Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The band consisted of Robert Plant (vocals), Jimmy Page (guitar), John Paul Jones (bass, keyboards), and John Bonham (drums). Led Zeppelin is widely considered to be one of the most influential and successful bands in the history of rock music.
Led Zeppelin's music was characterized by their unique blend of blues, folk, and hard rock. Jimmy Page's guitar playing and Robert Plant's powerful vocals were key elements of the band's sound. Led Zeppelin's music was also known for its dynamic range, with songs ranging from quiet acoustic numbers to heavy, riff-driven rock anthems.
During their career, Led Zeppelin released nine studio albums, including classics such as "Led Zeppelin IV" (1971) and "Physical Graffiti" (1975). The band's live performances were also legendary, and they became known for their improvisational jamming and extended guitar solos.
Despite their enormous success, Led Zeppelin faced criticism for their alleged plagiarism of other artists' music, particularly from blues musicians. The band also faced controversy over their lyrics and imagery, which some critics deemed sexist and misogynistic.
Led Zeppelin disbanded in 1980 following the death of John Bonham. However, their music continues to be influential and is widely regarded as a cornerstone of rock music.