

The Who And Debbie Harry Sign Up For Killing Cancer

The Who and Blondie's Debbie Harry will play at a KILLING Cancer charity show next year. The event will also see guitarist Jeff Beck and former The Verve singer Richard Ashcroft take to the stage...

Plant Almost Quit Led Zeppelin After Son's Death

ROBERT PLANT was so devastated after his young son's death, he nearly quit LED ZEPPELIN to devote his life to teaching.Plant's son Karac Pendragon was just five years old when he passed away of a...

Robert Plant Ready For Led Talks?

Robert Plant may perform with Led Zeppelin again. The British rock group's legendary singer has for a long time been adamant he would not reform the 'Black Dog' group, although he has now admitted he...

The Script Top British Album Chart

Pop rockers THE SCRIPT have fought off tough competition from LINKIN PARK, ROBERT PLANT and PHIL COLLINS to top the U.K. album chart.The Irish band's second studio release, Science & Faith, debuted at number one...

Robert Plant And Neil Diamond To Play Electric Proms

ROBERT PLANT has been announced as the Friday headliner for this year's BBC Electric Proms, and he will joined at the BBC event by NEIL DIAMOND, who has been confirmed for the Sunday night. This...

Plant's Homework Pushed Him Into Forming Rock Band

LED ZEPPELIN legend ROBERT PLANT gave up school to form a rock band because he wanted an escape from his deluge of homework.The rocker was spending several hours every night completing his schoolwork, but he...

Robert Plant Plays Led Zeppelin Hits At Secret Gig

ROBERT PLANT played a number of LED ZEPPELIN classics during a secret gig in London on September 1st 2010. Appearing at 'One Mayfair', formerly St Mark's Church, with his new group, 'Band of Joy', Plant...

Plant Has Moved On From Rock

ROBERT PLANT has hinted he turned down the chance to reunite with LED ZEPPELIN because he's fallen out of love with heavy rock music.After the band re-teamed in 2007 to honour late Atlantic record boss...

Robert Plant Gives Up Rocking

Robert Plant has given up rock music. The Led Zeppelin musician - who has refused requests to reform the group for a full tour -said his musical tastes have completely changed.Speaking about going to see...

Robert Plant's Ladylike Locks

Robert Plant was once mistaken for a woman. The Led Zeppelin rocker - who is easily recognisable by his long curly blonde hair - said he was once disappointed when he realised people were attending...

Plant Was So Poor He Resorted To 'Thievery'

LED ZEPPELIN rocker ROBERT PLANT was so poor before he found fame he resorted to petty crime to survive.The musician struggled to get by in the 1960s when he started out performing with group Band...

Plant & Krauss Will Team Up Again In The Future

Rocker ROBERT PLANT is convinced he and country star ALISON KRAUSS will team up for another record, despite deciding to go their separate ways after recording acclaimed album RAISING SAND together and touring as a...

Plant: 'Led Zeppelin Are No Longer The Real Led Zeppelin'

ROBERT PLANT has urged LED ZEPPELIN fans to stop dreaming of a reunion tour - because the band no longer exists.The rocker reteamed with bandmates John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page for a 2007 tribute...

Led Zeppelin's 'Heavy' Reunion

Robert Plant refused to party with Liam and Noel Gallagher after the Led Zeppelin reunion concert in 2007. The two former Oasis stars went to the singer's dressing room after the sell-out show at London's...

Plant Dashed Off For Beer And Vodka After Led Zeppelin Reunion

LED ZEPPELIN's 2007 reunion was "too heavy" for ROBERT PLANT and he escaped a meeting with OASIS stars LIAM and NOEL GALLAGHER by dashing off to have a few quiet drinks by himself.The Kashmir singer...

Plant Was Banned From Hanging Out With Bad Boy Bonham

ROBERT PLANT was once banned from hanging out with wildman JOHN BONHAM - because the drummer's wife thought the singer was a bad influence.The late Bonham's wife Pat didn't care for Plant and tried to...

Elton Show Cemented Led Zeppelin Reunion

A visit to an ELTON JOHN show at London's O2 Arena cemented LED ZEPPELIN's one-off reunion in 2007 - because bandmates JOHN PAUL JONES, JIMMY PAGE and ROBERT PLANT were so impressed by the spectacle.The...

Bonham: 'Led Zeppelin Reunion Tour Almost Happened'

JIMMY PAGE and JOHN PAUL JONES spent a year rehearsing LED ZEPPELIN material with a view to touring the world without frontman ROBERT PLANT, according to drummer JASON BONHAM.The trio and the late John Bonham's...

Blur Are Glastonbury's Best

Blur's headlining slot at Glastonbury last year has been voted the best performance at the festival in 40 years.BBC 6 Music radio presenter Lauren Laverne revealed the British indie group - which consists of Damon...

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