Robert Plant isn’t giving the idea of a Led Zeppelin reunion tour… a whole lotta of love.
Zeppelin in 2007. Are Jimmy Page’s tour bus farts that bad?
The singer of the legendary rock group had previously said that he wasn’t interested in doing a full reunion tour. However, everyone has a price, right? Plant allegedly ripped up a contract in front of shocked tour promoters that would have given the band $800 million dollars. That’s one way to say.. babe, I’m gonna leave you.
Good times, bad times, this man has the definition of “F- You Money.”
The band had previously reunited to play together for a one off London concert in 2007 with Jason Bonham filling in on drums for his late father, John. Ever since then fans had hoped that a full Zeppelin reunion tour would be rolling into their town. It seems that they won’t be going to California.
Can the guys from the band Spirit have some of that money?
Bandmates John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page reportedly tried repeatedly to get Plant to sign on for the reunion tour. After all, each of the original members stood to personally earn around $300 Million from the tour. They must have been having bit of a communication breakdown, because Plant’s song remains the same; there will be no Zeppelin reunion. He told Rolling Stone a few years ago that:
“It’s a bit of a pain in the pisser, to be honest. Who cares? I know people care, but think about it from my angle. Soon I’m going to need help crossing the street.”
A publicist for Robert Plant has said that the ripping up the contract story is being exaggerated and total “rubbish” since he had never intended on a Zeppelin reunion in the first place.
What do you think; is it insane to turn down that amount of money? Or did plant stick to his rock and roll principles?
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