Led Zeppelin was an English rock band that was formed in 1968 by Jimmy Page (guitar), Robert Plant (vocals), John Paul Jones (bass guitar, keyboards) and John Bonham (drums). The band's heyday came to an end in 1980 when the drummer, John Bonham, suddenly died after a day of heavy drinking. He was 32.
Led Zeppelin has sold more than 300 million albums worldwide, including 111.5 million sales in the United States. Every one of their studio albums made it to Billboard's Top Ten. VH1 and Rolling Stone magazine rank Led Zeppelin at or near the top of the list of best bands of all time.