| Dec 25, 2012
| 10:57 AM
"The Kennedy Center Honors" is one of the nation's great TV treasures. And while this year's show is a little uneven, the high points still make it one of my favorite TV viewing experiences of the year.
Maybe you have to be a little older to...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As much as anyone, Robert Plant deserves credit — or blame — for bringing the adjective "histrionic" into the vocabulary about rock music. As the frontman for Led Zeppelin, Plant used his pliant voice to create a signature vocal style, hitting...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:46 PM
While Led Zeppelin fanatics are still holding out hope for a reprise of that 2007 reunion performance, they can at least count on a few upcoming dates with some the band's key members.
Starting in September, Robert Plant will tour alongside the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
From the dawn of grunge’s commercial success in the early '90s to playing in a rock super-group alongside Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl has performed with some of rock's most influential figures. It was perhaps only a matter of time,...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Led Zeppelin fans can get an early look at -- and listen of -- one of the band’s hard-rock classics, “Whole Lotta Love,” with a new video that’s been assembled to an early mix of the track. The clip is to appear on the...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The opening bars of Led Zeppelin's first song outline much of what followed: A mean series of Jimmy Page riffs introduces "Good Times, Bad Times," from its self-titled 1969 debut, followed by a typically wild John Bonham drum-bang, replete with the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Why should the fire die?
That’s the question Nickel Creek posed with the title of an album in 2005, after which the bluegrass trio ended a run that stretched back nearly two decades. The spark, as the members told it, wasn’t extinguished...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The magic for Led Zeppelin fans is far from over.
The legendary rock band is reissuing its first three albums with previously unreleased live and studio tracks as the beginning of an "extensive reissue program." While plans are set for all nine of...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Grammy voters love catching up with acts that weren’t significantly recognized when they were at their creative peaks, and this year one of those nods went to Led Zeppelin’s “Celebration Day,” the live album documenting the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
This post has been updated, as indicated below.
A belated arrival on the streaming-music scene, Led Zeppelin quickly shot up the charts on Spotify this week despite not having released an album of new material in more than 30 years. The service made the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:03 AM
A Replacements reunion? If you had mentioned the possibility to the band’s primary songwriter and singer, Paul Westerberg, over the last couple decades, he’d come thisclose to cracking you over the head with his guitar.
But now Westerberg...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:42 AM
Here are some of the more notable box sets of the season in rock and pop:
Beatles, “Stereo Vinyl Box Set” (Capitol, $319): The Beatles’ core 14 albums are repackaged again, this time with vinyl connoisseurs in mind. Each remastered...