Zep returns

Today they confirmed the rumours that have been swirling around the last couple months: Led Zeppelin will reunite for a tribute to the head of Atlantic Records, Ahmet Ertegün. Jason Bonham, John’s son, will round out the quartet as he did in 1988 (for Atlantic Records’ 40th Anniversary concert) and 1995 (for their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) – Tony Thompson and Phil Collins, both of Genesis, played drums at their other reunion, 1985’s Live Aid. They will be joined November 26th in London by Pete Townshend and Foreigner (incidentally, Jason Bonham is also currently drummer for Foreigner, so he’ll have double duty that night).

Tickets are available through a lottery system, and you can bet I’d like to go. I’m sure I can get rid of an extra ticket, and airfare doesn’t look horrible. I saw Page and Plant three times – twice on their great No Quarter tour, and once on the good Walking into Clarksdale tour. I know it’s a lot of money, but I’d love to see those guys rock out one more time (and the chances there’d be a next time seem slim). Still, if I’m unsuccessful, there’s always this:

2 thoughts on “Zep returns”

  1. My cousin Justin has a flat in London. I bet he’d trade crash-space for the other ticket. He’s our age, and recently single.

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