Tag: Robert Plant

  • Incredible Archive of Lost Photos Unearthed of Led Zep, Bowie, Rolling Stones…

    Incredible Archive of Lost Photos Unearthed of Led Zep, Bowie, Rolling Stones…

    In 2015 it’s only ironic hipsters who don’t have a camera on their phone, and every concert audience you attend is littered with people taking low quality photos, selfies and video footage on their smartphones. This has become an issue for the likes of Jack White who went to the extraordinary length on his last […]

  • Every Record Tells A Story Photos of 2014

    Every Record Tells A Story Photos of 2014

    As the year draws to a close, it is nice to look back and reflect on the last twelve months. Did I really meet Johnny Rotten and was the one not wearing a tie? Was that really Metallica headlining Glastonbury, yet Dolly Parton was the one who drew the biggest crowd of the weekend? And […]

  • Robert Plant – Live at Glastonbury – Pyramid Stage: Exclusive Photos and Review

    Robert Plant – Live at Glastonbury – Pyramid Stage: Exclusive Photos and Review

    It’s possibly the nearest we’ll ever get to seeing Led Zeppelin play Glastonbury. Greeting the crowd with “Welcome to a sojourn of Country and Eastern music” Robert Plant appeared relaxed in a trademark loose shirt. The Led Zeppelin songs Plant rolled out for his Pyramid Stage Glastonbury performance included “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You”, “Black […]

  • Led Zeppelin: A Vinyl Buyer’s Guide

    Led Zeppelin: A Vinyl Buyer’s Guide

    The “Do What Thou Wilt” inscription on Led Zep III Want to know why some Led Zeppelin vinyl LPs sounded better than most other rock LPs? Read on… It is received wisdom that the earliest Led Zep UK pressings – with a plum and red label, rather than the later green and yellow label – […]

  • Led Zeppelin’s Re-Masters: To Buy or Not To Buy?

    Led Zeppelin’s Re-Masters: To Buy or Not To Buy?

    The news that Jimmy Page has completed his work remastering Led Zeppelin’s back catalogue bodes well for a 2014 release. Page has confirmed this, saying to Rolling Stone Magazine that the first three Led Zeppelin albums will be released in 2014. Each album will come out as a deluxe edition, including alternate mixes and never […]

  • Heavy Rockers: Misunderstood Originators Or Blatant Lazy Rip-off Cliché Merchants?

    Heavy Rockers: Misunderstood Originators Or Blatant Lazy Rip-off Cliché Merchants?

    Whatever Happened To My Rock n Roll Part 6 I’m putting heavy rock on trial! Have Your Say! Twenty five years on from the peak of heavy rock’s commercial popularity in 1988, this series asks why heavy rockers no longer dominate the charts and seeks to highlight the crimes that Heavy Rock is accused of, […]

  • Led Zeppelin: What’s The Most Famous Song You’ve Never Heard?

    Led Zeppelin: What’s The Most Famous Song You’ve Never Heard?

    The trouble with writing about Led Zeppelin is that maybe it has all been said. Mud sharks and groupies? Read Hammer of the Gods. Alastair Crowley? Read When Giants Walked The Earth by Mick Wall. The insidious influence of their music on your children? Read Raising PG Kids in an X Rated Society by Tipper […]