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Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones Cagey On Future Led Zeppelin Plans

Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, the founding members of Led Zeppelin, were all on hand in London on Friday for a press conference marking the release of Celebration Day, a concert film documenting the band’s 2007 two-hour reunion show, their first headline concert in 27 years, at London’s O2 Arena.

09/21/2012

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Led Zeppelin To Attend Kennedy Center Honors, Announce Press Conference and ‘Celebration Day’ Formats

Last week, the Kennedy Center announced that Led Zeppelin would be honored at their annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony. This morning, the band confirmed, via a press release, that they will attend the prestigious event, which takes place in Washington, D.C. on December 3 (and which airs on CBS on December 26).

09/21/2012

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Jimmy Page On His Early Sessions: “I Took The Bit In My Teeth And Went For It”

Before Page formed Led Zeppelin, he joined The Yardbirds. But before that, he was one of England’s top session guitar players: he played on records by famous artists (The Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker, Lulu, Brenda Lee, Tom Jones) and lesser-known acts as well (Neil Christian & The Crusaders, The Nashville Teens, The Mudlarks).

09/17/2012

Led Zeppelin's "Celebration Day" cover

Led Zeppelin Announces “Celebration Day”

After days of counting down to an unspecified event, Led Zeppelin has finally announced on their Facebook page that they will, as rumored, release a live document of their 2007 reunion concert on audio and video. The album and concert film will be titled Celebration Day (although that song was not performed at the concert).

09/13/2012

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Led Zeppelin: Is Today “Celebration Day”?

Led Zeppelin has apparently been counting down to some kind of big announcement via a series of posts on their official Facebook page that feature images of numbers (counting down from five to one) and a few cryptic video clips. The countdown started over the weekend, and hit “1″ yesterday, leading fans to have high hopes for some big news today.

09/13/2012

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Led Zeppelin’s Countdown Hits “1″

Led Zeppelin’s countdown continued today, with the band posting a photo of the number “1″ to their Facebook page. The band have been counting down to something since this weekend, but there’s a lot of speculation as to what the band will do, or announce, when the countdown ends (which will be tomorrow, September 13).

09/12/2012

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Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy, David Letterman To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy and David Letterman are going to be honored at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, along with actor Dustin Hoffman and ballerina Natalia Makarova. The ceremony will take place at the Kennedy Center Opera Stage in Washington, D.C. on December 2, and will air on CBS December 26 at 9 pm ET.

09/12/2012

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Jimmy Page On Led Zeppelin: “I Wanted Artistic Control In A Vice Grip!”

Brad Tolinski, the Editorial Director of Guitar World, Guitar Aficionado and Revolver has interviewed the press-shy Jimmy Page more than any other journalist. And now, he’s preparing to release a collection of those interviews in one volume, Light And Shade: Conversations With Jimmy Page. Here’s the first in a series of excerpts of the book given exclusively to CBS Local.

09/11/2012

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Led Zeppelin: “Good Times, Bad Times” To Come?

Over the weekend, Led Zeppelin posted cryptic photos of the words “Five” and “Four,” followed by the Roman numeral “III” to their official Facebook page. At first, Zeppelin fans wondered what the significance of “Five” was, until it became clear that the band is counting down to… something.

09/11/2012

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Led Zeppelin’s Weekend Countdown… But To What?

Over the weekend, Led Zeppelin kicked off a countdown to an unspecified event on their Facebook page. On Saturday, they posted the word “Five” (in the font that the band used on their The Song Remains The Same album cover), leading to a flurry of online speculation: is there a 5 disc box set coming out? Is there a lost album between 1971′s Led Zeppelin (often referred to as “IV”) and the follow-up, 1973′s Houses Of The Holy that would now be seeing the light of day?

09/10/2012

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