Over the weekend, Led Zeppelin posted cryptic photos of the words “Five” and “Four,” followed by the Roman numeral “III” to their official Facebook page. At first, Zeppelin fans wondered what the significance of “Five” was, until it became clear that the band is counting down to… something.
Over the weekend, Led Zeppelin kicked off a countdown to an unspecified event on their Facebook page. On Saturday, they posted the word “Five” (in the font that the band used on their The Song Remains The Same album cover), leading to a flurry of online speculation: is there a 5 disc box set coming out? Is there a lost album between 1971′s Led Zeppelin (often referred to as “IV”) and the follow-up, 1973′s Houses Of The Holy that would now be seeing the light of day?
Jimmy Page has always had an aversion to the press, and has never done a memoir (although he could certainly command a huge fee for writing a tell-all). But the next best thing is due in bookstores in October: “Light and Shade: Conversations With Jimmy Page.: Written by Brad Tolinski, the Editorial Director of Guitar World, Revolver and Guitar Aficionado, who has interviewed Page more than any journalist, it touches on everything from his years as a session musician to his post-Led Zeppelin projects.
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