Melissa Etheridge ready for Love Rocks NYC benefit's return
This year’s Love Rocks, which takes place at The Beacon Theatre in Manhattan Thursday night, boasts enormous star power – including headliners Melissa Etheridge, Keith Richards, with his “other” band The X-Pensive Winos, Mavis Staples, and others.
A perfect pair: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss reunite for new album, "Raise the Roof"
It's been 14 years since former Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant and bluegrass icon Alison Krauss made music together. Plant and Krauss spoke with Anthony Mason about their long-awaited follow-up album, "Raise the Roof," their unlikely but perfect pairing, and why it was finally time to get back in the studio together.news.yahoo.com
New this week: Will Smith, 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' and Adele
This week’s new entertainment releases include a much-anticipated album from Adele, a documentary about Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl half-time show and Will Smith playing father and tennis guru to Venus and Serena Williams.
Court rules Led Zeppelin did not plagiarize riff for "Stairway to Heaven"
Led Zeppelin did not steal the opening guitar riff for its iconic song "Stairway to Heaven," a federal appeals court ruled Monday. Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin were accused of plagiarizing the 1968 song "Taurus" by the band Spirit. Led Zeppelin also performed a cover of a Spirit song, 'Fresh Garbage.' But there is no direct evidence that the two bands toured together, or that Led Zeppelin band members heard Spirit perform 'Taurus.'" Page, Plant and Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones all testified at the original trial, although Jones was not involved in the lawsuit.cbsnews.com
Exclusive: Stevie Ray Vaughan's bandmate shares candid behind-the-scenes photos
Exclusive: Stevie Ray Vaughan's bandmate shares candid behind-the-scenes photosThis was when we toured with Robert Plant. Great tour. (If you're wondering why Robert Plant has that terrified look on his face, its because Stevie is giving him a wedgie.) Great tour. He was my best friend.Shannon continues his homage to Stevie Ray Vaughan in the images he provided Chron.com, which can be seen in the gallery above.chron.com