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Led Zeppelin's original debut album artwork heads to auction, estimated to fetch between $20,000 to $30,000
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Led Zeppelin's original debut album artwork heads to auction, estimated to fetch between $20,000 to $30,000

Led Zeppelin's debut album artwork was designed by George Hardie, which was based on photographer Sam Shere's renowned 1937 picture of the Hindenburg disaster

ShiRock festival turns the spotlight on Manipur's lively culture, with performances by Nazareth, Extreme
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ShiRock festival turns the spotlight on Manipur's lively culture, with performances by Nazareth, Extreme

ShiRock is a state-sponsored rock festival in Manipur, held as a part of an image-building exercise for the state that's been in the national headlines for insurgencies for years now. Started in 2017, ShiRock, in its third edition, has finally managed to find its place in the national and North East Indian music festival calendar.

Abbey Road, 50 years on: Beatles' album represented the band as an entity, signalled the passing of an era
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Abbey Road, 50 years on: Beatles' album represented the band as an entity, signalled the passing of an era

Although Let It Be was released in 1970, Abbey Road was the last album the Beatles recorded, a mixing session for Lennon’s portentous I Want You (She’s So Heavy) was the last time all four members were in the studio together.

Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose music influenced artists like Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin, dies at 84
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Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose music influenced artists like Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin, dies at 84

Otis Rush catapulted to international fame in 1956 with his first recording on Cobra Records of 'I Can't Quit You Baby,' which reached No. 6 on the Billboard R&B charts.

Sharp Objects mid-season review: Amy Adams' slow-burn psychological thriller will leave you on pins and needles
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Sharp Objects mid-season review: Amy Adams' slow-burn psychological thriller will leave you on pins and needles

An investigative reporter reluctantly returns to her small hometown of Wind Gap, Missouri, to uncover the mystery behind the murder of two teenage girls.

1968: Half a century on, looking back on the year that rock music came of age
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1968: Half a century on, looking back on the year that rock music came of age

Seduced by seminal albums and the launch of newer bands who would become legends in their own right, 1968 stood at the threshold of a new decade, heralding heavier, eclectic sounds that went far beyond the tie-and-dye fabric that defined the norm of the time

On John Bonham's 70th birthday, a playlist of the most powerful drumming in classic Led Zeppelin tracks
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On John Bonham's 70th birthday, a playlist of the most powerful drumming in classic Led Zeppelin tracks

Let's dive into some Led Zeppelin tracks where John Bonham shines; even more than usual.

Chris Cornell passes away; fellow musicians pay tribute to the legend of grunge rock
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Chris Cornell passes away; fellow musicians pay tribute to the legend of grunge rock

Billy Idol, Jimmy Page paid tribute to Chris Cornell's untimely passing.

Firstpost Playlist: Music inspired by NH7 Weekender; classic rock, and good old Bollywood
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Firstpost Playlist: Music inspired by NH7 Weekender; classic rock, and good old Bollywood

What do we have on our playlist this week? Some music from artists performing at NH7 Weekender; and much more.

Origin of Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' questioned at copyright trial
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Origin of Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' questioned at copyright trial

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant appeared in court on Tuesday to deny accusations that they "lifted" the opening bars to iconic rock song Stairway to Heaven.

Led Zeppelin fans rejoice! Band to release India recordings made during 1972 trip
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Led Zeppelin fans rejoice! Band to release India recordings made during 1972 trip

The band will along with the remastered editions of the last three albums they released, will also release 10 unheard songs from their archive.

MIDIval Punditz: Music industry not designed to promote artistry but to make money
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MIDIval Punditz: Music industry not designed to promote artistry but to make money

Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj, the pillars of Indian fusion duo MIDIval Punditz, feel the music industry is "definitely not designed to promote artistry" but to "make money".

A 'Whole Lotta' unheard Led Zeppelin songs to be released
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A 'Whole Lotta' unheard Led Zeppelin songs to be released

It is a selection of work in progress with rough mixes, backing tracks, alternate versions, and new material recorded at the time.