Tag Archives: Jimmy Page

Tom Morello, Dave Navarro, Jimmy Page and more pay tribute to Chris Cornell

Posted by on May 18, 2017

We’re still processing last night’s suicide of Chris Cornell. And as we attempt to come to grips with the senseless loss of a voice for a generation (X), we pretty much have no words. We can’t even imagine how the family and friends of the grunge icon feel. Artists including his Audioslave bandmate Tom Morello […]

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Remember When: Myles Kennedy replaced Mark Wahlberg in the film ‘Rock Star’? The Alter Bridge singer does! [Exclusive]

Posted by on July 18, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Led Zeppelin may have stolen “Stairway to Heaven” judge says

Posted by on April 12, 2016

When thinking about Led Zeppelin, the first thing that comes to mind is their most famous song and every Guitar Center employees’ least favorite song “Stairway to Heaven.” But back in 2014, a lesser-known band called Spirit claimed that Robert Plant and Jimmy Page stole the opening riff from their song “Taurus” and filed a […]

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No, Robert Plant didn’t turn down $800 million for a Led Zeppelin reunion

Posted by on November 11, 2014

So remember yesterday when the internet got all crazy about a report from UK’s Daily Mirror about Robert Plant refusing to reunite Led Zeppelin? According to the report, Virgin’s Richard Branson offered the band $800 million to play 35 dates in London, Berlin and New Jersey, flying them to the shows in one of his jets. The […]

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Unreleased Led Zeppelin song? Why not?

Posted by on May 30, 2014

Although they’re not technically a metal band, Jimmy page’s guitar riffage, Robert Plant’s howls, and John Bonham’s animalistic drumming made Led Zeppelin one of the hardest-rocking bands of the late ’60s and ’70s, and left us all wanting more when they broke up in 1980 following Bonham’s death. Now that hunger will finally be fed […]

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Did Led Zeppelin steal ‘Stairway to Heaven?’

Posted by on May 20, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/xd8AVbwB_6E[/youtube] While Led Zeppelin might have been considered ‘metal’ in their initial ’70s run, it’d be pretty hard to consider them that now. Regardless, their iconic anthem “Stairway to Heaven” is written into rock’s DNA, and the eight-minute anthem is probably playing on about 50 classic rock stations around the country right now as you […]

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KISS fans can now grab a $120 t-shirt

Posted by on February 20, 2014

Earlier this year , KISS were photographed for designer John Varvatos’ Spring and Summer campaign. Inspired by the Dressed to Kill album cover, the band (well, Paul, Gene and those other two guys) were shot in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood in suits that probably cost more than the recording sessions for their first album 40 years ago. […]

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Watch The President Give Props To Zeppelin

Posted by on December 4, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4Q3zKfBRnI[/youtube] Any fan of rock or metal music knows that it wouldn’t exist without Led Zeppelin. Hell, even the President knows it. While it was likely written by a speechwriter, President Barack Obama honored the band at the Kennedy Center Honors this past weekend. We knew he was a fan of Beyonce, but Obama’s at […]

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Exclusive: 3 Name Their Top 3 Influences

Posted by on September 22, 2011

To say that it’s hard to define 3’s sound is a bit of an understatement. While the obvious label would be prog rock, the band’s music combines so many different elements and styles that they truly stand out amongst fellow modern bands. That’s why we at Metal Insider thought it would be fun to ask […]

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