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We needed the expert Miguel impersonation that is “Jealous” this year, if only because Miguel himself seems determined to tantalizingly dangle his own new music just out of reach. (These fleeting seconds were such a maddening tease! I realize this hard-to-get routine is a form of foreplay, but jeez.) Anyway: The biggest solo hit so… More »

Led Zeppelin is a formative experience. They’re the kind of band you discover early on, that kicks open the door to a whole bunch of other things. It’s hard to separate those experiences, eventually. I can’t tell you the last time I listened to Nevermind or Appetite For Destruction the whole way through, and for… More »

Most of us go to work every day at jobs we find redundant, collaborating with people we don’t like. And, generally speaking, the pay is terrible, and the benefits are worse. Yet, we plod on. But for some estranged bandmates, not even the lure of millions in collective earnings and/or reflective hosannas from the pre… More »

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Watch Obama Honor Led Zeppelin At Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors, bestowed over the weekend, gave taxpayer-certified propers to a characteristically wide and divergent cast of cultural presences: Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova,…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 3:51 pm

Trent Reznor Unveils Bryan Ferry Cover, “Immigrant Song” Video

The theatrical release of David Fincher's take on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo looms ever closer, which explains that creeping dread you've been feeling.
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2011 - 3:57 pm

Trent Reznor & Karen O Cover “Immigrant Song”

Earlier this year, a trailer for David Fincher's Girl With The Dragon Tattoo movie featured a cover of Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" from Nine Inch…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2011 - 9:03 am

“Stairway To Heaven” Turns 40

40 years ago today, Led Zeppelin released IV, the album that includes "Stairway To Heaven." This seems about right. Actually, it's always seemed about right.
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2011 - 3:51 pm

Hear Karen O & Trent Reznor Cover Zeppelin

Oscar-winning industrialist Trent Reznor's working with The Social Network director David Fincher again, this time on the soundtrack for the forthcoming English-language film adaptation of…
brandon | May 31, 2011 - 9:51 am

Concert T-Shirt Sells For $10k

Someone on eBay has the pleasure of owning the most expensive rock t-shirt ever won on an eBay auction, and someone from Stormcrow Vintage ha…
jessica | May 11, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Laura Veirs – “The Ocean” (Led Zeppelin Cover)

Laura Veirs might not be the first person to come to mind when thinking about Led Zeppelin covers, but if you remember that Quit Your
brandon | September 22, 2010 - 2:07 pm

VH1 100 Greatest Artists Of All Time

You guys love lists, and we love to start our holiday weekend early, so thanks VH1 for putting together this 100 Greatest Artists Of All…
brandon | September 3, 2010 - 12:03 pm

The ‘Gum Drop CXIV: Hear New That Ghost, Win A USB Turntable & Zeppelin Bio

As we've mentioned, 19-year-old Santa Rosa multi-instrumentalist Ryan Schmale approaches That Ghost's fuzzy, spacious pop in a way that reminds us more of vintage garage…
brandon | November 11, 2009 - 10:00 am

‘Gum Drop Giveaway #114

Win a USB Turntable and the Led Zeppelin bio When Giants Walked The Earth!
brandon | November 10, 2009 - 12:07 pm

Stream Them Crooked Vultures

After your dad leaked Them Crooked Vultures’ self-titled debut, the band opted to stream the entire collection. It’s out officially 11/17 via DGC/Interscope. (Get a…
brandon | November 10, 2009 - 9:15 am

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Mind Eraser, No Chaser”

It's about time someone had some pun with Thelonius Monk. "Mind Eraser, No Chaser" isn't the first studio single we've heard from rock-demigod triptych Them…
Amrit Singh | November 3, 2009 - 12:41 pm

New Them Crooked Vultures – “New Fang”

You don't have to pack into crammed rock clubs/attend huge festivals/scour YouTube for crap-grade performance clips for tastes of the Led Stone Age Fighter…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2009 - 12:51 pm

Them Crooked Vultures @ Stubb’s, Austin 10/1/09

They've come a long way: From being just a couple of scrappy upstarts playing a bunch of unreleased material at the Metro this summer, three…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2009 - 10:06 am

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Caligulove” (Live At Lowlands)

Following live videos of "Dead End Friends" and "Elephants," here's one for "Caligulove" from the Homme/Grohl/John Paul Jones project captured at Saturday's Lowlands festival i…
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2009 - 4:53 pm

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Elephants” (Live At Pukkelpop Festival)

This past weekend the Josh Homme/Dave Grohl/John Paul Jones supergroup Them Crooked Vultures did two festival gigs in Europe, including the "surprise" set which surprised…
Amrit Singh | August 24, 2009 - 5:23 pm

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Dead End Friends” (Live In Amsterdam)

Josh, Dave, and John Paul didn't make it easy for us to attend their first-ever live show: midnight on a Sunday in Chicago, which happened…
Amrit Singh | August 20, 2009 - 9:47 am

Them Crooked Vultures @ Metro, Chicago 8/9/09

After three days of extreme sweat and fatigue from running between stages in Grant Park for Lollapalooza (post TK), ordinarily there'd be zero appeal to…
Amrit Singh | August 10, 2009 - 4:15 am

The Hold Steady Cover Bryan Adams

Craig Finn shared vocals with former Arab Strap guitarist Malcolm Middleton on '80s rock radio staple "Run To You" (along with Led Zeppelin's "Your Time…
Scott Lapatine | May 22, 2009 - 12:45 pm