Led Zeppelin Almost Reformed Without Robert Plant
Drummer Jason Bonham reveals that there were two singers in the frame.
Jason Bonham, Led Zeppelin drummer and son of original sticksman John Bonham, has revealed that the band were very close to touring without Robert Plant. Following the band’s triumphant show at the O2 Arena in 2007, and Plant’s refusal to go out on the road, the trio wrote and rehearsed together for a year.
"After a while, it was just time to move on”, Bonham told Music Radar. “We did a year of writing and putting stuff together. I loved working with Jimmy and John Paul. It was so much fun."
Despite rumours that Alter Bridge singer Myles Kennedy was in the frame to replace Plant, Bonham revealed that there was another vocalist in the picture too.
"Somebody else was involved – and that's all I'll say. But as I said, I loved the time we had together. I can't even explain it, it was just great."
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