Published Sep 23, 2008According to multiple sources, guitarist Jimmy Page, bassist John Paul Jones and drummer Jason Bonham (son of original drummer John) have been practicing for an upcoming Led Zeppelin tour. Unfortunately, Robert Plant has refused to participate, so the band have been practicing with an American stand-in the band find so impressive they might just keep.
Robert Plant has said that he would be open to the reunion but is disgusted by the sheer amount of bureaucracy. "The endless paperwork was like nothing Ive experienced before, Plant told GQ. "Ive kept every one of the emails that were exchanged before the concert and Im thinking of compiling them for a book, which I feel sure would be hailed as a sort of literary version of Spinal Tap Led Zeppelins never been about the fans. Weve always been about four guys coming together to make thrilling, disturbing rock n roll. On our own terms.
Another possible reason for Plants disinterest is his enthusiasm over his recent stint as a duo with Alison Krauss. According to recent reports, his focus of late has been on supporting their album, last years critical and commercial hit, Raising Sand.
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