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Old September 24 2008, 02:15 AM   #1
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A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

http://music.sympatico.msn.ca/newsan...abc&date=False
God I hope this is Bullshit, it just wont be the same.
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Old September 24 2008, 02:28 AM   #2
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

Without Robert Plant, what's the point?
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Old September 24 2008, 03:39 AM   #3
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I hope to god this is just a false rumour. How can you have Zep without Plant? Jason Bonham I can accept, because even though he ain't his father, he's pretty good, and there's a family connection there; but no-one can replace Plant behind the microphone.
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Old September 24 2008, 03:49 AM   #4
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

It ain't Zep without Plant...just a cover band. Just like I couldn't gel to Hagar with Van Halen. It just wasn't Van Halen without Roth.
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Old September 24 2008, 03:58 AM   #5
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

If they do this, they should go under a different name. Queen should have used a different name when performing w/o Freddie. Well, they kinda did (Queen + Paul Rodgers)

It just won't be the same without Plant. I hope he comes around and decides to join them after all.
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Old September 24 2008, 04:22 AM   #6
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

I think Sabbath did ok with Dio instead of Ozzy, and I don't mind Deep Purple with Coverdale instead of Gillan, but Zeppelin without Robert Plant is a non-starter as far as I am concerned.
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Old September 24 2008, 04:27 AM   #7
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

Dio Sabbath was pretty good, but I still think Iommi should have called them something else. Why didn't he just call that version of the group 'Heaven and Hell' all along?
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Old September 24 2008, 08:16 AM   #8
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Old September 24 2008, 03:39 PM   #9
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

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Dio Sabbath was pretty good, but I still think Iommi should have called them something else. Why didn't he just call that version of the group 'Heaven and Hell' all along?
Because it was Black Sabbath.

They weren't the first famous band to switch lead singers and keep the same name, you know.
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Old September 24 2008, 03:44 PM   #10
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It ain't Zep without Plant...just a cover band. Just like I couldn't gel to Hagar with Van Halen. It just wasn't Van Halen without Roth.

AS a big Van Halen fan, I just think of them as 2 different bands. Because both Roth and Hagar had great stuff, just very different stuff.
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Old September 24 2008, 07:38 PM   #11
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

Relax,folks, it's in The Sun. 99% of stories, especially showbiz stories, in that 'newspaper' are bullshit. David Tennant to be replaced as Dr Who, Holly Valance to replace SMG as Buffy The Vampire Slayer - just two examples of the shite they've printed. File this under the same headings.
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Old September 24 2008, 07:52 PM   #12
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

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http://music.sympatico.msn.ca/newsan...abc&date=False
God I hope this is Bullshit, it just wont be the same.
It's on MSN. The Bullshit Probability Index is pretty high.

God, can they make their page layout any worse? Microcephalic baboons could do a better job than that.
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Old September 25 2008, 02:32 AM   #13
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

The Sun's articles have to be taken with a massive hessian sack full of salt. But that said, I really hope this news is bogus. Wikipedia's Led Zep main article includes the news that they are rehearsing with an 'American singer' as well.
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Old September 25 2008, 02:34 AM   #14
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Relax,folks, it's in The Sun. 99% of stories, especially showbiz stories, in that 'newspaper' are bullshit. David Tennant to be replaced as Dr Who, Holly Valance to replace SMG as Buffy The Vampire Slayer - just two examples of the shite they've printed. File this under the same headings.
LOL, true. I remember that Holly Valance as Buffy story What a crock.
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Old September 25 2008, 04:18 AM   #15
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Re: A New Singer for Led Zeppelin??

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Without Robert Plant, what's the point?
True, but there is this group: http://www.dreadzeppelin.com/index2.html That doesn't have Robert Plant as the lead singer.
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