Zeppelin

  1. Frank Barsalona, Remembered by U2 Manager Paul McGuinness

    November 26, 2012 3:46 PM EST Frank Barsalona, founder of Premier Talent and one of the pioneers of the modern touring business, passed away Thanksgiving morning after a long illness. For a tribute written by Billboard's Ray Waddell - featuring comments about Barsalona fr ...

  2. Has Led Zeppelin Found Its New Singer?

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Who needs Robert Plant? Apparently not the other surviving members of Led Zeppelin, who are ready to pull the trigger on a tour with a new singer if Plant refuses to join in. Sources tell Billboard the frontman first in line for the gig is Myles K ...

  3. Jimmy Page, Leona Lewis Help Wrap Olympics

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Page, Leona Lewis and Placido Domingo joined Chinese performers including Wei Wei, Andy Lau and Karen Mok in the 2008 Beijing Olympics' closing ceremony Aug. 24. The ceremony was held before a capacity crowd of 91,000 and hundreds of Ol ...

  4. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Lead Bonnaroo Line-Up

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival rolls out its most diverse lineup yet, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket among the acts on the bill for the June 12-15 event in Manchester ...

  5. Report: Led Zep, Metallica For Bonnaroo

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Led Zeppelin will play its first U.S. show since July 24, 1977, this June at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn., according to an email published in industry commentator Bob Lefsetz's newsletter. The report also says Metallica will hea ...

  6. Astbury: Cult Will Open For Zeppelin In '08

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Not only is Led Zeppelin going back on the road in 2008, but they've selected the Cult as their opening act. That's according to Cult frontman Ian Astbury, who blabbed the news Saturday (Nov. 17) during a show in Cincinnati. According to ...

  7. iTunes Welcomes Zeppelin

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On what one of its top executives calls "the day we've been waiting for, for four years," Led Zeppelin today (Oct. 23) made its catalog available for pre-order at Apple's iTunes Music Store, leaving the Beatles and Radiohead as ...

  8. Zeppelin Goes Digital

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Led Zeppelin will end its digital-music holdout when Warner Music Group makes the legendary rock outfit's entire catalog available to download from Nov. 13. All online music retailers will offer the group's full albums or a la carte down ...

  9. Classic Rock Mag Fetes Jimmy Page

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Page is to receive the living legend accolade at the third annual awards Classic Rock Roll of Honour, to be held at London's Landmark Hotel on Nov. 5. Organizers Classic Rock magazine have recognized the artist for his work with Led Zep ...

  10. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev were awarded the 15th annual Polar Music Prize on Monday (May 22) by His Majesty King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden. Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev were awarded t ...

  11. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev were awarded the 15th annual Polar Music Prize on Monday (May 22) by His Majesty King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden. Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev were awarded t ...