Led Zeppelin Stories

18 Artists Performing 18 Different Chuck Berry Songs

Chuck Berry passed away on Saturday at age 90.  It may be easier for him to stake the claim as the "inventor of rock and roll" than any other musician.Look no further than the artists who have adopted his songs into their own repertoire.  And it's not just one tune.  Sure there...

Bill Wirtz' Regretful Letter On Led Zeppelin Cancellation After Bonham's Death

Once in a while, you get reminded of the little things that seperate today's concert industry from days gone by.Yesterday, I found this photo posted to a local Facebook group, and that fact became more than crystal clear.  The letter, posted soon after Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham's untimely passing in September...

Watch Jimmy Page Perform "Rock and Roll" In Massive Supergroup

Jimmy Page made a rare public musical appearance on Thursday playing guitar at Seattles Experience Music Project Museum during an award ceremony for the Zeppelin guitarist.Though his management had insisted that Page would absolutely not perform during the event, the guitarist closed out the nights festivities by playing Rock and Roll with a massive...

Setlist / Video | Robert Plant & Sensational Shape Shifters @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion 9/23/15

In a show rescheduled from June, Plant concluded his North American Tour on a beautiful autumn night on the lakefront.Check out the setlist and a video of "Rain Song" courtesy of Wyatt Brake.Trampled Under FootTurn It UpBlack Dog Rainbow (Plant included lyrics from Sea of Love)Spoonful [Willie Dixon]The Rain SongNo Place...

Watch Led Zeppelin’s Interactive Video For An Alternative Version Of “Trampled Under Foot”

Led Zeppelin recently released an expanded and remastered version of 1975s Physical Graffiti, including an alternative version of Trampled Under Foot re-titled Brandy & Coke.To promote the single, the band released an elaborate interactive video featuring a play on the original albums infamous cover. While the original record featured interchangeable sleeves to change the...

Watch Robert Plant Join Jack White For "The Lemon Song" In Argentina

Though Jack White has occasionally covered Led Zeppelins The Lemon Song on the Lazaretto tour, he offered a special performance featuring Robert Plant on vocals at Lollapalooza Argentina.As one could expect, the songs energy couldnt be higher, with Whites band offering a massive reinforcement of the tracks classic riff. Plants vocals still sound outstanding,...

JRAD Cracks Open A UJB > No Quarter > UJB at Suwanee Hulaween 11/2/14 [Full Show Video]

I've recently expounded on the top ten shows of the year that I've seen personally, but as I try to put an punctation on our 2014 coverage, I just HAVE to call this one out as one of the most under-rated jams of the year. No, I wasn't there, but man was I caught off guard...

Classic Album Covers: Animated

There seems to be no end to creative use of GIFs, but this Tumblr page takes it to a new level -- animating classic album covers.Clearly he is a fan of metal and hard rock, but JB also nails some of the classics, bringing motion and life to album artwork in incredibly creative ways....

Setlist / Videos: Robert Plant @ Riveria Theater 10/2/14

It's great that Mr. Plant made Chicago a stop on his North American tour. His set included a nice look back at the Zep materials while still showing why he's so resistant to reunite the legendary band.Check out the full setlist and some video evidence of the above. Expect a full review here shortly.

Google Street View / Album Cover Mashups

I've looked at some of my favorite album cover art so many times, I tend to think of it as divorced from greater context, that the images aren't actual photos of real places.But indeed they are! In fact, many of them have been cataloged by Google's cameras using it's Street View feature. So, of...