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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 press… More »

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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

The ‘Gum Drop LXVII: Hear New Praveen & Benoît, Win A Led Zeppelin Box Set

When Brooklynite (and Percussion Lab owner) Praveen Sharma and Portlander Thomas Meluch (aka Kranky's Benoît Pioulard) join forces they're Praveen & Benoit. Praveen creates the…
brandon | December 10, 2008 - 10:15 am

Make Music By Blowing On Your iPhone

Shazam is useful, but if you’re looking for the dorkiest musical iPhone app, check out Ocarina. It allows these kids to sit in a circle…
Scott Lapatine | November 9, 2008 - 11:41 pm

Has Led Zeppelin Chosen Its New Singer?

Earlier this week, everyone agreed that it was a brilliant idea for Pagey, Jonesy, and Bonzo Jr. to tour without Robert Plant. Billboard suggests that…
Scott Lapatine | October 31, 2008 - 11:54 am

Led Zeppelin Looking To Tour Without Robert Plant

John Paul Jones confirmed the possibility of a record and tour to BBC, noting that he, Jimmy Page, and Jason Bonham don’t want someone who…
Scott Lapatine | October 28, 2008 - 11:13 am

Jimmy Page And Leona Lewis Set The Stage For The London Olympics With “Whole Lotta Love”

Olympics are over, guys. Now that everyone stopped running and swimming so fast we'll probably all go back to remembering how China can be sort…
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2008 - 10:46 am

The Song Remains The Same … Unless You Can Get Zep To Cover It With You. Then It Becomes Much More Awesome.

People in London are flipping their wigs, figuratively and probably literally too, at the news of the Foos show Saturday night in Wembley stadium.
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2008 - 4:31 pm

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Do Raising Sand, Zeppelin Tunes On CMT’s Crossroads

Reprising their flirty "Gone Gone Gone" video last week, the Bonnaroo bound Robert Plant and Alison Krauss smiled and winked through a performance of their…
brandon | February 18, 2008 - 12:25 pm

The Bonnaroo Press Releases That Confused The Music World

Of course we did a double take when we received the Bonnaroo lineup press release yesterday. But if the AP and the NME (now deleted)…
Amrit Singh | February 6, 2008 - 2:05 pm

The Most Zeppelin-y Commercial Ever

How well do you know your Zeppelin? We’ve been talking about the mighty reunited ones a lot recently, whether for Zeppelin itself or Plant-Krauss combos
Stereogum | January 11, 2008 - 11:07 am

Led Zeppelin @ O2 Arena, London (UK) 12/10/07

Yep, the mighty Zep reunited last night. Since we weren't lucky enough to report on it firsthand, we did the next best thing: asked a…
Stereogum | December 11, 2007 - 10:26 am

New Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Video – “Gone, Gone, Gone” (And Led Zeppelin Headlining Bonnaroo?)

Krauss and Plant follow up an intimate rendition for Hoda Kotb with this clip for their take on the Everly Brothers' "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done…
Stereogum | December 3, 2007 - 9:16 am

Rock Shirts In The $4,000 Or “No Really It’s Up To You” Variety

For the rock fan that has everything and is looking for new and exciting ways to piss his/her money away, we direct you to Christie's…
Stereogum | November 20, 2007 - 2:33 pm

Robert Plant And Alison Kraus Perform The Everly Brothers’ “Gone, Gone, Gone” On The Today Show

Those early morning Today show sessions aren’t always worth setting your alarm for, but every once in awhile there’s a live collab worth checking (even…
Stereogum | October 24, 2007 - 2:16 pm

Led Zeppelin’s One-Night Reformation

For every Led Zep rumour we’ve posted, there’s been twenty we haven’t. But today, finally and officially, the reams of dreams of a Page/Plant/Jones/Bonham reformation…
Stereogum | September 12, 2007 - 12:52 pm

Led Zeppelin Join The iTunes Age

OK, so the reunion rumor mill didn’t pan out, but this is, well, something. Best way to kill time while you wait for the Beatles’…
Stereogum | July 30, 2007 - 10:40 am

The Song Remains The Same: Today’s Unsubstantiated Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumor

Dust off that Physical Graffiti tee and start saving up, ’cause if this report is to be believed, Plant, Page, and JPJ are gonna bring…
Stereogum | June 25, 2007 - 3:29 pm

Rocker Graves

Last month we conducted a punny examination of Morrissey’s statement of intent to be buried at the LA celebrity cemetery Hollywood Forever, and we’ve been…
Stereogum | March 9, 2007 - 2:35 pm

Led Zelda

Imagine, declaring your love for a NES classic and the titans of rock with just one article of clothing. Hot Topic presents: The Zelda/Zeppelin mashup…
Stereogum | March 5, 2007 - 9:46 am

Jerry Lee Lewis Covers Led Zeppelin

The list of luminaries joining Jerry Lee Lewis on his latest release Last Man Standing is twenty-two deep and pretty fucking impressive, including Mick Jagger,…
Stereogum | December 1, 2006 - 7:46 pm