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Hear Alternate Version of “Stairway to Heaven” Featured on Deluxe “Led Zeppelin IV” Reissues

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Atlantic Records/Swan SongThe entire alternate version of Led Zeppelin‘s classic anthem “Stairway to Heaven” that will be included on the bonus disc of the upcoming deluxe reissues of the group’s 1971 album, Led Zeppelin IV, has made its way online. The track was mixed by guitarist/producer Jimmy Page during a 1971 visit to the Los Angeles studio Sunset Sound Recorders, ... Read More »

Former Dr. Feelgood Guitarist Wilko Johnson Says He’s Cancer-Free

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Lawrence WatsonAfter undergoing a procedure to have a tumor removed earlier this year, former Dr. Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is now cancer-free. Commenting on the procedure to the BBC, the 67-year-old musician says the tumor weighed more than six pounds and that “they got it all. They cured me.” Johnson was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in 2012. ... Read More »

Ides of March/Ex-Survivor Member Jim Peterik Shares Cool Stories from His New Memoir, “Through the Eye of the Tiger”

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BenBella BooksJim Peterik has found success as a member of two popular rock bands, The Ides of March and Survivor, and also is responsible for co-writing memorable songs for a number of other well-known music acts. The 64-year-old musician shares a variety of fascinating, amusing and touching stories from throughout his life and his nearly half-century music career in his ... Read More »