Birth Place: London, England
Years Active: 1968–1980, (Reunions: 1985, 1988, 1995, 2007)
Genres: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues-rock, Folk Rock
Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in 1968, consisting of Jimmy Page (guitar), Robert Plant (vocals, harmonica), John Paul Jones (bass guitar, keyboards, mandolin), and John Bonham (drums). With their heavy, guitar-driven blues-rock sound, Led Zeppelin is regularly cited as one of the progenitors of heavy metal and hard rock. However, 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 U.K., as they preferred to develop the concept of album-oriented rock. Their debut album, 1969’s “Led Zeppelin,” released on Atlantic Records, charted at #6 on the U.K. Albums chart an...
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