Jason Bonham checks in with the podcast to talk about working with Phil Collins, Sammy Hagar, the 2007 Led Zeppelin reunion and his current tour with Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience.
A new book chronicles Led Zeppelin’s rise and fall in their own words through rare interviews.
I don’t know how to find the right words for two albums that were almost “standard issue” when I was a teen and starting to move towards playing guitar and getting into “serious” rock (after a youth-filled power pop foundation). EVERYONE had IV; you had to. It had fucking “Stairway To Heaven” (which, admittedly, I’ve grown to cringe at whenever I hear it). It had “Black Dog” and “Rock And Roll”. It had “The Battle of Evermore” and “Misty Mountain Hop”. Did I love it when I heard it; did it inspire me? No, but I went along with everyone else and said “oh yeah”. Houses Of The Holy was the next album for me to discover and it was an eye-opener. From the weirdly angular (but instantly memorable) riff of “Dancing Days” to the magnificent opening acoustic whirlwind of “Over The Hills And Far Away” – this was a Zeppelin album I embraced. So now, over 36 years since I first had and absorbed these records, I’ve revisited them, thanks to the latest re-issue …
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It’s the 35th Anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s “In Through The Out Door”
In honor of the release of …Like Clockwork, we review the 10 best Queens of the Stone Age songs to date.
Led Zeppelin’s image, dating back to the band’s debauched 1970s heyday, has grown so outsized that it sometimes obscures, well, the music.
We’re counting down our Top 50 favorite rhythm sections of all time! See who made the list as we look at numbers 35 through 21.
Most rock supergroups are less than the sum of their parts, so Jason Miller listened to Them Crooked Vultures with a cautious ear. Should you believe the hype?
Rock Court is back in session, and this time, the fate of God — a.k.a. Eric Clapton — hangs in the balance. Take your seat in the jury box!
In this week’s edition of Caught on Tape, Steven Rosen journeys back to 1977, and his time spent in the eye of the Led Zeppelin hurricane.
In his latest Popdose Interview, Michael Burke talks with Nickel Creek’s Sara Watkins about her debut solo album, her songwriting techniques, and something called a Hardanger fiddle.