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  • Pete Roche

    5 reasons to catch Foreigner and Whitesnake in concert together

    When you ante up for tickets to a concert on the Jukebox Heroes Tour, you should expect to hear more than a few big hits and familiar FM radio staples. Fortunately, Foreigner and Whitesnake delivered the goods last night (July 10) at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, offering a slate of...
  • 5 reasons to catch Eric Johnson on his Ah Via Musicom 2018 tour

    5 reasons to catch Eric Johnson on his Ah Via Musicom 2018 tour

    1. Eric Johnson's playing his electric guitars again. Last time Texan guitar guru Eric Johnson came to town (October 2016 at Music Box in Cleveland) was for a stripped-down acoustic gig wherein his demonstrated his unplugged prowess on a few Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel covers. It was a...
  • Pete Roche

    Sammy Hagar comes full circle at the Hard Rock in Northfield, Ohio

    Sammy Hagar came full circle Saturday (June 24) at the Hard Rock Live by performing songs from throughout his solo career and hits he co-wrote while fronting other bands. But the “Red Rocker” got by with a little help from his friends: Hagar’s current group—the not-so-coincidentally named Circle...
  • Jason Bonham brings his Led Zeppelin Experience to the Greek Theatre in LA

    Jason Bonham brings his Led Zeppelin Experience to the Greek Theatre in LA

    Jason Bonham, son of famed Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, will be bringing his Led Zeppelin Experience to the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles this spring. The band skillfully recreates the music of Led Zeppelin with Jason Bonham pounding out the same pulsing rhythms as his father. Tickets for this...
  • The Song Remains the Same: How Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience became the ultimate tribute to his father

    The Song Remains the Same: How Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience became the ultimate tribute to his father

    Playing music is like a family business, but it’s really much more than that. When you grow up in a rock & roll band it’s not only in your blood, it’s who you are. It is all you know. Drummer Jason Bonham is a testament to that sentiment. His father, of course, was Led Zeppelin drummer John...
  • Australia's Strange Karma deliver classic rock brilliance on 'Cold Blooded'

    Australia's Strange Karma deliver classic rock brilliance on 'Cold Blooded'

    An immediate fondness for Australia’s Strange Karma was discovered with the release of their 2014 debut album, Volume I. The record, since renamed America, immediately earned loyal fans for its resonance with the music of the classic rock era. In an age where so many artists are attempting to tap...
  • The World's Greatest Tribute Bands Profile: Led Zepagain

    The World's Greatest Tribute Bands Profile: Led Zepagain

    AXS TV's original series, 'The World's Greatest Tribute Bands' is finally back this season with host Katie Daryl. This season we're looking at ten bands showcasing what they've got live on stage at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood. The first band we're profiling is Los Angeles' own Led Zeppelin...
  • Watch: Alexa Villa drops scorching new video 'Wanted'

    Watch: Alexa Villa drops scorching new video 'Wanted'

    Rising singer-songwriter Alexa Villa just dropped her tantalizing new video, “Wanted,” directed by the artistically talented Ra Dreyfus. The stunningly shot video is a scorching and sexy vision of a romance gone wrong, and the emotional scars that many can bare. Villa spoke with AXS about what this...
  • Watch: Robert Plant rock 'Whole Lotta Love' on upcoming AXS-TV concert special

    Watch: Robert Plant rock 'Whole Lotta Love' on upcoming AXS-TV concert special

    Robert Plant fans who are eager for possible 2017 tour dates news or new music can ease their pain with footage of the legendary British rocker performing Led Zeppelin's classic 'Whole Lotta Love.' Plant's sold out performance at David Lynch's Festival of Disruption was held on Oct. 9, 2016 in Los...
  • Best classic rock love songs

    Best classic rock love songs

    “Do you have to be in love to write a love song?” Is what William Miller—the character based on a young Cameron Crowe in his quintessential classic rock flick “Almost Famous”—asks budding rockstar Russell Hammond in the film. Russell never answers the question, but asks his own, “When did you get so...
  • Robert Plant will appear as a guest vocalist on Fairport Convention's upcoming 50 anniversary album. 

    Robert Plant will provide guest vocals on Fairport Convention’s 50th anniversary album

    Fairport Convention will be welcoming Led Zeppelin and singer Robert Plant to sing guest vocals on their 50 anniversary celebration album, Uncut reports. The folk rock group formed in London, England around the same time that Jimmy Page’s idea for a new Yardbirds lineup began to take shape. Sixty...
  • And don't forget...

    Best rock breakup songs

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Couples are gearing up for a special night, taking selfies at their favorite band’s concert or pictures of them doing lame couple-y things. If you’re single, Valentine’s Day can be no fun. You might be feeling disgusted by all this PDA, or just downright...
  • Soul band Hannah Williams and The Affirmations impress with the new album 'Late Nights and Heartbreak'

    Soul band Hannah Williams and The Affirmations impress with the new album 'Late Nights and Heartbreak'

    The first time you hear Hannah Williams, it's a revelation. She has the kind of soulful voice that you don't hear too often -- no matter the era. That powerful voice is on full display on Late Nights and Heartbreak - the new album from Hannah Williams and The Affirmations. Don't be surprised if you...
  • Lady Gaga performed songs from her new album Joanne on the Howard Stern Show on Monday (Oct. 24). 

    Lady Gaga nails Led Zeppelin on Howard Stern

    As usual, Howard Stern siphoned the truth and talent out of his latest celebrity subject: Lady Gaga. The singer stopped by the radio program to discuss her personal new album Joanne. Gaga detailed the origins of the track "Million Reasons," which she dedicated to her late aunt, a sexual violence...
  • 5 bands we wish would get back together (Watch)

    5 bands we wish would get back together (Watch)

    Nothing compares to the heartbreak of your favorite band breaking up, even when it’s for good reason. Although many band members move on to solo careers, they can never recapture that collaborative magic. Our favorite disassembled bands often play with our heartstrings, teasing us with rumors of...
  • Robert Plant's performance on Austin City Limits is set to air this Saturday, October 15.

    Robert Plant’s 'Austin City Limits' performance recorded back in March is set to air this weekend

    Music fans around the world have been drawn to Robert Plant’s banshee singing voice and one of a kind on-stage charisma since the late sixties. Still a marquis act as a solo artist, Plant remains one of the premiere fixtures in music even thirty six years after his famous band broke up. Although he...
  • According to Jimmy Page, classic rock fans haven't heard the last of Led Zeppelin following the release of The Complete BBC Sessions

    According to Jimmy Page, “Led Zeppelin isn’t done yet”

    There’s something to be said about longevity, and who better to represent that saying than the musical generation that gave music fans the British invasion, most notably the surviving members of Led Zeppelin. Zeppelin remain as one of the most popular and most marketable rock bands on the planet...
  • Which iconic 70s film had the better soundtrack? Dazed and Confused or Almost Famous?

    Which film had the better 70s soundtrack, ‘Dazed and Confused’ or ‘Almost Famous’?

    For music fans, a good soundtrack can take a movie from cult classic, to iconic status, especially when the creative and musical directors of a film can really dig into the vaults and use music from a different era to help their story come alive. The 1970s had an incredible assortment of music. From...
  • The Complete BBC Sessions will feature eight unreleased songs

    Check out Led Zeppelin's trippy animated video for 'What Is and What Should Never Be'

    On Wednesday Led Zeppelin guitarist and wizard Jimmy Page sat down with famed BBC DJ Johnnie Walker in a Facebook live stream to chat about recording the storied band’s incredible live BBC Sessions captured between 1969 and 1971.  Page gave the somewhat rare interview to promote the release of The...
  • Jimmy Page opens up on Led Zeppelin’s upcoming release of ‘The Complete BBC Sessions’

    Jimmy Page opens up on Led Zeppelin’s upcoming release of ‘The Complete BBC Sessions’

    It’s been thirty-six years since Led Zeppelin announced their breakup following the death of drummer John Bonham, but their place in music and pop culture is still completely relevant as a legacy act. That reputation has been raised even further in recent years with their arrival to the digital era...
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