1. Keith Richards, Sting, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen & More Star in Refugee Support Video 'We Are Not Afraid': Watch

    December 23, 2016 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono , along with Keith Richards , Robert Plant , Bruce Springsteen , Robert De Niro , Sting and Patti Smith are among the 200 celebrities in a video, “We Are Not Afraid,” which is raising funds for victims of religious and poli ...

  2. Here Are Rock's All-Time Greatest Love Songs: Classics, 80s and Beyond

    August 26, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Love is not love without rock music, and rock music is not rock music without love. From the '60s to the '80s and beyond, sweet romance has been expressed beautifully through rock music. Here, we count down 10 of the all-time greatest rock ...

  3. The Massage Therapist Kanye West, Katy Perry and More Pay to Bite (Yes, Bite) Them

    July 21, 2016 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 There is the deep-tissue massage and then there is what Dorothy Stein delivers to big-name music industry clientele: the bite massage. Stein, 48, who has gone by the nickname "Dr. Dot" since Frank Zappa bestowed it on her in 1988, has been ...

  4. Led Zeppelin Publisher Seeks $800K in Fees From Losing Party in 'Stairway' Trial

    July 08, 2016 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The "Stairway to Heaven" trial is making a strong push to go down in the annals of copyright history. Not because of the June 23 jury verdict that determined that Led Zeppelin was not liable for infringing Spirit 's instrumental " ...

  5. 'Stairway to Heaven' Trial: Robert Plant Says He Can't Remember Seeing Spirit Perform

    June 21, 2016 3:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 His band is accused of ripping off a riff of Spirit's "Taurus" for "Stairway to Heaven." Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant doesn't remember seeing Spirit perform at UK club, according to his testimony on the stand in cou ...

  6. Led Zeppelin Asks Judge to Stop 'Stairway to Heaven' Trial With Victory in Band's Favor

    June 20, 2016 12:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Warner Music argue the plaintiff has failed to carry a burden of proof on multiple issues. The "Stairway to Heaven" trial -- the one examining if Led Zeppelin lifted its famous song from Spirit's 1967 inst ...

  7. 'Stairway to Heaven' Trial: Jimmy Page Gets Quizzed on Music Vocabulary

    June 16, 2016 3:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Led Zeppelin band member finishes his testimony and the court warns the plaintiff's attorney about wasting time. Before the jury entered court Thursday morning, Jimmy Page listened to a sound recording of Spirit's "Taurus" -- ...

  8. Opening Statements Could Lead to 'Stairway to Heaven' Mistrial

    June 15, 2016 12:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trial over whether Led Zeppelin copied the iconic guitar riff in "Stairway to Heaven" from Spirit 's "Taurus" may end abruptly, after a video shown Tuesday during opening statements sparked a discussion about a potential ...

  9. Robert Plant, Jimmy Page Appear in Los Angeles Court as 'Stairway' Trial Selects Jurors

    June 14, 2016 3:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trial that could rewrite rock and roll history is underway, and the eight jurors who will decide if Led Zeppelin impermissibly copied the famous guitar riff in "Stairway to Heaven" from Spirit's "Taurus" have been chosen ...

  10. Robert Plant Cancels Festival Gig to Stand Trial in 'Stairway to Heaven' Copyright Case

    May 25, 2016 12:53 PM EDT Lawyers representing the L.A. classic rock band Spirit are taking Led Zeppelin to court over claims that “Stairway to Heaven” unfairly borrows from an instrumental track Spirit released three years prior to the Led Zeppelin IV centerpiece. The tri ...

  11. Led Zeppelin Could Settle Its 'Stairway to Heaven' Copyright Trial For Just $1

    April 27, 2016 11:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 But of course, there's a catch... On May 10, a California jury will begin to deliberate whether Led Zeppelin ’s “Stairway to Heaven” unfairly borrowed from an instrumental track that came three years before it. Apparently, lawyers representing ...

  12. Grammys 2016: Who Will Win and Who Should Win

    February 04, 2016 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Two Billboard critics survey the field, from Lamar vs. Swift to Dylan vs. Manilow, with a wary eye on the "Beck factor." Jody Rosen Is this Kendrick Lamar 's year? The stars seem to be aligned for Lamar, who has a near-record 11 ­nomi ...

  13. Today in 1968 Led Zeppelin Kicked Off First U.S. Tour

    December 26, 2015 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 On this day (Dec. 26) in 1968, Led Zeppelin (not to be confused with " Len Zefflin ") kicked off their first North American tour opening for psychedelic hard rock band Vanilla Fudge at Denver Auditorium in Colorado. A ticket to see them pl ...

  14. Jason Bonham Believes Led Zeppelin Will Play Together Again Someday

    December 19, 2015 3:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Musician Jason Bonham , the son of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, believes there’s still hope that the classic rock group will perform together again on stage. Jimmy Page Talks New Music, Led Zeppelin's Future & Why He Has No Intere ...

  15. Baby Animals' Suze DeMarchi Covers Adele, The Clash on New Solo Album 'Home'

    July 24, 2015 2:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the natural course of events, all baby animals grow up and go out on their own. With a new solo album in the bank, Suze DeMarchi is simply doing what nature intended. The Australian rock goddess has released  Home , a project created outside the ...

  16. Live Aid Turns 30: U2, Madonna, Led Zeppelin Reunion & More Highlights

    July 13, 2015 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s hard to believe 30 years have passed since Live Aid. The monumental charity concert, which raised funds for famine relief in Africa, featured a laundry list of '80s artists that now reads like a music fan’s dream concert. The event was hel ...

  17. Robert Plant to Bring Sensational Space Shifters on the Road

    Robert Plant to Bring Sensational Space Shifters on the Road

    June 09, 2015 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Robert Plant will hit the road again this year with his Sensational Space Shifters backing band for a tour that wraps itself around festival appearances at Sasquatch and Bonnaroo. The Pixies will open wochit entertainment , 5minmedia , celebrity new ...

  18. Tale of Two Festivals: Bonnaroo and CMA Music Fest Share Tennessee But Little Else

    June 09, 2015 11:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some 200,000 music fans and 200-plus artists, along with scores of agents, managers, label execs, and other music industry players, will stream into Middle Tennessee this week as two of the highest-profile music festivals in the world launch within ...

  19. Led Zeppelin Announces Final Album Reissues, Including Unreleased Bombay Orchestra Recordings

    June 04, 2015 7:36 PM EDT The Led Zeppelin deluxe re-release series is about to be completed. On Wednesday, the band announced via its official site that it will issue remastered, expanded versions of its final three albums this year, sealing the deal on a project that b ...

  20. Inside U2's All-Star L.A. Show Guest List: Kanye, Clooney, Kimmel and More

    June 04, 2015 7:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hollywood turned out in a big way for the band's six-night stand. Hollywood turned out in a big way for U2's six-night stand in Los Angeles, which kicked off May 26 with the first of five shows at the Forum and landed on the Sunset Strip f ...

  21. Sunset Marquis: Secrets of Rock 'n' Roll's Wild Hotel

    May 28, 2015 6:16 PM EDT U2 's tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, passed away recently at the Sunset Marquis hotel, a Los Angeles institution with a history of hosting rock royalty.  This story first appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. When ...

  22. 'Oral Sex During Turbulence': True Tales From the '70s Rock-Star Party Plane of Zeppelin, the Stones and More

    May 15, 2015 4:31 PM EDT Decades before deep-pocketed rock and pop stars embraced the Gulfstream V, there was the Starship, a former United Airlines Boeing 720 refurbished in the early 1970s by teen heartthrob Bobby Sherman and his manager, Ward Sylvester, as an airborn ...

  23. The Ultimate Summer Festival Guide: Who to See, What to Wear and Where to Stay

    April 01, 2015 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 From the storied folk festival where Dylan went electric to America's biggest rave, here's everything you need to know about summer's biggest fests. Rock In Rio Usa: May 8-9 (rock) and May 15-16 (pop); Las Vegas What Is It? The inaugu ...

  24. Watch Jack White Perform Led Zeppelin's 'Lemon Song' With Robert Plant at Lollapalooza Argentina

    March 22, 2015 1:53 PM EDT 3.168 k 374 53 Lollapalooza Argentina festival-goers witnessed a special artist collaboration on Saturday night (March 21) when Jack White joined forces with Robert Plant for a cover of Led Zeppelin 's "Lemon Song." Billboard Cover: Jack Wh ...

  25. Mexico City’s Vive Latino 2015 Lineup: Robert Plant, Caifanes & Dave Matthews Band Among Headliners

    November 28, 2014 2:00 PM EST Robert Plant, Caifanes, Dave Matthews Band, Molotov, Brandon Flowers to headline massive festival Robert Plant , Caifanes , Dave Matthews Band , Molotov and Brandon Flowers will headline Vive Latino in Mexico City, set for March 13-15, 2015, at th ...

  26. Lollapalooza South America Announces 2015 Festival Lineups For Chile, Brazil & Argentina

    November 16, 2014 8:39 PM EST 1.311 k 149 5 Lollapalooza South America has revealed the artist lineups for the upcoming festivals in Chile, Brazil and Argentina. The three fests are scheduled to take place in March 2015. Lollapalooza Heading to Berlin in 2015 Jack White , Kings of Leo ...

  27. Robert Plant Quashes Led Zeppelin Reunion Claim

    November 12, 2014 3:22 PM EST Richard Branson also denies offering $800 million for the reunion, saying he's 'dazed and confused' by reports. Robert Plant says there is no truth to reports he turned down a lucrative offer from Virgin boss Richard Branson to play ...

  28. Robert Plant On New Album 'Ceaseless Roar': It's 'a Triumph'

    September 15, 2014 12:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robert Plant has been a lifelong rambler with almost no interest in returning home to Great Britain. These days, though, he's as snug as a hobbit in his hole in his native country after returning to record his latest album, and he doesn't ...

  29. Crossfaith, Phoenix & More Hit Japan's Summer Sonic

    August 21, 2014 5:29 PM EDT Ellie Goulding, Arctic Monkeys, Queen with Adam Lambert & more also grace the Tokyo & Osaka stages. Summer Sonic, the biggest music festival in Japan devoted to international repertoire, was held Aug. 16 and 17 simultaneously in Tokyo and ...

  30. Lenny Kravitz to Play iTunes Festival in London

    August 20, 2014 11:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple's iTunes Festival in London has added Lenny Kravitz , Rudimental , Elbow and Paolo Nutini to its lineup of headliners. The eighth annual event will once again take place throughout September at The Roundhouse in the Camden neighborhood of ...

  31. Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters Announce 2014 Tour

    August 07, 2014 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Jimmy Page continues to gift the world with lavish Led Zeppelin reissues , Robert Plant is hitting the road this fall. Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters (his backing band since 2012) will kick off a quick tour on Sept. 25 in Port ...

  32. Chart Highlights: Usher Lands Lucky 13th No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay

    July 07, 2014 5:35 PM EDT 1.081 k 89 1 The crooner ties Drake for the most leaders in the list's history. Plus, new No. 1s for Shakira, Seether and Jake Owen, while Justin Moore countrifies Motley Crue ... with Vince Neil Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group ...

  33. Glastonbury in Numbers: Mud, Toilets, Wi-Fi Cows and Zero Metal

    June 27, 2014 11:22 AM EDT Glastonbury, the world’s biggest green-field music and performing arts festival, officially begins today with Elbow, Lily Allen, Jack White, Arcade Fire, Robert Plant, The Black Keys, Metallica, Dolly Parton, Ed Sheeran, Pixies, Kasabian, Ellie Go ...

  34. Led Zeppelin Reissues Get A Whole Lotta Love At Private Listening Session

    May 14, 2014 1:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 During a private listening session of selections from the Led Zeppelin catalog that will be reissued this summer, veteran guitarist Jimmy Page described the archival material as “an opportunity to have a look and listen to everyone in the band.” Pag ...

  35. Robert Plant Signs With Nonesuch for New Album

    May 02, 2014 4:59 PM EDT Rock legend Robert Plant has signed a deal with Nonesuch Records ahead of the release of a new album. The label announced that the Led Zeppelin alum's upcoming release, his tenth solo effort, will feature his roots and psychedelic-inspired ba ...

  36. Robert Plant Signs With Nonesuch for New Album

    May 02, 2014 4:31 PM EDT 5 3 0 Rock legend Robert Plant has signed a deal with Nonesuch Records ahead of the release of a new album. The label announced that the Led Zeppelin alum's upcoming release, his tenth solo effort, will feature his roots and psychedelic-inspired back ...

  37. CRS Week: The Gulch Offers 'Knock Your Socks Off' Alternative to Standard Power Meal

    February 18, 2014 11:26 AM EST Those attending the Country Radio Seminar (CRS) in Nashville (Feb. 19-21) have 12 good reasons to venture beyond the convention center. The Gulch, a former tangle of abandoned rail yards, is close enough to Music Row to make it a cool alternative ...

  38. Robert Plant Enters Social Media Age

    August 08, 2013 11:16 AM EDT Robert Plant, the legendary singer of Led Zeppelin who’s recently been tearing up the live circuit with his solo shows, is today (Aug. 8) entering the world of social media via Twitter , Instagram and Google Plus.  At the same time, the singer is ...

  39. Cancer Fighter Mike Peters of Big Country Teams With Robert Plant, Lollapalooza to Save Lives

    July 29, 2013 8:00 PM EDT "Knowing that each one of our gigs has the potential to save lives is very humbling," Plant says of Peters' bone marrow registration booths at concerts Mike Peters, the frontman for U.K. bands the Alarm and Big Country, has been fig ...

  40. How Harvey Weinstein, Presidents Obama and Clinton Almost Reunited Led Zeppelin

    July 25, 2013 3:52 AM EDT Harvey Weinstein readily admits he's a pit bull, particularly when it comes to philanthropic work. Case in point: When the mogul needed the music industry's biggest names to perform at the 12-12-12 concert benefiting Hurricane Sandy v ...

  41. Robert Plant Rearranges Led Zeppelin Songs for the Road

    July 09, 2013 11:33 PM EDT Robert Plant knows his fans want Led Zeppelin and he's happy to comply. On his own terms. Plant is on the road this summer with a new band, The Sensational Space Shifters, and he's offering up fan favorites - rejiggered a bit to keep him ...

  42. Patty Griffin Puts Robert Plant Rumors to Rest, Talks Raw 'American' Album

    May 06, 2013 11:45 AM EDT "We both have similar places that we come from as singers," she says of Plant. "He inspires me. He goes far and deep" Just how intimate can this sound? That's the question Patty Griffin set forth to answer when recording ...

  43. Taylor Swift's 'Red,' 'Les Mis' Soundtrack Lead Billboard 200 Chart

    January 03, 2013 10:55 AM EST 1 0 0 As forecasted last week, Taylor Swift 's "Red" album spends a seventh nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. In the sales week ending Dec. 30, 2012 -- the final frame of the year -- the Big Machine Records album sold ...

  44. 2013 Grammy Awards: Indies Continue to Make A Major Impact

    December 21, 2012 11:03 AM EST If Mumford & Sons' sophomore album, Babel (Glassnote Records), takes home the Grammy for album of the year on Feb. 10, it will mark the fifth year in a row an indie act has won the top prize, if you count indies by ownership. The run bega ...

  45. Concord Music Being Shopped to Private-Equity Firms, Not Strategic Suitors

    December 05, 2012 8:27 PM EST Reports that the Concord Music Group is up for sale are true, knowledgeable sources say. But there is one key factor that appears to have been overlooked thus far: management is controlling the company's sale process so far. Consequently, Con ...

  46. Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy Honored By President Obama at White House

    December 02, 2012 9:28 PM EST From left: Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant, President Barack Obama, Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones in the East Room of the White House on Dec. 2 at an event celebrating 2012's Kennedy Center honorees. (Photo: Brendan Smia ...

  47. Led Zeppelin to Make 'Late Show' Visit

    November 30, 2012 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The surviving members of Led Zeppelin are staying up late next week. Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones are set to visit the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday (Dec. 3) for a rare joint interview. That's interview , ...

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