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Led Zeppelin Guitarist Jimmy Page To Hold Press Conference?

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According to a posting on the LED ZEPPELIN fan site Royal-Orleans.com, ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page will hold a press conference at Park Hyatt Hotel in Shinjyuku, Japan on Monday, January 28. Park Hyatt is reportedly the hotel Jimmy stayed at during the 1996 PAGE & PLANT tour.

Times Online reported in December that LED ZEPPELIN could earn well over £100 million (approximately $200 million) if the hard-rock band went on tour this year in the wake of last month's triumphant reunion gig. The band is being pursued with offers from both Live Nation and AEG, the rival concert promoters, with each structuring bids in the form of a large upfront payment to lure the band to their venues.

One source said that "AEG put a bid in on the night" — although that could not be confirmed independently — but intense demand would probably make a ZEPPELIN reunion the most sought-after ticket in 2008.

The reluctance of Robert Plant, the lead singer, still makes a tour far from certain, although the three other band members are believed to be willing to go ahead. Venues in America have been held open in the hope that Plant will say yes.

It is likely that the four-piece band would be able at least to match the estimated $212 million grossed by THE POLICE for their reunion last year, according to figures compiled by Billboard, the industry magazine.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. JVA writes:

Match the police? Gimme a break. If the police earned 212 million, Led Zeppelin will earn 212 billion.

# Jan 24, 2008 @ 6:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Diamond Oz writes:

Apparantly The Police reunion tour was crap anyway.

# Jan 24, 2008 @ 6:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

JVA writes:
Match the police? Gimme a break. If the police earned 212 million, Led Zeppelin will earn 212 billion.

100% TRUTH THERE!!!!

# Jan 24, 2008 @ 8:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Bernito writes:

I saw the Police re-union, they weren't that great...maybe Summers and Copeland a little rusty. Zeppelin sounds great though! Its also good they don't go off on tangents like they did on the Song Remains the Same haha.

# Jan 24, 2008 @ 11:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Kalis_wrath writes:

God damn! Thats alot of dough! I have since I could remember been a fan of Led Zepplin (thank you Mom and Daddy for not raising me not sh**y tunes) and they are well worth it. My big question is what is up Roberts butt? A tour is not going to do any harm.

# Jan 24, 2008 @ 11:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Phil writes:

"My big question is what is up Roberts butt? A tour is not going to do any harm."

You try telling us that when you are 59.

# Jan 25, 2008 @ 4:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. brandedcfh420 writes:

Phil writes:
You try telling us that when you are 59.

well, if he can go on tour with a country singer why cant he go on tour with zepplin??!!

# Jan 25, 2008 @ 7:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Kalis_wrath writes:

Exactly, Branded! Ozzy is still doing tours. So are the Stones. In my prespective Robert has been avoiding a Zep reunion like the plague and yes, we got a few shows. It seemed they had to pull teeth to get those. It seems wierd to me when you consider that Zep is the band that got Robert on the map so to speak. He did Page/Plant with little convinceing.

# Jan 25, 2008 @ 12:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. freerd writes:

Match the Police?! Will Zep be just touring for 1 week?

# Jan 27, 2008 @ 7:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Kalis_wrath writes:

One week of Zep touring would probably beat The Police. *LOL*

# Jan 27, 2008 @ 7:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. justinfoley writes:

robert is only going on tour with alison because he wants to get into her pants. i can't blame him even though the album they did was all remakes of songs ,it was good ,but rock and roll needs led zeppelin to come and kick some ass

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