Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods

The Led Zeppelin Saga

By Stephen Davis

HarperEntertainment, Paperback, 9780061473081, 395pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2008

Description

The members of Led Zeppelin are major deities in the pantheon of rock gods. The first and heaviest of the heavy metal monsters, they violently shook the foundations of rock music and took no prisoners on the road. Their tours were legendary, their lives were exalted--and in an era well known for sex and drugs, the mighty Zeppelin set an unattainable standard of excess and mythos for any band that tried to follow them. They were power, they were fantasy, they were black magic. No band ever flew as high as Led Zeppelin or suffered so disastrous a fall. And only some of them lived to tell the tale.

Hammer of the Gods is the New York Times bestselling epic saga of the hard reign of Page, Plant, Jones, and Bonham--a spellbinding, electrifying, no-holds-barred classic of rock 'n' roll history that has now been updated to include the continuing adventures of the band.



About the Author
Stephen Daviss many acclaimed books include the Rolling Stones history "Old Gods Almost Dead" as well as the "New York Times" bestsellers "Walk This Way" (with Aerosmith), Fleetwood, and "Hammer of the Gods,"


Praise For Hammer of the Gods

“Incredible.”
-Village Voice

“One of the most notorious rock biographies ever written.”
-Chicago Tribune