Poll: What’s the Best Led Zeppelin Album? – Vote Now
Led Zeppelin are often regarded as one of the most important bands in both rock 'n' roll and metal history. They were on top of the world throughout much of the late '60s and '70s, and released eight studio albums during their reign. But which of their records is the best? That's what we want to hear from you in this week's Loudwire Nights Album of the Week poll.
You'll have until Friday at 12N ET to cast your votes. We’ll then play the three tracks from the album with the most votes during Loudwire Nights' Album of the Week block to start the following Monday's show!
Led Zeppelin's cocktail of the blues and heavy, distorted rock 'n' roll often gives them recognition as one of the very first true heavy metal bands along with Black Sabbath and Cream. Over the course of their career, which lasted about 12 years, they became one of the most massive artists on the planet. From their 1969 eponymous debut to their eighth and final record In Through the Out Door, Robert Plant's distinct screeching vocals, Jimmy Page's innovative riffs and the thunderous rhythm of both John Paul Jones and John Bonham made them one of the most influential musical groups of all time.
All eight of their studio albums have been certified platinum multiple times, four of which have actually reached the diamond status (Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin IV, Houses of the Holy and Physical Graffiti). But, in 1980, they called it quits when Bonham unexpectedly died at the age of 32 years old. Plant, Page and Jones have reunited several times since then, but they rarely went by the Led Zeppelin name, except for when Jason Bonham filled in for his late father.
All four musicians were experts in their craft, and have been major sources of inspiration for generations of rock stars that followed. We'll likely never get another Led Zeppelin album and probably won't ever see them take the stage together again, but they left behind a legacy that'll never fade.
Head below to vote for your favorite Led Zeppelin album, then tune into Loudwire Nights next Monday at 7PM ET to find out which record prevailed. During tonight's show, you'll get to find out which Foo Fighters album was voted the best, and hear three songs from the winner.