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Inside Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti

To many fans, it’s the ultimate Led Zeppelin album. It’s certainly the most epic. Physical Graffiti was released on February 24 1975. Forty years on, it’s reissued on 23 February 2015, remastered by Jimmy Page, with out-takes and rare cuts. Here are some must-know and “who cares?” facts about Zeppelin’s ultimate throwdown of bombastic rocktastic recording.
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The Big Send-Off: 10 Epic Guitar Outros

A great guitar outro can serve as the musical equivalent of an exclamation point, something to drive home a song in a memorable way. Whether flashy or subtle, the best guitar codas leave an impression that lingers long after the last notes fade. Below are 10 of the very best. “Mr. Crowley” (Ozzy Osbourne/Randy Rhoads). Randy Rhoads’ beautiful, classically inspired outro elevated this Ozzy classic into something of monumental proportions. The late guitarist spent hours working on the solo, but remained frustrated…
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Instant Classics: 10 Great Debut Rock Albums

In most instances a band reaches its full potential only after recording at least an album or two. Every once in a while, however, a group unleashes a masterpiece right out of the chute. Below are ten instances where a band’s debut album became a classic. Appetite for Destruction (1987) – Guns N’ Roses. Guns N’ Roses didn’t invent hard rock, but the group’s debut found the band assimilating the genre’s essential ingredients in expert fashion. Combining the swagger of late ’60s Stones and vintage Aerosmith with the menace of punk…
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Hear Me Now: 10 of Rock’s Greatest Guitar Intros

Whether it’s an amazing solo, an unforgettable riff or simply a power chord that hangs suspended in the air, a great guitar intro can set the tone for an entire song. Rock history is loaded with great examples – the ten below rank among the very best. Alice Cooper“School’s Out” – Alice Cooper. Founding guitarist Glen Buxton came up with the ferocious opening riff for this classic long before the complete song was actually …
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Jimmy Page Un-Ledded

With the CD and DVD set Celebration Day riding high on theBillboard charts, we need no reminder of the potent magic Jimmy Page created as the leader of Led Zeppelin. With his beloved Les Pauls “Number 1” and “Number 2” on his shoulders as well as a variety of other famed instruments Page wrote his name across the annals of rock history in very large script indeed. The eight studio albums and the live The Song Remains the Samerecorded from 1968 to 1979 during Zeppelin’s original incarnation are still the…
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Led Zeppelin — Their Best Album Is?

With DVD/CD Celebration Day recently hitting Top 10s around the globe, Led Zeppelin have a whole new audience. And also a mature audience who are revisiting their epic recordings. But where to start? Where to revisit? And which album is best? You decide. With many Led Zeppelin box-sets, collections, rarities and live albums available we’ll here concentrate on original studio albums before the band disbanded, so that’s eight albums in 10 years. Let’s get down to the sound of the hammer of the gods…
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Led Zeppelin “Celebration Day”: Behind the Scenes With Dick Carruthers

When Led Zeppelin reunited in 2007 to play London’s 02 Arena, it was one of the most in-demand shows ever – 20 million people reportedly applied for tickets. Five years on, the show is out on DVD, Blu-ray and CD as Celebration Day. Gibson asked visuals director Dick Carruthers about capturing a legendary event. Carruthers is a well-respected video producer in the rock world, with performances by The Who, Oasis, Snow Patrol, Stereophonics and more to his credit. In November 2012, his direction of Noel Gallagher’s International …
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Music Worth Buying: Led Zeppelin and The Doors

Orange County Register (CA) music critic Robert Kinsler and his co-host, TJR review new CDs.. This week, TJR and Robert take a look at the new live DVD – Blu Ray releases by Led Zeppelin Celebrartion day and The Doors Live at the Bowl 68
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Led Zeppelin Gives It A Whole Lotta Love with Encore Screening

Following the worldwide success of Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day, the cinema concert event which presented live footage of the band’s 2007 reunion concert at London’s O2 Arena, there has been an enormous response from fans – 1.7 million fans have …
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Jimmy Page Remastering Zeppelin Albums

Led Zeppelin fans can look forward to expanded versions of several of the band’s albums, with tentative release scheduled to begin sometime in 2013. Speaking to Mojo magazine, Jimmy Page revealed that in addition to remastering the original albums, he’s been digging …
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Led Zeppelin Talk “Celebration Day”

Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones have been talking about Celebration Day, the forthcoming DVD and album of their 2007 live reunion. In new interviews with The Guardian newspaper, Page says: “This was going to be a critical show. We only …
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Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience

The popular and critically acclaimed concert JASON BONHAM’s LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE (JBLZE)–which
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Clutter Media Group Offers Facebook Contest For Led Zeppelin and Foo Fighters Artwork

Clutter Media Group and Clutter Magazine once again team up with
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