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Led Zeppelin Radio will be broadcast on SIRIUS and XM

Led Zeppelin "Led Zeppelin Radio" will be broadcast on SIRIUS channel 12 and XM channel 39 and will feature Led Zeppelin music 24/7, including interviews and rarities

SIRIUS XM Radio (SIRI, Trade ) announced the broadcast of a new 100% commercial-free music channel dedicated to rock icons Led Zeppelin on SIRIUS and XM. Led Zeppelin Radio will be broadcast on SIRIUS channel 12 and XM channel 39 and will launch on Saturday, November 1 starting at 6:00 pm ET through December 31.

"Led Zeppelin is one of the most important rock bands in history," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SIRIUS XM Radio. "We are thrilled to broadcast Led Zeppelin Radio for our subscribers and provide Led Zeppelin fans the only place to go for a comprehensive experience of their music and interviews with one of rock's most iconic bands."

Led Zeppelin Radio will be a non-stop broadcast of virtually every song from Led Zeppelin's music catalog. The channel will also provide Led Zeppelin fans with archived interviews with Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham and unique content that celebrates Led Zeppelin's musical contribution to rock music. This channel will provide fans exclusive access to the sounds and insights that have made Led Zeppelin rock legends.

Led Zeppelin have produced some of the most acclaimed albums in recording history and are considered among the greatest musicians of all time, together as a band and through their individual solo projects. The band formed in 1968, from the then recently disbanded group The Yardbirds, when guitarist Jimmy Page brought in Robert Plant, John Bonham and John Paul Jones and began touring as The New Yardbirds before changing their name to Led Zeppelin. In 1969, their self-titled debut album was released and is regarded as one of the pivotal records in the creation of heavy rock. They have sold over 300 million albums worldwide and in 1995, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

On November 11, Atlantic/Swan Song/Rhino Entertainment will release the Led Zeppelin Limited-Edition Boxed Set of Mini-LP Replica CDs, which includes Led Zeppelin (1969), Led Zeppelin II (1969), Led Zeppelin III (1970), Led Zeppelin IV (1971), Houses of the Holy (1973), Physical Graffiti (1975), Presence (1976), The Song Remains the Same (1976), In Through the Out Door (1979), and Coda (1982). For more information on Led Zeppelin and to explore the band's history and music, please visit .

Led Zeppelin Radio is the latest limited run artist-branded channel dedicated to iconic musicians offered by SIRIUS XM Radio. In addition to the current broadcast of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio and AC/DC Radio, SIRIUS XM has previously offered limited run channels such as Mandatory Metallica, Rolling Stones Radio, The Spectrum of John Mellencamp, The Who Channel, Radio R.E.M., Coldplay Nation, ABBA Radio, Neil Diamond Radio, Jay-Z Nation, Michael Jackson's XM Thriller, George Strait's Strait Country, Garth Brooks Radio, Kenny Chesney's No Shoe Radio, and Duran Duran's Red Carpet Radio among many others.

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Tags:  Led ZeppelinSiriusXMJimmy PageRobert Plant

    October 30, 2008

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