Led Zep Reunion DVD Set For November Release?

As Led-Zeppelin.com reports, DVD, Blu-Ray and CD versions of the gig would be released in November of this year.

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It was the most talked about reunion in decades. While only 18,000 of 9 million applicants were able to get tickets for the Led Zeppelin reunion at the 02 arena, London, in 2007, a Belgian radio station is suggesting that fans may be able to relive the gig on their home cinema systems. As Led-Zeppelin.com reports, Belgian Radio station Classic 21 was on Wednesday morning reporting that DVD, Blu-Ray and CD versions of the gig would be released in November of this year:

The famous Led Zeppelin concert in London at the O2 Arena in 2007 double DVD released in November.

According to Warner Music, a double DVD, accompanied by two CDs, the resume legendary concert which took place in 2007 at the 02 Arena, where 9 million people had tried to buy 18,000 tickets available.

No complete set had been given since 1979. Among the crowd, there were Paul McCartney, Noel and Liam Gallagher, David Gilmour, Arctic Monkeys, Kate Moss and Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters.

However, as Led-Zeppelin.com notes, the news is strictly a rumor. Neither Warner Music, or the management of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones have confirmed the release.

The last official DVD release from Led Zeppelin (the imaginatively titled Led Zeppelin DVD) has proved to be one of the most successful music home video releases of all time. The set, which came out in 2003, was last month certified 13x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, having sold 1.3 million copies in the U.S. alone. That release comprised footage of the band's 1970 Royal Albert Hall, 1973 Madison Square Garden, 1975 Earl's Court and 1979 Knebworth concerts.

Whether the rumored release proves to be true or not, fans can in the mean time satisfy their Led Zeppelin urges with the wealth of fan-shot footage from the show that has appeared on Youtube:

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    So many bands tarnish their reputation by reforming for "just one more renuion tour" which turns out to be just a shadow of their former selves. My wife and I were watching "Jimi Plays Berkeley" the other night. I was saying that Hendrix is frozen in time at that age and the height of his abilities, but you don't have to die to leave a golden musical legacy. When the Beatles called it quits in 1970, their mystique only grew.
    It's Plant who's mainly ****ing up everything - musically and outside. I bet Jonesy and Jason are/will dive and working on whatever LZ related. I don't really understand why are they holding it back.
    Robert Plant is done with Zeppelin. He's at a different stage in his career. As much as I'd love to see them play, it's gunna be crap if they don't really want to do it. Anyway, I would much prefer to have them remembered for all the great things they did instead of a bunch of old guys struggling to keep up with what they used to be. Sometimes it's best to let sleeping dogs lie.
    I recall them showing a small 30-second pro-shot recording of the show on a news channel after the concert and both the footage and audio sounded outstanding. The delay has pretty much been totally uncalled for. I spose they finally needed to make another withdrawal from their bank account. :/
    So according to Warner this is all coming out but they also state that there is no actual confirmation of the release? WTF does that mean?
    If this was released shortly after the show took place in '07, I'd be drooling over this DVD. But after 5 years have passed.... eh.. the excitement is pretty much over. Another observation, hearing the opening drum beats of "Good Times Bad Times" there live would have made me piss my pants. But then when Plant starts singing the song in a lower key, the whole thing immediately deflates for me.