By Steve Newton
Now here’s a fun little soundbite I just digitized off an old cassette I had lying around from 1993. It’s an AudioMagnetics XHE 60, so good on them for making tapes that still work 23 years later. That particular tape also includes 1993 interviews with Devin Townsend, Steve Hackett of Genesis fame, and Stuart Adamson from Big Country, so that’s kinda cool.
Anyway, Side One opens with an interview I did with Robert Plant in advance of a sold-out show at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver. At the time he was touring behind his sixth solo album, Fate of Nations, and playing smaller venues than you’d expect for the former frontman of Led Zeppelin, so I asked him about that.
But first Plant–who’s been famously opposed to a full-on Zep reunion–poked a bit of fun at the idea of Black Sabbath getting back together.
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