led zeppelin Archive

Preview: Music to Your Ears – Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy

In the early to mid 1970s, Led Zeppelin reigned supreme in the world of rock. Rising from the ashes of seminal ‘60s band the Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin drew upon classic […]

March Through Time: Led Zeppelin

When I was a kid, I didn’t “get” Led Zeppelin. In those days, they were so ubiquitous on the radio that there was no reason, I believed, to buy their […]

Unmarked Exit: Led Zeppelin’s ‘In Through the Out Door’ at 40 (Part Two)

Continued from Side One… Nothing heard on the first side of In Though the Out Door prepares listeners for what they hear after they flip the record over and drop […]

Unmarked Exit: Led Zeppelin’s ‘In Through the Out Door’ at 40 (Part One)

Led Zeppelin’s seventh studio album, Presence, was released at the end of March 1976. In contrast with the near-unanimous critical acclaim that greeted the band’s previous release, 1975’s double-LP Physical […]

Greta Van Fleet: The Sound Remains the Same

Greta Van Fleet can’t seem to catch a break. The young foursome from the faux-Bavarian town of Frankenmuth, Michigan, has sustained criticism for copping its sound from 1970s rock giants […]

Album Mini-review: Led Zeppelin — In Through the Out Door

File Next to: Thin Lizzy, Bad Company, Van Halen At the time of its original release, In Through the Out Door was problematic for some longtime Zep fans; it featured […]

Backstage with Led Zeppelin 2: The Songs Remain Quite Similar

Recently, I traveled to Charlotte NC to take in a concert that I considered a double bill: tribute bands Led Zeppelin 2 and The Australian Pink Floyd Show. Both put […]

Preview: Led Zeppelin 2

I grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. My dad was transferred there in February 1972 when I was in grade school, and I lived in and around Atlanta […]

Book Review: Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin

It’s often unfortunate when a writer with an axe to grind pens the history of one of music’s great historical figures. It borders on tragic when such a work – […]