Thursday, June 28, 2007

Led Zeppelin One-Off Reunion Show, Possibly A World Tour

Led Zeppelin

DISCLAIMER: This might be unsubstantiated, and should only be taken at face value. Which, coming from a blog, means a plug nickel. And coming from me, less.

A Gigwise report states that we may see a one-off Led Zeppelin reunion in honor of the passing of Ahment Ertegun, founder of Atlantic Records. As you read this, thousands of Zep fans are re-reading The Lord of the Rings to bone up on the obscure lyrical references on the off chance Page and Co. might embark on a world tour.

World tour? Ah, yes! If the one-off London show goes well, the surviving band members (Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. The late John Bonham's son, Jason, will join on drums) are willing to climb the "Stairway to Heaven" as long as the chemistry gets kept from the "Gallows Pole".

Unsubstantiated rumors and lousy puns. Only here, folks. Only here.


Bobby said...

Led Zeppelin have sold over 300 million albums worldwide, the most popular band in rock history, bar none. When you make fun of Led Zeppelin fan's, you are talking about the largest fan base in the world. Zep's brilliant music has endured and only grown more popular with the passage of time. I have many friends that are professionals with advanced degrees that still love Led Zep. I have a double Ph.D and teach at a major university, and guess what, I love and appreciate the genius of Zeppelin's music much more now than when I was in college in the late 70's.

Any Given Tuesday said...

Bobby, I'm not making fun of Led Zeppelin's fans by saying they are boning up on their LotR references, I'm simply making a subtle reference to the fact that Plant was obviously a Tolkien fan, and that hardcore fans are going to want to bone up on their lyrics to sing along!
Thanks for your comment.