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Dave Grohl On John Paul Jones And Them Crooked Vultures: “It Was One Of The Highlights Of My Life…”

John Paul Jones played on the Foo Fighters’ 2005 album “In Your Honor” (playing mandolin on “Another Round” and piano on “Miracle”), and at the 2008 Grammys, he conducted an orchestra that backed the Foo Fighters on their performance of “The Pretender.” Grohl tells CBS Local that actually being in a band with the man meant a great deal to him.

12/06/2012

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David Letterman Talks Vikings, Hobbits With Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones

Letterman was clearly unaware of Page and Jones’ histories as session musicians before they formed Zeppelin, so Plant pointed that they’d both played on a lot of records, and joked that during that time he was working “on the blacktop” and John Bonham was stealing cars. Letterman’s response: “And had you mentioned the part about stealing cars to the Kennedy Center people?”

12/04/2012

John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, David Letterman, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova, Dustin Hoffman were the honorees at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Led Zeppelin, David Letterman, Buddy Guy Celebrated At 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Clearly, it was a departure for the Kennedy Center Honors. Now in it’s 35th year, the ceremony started out by paying tribute to cultural icons like Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald and Tennessee Williams. In recent years, rock has been represented more and more at this prestigious event, with Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen all collecting the Kennedy Center medallion. But past ceremonies probably never got as loud as this year’s.

12/02/2012

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5 Things We Learned From Jimmy Page’s “Rolling Stone” Interview

Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stone magazine have always had an uneasy relationship: although the band dominated the ’70s, they were only on the cover once during that decade. And Rolling Stone didn’t always give Zeppelin’s records favorable reviews. So, it was a surprise that the band’s leader Jimmy Page gave the magazine an eight-hour plus interview in the new issue, which features a vintage Page shot on the cover.

11/30/2012

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Led Zeppelin Kennedy Center Honors Coverage

The show won’t be broadcasted live: an edited version will air on CBS on December 26. But CBS Local will be there, live tweeting the event from Radio.com. We’ll also have a wrap-up after the show is over Sunday night.

11/29/2012

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Black Sabbath Tops Led Zeppelin On Poll Of Most Important British Hard Rock Bands

Who’s the best hard rock band ever? It’s a subjective – and loaded – question. But according to a poll recently taken by BPI – the British Recording Industry’s trade group – Black Sabbath is the most important British hard rock band ever, followed by Iron Maiden.

11/20/2012

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Watch Led Zeppelin Reunite For ‘Black Dog’ – From ‘Celebration Day’ Film

For fans who haven’t had the chance to see “Celebration Day,” Zeppelin has released its hard-rocking performance of “Black Dog” from its 2007 reunion show.

11/16/2012

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Vote For Rock’s Greatest Drummer

Our friends at Los Angeles alternative rock station KROQ are holding a poll to determine who rock’s greatest drummer is. Several legendary artists are included in the poll: among them, Ginger Baker of Cream, Frank Beard of ZZ Top, John Bonham of Led Zeppelin, Stewart Copeland of The Police and Neil Peart of Rush, among many others.

11/08/2012

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Robert Plant Knocked Over By Crazed Fan In Argentina

Robert Plant took a spill when a deranged fan stormed the stage during his performance in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 1. The stage invasion happened while Plant and his band, The Sensational Space Shifters, were finishing their take on Led Zeppelin’s classic “Rock And Roll.” The man rushed the stage, but security quickly tackled him and shut down his attempt to approach the former Zeppelin frontman.

11/07/2012

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Meet Robert Plant’s Latest Collaborator, Buddy Miller

Last week, Rolling Stone reported that Robert Plant recorded a new album with his occasional collaborator, Buddy Miller. Miller is becoming a familiar name to Plant’s fans.

11/05/2012

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