December 1, 2012 |
Looking for an opportunity to hear Led Zeppelin deflect questions -- once again -- about a reunion? Be sure to catch "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday night, when Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones will sit down for a joint interview. The classic-rock legends are scheduled to visit Letterman's show (which, FYI, has a separate musical guest booked) the day after being honored at the 35th annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington; the talk-show host is among this year's other honorees.
September 13, 2012 |
When Led Zeppelin announced five years ago that the band's surviving members would reunite for t he group's first headline show in 27 years , more than 20 million requests for tickets flooded in. Only 18,000 fans got in to London's O2 arena to see the performance, but as of Oct. 17, the unlucky millions who were shut out will have another shot by way of limited theatrical screenings, to be followed Nov. 19 by the release of the concert in multiple...
February 7, 2008 |
The reunited Led Zeppelin will headline the 2008 Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival, concert organizers announced Wednesday. Led Zeppelin, who reconvened for a single December concert in London, had for months been rumored to be heading to Bonnaroo, which will be held June 13-15 on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tenn. Also scheduled to perform are Metallica, Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, My Morning Jacket, Willie Nelson, B.B. King, Phil Lesh and Friends, Sigur Ros, the Raconteurs, Against Me!
April 9, 2013 |
This post has been updated. See below for details. British record producer and sound engineer Andy Johns, who like his older brother Glyn Johns worked with some of the biggest rock bands of the 1960s and '70s, including the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, has died at age 62. British newspapers reported that Johns passed on after suffering from a liver ailment. PHOTOS: Notable deaths of 2013 Andy Johns started his career as a tape operator at London's Olympic Studios during a period of exceptional musical ferment.
December 22, 2010 |
Take a trip on an airship, reliving the bygone days of this old-fashioned means of transport. The airship Eureka, which partners with Farmers Insurance and bears its logo, offers tours over the Los Angeles area, the Silicon Valley, San Diego and San Francisco Bay . And if you act quickly, you can get a discount on the trips. The deal: Buy a tour or gift certificate for a flight lasting an hour or longer on the Eureka and get half off a second ticket . Prices vary by destination and length of flight.
August 13, 2012 |
Mitt Romney's selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate has raised a lot of conversation and questions. Your Politics Now team at the L.A. Times -- including Maeve Reston and Robin Abcarian -- will clear aside some of the clutter with a chat today at noon PDT. Among the topics to be discussed: -- How has the candidacy of the 42-year-old congressman played in its first 48 hours? -- Should Team Romney worry about an initial poll showing a plurality of voters unimpressed with his No. 2?