It was a Monday night in Berlin, West Germany, when Led Zeppelin stepped off the stage together. Moments after the final chords of “Whole Litta Love” rocked fans at the Eissporthalle ice rink, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham would exit the stage for the final time as a quartet.
The Berlin concert was the final show of a 14-date tour of Europe. Less than 3 months later John Bonham would be found dead in a guest room at the home of Jimmy Page. On the 40th anniversary of that concert in Berlin, the life is John Bonham, the end of what we knew as Led Zeppelin and Bonham’s influence following his untimely death is the topic of this piece HERE