KSLX Blogs

Round One.

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LED ZEPPELIN: Lose First Round of “Stairway” Suit Their bid to have the plagiarism case moved or dismissed has been rejected. Led Zeppelin have had a minor setback in defending themselves against the plagiarism lawsuit concerning “Stairway to Heaven.” The estate of Spirit guitarist Randy California (whose real family name was Wolfe) filed their suit in Pennsylvania. Zep’s lawyers sought ... Read More »

Good Reason.

U2: Bono Reveals Why He Always Wears Sunglasses After years of rumors, the singer explains that he suffers from glaucoma. Bono has finally revealed why he’s always seen wearing sunglasses. And it’s not rock star stylishness. In an interview on The Graham Norton Show set to air on the BBC over the weekend, the host asks the U2 singer if ... Read More »

Long strange trip?

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GRATEFUL DEAD: 90 Minutes of Fun (or Torture) A Deadhead has assembled a bizarre — and lengthy — sound collage from the band’s 1977 shows. A Grateful Dead fan — someone with way too much time on his hands, no doubt — has assembled a bizarre document of the band’s legendary 1977 tour. Using shows available on Archive.org, Michael David ... Read More »

Heart Of The Matter.

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AEROSMITH: Kramer Explains Heart Issues Says he had stents inserted to relieve a minor blockage, but serious heart problems were in his family’s history, not his. Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer has confirmed what his wife said at the time he was briefly forced to leave the band’s tour in August due to heart issues. Appearing on The Eddie Trunk Podcast, ... Read More »

Honors.

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THE DOORS: Honored by Classic Rock The group will be given the Inspiration Award on November 4th. The Doors will be honored at the 10th annual Classic Rock Awards November 4th at the Avalon in Hollywood. The remaining members of the band, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore, will be on hand to accept the Inspiration Award. The Classic ... Read More »