Why Led Zeppelin Quickly Split up in 1980

The band Led Zeppelin was formed in 1968 by Robert Plant, Jimmy Web site, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham. Next the demise of Bonham in 1980, Led Zeppelin elected to disband. After the band’s disbandment, the remaining associates took on solo assignments, reunited for selected live shows and situations, and put out specific anniversary releases.

A black-and-white photo of John Bonham, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin
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Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died in 1980

In Led Zeppelin, Plant served as the lead vocalist, Webpage played guitar, Jones was a bassist and keyboardist, and Bonham was the band’s drummer.