Robert Plant is back. The Led Zeppelin star is reviving the ghost of his old group and paying homage to Americana in one of 2010’s must-see shows.
Meredith Dank has a job that she admits can be a “party buzz kill” -- she spends her days delving into the often gritty and grim lives of child sex workers, prostitutes and pimps.
Neil Young ramps up the feedback as he snarls out a solo album. Eric Clapton sits on his porch for a blues session with a few buddies. Robert Plant dismisses Led Zeppelin nostalgia and celebrates other joys of youth.
“This is one of the most stimulating times in my life,” says Robert Plant, the Led Zeppelin front man who will turn 65 next month.
Of the more than 1,000 new rock CDs that landed on my desk this past year, the hottest album came from an alternative band in frozen Canada.
Kanye West stirred up the crowd at the Big Chill festival in the U.K. with a rant about Hitler.
Five years ago, there were 20,000 of us at London’s O2 for a Led Zeppelin concert billed as “the band reunion of the century.”
Robert De Niro opened last night’s Kennedy Center Honors by calling honoree Dustin Hoffman a “colossal pain.”
"This is one of the most stimulating times in my life."
- Robert Plant on Jul 23, 2013