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Led Zeppelin Rumors Now Being Started By People Who Are Obviously Tripping

td_group10.jpgFirst we had Ian Astbury dropping not-so-subtle hints that Led Zeppelin would be touring, and that their openers would be his band the Cult. And now, even though Robert Plant appears to be booking 2008 with anything but Led Zep dates as fast as he can, it seems crazed fans of Polyphonic Spree/Tripping Daisy main man Tim DeLaughter are claiming that both of their hero’s bands would be opening the tour. Ian, can you come out and at least try to help quell this misinformation? Because people are apparently falling for this. And they’re also thinking that the tour will be renamed in honor of the reformed Daisies:

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Cult Concert

A tipster who was at last night’s Cult show in Los Angeles writes in with the latest example of Ian Astbury fanning the “dude, we are so opening for Led Zeppelin next summer” flames: “at last night’s show at the Wiltern in L.A., the singer, between songs, sang ‘it’s been a long time since I rock… More »


A tipster who was at last night’s Cult show in Los Angeles writes in with the latest example of Ian Astbury fanning the “dude, we are so opening for Led Zeppelin next summer” flames: “at last night’s show at the Wiltern in L.A., the singer, between songs, sang ‘it’s been a long time since I rock… More »



A tipster who was at last night’s Cult show in Los Angeles writes in with the latest example of Ian Astbury fanning the “dude, we are so opening for Led Zeppelin next summer” flames: “at last night’s show at the Wiltern in L.A., the singer, between songs, sang ‘it’s been a long time since I rock… More »


Ian Astbury’s Led Zeppelin Fanboyism Gets The Best Of Him

astbury.jpgDid The Cult’s Ian Astbury get hopped up on goofballs and spill the beans about his band opening up for Led Zeppelin’s long-rumored, probably inevitable reunion tour next year while on stage in Cincinnati? If this account of Saturday night’s Cult show at Bogart’s nightclub is true, then the answer is yes! And also, he is in a lot of trouble.

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Liner Notes: Bobby Brown Has To Make It On His Own

– Bobby Brown had trouble remembering his song lyrics during a recent Hamptons gig. When in doubt, he should always hold close to that ancient Zen koan: “For while man may be too hot to handle, he is also, conversely, too cold to hold.” [Page Six] – The Cult has signed with New Wilderness, an… More »



Leak Of The Day: Keane Make An Astbury Out Of Themselves

We haven’t a clue why the members of Keane thought it would be a good idea to cover to the Cult’s “She Sells Sanctuary,” but thanks to Torr, we can all share the experience of hearing Billy Duffy’s anthemic guitar lines turned into anemic piano squibbles. More »


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