IN THE NEWS:

The Yardbirds

Maryland's ZepFest called off

ZepFest, which was planned for Memorial Day Weekend in Prince George's County, MD, has been canceled. ZepFest, which was planned for Memorial Day Weekend in Prince George's County, MD, has been canceled.

The Yardbirds head up inaugural Led Zeppelin tribute festival

The Yardbirds, featuring original members Chris Dreja and Jim McCarty, will headline the first annual ZepFest, scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend at the National Harbor on the Potomac River in Prince George's County, MD. The Yardbirds, featuring original members Chris Dreja and Jim McCarty, will headline the first annual ZepFest, scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend at the National Harbor on the Potomac River in Prince George's County, MD.

Zombies, Yardbirds rock 'Royalty' tour

The Rock Royalty Tour will roll through North America this summer, featuring '60s survivors The Zombies, The Yardbirds and the Spencer Davis Group.

The Yardbirds take flight to back first new album in 35 years

The Yardbirds hit the road this summer for a U.S. tour that supports "Birdland," the group's first new studio set since 1968.

Interview: Chris Dreja of the Yardbirds

The Yardbirds were a guitar player's band. Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page all took shifts in the lead slot over the band's five-year career.

Briefly News and Comment: FCC fines station for playing Eminem

plus: Napster and three labels reach agreement. All Tomorrow's Parties--the U.S. version. Yardbirds compilation. Billboard's album chart.