No doubt, there will plenty for dedicated Zep-ologists to discuss and debate for years to come.
Immediately after the playback, I meet with the guitarist for an exclusive one-on-one chat for Guitar World.
“I knew the only way to do this project properly was to leave no stone unturned and to listen to every Led Zeppelin tape and performance,” he says emphatically.
Each remastered studio album will have a second disc of companion material comprised entirely of unreleased music related to that album.
I’m ushered into the movie theater, which is a treat in itself.
After the 20 or 30 writers are settled, Page walks onstage, dressed completely in black, with his white hair providing a stark contrast to the red surroundings.
He offers a brief explanation of the forthcoming reissues and describes the companion discs as “a portal to the time of the recording of Led Zeppelin…a selection of work-in-progress, with rough mixes, backing tracks, alternate versions and new material recorded at the time.” He also notes that we are sitting in what was once Olympic’s famed Studio A, where Zeppelin recorded their entire first album.