| Dec 22, 2009
Is there a more mythic band than Led Zeppelin?
At the pinnacle of their success, with Robert Plant's hair lighted by stadium lights, they looked like they'd just come down off Mt. Olympus.
"Plant," writes Mick Wall in his new book "When Giants Walked...
| Jan 31, 2010
Taylor Swift seemed to stun the audience in Staples Center tonight by snatching the final Grammy Award of the evening when the 20-year-old country-pop princess' best-selling collection "Fearless" was named album of the year, her fourth award of the night,...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 5:31 PM
WINDBER – If you love the music of Led Zeppelin, then mark you calendar for 8 p.m. April 9 when Zoso will be playing the music you enjoy at the Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.
The tribute band was formed in 1995 in...
| Oct 21, 2010
It's a story so revolting and so legendary that it has achieved near mythical status. One night in the 1960s, during a particularly heavy bout of drinking, Jim Morrison stood up and urinated on the long wooden bar at Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood....
| Nov 10, 2010
| 6:41 PM
Though you may not think of aluminum as a precious metal as you would gold, silver or platinum, the metal certainly had its heyday. Once scarce and valuable, it was prized by Napoleon III, shown at the Paris Exposition in 1855 and chosen to cap the...
| Dec 5, 2010
Why did Stephen Davis write "LZ-'75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour" (Gotham: 218 pp., $22.50)? He's already the author of the band biography "Hammer of the Gods"; what more does he need to say? One reason, he explains here, is...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 2:33 PM
Jimmy Page, the famously private guitar god of Led Zepplin fame, will finally be sharing his memories of rock stardom with his fans -- for a price. Page is producing a 512-page collector's edition of "Jimmy Page By Jimmy Page," for the low low price of...
| Oct 6, 2011
Bert Jansch, a revered, enigmatic Scottish singer-guitarist whose effect on a host of prominent musicians eclipsed his own fame, has died. He was 67.
Jansch died Wednesday at a hospital in London of lung cancer, a disease he first battled in 2009, his...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Newt Gingrich takes a lot of flack for the things he says, but that's only because he's such a genius that we can't comprehend the brilliance of his thoughts. The Raw Story explains:
"Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says his ideas...
| Mar 23, 2012
When Susan Justice says writing her debut album “Eat Dirt” was “like therapy,” she’s not blowing smoke.
The singer-songwriter, the second oldest of 10 children, grew up as part of a cult known as The Family. “Eat Dirt&...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Bert Jansch, a virtuoso guitarist and singer who influenced generations of post-British Invasion luminaries including Jimmy Page, Paul Simon, Donovan, Nick Drake and Johnny Marr, died after a long battle with cancer, the Guardian reported earlier this...