Tag Archives: Robert Plant

Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Robert Plant announces 2018 North American tour, premieres new song

Posted by on September 26, 2017

Robert Plant’s eleventh solo album Carry Fire, will be released on October 13th via Nonesuch/Warner. Today (26), the legend unleashed a brand new song “Bluebirds Over The Mountain,” that features The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde, along with announcing a North American Tour for early 2018. You can register here for Verified Fan Presale access up until […]

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Watch Brian Johnson return to the stage with Robert Plant, Paul Rodgers

Posted by on May 15, 2017

Last year could have been the last time we’d ever see AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson onstage. The singer was warned that he risked permanent hearing damage if he continued playing with AC/DC, so they postponed the rest of the tour, with Axl Rose ultimately finishing out the dates. And while Johnson remained hopeful that he would […]

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Rumor alert: Robert Plant’s website fuels Led Zeppelin reunion talk

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Looking at Robert Plant’s website, you will notice everything vanished aside from three words, “Any time now.” Earlier last year, Plant revealed he’s working on a new album with the Sensational Space Shifters and one should expect the site is changing to promote this release. However, others have a theory on another Led Zeppelin reunion to […]

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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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Metallica’s James Hetfield shares his ‘Top 10 Thingz of 2015’

Posted by on December 15, 2015

At the end of every year, everyone has a top 10 of anything that happened during those 365 days. They could be top 10 best releases of the year like the ones these amazing writers recently shared or top 10 events that really made a positive impact on that person. While some artists like Scott […]

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Slayer, Between The Buried And Me, Pallbearer performing at Bonnaroo with Billy Joel and more

Posted by on January 13, 2015

Sure, Coachella has AC/DC. But do they have Slayer, Between The Buried And Me, Pallbearer and Unlocking The Truth? No? Well, this year’s Bonnaroo does! Throughout Tuesday evening, the annual weekend festival asked fans to call a special phone number (1-844-ROO-2015) to find out who was playing, and then share their findings via social media […]

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Even Richard Branson is denying the Zeppelin reunion rumors

Posted by on November 13, 2014

By the time we wrote about the rumor that Led Zeppelin was offered $800 million to play 35 shows and Robert Plant allegedly ripped up the contract, it was already deemed false. Plant’s spokesperson called it “rubbish” and the original source, the Mirror, had removed it from their website. Just to make things even more official, […]

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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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