When it comes to rock ‘n’ roll excess, nobody did it bigger and better than Led Zeppelin. During the dozen years that they were around, they managed to make new rules and break most of the old ones. They wrote the rulebook on touring etiquette, sold more records than almost anyone else and took the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle to superhuman new levels. But none of this would matter if the music didn’t live up to the legend. It does. From the blustery blues-rock of their self-titled 1969 debut to the flawless dynamism of their 1971 masterpiece ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ to the gargantuan stomp of their double-album epic ‘Physical Graffiti,’ Led Zeppelin crafted records designed to withstand decades of come-and-go trends. The death of drummer John Bonham in 1980 put an end to the band, but their music lives on.
New 'Becoming Led Zeppelin' Documentary Is Ready to Go
Movie features "unprecedented access" to the band.
45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Go Rockabilly With 'Candy Store Rock'
'Presence' single was a playful – if deceptively complex – homage to their early rock roots.
Jimmy Page’s ‘Paranoid’ Solo Session for ‘Stairway to Heaven’
Led Zeppelin guitarist and engineer recall “wonderful” moment that came after difficult start.
Robert Plant Told Nancy Wilson He’d Come to Hate ‘Stairway’
Conversation took place after Heart performed Led Zeppelin classic in front of the band.
30 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Jams with Locals on Memorial Day Weekend
Former Led Zeppelin guitarist played with two Lake Tahoe bar bands while in the area working on 'Coverdale-Page' album.
Myles Kennedy Had to Hide Tears During Led Zeppelin Tryout
Slash and Alter Bridge singer says Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones were “gracious” about his fandom during 2008 auditions.
Watch Vince Neil Join Sammy Hagar to Cover Led Zeppelin
Motley Crue frontman joined the Circle for a rendition of "Rock and Roll."
Watch Ann Wilson Cover Led Zeppelin and Tom Petty with Gov’t Mule
Heart singer joined the Southern jam band during their recent performance in New Haven, Ct.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Presence’ at 45: Every Song Covered
A look at other artists' interpretations of the tracks found on the band's seventh album.