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41 Years Ago – Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham Dies

The thunderous backbone to Led Zeppelin’s sound went silent when John Bonham was found dead Sept. 25, 1980, effectively ending the band as an active unit.The drummer had consumed an estimated 40 shots of vodka the day and night prior at rehearsals for the band’s upcoming North American tour which was announced exactly two weeks earlier and scheduled to kick off less than a month later. Put to bed just […]

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New Species of Frog Named After Led Zeppelin

A new species of frog discovered in the Ecuadorian Andes has been named after Led Zeppelin.Plenty of recently-discovered species have been named after rock and metal acts, such as a venomous snake named after James Hetfield, a crab titled after Nightwish, and a tarantula dedicated to Dave Mustaine. Scientists simply have great taste in music, as evidenced by researchers David Brito-Zapata and Carolina Reyes-Puig.The two scientists discovered Pristimantis ledzeppelin within […]

todayJune 17, 2021 5

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These Are the 19 Songs Led Zeppelin Have Never Played Live

Whether you're a fan of Led Zeppelin or not, it's hard to argue the impact they've had on rock 'n' roll and heavy music in general.Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham played their first live show as a group on Sept. 7, 1968, in Gladsaxe, Denmark, according to their website. At this point, they were still using Page's band's name the Yardbirds, and they would officially play as […]

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