John Bonham

Led Zeppelin's "III"

Led Zeppelin’s Weekend Countdown… But To What?

Over the weekend, Led Zeppelin kicked off a countdown to an unspecified event on their Facebook page. On Saturday, they posted the word “Five” (in the font that the band used on their The Song Remains The Same album cover), leading to a flurry of online speculation: is there a 5 disc box set coming out? Is there a lost album between 1971’s Led Zeppelin (often referred to as “IV”) and the follow-up, 1973’s Houses Of The Holy that would now be seeing the light of day?

09/10/2012

Happy 40th To The “Stairway”

Would you believe it was 40 years ago today when [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Led Zeppelin[/lastfm] released “Led Zeppelin IV?” That was the day those 8 minutes 2 seconds of “Stairway To Heaven” entered our lives.  No matter […]

11/08/2011

It's Not a Popular Song at This Home (Scott Olson, Getty Images)

Video Classics: “When the Levee Breaks” – Led Zeppelin

Who knew at least one famous rock song had its origins all the way back in the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927? Based on a blues tune by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kansas Joe McCoy[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Memphis Minnie[/lastfm] from 1929, […]

10/22/2011

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