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Best and worst tribute bands...

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A band called "No Quarter" was the very best Ive ever seen...the worst..."Houses of the Holy" (The one touring with Austrailian Pink Floyd)...they had 5 members...the Plant had brown short hair...and they didnt even try to have the look...plus the equipment they were using...Ibenez guitars???

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I saw this Led Zeppelin tribute band called Kashmir a few years back in Boston they were ok..

http://www.forgefest...ibute-band.html

Great on many counts...but a few flaws...Robert would sing through a Shure 545 or an SM57...but a wireless...lol.

Bonzo would never let them close mic his drum kit...one bass drum mic (Beyer M80) and 2 Overheads (Neumann u87s)

But they were really good...

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back home in Birmingham England there is a great Zeppelin cover band called Fred Zeppelin ( I know them ) here is a resent youtube ...looking old now I must say

http://www.fred-zeppelin.com/

Edited by Dowsey

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back home in Birmingham England there is a great Zeppelin cover band called Fred Zeppelin ( I know them ) here is a resent youtube ...looking old now I must say

I shoot video for bands...you can tell the sound was the feed from the board...decent quality...sometime I hope to shoot a LZ tribute...heres some of the stuff Ive shot...

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well there is this guy...

saw him in a club in the 80s when he was in Bonam...wish BCC would come nearby,,,but only Joe and his solo thing came through...

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I have seen three. One was many years ago when I was in my twenties and don't remember much of the show.

Saw "Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience" and loved it. Lot of energy from the band and very emotional at times.

Recently saw "Get the Led Out". Great time. They played songs to the studio version very very well, which required eight guys on stage for some songs :) . They played a few that I wasn't expecting like "Fool in the Rain", "Your Time is Gonna Come" and "Tangerine".

I don't have a "worst" entry as I haven't seen that many.

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I'd say Zoso is the best, though it's the only one I've seen live. Amazing performance, and I had the privilege to shake hands with all of them after the show. Very kind and talented people, highly recommended if they ever come to your area.

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ZOSO ( from California) and Prezence (from Chicago) are the best I've ever seen.

Greg Thompson from ZOSO is an absolute beast on drums. Greg plays very good crossovers, and plays with ONE bass pedal. He does John Bonham better than Jason! If you don't believe me check this out -

Edited by Amstel

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ZOSO ( from California) and Prezence (from Chicago) are the best I've ever seen.

Greg Thompson from ZOSO is an absolute beast on drums. Greg plays very good crossovers, and plays with ONE bass pedal. He does John Bonham better than Jason! If you don't believe me check this out -

You mean to tell me no one had a listen?

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I saw this Led Zeppelin tribute band called Kashmir a few years back in Boston they were ok..

http://www.forgefest2012.com/p/kashmir-zep-tribute-band.html

This band is from the Chicagoland area. I've seen them twice, and didn't like either performance.

This video you posted, JOHNNYROCKER, is from The Taste Of Polonia. It's an annual Polish festival that takes place at Copernicus Center, which is on the NW side of Chicago. I go to this festival at least once every year - great food, sexy polish women! , and normally good bands.

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I have seen quite a few Zep tribute bands over here in the UK, but I have to say that I think my one is definitely the best! ; )

I am the drummer for Hats off to Led Zeppelin and I think we do a great job of capturing that Zep magic, excitement and energy.

Check us out!

http://www.hatsofftoledzeppelin.co.uk

Here is a recent video:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/XROM7UV7uO4

Edited by Hats off to Led Zeppelin

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Oops! Sadly the Youtube link I posted doesn't work! Here is a better clip of the UK's best tribute to the mighty Led Zeppelin:

Check us out at www.hatsofftoledzeppelin.co.uk

See you on tour!

Hats off to Led Zeppelin are the only UK tribute band endorsed by Marshall Amplification and we are also managed by Warren Grant, son of the legendary Peter Grant.

Edited by Hats off to Led Zeppelin

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My sister has been telling me about these guys, "The Rubber Plants", I've never heard of them till now. I think they're from N. Ireland so we're planning to see them (I never seen a Led Zep tribute band before)

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Well, the best Zeppelin tribute band has to be Mr Jimmy - seeing as they feature Jimmy's long lost illegitimate son - Jimmy Sakurai. The actual Jimmy is apparently a fan...having seen them in Tokyo; as reported on Ross Halfin's website...

http://www.rosshalfin.com/diary/october-2012/diary-october-2012.php

http://www.mrjimmy.jp/english.htm

Edited by Pagesbow

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