Written September 18, 2014
Being a Led-head since 1969 my wife and I were very excited to see this movie - it did not disappoint! Songs performed were a best-of their whole catalog, (incl. SWTH...yuk) The concert was done in 2007 thus was tamer than "Song Remains the Same" and the DVD collection that Jimmy Page released a few years ago, but still a great performance. The Sound was loud enough to rock with, but not bone crushing loud... *but* the surround sound was very light and did not have the echos and reverb (or crowd ambiance) I expected. For gearheads, Page did not have *all* of his guitars (only 3 Les Pauls and the double-SG), and his amp backline was limited to 4 Oranges, 2 Plexis, and 2 Petersbergs (Russian semi-marshal clones); however he did have a modern Thermin and a monster custom pedalboard! My normally sedate wife swooned, "Jimmy is *the* Guitar God""!
Written September 02, 2014
I have been waiting over 30 yrs for this and not dissapointed! The band was outstanding, Truly the world's greatest and most original heavy metal band or rock band period for that matter.
Jmmy Page was unreal, it was like he never took a break from the music even after all this time. Robert Plant's voice was spot on, no sign of age if anything it was better! His growls and moans more nuanced than ever. JPJ showed he is no minor player, his bluesy groove on the base and his organ work brought the original feel alive. And Jason! His dad is smiling down because Jason channeled him like he was posessed.
What a way to step up the bar. My only complaint is that the theatre did not have the volume turned up to shake the walls. In fact it started so low that the entire audiance demanded to "TURN IT UP!"
If these guys don't tour the world will be a poorer place indeed
Written October 01, 2014
Zeppelin at their finest! I thought I was back at the Chicago Stadium, April, 1977 again! Plant's voice was in rear form...Jimmy Page hasn't lost a beat in his solos either. JPJones still provides the main sound and Bonzo's son Jason...taught to play the drums by the best. What more can I say...A MUST see for all Zeppeline fans...especially those who are too young to have had the opportunity to see them in their prime!
I will definately be purchasing the DVD next month!
Written October 01, 2014
A must for anyone to view if he or she wishes to be well- rounded in their education and understanding of what it means to know about the best contemporary music of the late 20th and early 21st as performed by these four master musicians! Riveted to the screen with my ears and eyes for the entire length of the film! Bravo John, Jimmy, Robert and Jason!!!
Written October 29, 2014
What a thrill to see Page, Plant, and Jones on stage again, with Bonham's son. A great performance - unbelievable how good they were on stage.I was worried that 30 years would show in the performance, but if it did, it was only in the sense that they were better. Tons of energy. Plant is still a golden god, just a little more grizzled. Led Zep had a few unfortunate public performances since Bonham's death, but this concert makes up for that in spades. The movie was a celebration, but also a farewell to an era, and I was both thrilled and a little melancholy that it was likely their final hurrah. But it's the best hurrah they could have offered.