Led Zeppelin 2008 tour confirmed

The legends WILL play more dates

Led Zeppelin will tour in 2008, the band who have been booked as their tour support have revealed.

Ian Astbury, lead singer of The Cult, has confirmed that they have been roped in to support the recently-reformed band on a jaunt next year.

According to Billboard, during a gig in Cincinnati on November 17, Astbury said: “We’ll be back next year, because we’re opening for a band you may have heard of. The name starts with an ‘L’ and has a ‘Z’ in it.”

Hearing the announcement, a fan in the audience shouted, “Led Zeppelin.” Astbury nodded an affirmative response, and raised an arm into the air.

Led Zeppelin are yet to announce official details of any new tours.

However speaking about their reunion on December 10, guitarist Jimmy Page has revealed the band will play one of their songs live for the first time ever.

Keep checking NME.COM for the latest on the Led Zeppelin reunion and in the meantime read our brief history of Led Zeppelin online now.