Last night, Led Zeppelin — Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Robert Plant — appeared on CBS TV’s Late Show with David Letterman, where they were interviewed by Letterman, a fellow Sunday-night Kennedy Center Honors honoree. The venerable trio chatted with Letterman about their influences, the Kennedy Center Honors event in Washington, D.C., and the […]
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Jimmy Page acknowledged that Led Zeppelin were considering touring after their December 2007 show at London’s O2 Arena. However, Robert Plant was busy at the time. “He was busy,” Page says. “He was doing his Alison Krauss project. I wasn’t fully aware it was going to be launched […]
With the physical release of Celebration Day less than a week away, Led Zeppelin have posted a live performance clip of “Black Dog” from the film online. Watch below! Celebration Day was filmed in December 2007 at the band’s storied reunion show at London’s 02 Arena. Ever since the DVD’s release was announced, the band […]
Brad Tolinski, editorial director of Revolver, Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines, has interviewed Jimmy Page more than any other journalist in the world. Those interviews have led to his new book, Light & Shade: Conversations With Jimmy Page, which was published today, October 23, by Crown Publishing. Light & Shade is drawn from the […]
Led Zeppelin’s new live film, Celebration Day, hit theaters earlier this week. If you haven’t been enticed into checking it out just yet, the band have posted yet another teaser clip from the movie, this one featuring several crowd shots and an all-too-brief listen at a live version of “Whole Lotta Love.” Check it out […]
Michael Del Pizzo of Sunflower Dead Picks the Top Five Bands with the Best Chemistry in Rock History
Chemistry is the most important ingredient among members of bands. For proof, there is Sunflower Dead–where the members go way back, with half of the band being comprised of former members of Droid and Two Hit Creeper. With the recent successful release of their self-titled debut record, we asked vocalist Michael Del Pizzo (pictured left) […]
Earlier today, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin made a rare public appearance at the first screening of their upcoming film, Celebration Day, which chronicles their 2007 reunion show at London’s 02 Arena. Taking questions from press after the screening, the band were asked from numerous angles if they would ever consider playing together again. […]
You know Michael Winslow, the “Man of 1,000 Sound Effects,” as the siren-mouthed weirdo from movies like the Police Academy franchise and Spaceballs. Below, you can see his foray into, uh, music? Watch as he does an uncanny version of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love.” Let us know what you think in the comments.
No, an oxymoron isn’t acne cleaner for really dumb people. As Merriam-Webster (a.k.a. the dictionary people) put it, an oxymoron is “a combination of contradictory or incongruous words (as cruel kindness); broadly: something (as a concept) that is made up of contradictory or incongruous elements.” Another example of an oxymoron? Big elf. So we asked […]
Ever since that creepy witch woman stared out from that field on the cover of Black Sabbath's first record, album cover art has been a vital part of the heavy-music scene—that’s why any diehard fan has at least a few T-shirts or posters emblazoned with their favorite cover images. In Revolver's new "The Art of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal" Special Issue—available on newsstands now—we’ve tracked down and interviewed the artists behind the covers of such landmark records as Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy, Black Sabbath’s Heaven and Hell, Queen’s Queen II, Metallica’s Master of Puppets, Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite for Destruction, Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven, Korn’s Korn, Nine Inch Nails’ The Downward Spiral, Ministry’s Psalm 69, Lamb of God’s Ashes of the Wake, and many, many others. We’ve also unearthed all kinds of rare sketches, photo shoot outtakes, and alternate versions, taking readers through the whole creative process behind these iconic album covers. Get your copy now!!!