Last night (Nov. 19) at Seattle's Experience Music Project Museum, former Led Zeppelin axe-man, Jimmy Page, was joined by members of Alice In Chains, Guns N' Roses and many more for a blistering and rare live rendition of the classic Zeppelin track "Rock And Roll."
Of those performing with the legendary guitarist were Paul Rodgers, ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and Alice In Chains singer William Duvell. Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, as well as Kim Thayil of Soundgarden, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen and ex-Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin also performed at the event, which was held to pay tribute to Led Zeppelin.
At the ceremony, Page was presented with the annual EMP Founders Award, which was conceived in "celebrating the life's work of living legends while meaningfully contributing to the institution's extensive education programs," according to its website. Last year, the eight annual award was presented to legendary singer-songwriter, Jackson Browne.
Page recently mentioned back in August that he cannot foresee a Led Zeppelin reunion at any point in the future for various reasons. At the time of his comments, the singer stated, "The one thing I haven't been seen to be doing recently is playing guitar... So now I've got the opportunity to put all my drive into playing the guitar and working out what way to present myself next."
The guitarist recently finished remastering Zeppelin's last three of nine new reissues with added bonus material and previously unheard cuts and songs. Presence, In Through the Out Door and Coda all hit stores on July 31. Since then, he has decided to resume his solo career starting with some banked unreleased material.