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16 April 1970, The Led Zeppelin single ‘Whole Lotta Love’ was certified Gold in the US after selling over a million copies. The single had peaked at No. 4 on the US singles chart. In the UK Atlantic Records had expected to issue the edited version themselves, and pressed initial copies for release on 5th […]

12 April 2016, A US court ruled that Led Zeppelin founders Robert Plant and Jimmy Page must face trial in a copyright row over the song ‘Stairway to Heaven’. The copyright infringement action had been brought by Michael Skidmore, a trustee for the late Spirit guitarist Randy Wolfe, who played on the same bill as […]

26 March 2006, Readers of Total Guitar magazine voted the guitar solo by Jimmy Page in Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway To Heaven’ as the greatest guitar solo of all time. The 1971 track was voted ahead of tracks by Van Halen, Queen, Jimi Hendrix and the Eagles. On the 20th anniversary of the original release of […]

22 March 1975, Led Zeppelin were enjoying a six-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Physical Graffiti the group’s fourth US No.1 album. On its first day of release in the US, the album shipped a million copies – no other album in the history of Atlantic records had generated so many […]

21st March 1971, Led Zeppelin appeared at the Boat Club, Nottingham, England on their ‘Back To The Clubs’ tour. This was the first tour which saw Zeppelin performing ‘Stairway To Heaven’, ‘Black Dog’ and ‘Going To California’. Zeppelin opened the set with ‘Immigrant Song’ and ‘Heartbreaker’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/led-zeppelin-led-zeppelin-iv/ Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV | This […]

LED ZEPPELIN: ‘The Complete Concert Chronicle (Revised And Expanded Edition)’ Book Due In September LED ZEPPELIN: ‘The Complete Concert Chronicle (Revised And Expanded Edition)’ Book Due In September Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4247588938593070

21 Feb 1972, Led Zeppelin released ‘Rock And Roll / Four Sticks’ as a 7 inch single in the US, peaking at No.47 on the chart. The song was written as a spontaneous jam session, whilst the band were trying to finish ‘Four Sticks’. Drummer John Bonham played the introduction to Little Richard’s ‘You Keep […]

16 Feb 1972, Led Zeppelin made their Australian live debut when they kicked off a six-date tour at the Subiaco Oval, Perth. Police battled with over 500 fans who rammed locked gates trying to get into the concert. Over 4,000 fans stood outside the venue without tickets and local residents jammed police phone lines to […]

11 Feb 1972, Led Zeppelin scored their third US Top 20 hit single with ‘Black Dog / Misty Mountain Hop’, peaking at No.15, and taken from their fourth album. The song’s title is a reference to a nameless black Labrador retriever that wandered around the Headley Grange studios during recording. Robert Plant recorded his vocal […]

MEGADETH’s DAVID ELLEFSON Says Lack Of ‘Direct’ Communication With DAVE MUSTAINE Led To 2004 Lawsuit MEGADETH’s DAVID ELLEFSON Says Lack Of ‘Direct’ Communication With DAVE MUSTAINE Led To 2004 Lawsuit Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4193824953969469


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