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2015

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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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Watch Jack White and Robert Plant Perform 'The Lemon Song'

March 22, 2015

"I love Jack White's buccaneer spirit, and the way he dodges through the musical horizons. I'd be happy to make a single with him," Robert Plant revealed during a Reddit interview last September. While their paths didn't cross when the Led Zeppelin singer...

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Enter to Win a Huge Led Zeppelin Prize Pack

March 4, 2015

"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," Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page tells Rolling Stone, talking about the band's 1975 album Physical Graffiti. "It...

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Kim Thayil Looks Back on Led Zep's 'Physical Graffiti'

February 24, 2015

February 24th, 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin's sixth LP, Physical Graffiti. Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil, no stranger to heavy riffs, reflects on how the double album shaped his life. I look back at Led Zeppelin's Physical...

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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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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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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...

Album Review

Physical Graffiti: Deluxe Edition

February 24, 2015

"Changes fill my time," Robert Plant sings on the extended country-soul drama "Ten Years Gone." It was a fitting sentiment. Led Zeppelin's relentless, searching bravado across their first five albums — out of Delta and Memphis fundamentals...

Q&A

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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Hear Led Zeppelin's Rough 'Trampled Under Foot'

February 11, 2015

A previously unreleased version of the 1975 Led Zeppelin single "Trampled Under Foot," titled "Brandy and Coke" when the band was still working out the song, is now streaming online (via Ultimate Classic Rock). The track, which features less guitar instrumentation...

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Hear an Early Mix of Led Zeppelin's 'Houses of the Holy'

January 20, 2015

Next month, Led Zeppelin will reissue their sixth album, the 1975 double LP Physical Graffiti, with a disc's worth of unreleased versions of the record's songs. Among these is a rough mix of the funky hard-rock radio staple "Houses of the Holy." Slightly...

2014

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20 Best Reissues of 2014

December 18, 2014

Reissues are now, more and more, like airplane flights: an à la carte experience. Historical releases this year by Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young came in multiple iterations, with the level of bells, whistles and deep...

Album Review

Led Zeppelin IV (Deluxe Edition)

November 25, 2014

It's easy to forget just how quickly Led Zeppelin went from sharply juxtaposing blues thump with delicate folk on their debut to blending the two sounds seamlessly at once. After releasing three masterfully multidimensional LPs in 1969 and 1970,...

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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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Hear Paul McCartney, John Bonham's Lost Duet

October 20, 2014

Paul McCartney has shared a different version of the urgent-sounding, piano-driven Wings at the Speed of Sound tune "Beware My Love" that features Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham behind the kit. The previously unreleased take of the song, which clocks...

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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...

Album Review

Houses of the Holy (Deluxe Edition)

November 25, 2014

It's easy to forget just how quickly Led Zeppelin went from sharply juxtaposing blues thump with delicate folk on their debut to blending the two sounds seamlessly at once. After releasing three masterfully multidimensional LPs in 1969 and 1970,...

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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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Hear Led Zeppelin's Moodier 'Stairway to Heaven' Alt Mix

October 22, 2014

Led Zeppelin's weeklong sojourn at Los Angeles' famed Sunset Sound Recorders in 1971 — when guitarist and producer Jimmy Page mixed several tracks that he would later disavow and remix for the group's fourth album — has long been...

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Hear Led Zeppelin's Loose, Alternate Mix of 'Rock and Roll'

October 16, 2014

Later this month, Led Zeppelin will continue their reissue series with deluxe, remastered editions of their 1971 album Led Zeppelin IV and its 1973 follow-up, Houses of the Holy. Each reissue contains a second disc featuring an album's worth of alternate...

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