Page soon switched from bass to lead guitar, creating a dual lead guitar line-up with Jeff Beck.
Formation[ edit ] The band's logotype, used since InLondon-based session guitarist Jimmy Page joined the blues-influenced rock band the Yardbirds to replace bassist Paul Samwell-Smith.
Page soon switched from bass to lead guitar, creating a dual lead guitar line-up with Jeff Beck. Following Beck's departure in Octoberthe Yardbirds, tired from constant touring and recording, began to wind down.
Page and Dreja began putting a new line-up together. Page's first choice for the lead singer was Terry Reidbut Reid declined the offer and suggested Robert Planta singer for the Band of Joy and Hobbstweedle. We locked together as a team immediately". Proby album, Three Week Hero.
The album's track "Jim's Blues", with Plant on harmonica, was the first studio track to feature all four future members of Led Zeppelin. The album was recorded and mixed in nine days, and Page covered the costs.
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They would also decide how to promote each release and which tracks to release as singles. They formed their own company, Superhype, to handle all publishing rights. Recorded mostly on the road at various North American studios, it was an even greater commercial success than their first album, and reached the number one chart position in the US and the UK.
Grant maintained an aggressive pro-album stance, particularly in the UK, where there were few radio and TV outlets for rock music. Without the band's consent, however, some songs were released as singles, particularly in the US. It reached number four in the Billboard chart in Januaryselling over one million copies and helping to cement the band's popularity.
They played initially in clubs and ballrooms, and then in larger auditoriums as their popularity grew. Many of these shows have been preserved as bootleg recordings. It was during this period of intensive concert touring that the band developed a reputation for off-stage excess.
The album's rich acoustic sound initially received mixed reactions, with critics and fans surprised at the turn from the primarily electric arrangements of the first two albums, further fuelling the band's hostility to the musical press.
Led Zeppelin changed their show by using things such as lasers, professional light shows and mirror balls. One involved John Bonham riding a motorcycle through a rented floor of the Riot House,  while another involved the destruction of a room in the Tokyo Hiltonleading to the group being banned from that establishment for life.
According to music journalist Chris Welch"[Led Zeppelin's] travels spawned many stories, but it was a myth that [they] were constantly engaged in acts of wanton destruction and lewd behaviour". In response to the treatment they had received from critics, particularly after Led Zeppelin III, the band decided to release the fourth album with no title, though it is variously referred to as Led Zeppelin IV, Untitled, IV, or, due to the four symbols appearing on the record label, as Four Symbols, Zoso or Runes.
Plant and Page perform acoustically in Hamburg in Marchjust before the release of the band's fifth album, Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin's next album, Houses of the Holywas released in March It featured further experimentation by the band, who expanded their use of synthesisers and mellotron orchestration.
The predominantly orange album cover, designed by the London-based design group Hipgnosisdepicts images of nude children climbing the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland. Although the children are not shown from the front, the cover was controversial at the time of the album's release.
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The members of Led Zeppelin all came from England, being an English band of course. Ater establishing a set of members, who all had grown to become great friends and family, they rocked the world.