Judge calls Led Zeppelin lawsuit lawyer ‘unprofessional, offensive’

A Pennsylvania federal judge has ordered sanctions against the attorney preparing to sue Led Zeppelin for "Stairway to Heaven," claiming that the lawyer behaved "in a flagrantly unprofessional and offensive manner" over the course of a different case. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Francis Malofiy recently attracted the judge's consternation while bringing a lawsuit against Usher and 19 other defendants for copyright infringement.

The Rolling Stones resume world tour – read setlist

The Rolling Stones resumed their #14ONFIRE tour in Olso, Norway on Monday night. The band played to a sold-out crowd of 23,000 at Oslo's Telenor Arena, with a show that lasted over two hours, Reuters reports. The next show will take place in Lisbon on May 29. Keith Richards took centre-stage in Oslo to bring back the rarely played "Can’t Be Seen" from the 1989 album Steel Wheels. The song was last heard at a gig 15 years ago in 1999.

Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey to perform David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World album live

David Bowie's long-term producer Tony Visconti and Mick "Woody" Woodmansey - the only surviving member of The Spider's From Mars - will perform Bowie's third album The Man Who Sold The World, from 1970, in full. They will be joined by an ensemble of ten musicians including Spandau Ballet saxophone player Steve Norman and Heaven 17's Glenn Gregory, The Guardian reports. The event will take place at The Garage on September 17.

Oasis’ Definitely Maybe 20 years on…

Like everything else, Noel Gallagher had an opinion about debut albums. “Definitely Maybe was the young, eager, wanting to get out there and fucking blow the world away album,” he told Uncut in 2000. As Gallagher claimed on many occasions, he’d been strategising a debut album, in whatever form, since his teenage years. With such apparent forethought, it’s no wonder that when Definitely Maybe appeared in August, 1994 it redrew the parameters of indie rock, filling a void left by The Stone Roses and gave Alan McGee’s Creation Records a world-class act.
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