Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day

Audio and video from legendary 2007 concert to be available in multiple configurations on November 19.

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Audio and video from legendary 2007 concert to be available in multiple configurations on November 19.

Concert slated for global theatrical release on October 17.

(Los Angeles, Sept. 13, 2012) On December 10, 2007, Led Zeppelin took the stage at London's O2 Arena to headline a tribute concert for dear friend and Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. What followed was a two-hour-plus tour de force of the band's signature blues-infused rock 'n' roll that instantly became part of the legend of Led Zeppelin. Founding members John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were joined by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham, to perform 16 songs from their celebrated catalog including landmark tracks "Whole Lotta Love", "Rock And Roll", "Kashmir", and "Stairway To Heaven".

Although 20 million people applied for tickets, the band's first headline show in 27 years was seen only by the 18,000 ticket holders who were fortunate enough to have secured seats through the worldwide lottery.

The film of Celebration Day will see a worldwide theatrical release by Omniverse Vision on 1,500 screens in over 40 territories on October 17. The theatrical screenings will follow premieres in London, Los Angeles, New York, and other major cities. Tickets for the public screenings will be available on September 13 via ledzeppelin.com.

Celebration Day will then be available in multiple video and audio formats on November 19 from Swan Song/Atlantic Records. Specific product details will be announced soon.

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Thanks to Led-Zeppelin.Org for the report.

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    Mr Brownst0ne
    I don't know which news story from today I love more... this, or that Vince Neil broke his foot.
    Robert Plant actually sounds better than I thought he would sound. There is literally no chance of another reunion so Let's put out brains together and come up with a working time machine so we can go to 1977!
    He sounds better than you'd think he would because they played most of the songs in lower keys than the original versions. They did this because he just can't sing that high anymore. Its natural for people's voice to change as they age (which is why they use to castrate teenage choir boys), but I definitely notice how the songs sound different now, and it diminishes it all somewhat for me. This is why its not so surprising that Plant was the only one who didn't want to continue doing the Zep stuff after this show. Everyone complains about him putting the kibosh on the whole thing, but he said it himself, he just doesn't have it anymore
    Not to sound like such a negative nancy though, I'll definitely still be getting that DVD