Led Zeppelin

The New Orleans sextet previewed their unusual Led Zeppelin tribute album for an engaged crowd. Read more

Concert Reviews

This reissued and well-mixed CD serves as a reminder: Despite all the rock star indulgence, Led Zeppelin was a great live band with a sound so enormous they need cavernous auditoriums to contain it. Read more

Album Reviews

Recorded in concert during their 1972 American tour, the music on How the West Was Won sat in the vault until the band’s 25th anniversary and now sees light again in a remastered version. Read more

Album Reviews

Recently released on DVD: Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters: Live at David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption, Crossing the Bridge/Indian Summer, The Guardian: The Complete Series, #artoffline. Read more

Home Movies

Another lavishly packaged Jethro Tull reissue has arrived, this time it’s their best LP ever, their second album, Stand Up (1969). The reissue comes in a hard cover book with photos, extensive band-member recollections and New Music Express... Read more

Album Reviews

Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant will join Emmylou Harris and Steve Earle at a memorable benefit concert. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Complete BBC Sessions documents Led Zeppelin’s visits to the British broadcaster’s London headquarters from 19769-1971 and fills out a previously released collection by adding an additional eight unreleased tracks. Read more

Album Reviews

I clap my hands as H2Bro takes the stage, but in an instant myapplause is drowned out by the hollers and shrieks of the fans of “Wisconsin’smost hydrated cover band.” Brothers Willy and Billy McHydro pose withcharismatic smirks behin.. Read more



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Heart delivered a trio of Zeppelin covers during an epic encore Monday night at the Riverside Theater. Read more

Concert Reviews

The final batch of Led Zeppelin CD reissues—Presence, In Through the Out Door and Coda—brings the band through its last chapter. All of the Zeppelin reissues include a second disc of early mixes or works in progress and Coda contains two bo... Read more

Album Reviews

The new deluxe edition CD reissue of Physical Graffiti is a reminder of Led Zeppelin’s musical range, from raging blues-rock (“In My Time of Dying”) to raga-influenced psychedelia (“In the Light”) and old-time rock ’n’ roll (“Boogie w... Read more

Album Reviews


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The Cavewives’ debut album is proudly indebted to The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Beach Boys and Pink Floyd. Read more

Music Feature

Led Zeppelin’s classic albums never sounded this good. The latest reissues feature the original albums remastered by Jimmy Page and accompanied by a second disc, presenting an alternative version of those same LPs, usually through alternate... Read more

Album Reviews

If 2011’s intimate 4 A.M. suggested that Sam Llanas wanted to move beyond the BoDeans, The Whole Night Thru acknowledges he’s not quite ready to surrender the sound that made him famous. The singer-guitarist’s third solo album opens with “... Read more

Album Reviews

Rock was already getting heavier before Led Zeppelin emerged at the end of the ’60s, but their first LP, with the exploding Hindenburg cover, set the pace for the direction of Read more

Album Reviews

Ben Kweller, Veruca Salt and more! Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Of all the influential aging rock stars, Jimmy Page has assumed an unexpected position in the pantheon of the loud ones who altered the course of popular music. He has achieved a reverential spot and is serene and, one Read more


FM 102.1 has announced the lineup for its 2012 Big Snow Show concert on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Rave. The seventh annual event will feature moody alt-rockers Silversun Pickups, rising rockers The Joy Formidable and caps-lock garage-punks IAMDYNAMI.. Read more

On Music

Whether it's called Mardi Gras or Carnival, the idea of a final blowout before the austere season of Lent has traveled widely across the world. In Armenia, the big party is called Poon Paregentan (literally, “Good Living”), and this weeke Read more

Local Music

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke barely made it through the Democratic primary in September and now faces the Republican candidate for Milwaukee County sheriff, Steven Duckhorn, on the Nov. 2 ballot. Duckhorn is a 16-year... Read more

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