The Route 103

kvfg website header10 10 14 The Route 103
The Route 103:

(Photo by: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Headlines From Hollywood

In “Headlines From Hollywood,” we take a look at what’s going on in the entertainment industry this week. From Led Zepplin to Oscar de la Renta to “Breaking Bad.”

22 hours ago

Led Zeppelin in 1973 (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Led Zeppelin’s Motion for Dismissal Denied in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Lawsuit

In their 50-plus tenure as one of England’s greatest rock bands, Led Zeppelin have encountered their fair share of copyright infringement allegations — so many that someone even made a trading card set consisting of them.

23 hours ago

(Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images) Minimation: Robert Plant Recalls How ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Was Written

On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. In this installment, Robert Plant explains how he and Jimmy Page wrote Led Zeppelin‘s “Stairway to Heaven.”

23 hours ago

Joe Perry of Aerosmith  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)

Interview: Joe Perry on Marriage, His New Memoir and the Future of Aerosmith

Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry is a soft-spoken guy who possesses an undeniably cool and somewhat mysterious vibe. The other side of that coin is that it might be hard to get a word in edgewise when you’re in a band, and songwriting partnership, with Steven Tyler.

23 hours ago

Musician Annie Lennox arrives at the 2008 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 23, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AMA)

Annie Lennox Says Twerking Has Nothing to Do with Feminism

Longtime feminist activist and former member of the Eurythmics Annie Lennox has clarified her stance on Beyoncé’s lite feminism.

23 hours ago

(Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

Stream Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ New Album, ‘Tell ‘Em I’m Gone’

Whether you call him Yusuf (his newest recording name), Yusuf Islam, or Cat Stevens, the “Wild World” and “Father and Son” songwriter’s return to the public eye has generations of music fan intrigued.

23 hours ago

Trisha Yearwood (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Trisha Yearwood, Phillip Phillips, Little Big Town & Carlos Santana to Perform at MLB World Series

The first night of the World Series kicks off tonight (Oct. 21) in Kansas City, Mo., with a performance by Trisha Yearwood. The country artist will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Game 1 between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals.

23 hours ago

Led Zeppelin in 1973 (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Q&A: Jimmy Page on His Favorite Led Zeppelin Album, Beastie Boys, and a Good ‘D’yer Mak’er’ Joke

When we last spoke to Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page in May of this year, the mercurial guitarist was preparing for the release of the reissues of Zep’s first three albums: 1969’s Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin II and 1970’s Led Zeppelin III.

24 hours ago

Ringo Starr (Photo by Maria Ives for

Ringo Starr to Star in Skechers Ad Campaign

Over the years, Ringo Starr has been many things: a Beatle, a solo artist, an actor, a narrator (of children’s show Thomas and Friends), a train conductor (on another children’s show, Shining Time Station) and a visual artist (he spoke with at a gallery showing of his work at the Soho Contemporary Art Gallery in July) and of course, an enthusiastic promoter of peace. And love.

24 hours ago

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney Shares Previously Unheard Version of Wings’ ‘Beware of Love’ Featuring Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham: Listen

It was old meets new as music legend Paul McCartney debuted a never-before-heard old songs in the most modern of ways: during a Twitter Q&A.

24 hours ago


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 230 other followers