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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, (...)

File photo: Robert Plant (left) and guitarist Jimmy Page of rock band Led Zeppelin perform at the Live Aid concert at Philadelphia’s JFK Stadium. Photograph: Rusty Kennedy/AP

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has demonstrated a deft touch at deflecting questions during a court hearing into whether he might have lifted some (...)

Lead singer Robert Plant (left) and guitarist Jimmy Page of British rock band Led Zeppelin are on trial after a lawsuit was filed claiming the distinctive guitar work from ‘Stairway to Heaven’ was plagiarised. File photograph: Reuters/Carlo Allegri, Hans Deryk

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page said on Thursday that the riff he is accused of stealing for the band’s 1971 hit Stairway to Heaven is in fact a co(...)

Robert Plant, left, and Jimmy Page perform in Chigago in 1977.

A trial is needed to decide if Led Zeppelin’s Stairway To Heaven copies its opening notes from a song performed by the rock band Spirit, a judge has r(...)

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