Carry Fire, an album of new material from Robert Plant and his band Sensational Space Shifters, includes a song with a title extracted from Stairway To Heaven's lyrics. The May Queen will be instantly recognized by fans of the epic 1971 song as part of the line '...it's just a spring cleaning for the May Queen'. Asked about it by BBC 6, the former Zeppelin front man said he loves the season of renewal and that it just seemed to fit the song. RTE.ie
Robert Plant - I'm In The Mood - Austin City limits
John Paul Jones joins Foof Fighters on Under Pressure (9-5-2015)
Led Zeppelin's bass player and Queen's drummer joined Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters for a rendition of the song Queen and David Bowie recorded together. The Saturday (9/5) concert at the Milton Keynes Bowl in the UK paused for Grohl to introduce the special guests that would turn his band into a 'superdupergroup' for a song, adding, 'I don't even know what to say because this kind of s*&t doesn't happen every day. Let me just tell you that the Foo Fighters, right now, are living our Rock n' Roll fantasy with you tonight.' With that, the group delivered a version of Under Pressure on Freddie Mercury's birthday.
Robert Plant joins Jack White on Lemon Song
Jack White and Robert Plant have both expressed an appreciation for the other's work but the two had never played together until Plant took the stage during White's band's set at Lollapalooza Argentina and the two cranked out a version of Zeppelin's Lemon Song.
Zeppelin classics get xylophone remake by pre-teen ensemble (2-21-2015)
A collection of Louisville, Kentucky area middle school kids has the kind of instructor that would have made school music lessons a whole lot more appealing for a lot of us. The 55 strong group known as the Louisville Leopard Percussionists features xylophones, an assortment of drums, vibraphone and marimbas. Their performance of Zeppelin tracks has impressed not only fans of the band but Jimmy Page himself.
Jimmy Page talks past & future
After spending a good deal of time in recent years revisiting the past while remastering original tracks and selecting bonus material for the reissued, expanded editions of Led Zeppelin's first five albums, Jimmy Page is close to starting his next musical venture. While he's not revealing any details about his direction and sound, the guitarist tells our friends at Classic Rock Magazine that it will be 'surprising'.