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Monmouth recording studio where Oasis and Led Zeppelin recorded is up for sale

Oasis pose in 1994
The legendary studio has also hosted Black Sabbath

Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton and more sign guitar to raise money for Jerry Donahue

Jerry Donahue
Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin and Eric Clapton are among some of the names who have signed a guitar to help raise money for guitarist Jerry Donahue. Read more: 20 best folk music albums of all time Donahue, who played with the folk-rock bands Fairport Convention and Fotheringay, suffered a severe stroke in 2016 and has not been able to play guitar since. Banding...

Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin ruled out of playing Glastonbury 2020

Glastonbury boss Emily Eavis has ruled out Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin as potential headliners for the iconic festival's 50th anniversary next year. Posting on Twitter, BBC Gloucestershire's Steve Knibbs said Eavis confirmed that both bands won't be headlining the Pyramid Stage during a talk at the Cheltenham Literary Festival. "Tonight @CheltLitFest, @EmilyEavis confirms Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin are not...

Jimmy Page says a Led Zeppelin biopic has been “discussed”

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has said that a biopic of the legendary band has been discussed, after both Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody triumphed at the box office. Page, who founded the 'Stairway To Heaven' rockers in 1968, says that meetings have been held to discuss the idea of telling the band's story on the big screen. "We'll have to ask...

Led Zeppelin backed by US Department of Justice in ‘Stairway To Heaven’ copyright feud

Photo of LED ZEPPELIN; ZepE 19A, February 28, 1970 in Denmark
The U.S. Department of Justice has sided with Led Zeppelin in a long-running copyright feud surrounding their iconic hit 'Stairway To Heaven'. The British rock giants initially triumphed back in 2016 when a Los Angeles jury ruled that ‘Stairway To Heaven’ did not infringe on ‘Taurus’, an instrumental track first penned by late Spirit guitarist Randy California for the band’s 1968 debut...

Korn, Tool, Judas Priest and Linkin Park rally behind Led Zeppelin in ‘Stairway To Heaven’ copyright case

Led Zeppelin
Members of Korn, Tool, Judas Priest, Linkin Park and several other bands have signed a brief in support of Led Zeppelin, whose years-long copyright case over the opening guitar riff of ‘Stairway To Heaven’ will return to court next month. In 2016, a jury ruled that Led Zep’s classic had not in fact lifted its opening riff from ‘Taurus’ by...

Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones to return with new band, Sons Of Chipotle

Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones is set to make his live return with new band, Sons Of Chipotle. Over the years, the rock icon has also been a member of Them Crooked Vultures and performed with the likes of Seasick Steve and Butthole Surfers. Now, he's back in his next guise – with Sons Of Chipotle set to play...

The huge hits that bands have axed from their live shows

As a band, it must be difficult when one of your biggest hit singles begins to drag you down or drive you round the bend. When it suddenly becomes too taxing to perform a particular song; when the very same banger that has catapulted you into fame is suddenly more annoying than being haunted by an ever-present swarm of...