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Rumor Robert Plant Ripped Up $800 Million Contract Debunked

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

A rumor that Robert Plant ripped up an $800 million contract offer to reunite Led Zeppelin has been called "rubbish" by Plant's publicist. As repor...

Jimmy Page and Jeff Koons Rock n' Roll

Stephanie Green | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts
Stephanie Green

What is the next dream project for Jeff Koons? Designing an album cover for Jimmy Page. The visual artist and the guitar hero were at the 92nd Street Y in New York on November 3 for a discussion, moderated by Koons, about Page's career.

INTERVIEW: Paul Rodgers... Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and His Latest, "The Royal Sessions"

Binky Philips | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you've listened to Rock Radio in the USA for any length of time in the last 35 years, you have heard Paul Rodgers' voice over 200 times... easy! Paul is probably the most famous and well known rock vocalist that a whole lotta people don't know by name.

Hippie Blues: 45 Years of Led Zeppelin

John Covach | Posted 11.16.2014 | Arts
John Covach

It used to be said that somewhere in the world, at any given moment, "Stairway to Heaven" is playing on the radio.

Jimmy Page To Grads: 'Music Has So Much Power ... I Pass That On To All Of You'

Posted 05.11.2014 | College

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page kept it short and sweet when he was given an honorary degree at the Berklee College of Music Saturday in Boston. ...

Overend Watts: A Rock Star Who Hated Walking and Lived to Write About It!

Tom Semioli | Posted 02.04.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

However no member of Mott the Hoople embraced the joy, pageantry, and excess of the band and the era than bassist Peter Overend Watts.

Bohemian Rhapsody: Guitars for the 21st Century

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Tom Semioli

With all due respect to Jon Landau and Bruce, I saw the future of rock 'n' roll and its name is... Bohemian Guitars.

Interviewing The Rides' Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Barry Goldberg, Plus Talking with John Waite, and Exclusives by Sanders Bohlke and Cameron McGill

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"As big as rap is with the R&B community, that's how blues was back in the day. It was the hot thing. We're talking about a genre that is a hundred years old and is still relevant today."

From Foreigner to Songwriters Hall of Fame: A Conversation with Mick Jones

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Unseen Photos of Rock Stars and Salvador Dali Revealed (PHOTOS)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Kristi York Wooten

When Spanish painter and photographer Martin Frias asks me who my favorite rock band is, I say, "The Beatles." I can tell by the mischievous glint in his eye that this answer is far from correct. "That's not rock 'n' roll," he laughs, rolling his "r's" in a thick Catalan accent. "That's pop music."

Making Tracks: A Conversation with The Yardbirds' Jim McCarty, Plus Anti-Flag and Brad Mackeson Video Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Punkers Anti-Flag teamed with Staages Music and Art For Amnesty to release their take on "Toast To Freedom," the song written by Larry Campbell and Carl Carlton to celebrate Amnesty International's 50th anniversary.

2012 Kennedy Center Honors: Why It Took So Long for the Experts to "Get" Led Zeppelin

Rob Asghar | Posted 02.19.2013 | Arts
Rob Asghar

Rock critics could more easily identify with dweebs and geeks than with rock gods. Yet many young dweebs, like myself, looked to Zeppelin as the heroes that we wished we were and hoped we could be.

More of My Damn Opinions About Guitarists and Guitars

Binky Philips | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Electric guitars are, visually, far and away the most arresting and varied instruments in the world. The electric guitar is the most ubiquitous instrument on the planet. Whether you're in deepest Serbia, Thailand, Peru, Greenland, if there is popular contemporary music being played, homegrown even, you will hear an electric guitar.

Binky's Revenge: My Own Damned Most Influential Guitarists List!

Binky Philips | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

You are about to embark on a journey into the mind of a Total D*ck when it comes to the subject of (guitars and) guitar players. It's simple, really... I know more than you. Nyaaaah Nyaaah Nyaah Nyah Nyah!

What's The Meaning Of 'Stairway To Heaven'?

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment

LONDON -- The song remains the same, as Led Zeppelin once observed. But Zeppelin fans can visit the band's music anew thanks to a film of the rock tit...

Led Zeppelin Back Together ... Onscreen, At Least

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment

Led Zeppelin is coming to a movie theater near you. Then a record store. The iconic British rock `n' roll band will release its 2007 "Celebration Day...

Havoc and Meatbats: Conversations With Alanis Morissette and Chad Smith

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Stairway to Heaven

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

Is it possible there is some truth to the ascension of our own spirit by way of this support system we know as the "stairway"? What would it take to purify the soul in order to begin progression of such journey while here on Earth?

Universal Soldiers: Conversations With Donovan and Tommy Roe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The Beatles and I went to India for ourselves at first because fame had become extraordinarily overwhelming. We turned to ourselves in a way by going to the ashram, learning about ourselves, de-stressing our incredible nervous systems that had been shocked by enormous fame."

It's Those Time Passages: A Conversation with Peter White

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with Peter White Mike Ragogna: Peter, before we get into your new album Here We Go, let's start with your early days playing with Al...

The Greatest Guitar Player Of All Time Revealed!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

Self taught and genre-bending, Jimi Hendrix defined rock & roll. With a legacy that lives on nearly half a century after his death, it comes as no sur...

There Goes My Guitar Hero, Brad Paisley

David Wild | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Diary of a Player: How My Musical Heroes Made a Guitar Man Out of Me is the story of Brad Paisley's life with strings attached, and a very open and personal love letter to the guitar from one of its finest practioners today.

Neil Young's Bridge School Exclusive: Dave Matthews' "Too Much," Plus Chatting With Johnny Winter, Queen's Roger Taylor and Yes' Steve Howe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

U2 at Angel Stadium and New Sounds From Ireland's Essential Bands

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 08.20.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

For this tour, interrupted by a back injury and successful treatment for frontman Bono, U2 appears on stage in puffs of smoke reminiscent of our infamous SoCal smog.