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Visitors blasted for climbing 'Stairway to Heaven' in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A staircase installation in eastern Taiwan has been used for an unintended purpose — climbing. Visitors have been castigated for attempting to clamber up the &quo...

Stairway to heaven: Skiers scale 223 steps to downhill start

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Italian veteran Christof Innerhofer ascended at “the pace of a retiree.” Teammate Dominik Paris acted as if he had won a medal, raising his huge arms in celebration and...

Review: Pixar's 'Soul' joins mid-life crisis, jazz fantasia

Pete Docter's “Soul” features stairway-to-heaven visions of the afterlife, a pre-birth “before” realm where souls are glowing turquoise orbs and an in-between spiritual realm trafficked by some kind o...

Zeppelin wins latest battle of the bands in `Stairway' fight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday restored a jury verdict that found Led Zeppelin did not steal “Stairway to Heaven." The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San...

Judges may not be buying that 'Stairway' needs new trial

A group of federal judges aren't sure all that glitters is gold, and they don't seem to be buying that a new trial is necessary in the copyright fight over the Led Zeppelin song, "Stairway to Heaven."...

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots with a new album

NEW YORK (AP) — Years ago, when Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero would show up at some small European town with their acoustic guitars, they loved to tease the audience. People ...

Court agrees to listen to Led Zeppelin in 'Stairway' appeal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Stairway to Heaven" will get another hearing, this time to a packed house. A panel of eleven judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Monday to ...

Jimmy Page reflects on Led Zeppelin's legacy and its sound

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jimmy Page was a young student, he had already developed such an inseparable relationship with his guitar that school officials would often confiscate it. "It wo...

Mountain birds on "escalator to extinction" as planet warms

WASHINGTON (AP) — A meticulous re-creation of a three decade-old study of birds on a mountainside in Peru has given scientists a rare chance to prove how the changing climate is pushing species out of...

Jury verdict tossed in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has thrown out a jury's verdict that Led Zeppelin did not copy an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic 1971 rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven...

US appeals court throws out jury verdict that Led Zeppelin did not copy other song for intro to "Stairway to Heaven."

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — US appeals court throws out jury verdict that Led Zeppelin did not copy other song for intro to "Stairway to Heaven."

Top-selling albums don't mean an album of the year win

Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was the biggest-selling album of all time, and it was richly rewarded by the Recording Academy, earning a then-unprecedented eight trophies, including album of the year in...

Review: Robert Plant radiantly returns with rootsy, achy CD

Robert Plant, "Carry Fire" (Nonesuch/Warner Bros.) One of the weirder chapters in rock history happened in 2014. That's when Led Zeppelin won a Grammy for best rock album for a seven...