It's looking like Led Zeppelin will be following Pink Floyd in issuing expanded multimedia "immersion" collections of its classic albums, according to Classic Rock Magazine. Ultimate Classic Rock quoted Jimmy Page's manager Peter Mench as telling London's Sunday Times that guitarist is currently holed up in a London studio polishing off "21st-century versions" of Zeppelin's catalogue. Page had previously been behind the boards for the last string of reissues in the early-'90s.
The expanded albums will likely feature unreleased songs and alternate takes, and will probably be released next year.
- Fans are curious as to what's left in the Zeppelin vault. Back in 2003, Jimmy Page, who spent six months producing the three-CD How The West Was Won set and the five-hour Led Zeppelin DVD, told us that the two projects emptied the Led Zeppelin vaults and that he couldn't foresee any more archival releases: "Everything that is in the archive of live recording is now out and done. It's within all of this package. So I can honestly say to you it's not like, 'This is part one and there's more coming out' -- this is it. That's why the whole of the story across the DVDs goes from the, y'know, right from the early days right to the end."
- Coming on November 19th will be Led Zeppelin's new live collection, Celebration Day, which was recorded and filmed at Zeppelin's December 10th, 2007 reunion show at London's O2 Arena. The concert film will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-ray disc through Swan Song/Atlantic Records.
- The tracklisting to Led Zeppelin's Celebration Day is: "Good Times, Bad Times," "Ramble On," "Black Dog," "In My Time Of Dying," "For Your Life," "Trampled Underfoot," "Nobody's Fault But Mine," "No Quarter," "Since I've Been Lovin' You," "Dazed And Confused," "Stairway To Heaven," "The Song Remains The Same," "Misty Mountain Hop," "Kashmir," "Whole Lotta Love," and "Rock And Roll."
CHECK IT OUT: Led Zeppelin performing "Misty Mountain Hop" live at the 1979 Knebworth Festival:
Jimmy Page Says There's Nothing Left In The Led Zeppelin Live Archives
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