Posts Tagged ‘LED ZEPPELIN’

By Hans Ebert When it comes to guitar riffs, while the Stones almost have a monopoly on The Greatest Rock Riffs Of All Time with Keef being The Human Riff, the Beatles hardly get a mention, which has probably to do with the latter not being considered a “Rock” band by too many. Sure, “Satisfaction”, [...]

By Hans Ebert “Heavy, man.” It’s been said many times along with, “Bummer, man” to express being dumped, being kicked out of a band, being kicked outta home, and just about everything that was, well, “heavy”. Share this:EmailPrintFacebookDigg

By Hans Ebert There’s been a great deal of chatter recently about this term known as “A&R” (Artists and Repertoire), its importance, especially to a major music company, and the rise and influence of the A&R person, who, in many ways, has become the Rock Star executive within the often dated structure of a music [...]

“I like it because she’s being herself.” “She” is Rihanna. and my friend Jenny is trying to answer my question as to why the video for “FourFive Seconds” has so many drawn to it, including myself. In my book of greatest music videos of a Feel Good nature, it’s right up there with the amazing [...]

  It’s been swift in more ways than one- the rise and rise of fabulously popular and successful singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, 25, who’s gone from being almost a serial “dumpee” whose queue of short-lived romances have led to a series of Big Hurt songs, to now being hailed as something like the Joan Of Arc [...]

There’s a kind of hush and mush and beatz and paddling upstream all the time with Tidal, Spotify, and now Apple, but nowhere are their the Rock Guitar Gods who once strode across the world with the brontosaurus stomp of their They Ain’t Heavy They’re Our Brothers Bands with names like Led Zeppelin, Vanilla Fudge, [...]

All too often, one must ruthlessly and completely delete the past in order to move forward, whereas, especially in movies and music, there is often inspiration to be had by going back and delving into the past- the roots- and seeing how “back in the day” gave birth to Here In The Now. Today, I [...]

It was good to see that despite it being over fifty years ago today that he and the other three lads taught- and are still teaching- other bands to play, the genius and magic of McCartney- Sir Macca- bass guitarist, musician extraordinaire and musical catalyst, has not been lost on people who still stick to [...]

Maybe it’s some instant karma that on Mick Jagger’s birthday, I should mention the most brilliant mash-up of all time named “Rolling Confusion”, which seamlessly brings together the opening riff to the Stones’ “Street Fighting Man” with the Temptations’ “Ball Of Confusion” and then back to the Stones’ “Gimme Shelter”. On Friday, I played DJ [...]

(Source: Spaghetti Gazetti) We were taking a break during a recording session and decided to listen to the first few Led Zeppelin records with the lights off, the sound pushed right up, eyes closed, us lying down on our backs and being reminded why this incredible band really put The Heavy into Heavy Rock. Sure, [...]