On This Day, September 15, 1979…On its second week on the chart, Led Zeppelin's In Through the Out Door landed at #1 on the Billboard Album chart, their sixth U.S. chart topper. The album spent seven weeks at #1.The band’s eighth album, In Through the Out Door featured such future Zeppelin... Read More.
Atlantic Records has announced new vinyl reissues in honor of the label's 75th anniversary, including one for Led Zeppelin’s 1971 release, Led Zeppelin IV, which will be available on crystal-clear 180g vinyl on October 27.Atlantic has been celebrating their 75th anniversary throughout the year with reissues of... Read More.
On This Day, August 22, 1979…Led Zeppelin released their eighth and final studio album, In Through the Out Door, in the United States.The album went to #1 on the Billboard 200 Album chart, where it spent seven weeks, tying it with Led Zeppelin II for the Led Zeppelin album with... Read More.
On This Day, August 11, 1979 ...Led Zeppelin headlined their second night at the Knebworth Festival at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, England. It would be their final U.K. show with all four original members.The festival was the band’s first live show in the U.K. in four years... Read More.
While lots of artists can appreciate their rock star contemporaries, apparently members of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones didn’t quite understand the appeal of Led Zeppelin back in the day.Producer/engineer Glyn Johns, who worked on both The Beatles’ Let It Be and Zeppelin’s Led Zeppelin I, reveals on Rolling Stone’s Music Now podcast that George... Read More.
The legendary rock band Led Zeppelin is the subject of a new exhibition at the Morrison Hotel Gallery, opening Thursday, June 8, in New York and Los Angeles.The gallery notes that the exhibit “chronicles the band’s exalted rise, widely-storied world tours and rare moments in music... Read More.
On This Day, May 31, 1948...John Bonham was born in Redditch, Worcestershire, England.In 1968 he joined Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page and bass player John Paul Jones to form Led Zeppelin, which went on to become one of the most legendary rock bands of all time.They released their self-titled debut album in... Read More.
Musical taste is certainly subjective, so a list picking the "best of" anything is certainly ripe for debate, and that will likely be the case with Mojo’s recent list of the 50 Greatest Led Zeppelin songs. The list was compiled by the magazine’s “world-class team of writers,” noting it’s... Read More.
The Library of Congress has chosen 25 new recordings to join the National Recording Registry, including classics from John Lennon, Led Zeppelin and more.Recordings chosen for preservation based on their “cultural, historical or aesthetic importance" include such songs as Lennon’s “Imagine,” Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” and Eurhythmics’ “Sweet Dreams (Are Made... Read More.
This Saturday marks the 15th anniversary of Led Zeppelin's 2007 reunion show. To celebrate the occasion, the "Stairway to Heaven" legends have announced an online global watch party of their Celebration Day concert film, which captured the historic performance.You can watch the stream beginning... Read More.
Vanilla Fudge has announced official details about the release of Vanilla Zeppelin, a newly remastered version of the group's 2007 Led Zeppelin covers album, Out Through the In Door.Vanilla Zeppelin will be released September 30 as a digital download and via streaming services and is... Read More.