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Jones Receives Honorary Fellowship

Led Zeppelin legend John Paul Jones was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from a U.K. music school on Thursday (08Dec11) in recognition of his career.The bassist received the accolade at a ceremony at prestigious performing arts...

Shakira A Metallica Fan

Shakira is a huge Metallica fan. The 'Whatever, Wherever' singer grew up listening to heavy rock bands, and has a particular fondness for the 'Enter Sandman' group, so has been including one of their songs...

Jimi Hendrix Named Greatest Guitarist Of All Time

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest guitarist ever in a poll conducted by Rolling Stone Magazine. The axe man topped a list that included Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, THE ROLLING STONES' KEITH RICHARDS and...

Politician Proposes Jimmy Page Knighthood

A British politician has launched a new campaign to secure a knighthood for Led Zeppelin rocker Jimmy Page.Northamptonshire Member of Parliament Louise Mensch, who is married to Muse and Metallica manager Peter Mensch, has officially...

Kendall Jenner Celebrates Sweet 16th With $90,000 Car

Kendall Jenner, the aspiring model and half-sister of Kim Kardashian, celebrated her sweet 16th birthday over the weekend with her close friends and family. Kendall partied with the likes of Kim, Kourtney and Khloe at...

John Bonham's Model T Looking For A New Home

The current owner of late Led Zeppelin star John Bonham's fabled 1915 Ford Model T is seeking out a new home for the classic motor.The car, which appears in the band's 1976 concert film The...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Open Olympics

Sir Paul McCartney is set to headline the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games.The Beatles legend has told organisers of London 2012 he is "up for" playing at the prestigious event on July 27,...

Rumer Wants Page Collaboration

Rumer wants to collaborate with Jimmy Page.The 'Slow' hitmaker - who has worked with John Berry and Burt F. Bacharach after he invited her to his Californian home to hear her sing - is eager...

Led Zeppelin Turned Down Guitar Hero Concept

The members of Led Zeppelin turned down the chance to become video game gods after the brains behind the Guitar Hero concept offered them a share of his empire.Activision Blizzard Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick...

Jack White, Jones And Mosshart Join Seasick Steve Show

A host of big name stars including Jack White, Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones and The Kills' Alison Mosshart took to the stage with Seasick Steve at a show in London on Saturday night...

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...

Stairway To Heaven Tops Ballads Poll

Led Zeppelin's Stairway To Heaven has been named the greatest rock ballad of all time in a new RollingStone.com online poll.The 1971 classic beat out songs by the Beatles and Rolling Stones to land atop...

Christopher Cross: 'I Played With Deep Purple, Supported Led Zeppelin'

Grammy Award-winning Arthur's Theme singer Christopher Cross has a secret heavy metal background - he once stood in for Deep Purple's Ritchie Blackmore and toured with Led Zeppelin.The singer/songwriter is best known for easy listening...

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...

Bonham Threatened Sting

LED ZEPPELIN star JOHN BONHAM once threatened to beat STING up backstage at a POLICE concert.The late rocker took his son Jason to the show and then arranged for him to meet his idol -...

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...

John Paul Jones Honoured At Classic Rock Awards

Led Zeppelin star John Paul Jones was given the Outstanding Contribution award at the Marshall Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards last night (10.11.10).The bass player received the prestigious accolade at the annual event -...

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...

Lighter Anthem 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has been voted the greatest 'lighter in the air song of all time."The flamboyant pop group's million selling 1975 single was given the accolade by voters surveyed by lighter company Zippo, scooping...

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...

Star-studded Tribute Show For Bonham

Drummers including former GUNS N' ROSES star STEVEN ADLER and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' CHAD SMITH have signed up to take part in a tribute to late LED ZEPPELIN percussionist JOHN BONHAM to mark the...

Noisettes' Led Zeppelin Collaboration

Noisettes are planning to collaborate with Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones on their next album.The 'Never Forget You' hitmakers - who are set to record their third studio album later in the year -...

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...

Kesha Gives Diy Tattoos

Kesha impresses men by giving them homemade tattoos.The 'Tik Tok' singer recently learnt how to permanently ink herself using sewing needles and a pen, and tested out her new skill on a "hot" man she...

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...

Goldsmith Torn Between Grief And Greatness At Led Zeppelin Reunion

Music mogul HARVEY GOLDSMITH almost missed out on the one-off LED ZEPPELIN reunion he helped stage in 2007 - because his father-in-law died as the supergroup were about to take the stage.The British promoter put...

Dazed & Confused Page Target Of Copyright Infringement Suit

LED ZEPPELIN guitarist JIMMY PAGE has been targeted in a copyright infringement lawsuit by an American folk singer, who alleges the band's hit single DAZED AND CONFUSED was illegally sampled from his earlier version.In a...

'Stairway To Heaven' Leads To Number One

'Stairway to Heaven' has been voted Britain's favourite rock song of all time. The classic Led Zeppelin track, from their 1971 album 'IV', was voted to the top spot by listeners of radio station Absolute...

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