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Jury Says: Led Zeppelin Didn't Steal "Stairway To Heaven"

A jury spent five hours deliberating and concluded that Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page did not steal the intro for their most famous song "Stairway To Heaven." Plant and Page issued a joint statement saying, "We are grateful for the jury's conscientious service and...
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Led Zeppelin Turned Down $14 Million for "Desert Trip" Gigs

Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bob Dylan, Roger Waters and Neil Young all signed on to perform at October's "Desert Trip" concerts in Indio, California. One legendary rock band that turned down the concert is Led Zeppelin who reportedly were offered a staggering $14 million to...
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Henry Rollins Reads Dr. Seuss (Video)

Punk rock and spoken word legend Henry Rollins reads and deconstructs the children's book "Oh, The Places You'll Go!" by the acclaimed children's author Dr. Seuss. In the Funny or Die video (below), Henry points out that maybe one of the places Dr. Seuss needs to go is the 21st century. ©...
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Steven Tyler Confirms Aerosmith Farewell Tour

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler appeared on The Howard Stern Show this week and confirmed that his band will embark on a farewell tour in 2017. "I love this band... I really do," said Tyler. "The band's over. We're doing a farewell tour." No additional details were given, but audio from Tyler's...
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"Weird Al" Box Set Will Come In A Replica Of His Accordian

The one and only "Weird Al" Yankovic will be releasing a completely remastered discography next year. A 15-disc "Squeeze Box" will come in a custom case that is a replica of his famous accordian. Casual fans will also be able to purchase individual compact discs, 150-gram vinyl LP's or boring...
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Melissa Etheridge Releases "Pulse" For Orlando Shooting Victims

Melissa Etheridge has released a new song "Pulse" as a tribute to the 49 people who died in the June 12 nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. Etheridge was so moved by the tragedy at the Pulse Nightclub that she was compelled to write the rock ballad of the same name. Etheridge said her Twitter...
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David Bowie's Hair Up For Auction

Working as a wig mistress for the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum, Wendy Farrier snipped some of David Bowie's hair in the 1980s for a wax work replica of the Starman. Farrier needed some of Bowie's hair to authentically duplicate the rest of the wig hair. She held on to a 2-inch lock of Bowie's...
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Anthrax Have Zero Tolerance

Anthrax have released a lyric video for their track "Zero Tolerance" and the clip can be seen below. "Zero Tolerance" is taken from the new CD, For All Kings, which is in stores now. Anthrax will hook up with Slayer and Death Angel for a seven-week North American tour starting in Cleveland on...
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Steel Panther's Michael Starr Joins Sebastian Bach On Stage At Rocklahoma

Steel Panther frontman Michael Starr joined ex-Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach on stage May 29 at the Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, OK and fan-filmed video of "Youth Gone Wild" can be seen below. (Photo by Ken Tomczak)
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Triumph's Rik Emmett Discusses Led Zeppelin Plagiarism Trial

Led Zeppelin members Jimmy Page and Robert Plant are currently in a Los Angeles courtroom this week as the "Stairway To Heaven" copyright trial began. The court will decide whether Zeppelin based the opening section of their 1971 anthem "Stairway To Heaven" on the instrumental piece "Taurus" by...
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