Posts tagged "Led Zeppelin"

Drake Matches The Beatles’ Billboard Hot 100 Record: Morning Mix

Plus Taylor Swift is a new godmother! Also see which artists will be performing on television tonight.
By: Bianca Gracie / March 3, 2015

Iggy Azalea Actually Won’t Be On Shakira’s New Album: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: After rumors spread by a Spanish newspaper that Iggy Azalea would be making an appearance on Shakira's forthcoming LP, none were too happy about it. Well good news, it's not true! The information wa…
By: Bianca Gracie / January 9, 2015

Miley Cyrus Covers Led Zeppelin’s “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You”: Listen

Miley Cyrus has flaunted her surprising range as of late by covering Fleetwood Mac, OutKast, The Beatles (alongside The Flaming Lips, no less) and The Smiths. Now she continues to surprise with a new, lo-fi cover of “Babe I'm Gonna Leave You,” as made famous in 1969 by Led Zeppelin.
By: Christina Lee / September 13, 2014

Miranda Lambert’s ‘Platinum’ Bumps Coldplay Off The Top Of The Album Chart

Miranda Lambert kicks some excitement into the upper reaches of the Billboard 200 this week — and unseats Coldplay's Ghost Stories from the top spot in the process — by debuting at #1 with her fifth album Platinum. The LP, which was preceded by the single "Automatic," sold 179,000 copies in its first week. Coldplay,…
By: Robbie Daw / June 11, 2014

That midnight show at Chicago's Metro on Sunday will be a performance by Them Crooked Vultures, featuring Josh Homme, Dave Grohl, and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones. So yeah, start exercising your mouse-clicking finger now. [Antiquiet / Earlier]…
By: Maura / August 4, 2009

The Cutout Bin: New Bands, Not-Yet-Out Comics, And Someone Who Came Late To Led Zeppelin

Before we close out the weekend, a few links worthy of your clicking / browsing: • Axe-slinging Idolator fave Mary Timony has a new band called Soft Power, which, based on the two songs that are streaming from its MySpace right now, sounds like what would happen if her solo efforts got Krautrock remixes. Needle…
By: Maura / June 5, 2009

April F-F-F-Foolin': The Following Stories Are Not True, So Don’t Fall For Them (Not That You Would, You Smarty Pants)

Aside from holidays where major news events happen, thus disrupting one's chance to actually get away from her laptop and have a life, April Fool's Day is probably the most annoying 24-hour stretch on the professional blogger's calendar, thanks to everyone on the Internet thinking they're funny. Despite that not really being true! After the…
By: Maura / April 1, 2009

Led Zeppelin Manager: “Uh, About That Reunion? Never Mind”

Changing course from an earlier tirade in which he said that a reunion of Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Jason Bonham, and an unidentified lead singer would happen and be good for the economy, Led Zeppelin manager Peter Mensch is now saying that all plans for any sort of cash-in tour or album are…
By: Maura / January 8, 2009

The Led Zeppelin Sorta-Reunion Creeps Ever Closer, Because Even Jimmy Page Needs A Job

Led Zeppelin manager Peter Mensch talked to the BBC about the possibility of the band reuniting without lead singer Robert Plant (and maybe without the name Led Zeppelin), and told the Beeb that the probability of a tour, as well as an album, is pretty high should the remaining members find an appropriate lead…
By: Maura / January 7, 2009

One More List Before We Go: The Top 12 Idolator Posts Of 2008

As you may have gathered, I'm raring to close the book on 2008, but I'd be remiss if I didn't run down some of the site's highlights during what was a pretty dreary year overall. After the jump, behold a pretty subjective top 12 of the year (thanks to our technological limbo I can't ru…
By: Maura / December 31, 2008

The Creed Reunion Is Almost A Go!

Scott Stapp! Scott Stapp! The name like music to the ears of any red-blooded American. And now, it looks like that Creed reunion is actually going to happen!
By: Mike Barthel / December 1, 2008

Jimmy Page Rep: “No Robert Plant, No ‘Led Zeppelin’ “

Just in case you were getting worried about the...
By: Maura / November 14, 2008

Looks Like Chris Cornell Didn’t Get Offered The Led Zeppelin Fill-In Gig

Last month, the former Soundgarden wailer Chris...
By: Maura / November 10, 2008

Jimmy Page May Not Be As Convinced About Led Zep’s Robert Plant-Free Song Remaining The Same

Speculation over whether or not Jimmy Page, John...
By: Maura / November 6, 2008

The Scariest Piece Of Music News You Will Hear All Halloween (And Maybe All Year)

Billboard finally got wind of the rumor that Alter Bridge lead singer Myles Kennedy would be filling in for Robert Plant on the "half of Led Zeppelin plus the dead drummer's son" tour that'll bill itself as a Led Zep reunion to overly credulous classic rock fans next year, with anonymous "sources" feeding their reporter…
By: Maura / October 31, 2008

Chris Cornell Tries To Ride The Coattails Of Led Zeppelin’s Google News Alerts

"I have not been approached so far to fill in for...
By: Maura / October 31, 2008

Remaining Members Of Led Zeppelin Will Not Let Robert Plant Get In The Way Of Their Big Payday

A few weeks ago, Robert Plant informed the world that he would not be hitting the road with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and son-of-John Bonham in an attempt to squeeze money out of fans of Led Zeppelin, because he was pretty happy performing bluegrass with Alison Krauss and he really needed a two-year…
By: Maura / October 27, 2008

The Peart Paradox: What Happens When “Love” And “Respect” Part Ways?

One of the things you find yourself saying about music when you're a teenager, along with "I like everything except country," is "I respect them, but I don't like them." You say this partially to not look like the sort of ignoramus who doesn't appreciate Yngwie Malmsteen's tapping technique, and partially because you don't want…
By: Mike Barthel / October 20, 2008

Is Jimmy Page Planning To Replace Robert Plant With The Guy Who Replaced Scott Stapp?

According to Dee Snider, yes! Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Jason Bonham are itching to rake in oodles of cash play the music of Led Zeppelin all around the world, even though lead singer Robert Plant has decided that he's all about things like "bluegrass" and "taking two years off" these days. So…
By: Maura / October 9, 2008

Robert Plant Does Not Have A Whole Lotta Love For Whoever’s Fueling These Led Zep Reunion Rumors

Robert Plant has taken to his personal Web site to denounce rumors that he's getting back together with the other guys in his old band, Led Zeppelin, for any reason other than a nice meal or a night of drinking: "Contrary to a spate of recent reports, Robert Plant will not be touring or…
By: Maura / September 29, 2008
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