Led Zeppelin to play Madison Square Garden
Dec 12, 2007, 11:30 GMT
Led Zeppelin are set to play New York's Madison Square Garden next summer.
The legendary band, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, discussed returning to the world famous venue - where they played three historic sell-out concerts in 1973 - after their sensational comeback at London's O2 arena on Monday night (10.12.07).
A source said: "The band were really fired up and were talking about their late drummer John Bonham and what he would have thought about it - it was time for reflection.
"Then talk turned to, 'What next? Was this it or would there be something else?' One of the guys started talking about their concerts at the Garden. There was a consensus of, 'Why not?' It is one of the best live music venues in the world. There is a strong possibility they will be playing there next year."
After Monday's incredible return, rumours are now rife the group are set to embark on a world tour, which could net them a massive £1 billion.
A source said: "All ticket sellers have been told a world tour will take place, there's just some ironing out of contracts to be done. They are already talking about playing venues like Knebworth and Glastonbury.
"They were looking to do it in March but now it will most likely be May. With ticket sales combined with merchandising it could make them as much as £1 billion."
Earlier this week, frontman Plant fuelled tour speculation, saying: "It wouldn't be such a bad idea for Led Zeppelin to play together from time to time."
Guitarist Page has previously stated: "It's a bit selfish to do just one show. If that's it, we probably shouldn't have taken the genie out of the bottle."
If the tour does go ahead drummer Jason Bonham, who replaced his late father John Bonham for the reunion, is expected to join the original trio.
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