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2015

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Jimmy Page on Led Zeppelin's Sonic Adventure to India

August 4, 2015

It is, Jimmy Page declares proudly, "the mother of all Codas – an absolute celebration of Led Zeppelin, all things bright and beautiful, all of the curios." The Led Zeppelin guitarist pauses and grins. "It's cool." Over his morning coffee in...

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Jimmy Page Wraps Led Zeppelin Reissues With a Bang

July 29, 2015

Jimmy Page can tell you exactly when he will become a solo artist again: on August 2nd, right after the Led Zeppelin guitarist concludes his year-long deluxe reissues of the band's studio albums with the July 31st release of expanded editions of...

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Hear Led Zeppelin's Bassy 'Hots on for Nowhere' Rare Mix

June 23, 2015

Led Zeppelin recorded their seventh studio album, 1976's Presence, over the course of 18 days in Munich. While they were making it, they made reference mixes of some of the songs, five of which will appear on the upcoming companion disc to deluxe editions...

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Led Zeppelin Announce Final Three Deluxe Reissues

June 3, 2015

Led Zeppelin will end its yearlong reissue campaign next month when they put out deluxe editions of their final three studio albums. As with their previous releases, the group will unleash extras-packed editions of 1976's Presence, 1979's In Through...

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Jimmy Page on the 'Swagger' of 'Physical Graffiti'

February 23, 2015

By the time Led Zeppelin released Physical Graffiti in 1975, they no longer needed to prove anything. "All of us knew that it was a monumental piece of work, just because of the various paths that we'd trodden along to get to this," says the group's...

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Jimmy Page Taking 'Quite Different' Direction With New Music

February 3, 2015

Jimmy Page says he's "warming up on the touchlines" for a live comeback. Speaking at the West London launch of the 40th anniversary deluxe reissue for Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti, the guitarist said he was making steady progress on a return...

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Hear Led Zeppelin's Rare, Riotous Blues Rave-Up 'Sugar Mama'

June 8, 2015

Led Zeppelin are opening their vaults for a final time next month, when they put out deluxe reissues of their final three albums. One of the most curious, interesting finds among newly unearthed bonus tracks is "Sugar Mama," a thumping, upbeat blues...

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Peer Into Led Zeppelin's 'Physical Graffiti' Cover in Video

March 31, 2015

Led Zeppelin's interactive new video for "Brandy & Coke" – the rough mix of "Trampled Under Foot" that appeared on last month's deluxe Physical Graffiti reissue – allows users to peer into windows in the building on the original cover....

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Jimmy Page to Premiere Deluxe 'Physical Graffiti' Online

February 17, 2015

Jimmy Page will premiere the complete companion audio to the upcoming deluxe edition of Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti on Yahoo Live this Thursday, in advance of its release date next week. Afterwards, the guitarist and producer will answer questions...

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Led Zeppelin's 'Physical Graffiti' Reissue Due Next Month

January 8, 2015

Led Zeppelin's 1975 double-album Physical Graffiti will be the next LP from the group's canon to get a super-deluxe release, following reissues of the band's first five albums last year. The new edition, which guitarist and producer Jimmy Page has...

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Chris Cornell Quizzes Jimmy Page About Led Zep's Glory Days

November 13, 2014

Jimmy Page, guitarist and sonic architect of the immortal Led Zeppelin, has a book out, also called Jimmy Page. It's a lavish photographic history of his life in music, but because the text is minimal, if witty (a picture of Page swigging from a bottle...

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Jimmy Page: "Led Zeppelin Was an Affair of the Heart"

October 28, 2014

"I don't intend to revisit the vaults for awhile," Jimmy Page says with a smile, sitting in the opulent library of a Victorian hotel in London. The ex-Led Zeppelin guitarist, 70, has spent much of the last decade in a retrospective frenzy: collating the...

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Robert Plant 'Disappointed and Baffled' by Jimmy Page

July 30, 2014

The odds of a Led Zeppelin reunion seem to be growing slimmer by the month. In a new interview with Uncut (via NME), Robert Plant says he is "disappointed and baffled" by Jimmy Page and his attempts to fuel the reunion rumor mill. Better off Led: Jimmy...

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Kinks Refute BBC Doc Saying Jimmy Page Played on 'You Really Got Me'

July 10, 2014

The Kinks are refuting a new BBC Radio 2 documentary that once again alleges the long-debunked myth that Jimmy Page played on their 1964 hit, "You Really Got Me." Find Out Where the Kinks' 'You Really Got Me' Ranks on Our List of the 500 Greatest Songs...

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Robert Plant Tells Jimmy Page: 'Have a Good Rest'

June 5, 2014

Robert Plant responded to Jimmy Page's comments that he was "fed up" with the singer holding back a Led Zeppelin reunion, telling reporters at a press conference he thought the guitarist needed to "have a good rest," The National reports. "I think he...

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Jimmy Page Reveals Why There Was No 'Led Zeppelin V'

November 7, 2014

Earlier this week, Led Zeppelin released new, deluxe editions of its fourth record and Houses of the Holy albums remastered by producer and guitarist Jimmy Page. The guitarist also recently put out a new edition of his photographic autobiography, Jimmy...

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Jimmy Page: Led Zeppelin Reunion 'Doesn't Look Very Likely'

September 30, 2014

Jimmy Page has finally faced facts: Robert Plant is just not that into a Led Zeppelin reunion. Speaking Tuesday in an onstage Q&A at the London launch of the latest batch of Zeppelin reissues, Page – who has agitated...

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Better Off Led: Jimmy Page's Most Savage Guitar Solos

June 23, 2014

Was he a mystical guitar savant? A hell-raising riff-monster? Or simply the greatest guitarist of all time? For all the mystery Page cultivated as a member of Led Zeppelin, the one thing we do know is that we'll be obsessing over these solos 'til our...

Album Review

Led Zeppelin (Reissue)

June 3, 2014

It's easy to forget at this distance that Led Zeppelin's first three albums, the foundation of their titanic legacy, were the most divisive hit records of their day. This magazine is still living down 1969 pans of Led Zeppelin and II as brutal blues...

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