Brief History Led Zeppelin - Rock Band
Led Zeppelin is a rock band from England that formed in September 1968, and disbanded after drummer John Bonham died. Led Zeppelin consisted of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham. With music that features loud guitars and heavy, Led Zeppelin is considered as one of the first heavy metal band. Most of their songs are interpretations of blues and folk music were given a feel of rock, including rockabilly, reggae, soul, funk, jazz, classical music, Celtic music, Indian music, Arabic music, pop music, Latin American music, and country music .
Led Zeppelin never released singles of songs that became popular in the United Kingdom. The reason, they prefer the concept of album-oriented rock music. After 25 years disbanded due to the death of John Bonham in 1980, Led Zeppelin still lauded music fans thanks to the artistic achievements, commercial success, and broad influence among rock musicians. To date, the album Led Zeppelin have sold over 300 million copies, of which, 109.5 million copies sold in the United States, and the only band that managed to put all of his albums in order of Top 10 Billboard album charts. In addition, Led Zeppelin ranks number one in the list of 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock (100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock) version of VH1.
In 2003, Led Zeppelin released: the double live album How the West Was Won, and Led Zeppelin DVD, a six-hour chronological set of live footage that became the best-selling DVD in the history of music. band received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
In November 2005, it was announced that Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor Valery Gergiev is the Polar Music Prize 2006. King of Sweden gave gifts to Plant, Page, and Jones, along with John Bonham's daughter, in Stockholm in May 2006 In November 2006,. Led Zeppelin were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame.
On 27 July 2007, Atlantic / Rhino and Warner Home Video announced three new Led Zeppelin titles to be released in November 2007. First was Mothership on 13 November, 24-track best-of covering the band's career, followed by a re-soundtrack The Song Remains the Same on 20 November which includes previously unreleased material, and a new DVD.
On October 15, 2007, it was reported that Led Zeppelin is expected to announce a new series of agreements that make the band's songs available as legal digital downloads, first as ringtones through Verizon Wireless then as digital downloads of the band's eight studio albums and other recordings 13 November .
On 8 November 2007, XM Satellite Radio launched XM LED, the network first artist-exclusive channel dedicated to Led Zeppelin. On 13 November 2007, Led Zeppelin's complete works were published on iTunes. At December 10, 2007, three members of Led Zeppelin reunion concerts dedicated to Ahmet Ertegun at The O, London.