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Jimmy Page v Robbie Williams: the Kensington neighbours have clashed over Williams’s building work. Photograph: Getty

The Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has pleaded with planners not to allow the singer Robbie Williams, his next-door neighbour, to build an undergro(...)

Turlough Carolan as depicted  on the £50 note

The musician Turlough Carolan, who died 280 years ago today, is sometimes said to have been a “rockstar” of his era.   This doesn’t mean he took(...)

Jimmy Page and Pamela Des Barres, 1973. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

In 2001, when the Mötley Crüe biography The Dirt was published, barely an eyebrow was raised at the debauchery described within. Even one of the darke(...)

Mark Levins: a key player in the Irish music scene

Mark Levins, who died on Christmas Day, was a key player in the Irish music scene, not only as a well-respected guitarist, but also as a technical wiz(...)

US rock musician Chris Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit at age 52. File photograph: Chris Pizzello/AP

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell died by suicide, the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office said on Thursday. Cornell (52) was found dead in his (...)

Robert Plant  and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin. The band has failed to recoup  early €722,000 in defence fees. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Led Zeppelin may have won the copyright war over the creation of Stairway To Heaven, but they have lost their battle to recoup nearly $800,000 (about (...)

File photo from  September 21st, 2012, of Robert Plant and Jimmy Page from  Led Zeppelin, who on Thursday won the trial over the accusation that they might have copied the opening chords of their 1971 song ‘Stairway To Heaven’ from the 1967 Spirit song  ‘Taurus’  . Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

Led Zeppelin prevailed on Thursday in a copyright lawsuit brought against surviving members of the British rock band, as jurors rejected a claim that(...)

  The surviving members of British rock band Led Zeppelin John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page in 2012. File photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A jury sided with Led Zeppelin on Thursday in a federal copyright infringement trial in Los Angeles where the band stood accused of stealing the openi(...)

File images of lead singer Robert Plant (left) and guitarist Jimmy Page of British rock band Led Zeppelin. Photograph: Reuters

Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant has told a court a car crash left him no memory of watching an American band he and Jimmy Page are accused of copying when(...)

 John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page of Led Zepplin. Photograph:  Ian West/PA Wire

The similarity between Stairway to Heaven and a song that members of Led Zeppelin are accused of copying can be found in music dating back 300 years, (...)

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