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Led Zeppelin lead singer blasts reunion talk

Published on May 9, 2014 6:44 AM
In this file picture taken on Sept 21, 2012 British rock band Led Zeppelin's (L-R) John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page pose at a press conference to announce the release of a video recording of their one-off 2007 concert in London. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant heaped scorn on Thursday on talk of the group reuniting, and took a swipe at other aging rockers who go back on the road just to make money.

Plant, who played a one-off concert in 2007 with his former band mates in London, has long made his feelings clear about a getting back together, rebuffing overtures from lead guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones.

He did not mince his words in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine promoting the release of earlier recordings by the band, which split up in 1980.

"You're going back to the same old sh*t," he told the magazine in a London interview.

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