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Led Zeppelin were an English rock band, formed in 1968, consisting of Jimmy Page (guitar), Robert Plant (vocals, harmonica), John Bonham (drums, percussion) and John Paul Jones (bass guitar, keyboards, mandolin). With their heavy, guitar-driven blues-rock sound, Led Zeppelin are regularly cited as one of the progenitors of heavy metal and hard rock, even though the band's individualistic style drew from many sources and transcends any one music genre. Led Zeppelin did not release songs from their albums as singles in the United Kingdom, as they preferred to develop the concept of "album-oriented rock".
April 27, 2011
Steven Tyler has said he would never have left Aerosmith to join Led Zeppelin. In 2008, the singer was one of a number of musicians who sang for Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham when they were looking for a frontman to replace Robert Plant. Read more
March 21, 2011
Kanye West, Led Zeppelin, and The Rolling Stones could be set to play at Kate Moss' wedding, it has been reported. Kate Moss, who is planning to marry The Kills' Jamie Hincethis summer, is said to have asked some of her celebrity friends to provide the entertainment at the wedding. Read more
January 20, 2011
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has revealed that he turned down the opportunity to join Led Zeppelin. Tyler turned down the chance to replace Robert Plant as Led Zeppelin's frontman. The singer was asked to audition for the band by Jimmy Page's manager Peter Mench. Read more
January 7, 2011
Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has said he can no longer relate to the band. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the singer all but ended fans hopes of another reunion following the group’s one-off gig in London in 2007. Read more
August 4, 2010
Led Zeppelin's one-off reunion gig at London's O2 Arena three years ago was inspired by a performance by Sir Elton John, it has emerged. The band were initially uncertain about using the venue, but were won over when they were taken to watch one of Sir Elton's gigs there. Read more
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