After almost 30 years, Led Zeppelin famously performed their first full-length concert since the death of their drummer John Bonham at the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert on December 10, 2007. For the reunion show, I noticed Page altered his Orange Guitar Amplifier Heads to make a cheeky sexual connotation ORGE…
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April 28, 2017 – I have some well placed sources in the industry telling me that Robert Plant has agreed to reunite Led Zeppelin for Desert Trip 2017. A few days ago Plant’s official website www.robertplant.com changed to black with only this eerie message on the screen!!!
People post these mash-ups all the time, but god damn it, this The Beatles x Led Zeppelin mash-up of “Helter Skelter” & “Whole Lotta Love” by producer/mixer Soundhog is amazing.
This is most likely the most famous photo of Led Zeppelin. It was taken by photographer Bob Gruen shortly after Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham exit their airplane “The Starship” in New York 1973.
The Kurt Cobain Urinal Photobomb!!! Most likely taken in 1989, this Nirvana “Bleach” era photo of Cobain taking a leak and still photobombing Jonathan Poneman (the co-founder of Sub Pop) and Matt Lukin of Mudhoney is an instant classic.
My 15 year old daughter M has been watching the TV series “Charmed” on Netflix lately and that’s when she noticed a familiar symbol in the shows “Book of Shadows”. The symbol a triquetra is better known to music fans as one of the four symbols used on the Led Zeppelin IV album.
One of my favorite Led Zeppelin era photos of Robert Plant is the famous “Golden God” photo showing Plant in 1975 looking down from the Continental Hyatt balcony to a large billboard on Sunset Boulevard advertising the Led Zeppelin album “Physical Graffiti.”
Imagine this…You get tickets to go see Them Crooked Vultures in concert. The band features Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age), Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters) and one of your idols John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin).
Here’s a good example, check out this photo of Led Zeppelin receiving their very first gold record with manager Peter Grant and the man that signed them, Jerry Wexler on July 22, 1969 at The Plaza Hotel in New York. Then this happened on March 5, 1973 in Stockholm, Sweden to commemorate the sales of the “Houses Of The Holy” album.
Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones real name is not John Paul Jones. His birth name is John Baldwin but in 1964 before his Led Zeppelin fame he took his stage name after the Scottish sailor and the United States’ first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolution.