That’s certainly what the listeners of BBC Radio 2 think, as a poll to find the U.K.’s favorite guitar riff of all time this week resulted in a near-lockout of the top ten for British artists.
It’s a mark of the strength of vision in the graphic designer Storm Thorgerson’s work – both solo and with the design collective Hipgnosis – that the news of his passing should have created waves of sympathy from rock …
Let’s not spoil this with too much talk. Suffice to say there are 10 videos here, featuring some of the greatest musicans that Britain has produced. Only, they don’t really sound all that magnificent here.
Hey, you know us. We try not to get involved in too many of those ‘he said, and then I said’ showbiz stories, because they’re often blown up from cryptic comments issued from the side of a star’s mouth in an …
Have you been sitting in your room listening to Led Zeppelin over and over pondering when they’ll make their return? Well the wait is over.
The proceeds from the reunion concert Led Zeppelin gave in 2007 have gone towards a £26 million scholarship at Oxford University, funding students who wish to study the humanities.
Pop stars are supposed to be beings made of pure charm and sexual energy. They need a fulsome knowledge of the work of Isaac Asimov like they need tooth decay.
It’s almost certainly unfair to trim this list down to just five players. A good band cannot become a great band without a great drummer (just ask the Foo Fighters, they’ve got two), and so for every great British band there …
To the Led Zeppelin fans out there who are still holding out hope for a reunion, cool it already. Robert Plant isn’t interested.
Next stop on the Led Zeppelin reunion tour in ’08: Madison Square Garden? If true, it would be their first show at the New York venue since 1973.