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Them Crooked Vultures planning second album

Well, that didn’t take long. Them Crooked Vultures have announced that they are planning a new album, even though their debut album was released only earlier this month. The first album has been a huge success and the members have stated that they feel as though they are just now building steam. Bassist John Paul Jones says, “We all know...

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John Paul Jones confirms no Led Zeppelin tour

Recently, Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones – along with band mates Jimmy Page and Jason Bonham – had considered touring as Led Zeppelin with a session singer. Original vocalist Robert Plant stated in 2008 that he “will not be touring or recording with Led Zeppelin,” even after the December 2007 reunion show attracted 1 million fans for a mere...

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Them Crooked Vultures announce album release

Them Crooked Vultures, the supergroup made of Led Zeppelin’s bassist John Paul Jones, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, and Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, have announced that November 17th will be the date for the release of their self-titled and self-produced album. The record is going to feature the studio versions of songs Them Crooked Vultures has performed live...

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John Paul Jones: Them Crooked Vultures

You may remember earlier in July we posted a story about former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones joining a new “super group” with Josh Homme and Dave Grohl. The group now has a name: Them Crooked Vultures. The band has been working in an Los Angeles studio for some time recording an album and plan to make their debut...

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New Project for Zeppelin Bassist

Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones has started a new rock project with Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) and Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters). They are currently in the recording phase of a much anticipated album. In April, Jones had said the following: “I’m working on some other music, which is more rock based, with a couple of...

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John Paul Jones produces Sara Watkins’ debut album

John Paul Jones, former bassist for Led Zeppelin has teamed up with Nickel Creek fiddler Sara Watkins to produce her debut solo album. Jones performed with Watkins and the other members of Nickel Creek briefly when they played for Mutual Admiration Society. When Jones saw Nickel Creek perform in Cambridge, England, he was astounded by Watkins’ performance. “Sara took over...

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Sonic Youth share details about “The Eternal”

The much-anticipated 16th album from Sonic Youth is on its way. Among the new details are a release date, June 9, 2009, and cover art. Recorded last year at SY’s Echo Canyon West studio, the record features former Pavement/Dustdevils bassist Mark Ibold as the band’s newest studio member, replacing Jim O’Rouke. Ibold has been touring with the band for the...

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Basslines for 10/28

Music Radar is giving readers the chance to ask the questions for their upcoming interview with ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony. John Paul Jones hinted at an upcoming Led Zeppelin tour possibility, perhaps without Robert Plant. Auf Der Maur, formerly of Hole & Smashing Pumpkins, photography is on display in a New York city art exhibit. Bunny Brunel is performing...

John Paul Jones at Bonnaroo Super Jam
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John Paul Jones at Bonnaroo Super Jam

The Super Jam is one of Bonnaroo’s annual highlights. This year, the Super Jam featured Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, slide guitarist/vocalist Ben Harper, and the Roots’ drummer, Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson. We’ll let the video speak for itself: