Foo Fighters Bring Out John Paul Jones & Roger Taylor To Form "Super Duper Group"The Foo Fighters decided to go to 11, in a big way.
Best Of Bonnaroo: 10 Of The Greatest Sets From The FestivalIt's that time of year again, when thousands of music fans journey to Manchester, Tennessee, for Bonnaroo, one of the largest music festivals in North America. The festival provides music from genres like indie and classic rock, to hip hop and jazz. First taking place in 2002, Bonnaroo takes place on 650 acres of land, and typically has 150 performances. Can't make it this year? No worries, XRT will be broadcasting Backstage at Bonnaroo, so be sure to tune in for up to the minute festival coverage. Until then, let's relive some of this festival's greatest moments with 10 of the best sets at the farm.
Robert Plant Turned Down Nine-Figure Payday to Reunite Led Zeppelin: ReportAnd he turned the deal down in rather dramatic style.
Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones Starts New Band, Minibus PimpsJohn Paul Jones has teamed up with "dark ambient" artist Deathprod (aka, Norwegian artist Helge Sten).
Happy Birthday, Dave Grohl [Listen]We thought we'd drum up a little percussive tribute to the man on his birthday...
Robert Plant Finds Unreleased Led Zeppelin Tapes, John Paul Jones Doesn't Want Some Tracks ReleasedRobert Plant, who recently spoke to Radcliffe and Maconie on BBC 6 Music, said, "I found some quarter inch spools recently and I had a meeting with Jimmy (Page) and we 'baked' them up and listened to them and there's some very, very interesting bits and pieces that will probably turn up."
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Dave Grohl On John Paul Jones And Them Crooked Vultures: "It Was One Of The Highlights Of My Life..."John Paul Jones played on the Foo Fighters' 2005 album "In Your Honor" (playing mandolin on "Another Round" and piano on "Miracle"), and at the 2008 Grammys, he conducted an orchestra that backed the Foo Fighters on their performance of "The Pretender." Grohl tells CBS Local that actually being in a band with the man meant a great deal to him.
David Letterman Talks Vikings, Hobbits With Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul JonesLetterman was clearly unaware of Page and Jones' histories as session musicians before they formed Zeppelin, so Plant pointed that they'd both played on a lot of records, and joked that during that time he was working "on the blacktop" and John Bonham was stealing cars. Letterman's response: "And had you mentioned the part about stealing cars to the Kennedy Center people?"