Tag Archives: John Bonham

Album Review: Led Zeppelin – III (1970)


After recording two albums and being constantly on tour for the whole of their first year together Zeppelin decided to take a slightly more leisurely approach to recording their third album, the unimaginatively entitled III. Whilst the first album had … Continue reading

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Album Review: Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin (1969)


When The Yardbirds finally fell apart in the summer of 1968 Jimmy Page, along with bassist Chris Dreja, was told to fulfill the bands commitments using other musicians. Page firstly approached vocalist Terry Reid but he declined and suggested a singer he … Continue reading

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Album Review: Led Zeppelin – Presence (1976)


In early August 1975 Robert Plant sustained serious injuries in a car crash on the Greek Island of Rhodes and subsequently the world tour which was due to start at the end of the month had to be cancelled. Plant went to Malibu to … Continue reading

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Album Review: Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti (1975)


The recording sessions for Led Zeppelin’s sixth studio album “Physical Graffiti” initially began at Headley Grange in Hampshire, England as early as November 1973. However these sessions were quickly aborted when John Paul Jones expressed his desire to leave the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Led Zeppelin – IV (1971)


In December 1970 Led Zeppelin moved into the newly opened Island Studios in Basing Street, London and began work on their fourth album. After the initial sessions the band decamped to Headley Grange and used the Rolling Stones Mobile to … Continue reading

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Album Review: Trapeze – Medusa (1970)


After releasing their self titled debut album early in 1970 founder members John Jones and Terry Rowley returned to previous band The Montanas leaving Mel Galley, Glenn Hughes and Dave Holland to continue Trapeze as a three peice. This proved … Continue reading

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Album Review: Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II (1969)


Led Zeppelin II has been called, and held responsible for, many things. From the birth of heavy metal and the first example of a shredding guitar solo to the end of The Beatles reign as Kings of the music world. … Continue reading

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