Robert Plant

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss: Raise the Roof review – uplifting and enthralling
From blue-eyed soul to English folk, the unlikely dream team’s second instalment of covers is a welcome dose of musical reassurance

Kitty Empire

21, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘We’re like Mork and Mindy!’ Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, music’s odd couple
Fourteen years after their Grammy-winning debut, the roots duo have reunited – facing high expectations. They explain how they left their comfort zones with a ‘nuts but tasteful’ all-star band

Marissa R Moss

24, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Robert Plant’s teenage obsessions: ‘Stourbridge was our Beverly Hills’
The Led Zeppelin frontman turned podcaster reflects on jazz beatniks reading Camus, the primeval power of Ike & Tina Turner, and taking Muddy Waters’s spot on Alexis Korner’s couch

As told to Dave Simpson

20, May, 2021 @11:39 AM

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The Royal Albert Hall at 150: 'It's the Holy Grail for musicians'
It’s hosted opera greats, suffragette rallies, Hitchcock films, sports events, sci-fi conventions – and, of course, the Proms and countless rock gigs. Artists from Led Zeppelin to Abba recall their moments on the hallowed stage

Interviews by Michael Segalov

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Womad festival review – polyphony and politics in global soundclash
Septuagenarians shone at the 37th edition of the globe-trotting music festival, that also subtly railed against Brexit with quirky European talent

Robin Denselow

30, Jul, 2019 @8:36 AM

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From Billie Eilish to Hall & Oates: the best US summer festival lineups
Across America, this summer will bring with it a variety of genre-spanning live music events, featuring a range of diverse artists

Katie Bain

21, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Whole lotta rock: first official Led Zeppelin documentary announced
Bernard MacMahon, director of roots music series American Epic, will helm film exploring band’s explosive early years

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, May, 2019 @12:26 PM

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Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters review – rock god reconnects with Celtic roots
The Led Zeppelin frontman tells stories of his time living in Wales, but draws sounds from all over the map: Middle Eastern guitars, Berber drums and techno moods

Jude Rogers

26, Oct, 2018 @4:31 PM

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Neal Preston's best photograph: Robert Plant catches a dove
‘I was Led Zeppelin’s tour photographer. The dove landed on Robert’s hand. Nobody else could have pulled it off without looking pretentious’

Interview by Tim Jonze

04, Oct, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: your songs about deserts
Tinariwen, Robert Plant, Brand New Heavies and Big Country are among the artists making this week’s reader-curated list

Scott Blair

12, Jul, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Good time girl: memories of super groupie Pamela Des Barres
Pamela Des Barres had the giants of rock’n’roll in the palm of her hand, as her candid memoir reveals

Craig McLean

06, May, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters review – princely pomp and primordial power
Former Led Zep frontman full of regal swagger as solos of his musicians screech around him

Martin Farrer

26, Mar, 2018 @11:50 PM

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