A world tour may be in the works for Led Zep. I saw a few Youtube videos from the concert posted on a blog this morning but they have all been deleted by Youtube.
12th December 2007 By GARY NICKS, KIM DAWSON and JAMES CABOOTER Your Shout
ROCK gods Led Zeppelin are set to rake in a cool £1billion from their spectacular world tour next spring.
And they are eyeing up New York's legendary Madison Square Garden to kick it off in May.
We revealed yesterday how the band were planning a tour following their triumphant comeback gig in London on Monday night.
And it could snowball into one of the biggest money-spinners ever, with ticket sales and merchandising adding up to £1bn.
Last night insiders confirmed that the Stairway To Heaven hitmakers will take to the road again for a tour that will span Europe, America and the Far East.
There is also feverish speculation over the UK dates. Our spies say the band would love to return to Knebworth, where they performed in front of 250,000 people in 1979.
They are also tipped to headline at Glastonbury next June, as well as playing a run of gigs at the new 90,000-seater Wembley Stadium and returning to London's O2 Arena.
A major record company source told the Daily Star last night: "The O2 was buzzing with talk among industry people about there being more Zep dates. They were initially looking at doing a tour in March, but now it'll most likely be May.
"The band were waiting to see how they felt after the gig as to whether they had the energy to do a string of regular arena dates or more one-off shows.
"All ticket sellers have been told a tour will take place, it's just that there's a little bit more ironing out of contracts to be done."
Singer Robert Plant, 59, guitarist Jimmy Page, 63, and bassist John Paul Jones, 61, were joined for Monday's gig in London by late drummer John Bonham's son Jason, 41.
Friends say they were thrilled by the overwhelming response and are now ready to give fans what they want – a full world tour.
And it could well be the biggest-grossing tour ever. The record is currently held by
The Rolling Stones, who earned £250m for their Bigger Band tour.
But as more than 20m people tried to buy tickets for Monday's gig – Zeppelin's first in 27 years – that record could well go.
Even singer Plant has been stunned by the demand for the comeback gig, saying: "I can't believe people would come from 50 countries for that."
Plenty of celebs were there, too, including Mick Jagger, 64, Bill Wyman, 71, Sir Paul McCartney, 65, and Oasis brothers Liam, 35, and Noel Gallagher, 40.
But it was not a happy night for model Naomi Campbell, 37. She had her mobile phone nicked.
How to get your ticket
FANS are being urged to avoid dodgy websites that are already claiming to have tickets for Led Zeppelin's world tour.
Within hours of the Daily Star breaking the news about the tour yesterday, dozens of sharks set up bogus websites claiming to offer the highly sought-after tickets.
But band sources point out that no dates have yet been officially announced and tickets are not yet on sale.
When they do go on offer, fans are urged to buy tickets only from reputable firms such as Ticketmaster and See Tickets.
An industry insider warned: "Don't get pulled in by the online touts claiming to have tickets already – they don't."