Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page told a court Wednesday he hadn't heard a song he is accused of plagiarizing for the iconic "Stairway to Heaven" until a few years ago.
Page and bandmate Robert Plant are accused of stealing the rock epic's opening bars from "Taurus," an instrumental track from the first album of long-defunct psychedelic Los Angeles rock band Spirit.Full Story
Prince William will appear on the cover of Britain's leading gay magazine to speak out against homophobic bullying, the publication revealed on Wednesday.Full Story
An American family's Disney vacation turned into a nightmare when an alligator snatched their two-year-old boy at the shore of a resort lake and the father was unable to pry the toddler from the animal's jaws, officials said Wednesday.
A search and rescue operation launched after the attack Tuesday night at the Grand Floridian hotel not far from the Magic Kingdom was ongoing, but police said they held out little hope the boy would be found alive.Full Story
Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant appeared in court on Tuesday to deny accusations that they "lifted" the opening bars to iconic rock song "Stairway to Heaven."
The musicians, dressed in black suits, arrived to a throng of reporters at Los Angeles federal court, where a jury of four men and four women was played their anthemic hit.Full Story
Security has been stepped up at Disney theme parks following reports that the gunman behind the massacre in Orlando may have scouted Disney World in Florida as a possible target.
"Unfortunately, we've all been living in a world of uncertainty, and during this time we have increased our security measures across our properties, adding such visible safeguards as magnetometers, additional canine units and law enforcement officers on site, as well as less visible systems that employ state-of-the-art security technologies," Disney spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler said in a statement.Full Story
Three Japanese talent agents who allegedly forced a woman to appear in more than 100 pornographic videos have been arrested, a police spokesman and local media said Monday.
The suspects, including a 49-year-old executive at Tokyo-based agency Marks Japan, were arrested on suspicion of violating the country's worker dispatch law, said a spokesman with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.Full Story
Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant will appear in court on Tuesday to defend "Stairway to Heaven," one of the most recognizable songs in rock history, from accusations of plagiarism.
Spirit, a psychedelic band from Los Angeles that enjoyed a niche following but never the superstardom of Zeppelin, claim the iconic melancholic guitar that opens the song was lifted from its instrumental track "Taurus."Full Story
Police in the U.S. state of Florida identified the suspected killer of "The Voice" star Christina Grimmie on Saturday as 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl.
The Orlando Police Department said Loibl was from St. Petersburg, Florida, but did not disclose other details. It also released a head shot.Full Story
Singer Christina Grimmie, who starred in NBC's "The Voice", died Friday after being shot at a concert in Orlando, Florida by an unidentified gunman, who then fatally shot himself, police said.Full Story
Lionel Richie, Tom Petty and other top-selling musicians have a message for songwriters who are just starting out -- follow your creative instincts.
The artists were honored Thursday night by the Songwriters Hall of Fame at a New York dinner that was full of star performers but, in keeping with the behind-the-scenes role of composers, was lower profile than many other music awards galas with no live television coverage.Full Story