Sunday, December 14 2014
The music world saw reissues from all over the genre map, spanning classic rock titans to electronic music legends.
Monday, August 11 2014
With the exception of the Beatles, no other band has loomed quite so large as Led Zeppelin, to the extent that we’ll never run out of things to say: good, bad and great.
Monday, August 1 2011
Some of these are hopefully no-brainers, others may be head-scratchers. All of them are albums that deserve a fresh appraisal.
Sunday, January 25 2015
No matter how grandiose the Led Zeppelin legend gets, hearing the golden gods tell their tale is both astounding and more real than anything anyone could ever make up.
Monday, November 19 2012
The pagan gods of old return to Midgard for one last conquest. Their victory is nothing less than completely decisive.
Thursday, December 13 2007
Does anybody remember laughter?
Tuesday, December 11 2007
More Songs About Groupies and The Lord of the Rings.
Monday, August 28 2006
Zeppelin fans will know much of this material already. But I once wrote a book about this band (not a very good one, admittedly), and there are things here that I never knew.
Thursday, February 26 2015
Album anniversaries of the music of Led Zeppelin and Slayer highlight this week in metal: one is a sprawling double album epic, the other a stepping stone for one of metal's most important bands.
Friday, September 26 2014
The first night of Robert Plant's tour with his new band the Sensational Space Shifters, which included new material and Led Zeppelin classics, proved how apt their moniker is.
Sunday, February 24 2013
Capping off the eminently diverse Houses of the Holy is the riff-loaded “The Ocean”, a Zeppelin classic that reminds us that no matter how far the band may veer off into other realms, when it comes down to it, rock and roll is their brand of noise pollution.
Monday, February 18 2013
The proto-doom metal masterpiece "No Quarter" is a classic case of a brilliant track that becomes even more enormous in its live incarnations.
Sunday, February 10 2013
"D'Yer Mak'er" concludes the controversial middle section of Houses of the Holy in an uproarious fashion. With this song Led Zeppelin proves that for every Tolkien reference, there's a corresponding joke—and a pretty damn good one at that.
Thursday, November 8 2012
PHILADELPHIA — Ain’t it great when all the stars align? Denny Somach is feeling just such a magical, mystical moment as he and others aim