This past Saturday night, Foo Fighters performed the first of three U.K. make-up gigs following Dave Grohl's fractured leg. To make up for the belated gig, Grohl and company treated the Milton Keynes, England, fans to a performance of David Bowie's "Under Pressure," featuring Queen's Roger Taylor and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones.
From “Dazed and Confused” to “You Shook Me” … from “Tangerine” to “The Lemon Song” … from “Trampled Under Foot” to “Stairway to Heaven” … Guitar World presents a critical analysis of the classic-rock group’s best tracks. With the recent release of Celebration Day, the concert film immortalizing Led Zeppelin’s historic and most likely final reunion concert at London’s O2 Arena on December 10, 2007, guitarist-producer Jimmy Page reminded the world just how profoundly great and enduring his band’s music is.
Minibus Pimps — a new project featuring Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones — will release their debut album, Cloud to Ground, March 3. Minibus Pimps also features Norwegian ambient musician Helge Sten of Deathprod.
Earlier today, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin made a rare public appearance at the first screening of their upcoming film, Celebration Day, which chronicles their 2007 reunion show at London's 02 Arena.
After nearly a week of speculation egged on by a mysterious countdown on the band's Facebook page, Led Zeppelin announced the official release of Celebration Day, the film capturing the band's 2007 reunion show at London’s O2 Arena.
I know what you're thinking: What the hell is a "near-Led Zeppelin moment"? Good question. A near-Led Zeppelin moment is a post-1980 live performance by one -- or two -- members of Led Zeppelin that captures -- in any number of ways -- some intangible spark of a classic Led Zeppelin performance.
Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007, reunion concert at London’s O2 Arena -- a show that saw three aging rock legends revisiting their storied past -- will have a significant impact on future musicians. Proceeds from the event, which was staged as a tribute to the late Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun, make up most of the $45 million being donated by Ertegun’s widow, Mica Ertegun, to Engand's Oxford University. The donation, the largest in the University’s 916-year history, will be used to kick off the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities.
Former Led Zeppelin bassist -- and current stage-hopping multi-instrumentalist -- John Paul Jones joined bluesman Seasick Steve during his performance at England's Reading Festival on Saturday, August 27.