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Bonham talks Led Zeppelin Experience, starting new band with Page and Jones (audio)

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience will be the main attraction at Seattle’s WaMu Theater on Saturday (ticket info here.) Some of you read my piece on drummer Jason Bonham and his Led Zeppelin Experience on the blog Wednesday or in today’s GO section. And now you can listen to clips from the interview itself. Just click the links below to hear Bonham talk about …

… how he went from the 2007 reunion show to the current tribute tour.

… still missing his dad after 30 years.

… an

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Playing with dad’s band, touring with Zeppelin tribute emotional experiences for Bonham

Bonham: Keeping dad’s legacy alive (photo by Robert Knight)

With Led Zeppelin, “Bonzo” John Bonham provided the techtonic beats behind some of rock’s most epic recordings. Then his untimely death brought the band’s legendary run to a sudden, shocking halt on Sept. 25, 1980.

But 30 years later, his legacy lives on with his son. It has been three years since Jason Bonham sat in with Zeppelin’s surviving members during a one-off reunion gig at London’s O2 Arena (“Kashmir” video here.) And now Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience is ready to rattle Seattle’s WaMu Theater with “Kashmir,” “Stairway to Heaven” and other Zep classics on Saturday night.
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Favorite albums of ’09, No. 6

Them Crooked Vultures, “Them Crooked Vultures”

Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, Nirvana’s Dave Grohl and Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones united for a super-group we can really get excited about. With Homme at the helm, this basically sounds like the most star-studded Queens CD yet. And that, for the record, ain’t a bad thing.

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Them Crooked Vultures set list

Rock gods united: Them Crooked Vultures' John Paul Jones and Dave Grohl (photo by Ernest Jasmin)
Rock gods united: Them Crooked Vultures’ John Paul Jones and Dave Grohl (photo by Ernest Jasmin)

Velvet Revolver. Eh.

Audioslave. Interesting for a minute.

But Dave Grohl plus Josh Homme plus John Paul Jones? Now there’s a supergroup we can finally get excited about. And here’s what the trio – joined by Queens of the Stone Age alumnus Alain Johannes on rhythm guitar – played Saturday night at the Paramount.

Them Crooked Vultures set list
Paramount Theatre, Seattle
Nov. 21, 2009

No One Loves Me & Neither Do I
Dead End Friends
Scumbag Blues
Highway One
New Fang
Mind Eraser, No Chaser
Interlude with Ludes
Spinning in Daffodils
Warsaw or the First Breath You Take After You Give Up

Opening act: Mini Mansions

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Dave Grohl, Josh Homme and John Paul Jones taking Them Crooked Vultures to Seattle

There’s been buzz aplenty this fall about Them Crooked Vultures, the super-group featuring Nirvana’s Dave Grohl, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme and Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones. And now the band’s publicist has announced a couple of Northwest dates for the highly anticipated band.
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