Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and John “Bonzo” Bonham created a sound that has never been equaled and will never be bettered in the annals of hard rock. Written by a man who witnessed many of their most legendary performances, Led Zeppelin recounts the history of the band as they played their way to musical glory. Featuring images from the cream of contemporary photographers, it captures an era when the group conquered the world with their heavy riffs and pioneering songs.
Chris Welch started out as a reporter on UK music weekly Melody Maker in the mid-1960s. He went on the road with Led Zeppelin, The Who, David Bowie, and more during the 1970s. Chris has since worked on a variety of music magazines and has written more than 20 books on rock music. He also contributes to UK newspapers. His self-confessed finest hour was “Playing conga drums, live on stage in Germany with Led Zep during 'Whole Lotta Love.'”