Led Zepplin without Robert Plant

Zep without Plant

Page’s manager discusses possible tour and album
for Zep mark II
Legendary rock manager Peter Mensch has been
discussing his client Jimmy Page’s plans to reform
Led Zeppelin without Robert Plant.
According to Mensch, Jimmy Page, bassist John
Paul Jones and Jason Bonham – the son of original
Zep drummer John Bonham – look likely to tour,
and there’s even talk of recording an album. more…

Let me just say up front that if they do this and call themselves Led Zepplin its a huge mistake.  They’ll wish they hadn’t because in the long long run all it will do is cheapen the legacy that they built in the time when FM was still cool.  Am I saying that Paige and Jones and Bonham shouldn’t get together, find a singer, and play some new tunes, do some shows?  No, I’d probably pay to see that, I’m just saying don’t try to force the issue and don’t put some poser up there in Robert’s spot.  You can’t fake Zepplin man.

If he doesn’t want to play then I’m sure he has a good reason for it.  That reason might be a little gig he has had going with Alison Krauss, they have an album out called Raising Sand and have done some touring to back it up.  He may be thinking that they don’t have what it takes Continue reading