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Monday, August 11 2014

What Is and What Will Always Be: A Fresh Look at Led Zeppelin's Familiar Masterpieces

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

10 Albums That Supposedly Suck (But Don't)

Some of these are hopefully no-brainers, others may be head-scratchers. All of them are albums that deserve a fresh appraisal.


Reviews

Monday, November 19 2012

Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

The pagan gods of old return to Midgard for one last conquest. Their victory is nothing less than completely decisive.


Thursday, December 13 2007

Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same

Does anybody remember laughter?


Tuesday, December 11 2007

Led Zeppelin: Mothership

More Songs About Groupies and The Lord of the Rings.


Monday, August 28 2006

Led Zeppelin: The Origin of the Species [DVD]

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.


Wednesday, July 23 2003

Led Zeppelin: How the West Was Won


Blogs

Monday, February 25 2013

The Album Remains the Same: Led Zeppelin - 'The Ocean"

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 Album Remains the Same: Led Zeppelin - "No Quarter"

The proto-doom metal masterpiece "No Quarter" is a classic case of a brilliant track that becomes even more enormous in its live incarnations.


Monday, February 11 2013

The Album Remains the Same: Led Zeppelin - "D'Yer Mak'er"

"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.


Monday, February 4 2013

The Album Remains the Same: Led Zeppelin - "Dancing Days"

"Dancing Days" is proof that no matter how great a band or an album might be, there's always a moment where a slip-up happens.


Monday, January 28 2013

The Album Remains the Same: Led Zeppelin - "The Crunge"

For many, "The Crunge" commences a three-song sequence that makes Houses of the Holy a scattershot mess. We think it's right about when the fun kicks in.


Counterbalance No. 108: 'Led Zeppelin' (Sound Affects) [30.Nov.12]
Counterbalance No. 63: 'Led Zeppelin II' (Sound Affects) [6.Jan.12]
Counterbalance No. 31: 'Led Zeppelin IV' (Sound Affects) [29.Apr.11]

News

Thursday, November 8 2012

Led Zeppelin Gets Whole Lotta Love in New Book, DVDs

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


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