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‘He knew exactly what he wanted’: Intimidating moments in the studio with Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page

‘He knew exactly what he wanted’: Intimidating moments in the studio with Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page

When Mike Fraser took on the rare position of producing a Jimmy Page record, he’d already collaborated with big stars like AC/DC (1990′s The Razor’s Edge), Bryan Adams (1984′s huge hit Reckless) and Aerosmith (on their late-1980s albums Permanent Vacation and Pump.

Readers’ Top 10 for 2013: The Beatles, Peter Banks, the Band, Adrian Belew, Carcass, Led Zeppelin

Readers’ Top 10 for 2013: The Beatles, Peter Banks, the Band, Adrian Belew, Carcass, Led Zeppelin

Never mind that our readers’ top pick for 2013 was actually published on December 27, 2011. It’s part of a trend involving a certain mop-topped bunch.

‘Not really sure where we got that tag’: Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin isn’t a heavy metal band

‘Not really sure where we got that tag’: Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin isn’t a heavy metal band

Led Zeppelin has often been credited as a foundational group in the early days of heavy metal. But actually being a heavy metal band? Jimmy Page, a died-in-the-wool blues guy, begs to differ.

Forgotten series: Lulu – Shout! The Complete Decca Recordings (2009)

You’ll find everything Lulu recorded for Decca Records UK from 1964-67, which includes all of the firecracker from Glasgow’s singles, first two albums, non-album singles, a rare EP and a German language single.

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

For most Led Zeppelin fans, the group’s canonical releases between 1969′s self-titled debut and 1979′s In Through the Out Door are consumptive enough that they needn’t bother with the solo efforts that followed.

‘Pretty famous, isn’t he?’: Roger Daltrey on Jimmy Page’s contribution to the Who’s “I Can’t Explain”

Roger Daltrey sorts through the curious situation that found Jimmy Page playing guitar on a track by the Who, after their producer asked him in during the sessions for “I Can’t Explain.” “Pretty famous, isn’t he?” Daltrey muses.

Gimme Five: Songs where Led Zeppelin, well, sucked

Gimme Five: Songs where Led Zeppelin, well, sucked

It’s become fashionable to like Led Zeppelin again, after the release of their 2007 partial reunion concert. Luckily, Celebration Day, which debuted in the Billboard Top 10 last fall, doesn’t include any of these duds.

Something Else! Interview: Co-founding Yardbirds drummer Jim McCarty

Something Else! Interview: Co-founding Yardbirds drummer Jim McCarty

Drummer Jim McCarty, who has participated in all of the Yardbirds’ many Rock and Roll Hall of Fame incarnations, talks about a line of guitarists from the Surrey area that stretches back to their 1960s heyday.

‘We’ll see what we shall see’: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page isn’t saying much about promised new solo album

‘We’ll see what we shall see’: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page isn’t saying much about promised new solo album

Don’t expect to get a whole lotta details from Jimmy Page on his long-awaited new solo album, scheduled for release sometime in 2013. The Led Zeppelin legend insists that saying too much only sets up false impressions.

‘I might just chill for a while’: While Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page talks tour, Robert Plant takes a break

‘I might just chill for a while’: While Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page talks tour, Robert Plant takes a break

With no Led Zeppelin reunion on the horizon, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page are headed in opposite directions — quite literally.