The Delta Blues Band, Sounds of Blue, The New Memphis Bluesbreakers, Black Snake Moan, The Banned, The Crawling King Snakes, The Tennessee Teens, Listen, Band of Joy, Hobbstweedle, Led Zeppelin, The Honey Drippers, The Priory of Brion, Robert Plant & The Strange Sensation, Page & Plant"Robert Plant was probably expected to be nothing without Jimmy Page and Zep, but the surprising thing is that he's the Zepper with the most solo success.
Now, he's plotting a smaller-scale 2015 tour in support of his 10th solo album, Lullaby and ... The shows start in March, with four dates in Latin America, then continues with a U. appearance, just announced this week, as one of the headliners at the Bottle Rock festival in Napa Valley, Calif., in May.the Ceaseless Roar — it is, in the best sense, mature music, dense in its rhythms and allusions, subtle in its melodies — but he never feels weary, nor does he traffic in false nostalgia," writes Stephen Thomas Erlewine of All Music Guide."He's building upon the past, both his own and the larger traditions of his homeland, both spiritual and actual, and that gives (it) a bewitching depth.It's an album to get lost in."Space Shifters' guitarist Justin Adams celebrates such reviews, if only because they allow the music to stand away from that of Led Zeppelin."Sometimes with Robert it feels that it is hard to get anybody to hear what is going on now (musically) because people are so overwhelmed with his legacy" he says."But it's exciting that some people are now seeing that he is doing something just as fresh and just as exciting as his past work, and it's happening now."Plant makes it clear he has no intention of losing sight of his lifelong pursuit of setting his life experiences to music.