by James Morton
While possessing an exuberant style, Bonham maintained control of his set. One of his strengths was a remarkable bass drum action, a factor most noticeable in the following transcriptions. John Bonham’s recent death in England creates a gap in rock drumming that will not be filled easily. This anthology is a collection of the beats that propelled Led Zeppelin to the forefront of the heavy metal scene for a full decade, and serves as a tribute to their drummer, John Bonham.