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Watch Tool Dust Off Brooding Deep Cut 'Sweat' Live

January 11, 2016

Tool hauled out an extremely deep cut, 1992's "Sweat," during a recent performance at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. The prog-metal veterans surprised the crowd with the Opiate track, which they hadn't played live since 1998, during...

2015

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Jason Bonham on Led Zeppelin: I Do Think We Will Play Again

December 19, 2015

While any hope of a Led Zeppelin reunion was again put on hold after Jimmy Page announced plans for his own 2016 solo tour, drummer Jason Bonham revealed in a new interview that he still believes that the rock legends will eventually...

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Jimmy Page Jams 'Rock and Roll' at All-Star EMP Tribute

November 20, 2015

For the entire night, the party line was that there was absolutely no way that Jimmy Page was going to perform. No matter that this event, a benefit show held Thursday at Seattle's Experience Music Project Museum, was built to honor the...

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Watch Jewel Join Foo Fighters for Led Zeppelin Cover

September 27, 2015

From all the team-ups at Global Citizen Festival to Taylor Swift singing with Steven Tyler and Mick Jagger, it's been a wild weekend for unexpected duets, and now Foo Fighters are getting in on the fun: During the band's Phoenix, Arizona...

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Watch Foo Fighters Perform With Queen, Zeppelin Members

September 6, 2015

Foo Fighters returned to the United Kingdom Saturday night for the first of three make-up gigs following Dave Grohl's fractured leg. The frontman offered amends for the delay to the Milton Keynes Bowl crowd by inviting Queen's Roger Taylor...

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Flashback: Jimmy Page Forms Supergroup With Members of Yes

August 4, 2015

The very early 1980s was a scary and confusing times for many rock gods of the previous decade. This new thing called MTV was turning oddball British acts like Kajagoogoo, Adam Ant, Culture Club and Haircut 100 into overnight stars, and 1970s stadium...

Album Review

Coda (Reissue)

July 31, 2015

Released in 1982, two years after the death of drummer John Bonham, Coda was a late goodbye from the rest of Led Zeppelin — singer Robert Plant, bassist John Paul Jones and founding guitarist Jimmy Page — and paltry closure for...

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Hear Led Zeppelin's Upbeat 'When the Levee Breaks' Rough Mix

July 23, 2015

Although Led Zeppelin already released an alternate, darker-hued mix of "When the Levee Breaks" when they reissued their monumental fourth album last year, they've been holding onto a different rough mix. "If It Keeps On Raining" will appear on one...

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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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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 Before Led Zeppelin: 20 Great Session Songs

November 29, 2015

In the late 1960s and throughout the Seventies, Jimmy Page helped shape and define the future of rock & roll with his work in the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin. However, in the years prior, he'd already made an immeasurable impact on the sound...

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Watch Tool Cover 'No Quarter' Dressed as Led Zeppelin

November 1, 2015

Tool's only scheduled tour date of 2015 – a headlining set at Tempe, Arizona's Monster Mash – happened to fall on Halloween, so the dormant group celebrated the occasion by resurrecting their cover of Led Zeppelin's "No Quarter" onstage for...

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Flashback: Robert Plant Reluctantly Sings 'Stairway' in 1988

September 8, 2015

The night before Led Zeppelin were scheduled to play a brief reunion set at Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary show at Madison Square Garden in 1988, Robert Plant called up Jimmy Page with some news: He wasn't going to sing "Stairway to...

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Charts: Led Zeppelin's 'In Through the Out Door' in Top 10

August 9, 2015

Thirty-six years after Led Zeppelin's In Through the Out Door topped the Billboard 200, the band's eighth studio album was back in the Top 10 this week as the LP's new reissue reentered the charts at Number Nine. In Through the Out Door sold an additional...

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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 Raw Take on 'In the Evening'

July 10, 2015

Led Zeppelin will close out their mammoth reissue project July 31st with extras-filled editions of 1976's Presence, 1979's In Through the Out Door and 1982's Coda. All three albums will be accompanied by a companion disc highlighting alternate...

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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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Steph Curry's 'Stairway to Heaven:' Rocking the NBA Playoffs

May 6, 2015

We're into the second round of the NBA Playoffs, and since we've already rated each team in terms of overall likeability, it now seems we should assess the survivors in the most careful, analytical way possible: by comparing them to classic rock bands. You...

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