Monday, December 1, 2008

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Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has confirmed that he won't be touring with the band any time soon, although he also indirectly seemed to give his blessing to the possibility of the other Zeppelin members going on the road with a different vocalist. According to the Robert Plant Newswire, Plant told the Birmingham Evening Mail that he'll begin work on a new album in January, which would prevent him from going on tour, although he added, "But I understand that everyone's got to eat." He also said about the new project, "They won't be calling it Led Zeppelin!"

Plant will be working with country singer Alison Krauss again on a follow-up to their successful Raising Sand album.

The other members of Zeppelin -- guitarist Jimmy Page, drummer Jason Bonham and bassist John Paul Jones -- have confirmed that they are thinking about hitting the road, possibly with Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy, although the project has not been officially announced yet.
Bruce Springsteen has made a second song from his upcoming Working On A Dream album available as a digital download, according to Beginning today, the new E Street Band track "Lucky Day," will be available as an exclusive download at Springsteen has already made the album's title track available as a paid download in the iTunes store exclusively through December 9th.
The Who's new double DVD Live At Kilburn 1977 is Number One this week on the Billboard Top Video Charts. The two-disc set features the band's infamous Kilburn State Gaumont gig from December 15th, 1977 -- which was drummer Keith Moon's second-to-last performance with the band prior to his death the following year. The concert was filmed for use in the band's 1978 documentary The Kids Are Alright, but Pete Townshend has not allowed the footage to be released until now.

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