• Robert Plant w/ The Last Internacionale @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin

    It’s funny to think that Led Zeppelin spawned practically every rock’n’roll trope that elicits either an eye roll or a “fuck yeah!” (depending one’s state of inebriation). The old clichés have gone from birth through acceptance, weathering punk’s dismissal into irony and meta-referencing, and all the way around again until it’s hard to decipher what point on the rotation things currently fall. New Yorkers The Last Internationale are somewhere on that loop, a band that could comfortably populate the background scenery in Almost Famous, such is the posturing and rock-by-numbers shenanigans that are in progress onstage. The guitarist even gives…

  • Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters announce Dublin and Belfast Shows

    Legendary former Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant has announced a new UK/Ireland tour with his band the Shape Shifters. The group will be paying visits to both Belfast and Dublin during the tour. The dates are November 23 in Belfast’s Ulster Hall, and November 24 for the Olympia Theatre in Dublin. Tickets are £49 in Belfast and €60.45. The band will be releasing a new album lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar on September  8, but in the meantime check out this live version of ‘Black Dog’ [/video