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Robert Plant Announces New String Of North American Tour Dates

Days after wrapping up his North American tour, Robert Plant has announced his plans to return to the road.

The former Led Zeppelin member will head out for an additional 13 tour dates in June with his band, Sensational Space Shifters. Opening acts include Lucinda Williams, Los Lobos, Sheryl Crow, Jon Langford and Seth Lakeman.

Take a look at tour dates below:

Robert Plant North American Tour Dates

June 8 – Atlanta, GA – Venue TBD w/special guest Elle King
June 10 – Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union LIVE! At Richmond Raceway w/special guest Elle King
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Robert Plant Admits To Faking Sick, Bailing On Led Zeppelin To Watch Soccer Games

Most of us can say we’re guilty of faking sick to get out of something, and Robert Plant is no different.

The Led Zeppelin member has admitted that he has faked throat issues to get out of playing Led Zeppelin gigs.

Why? To watch his favourite soccer team, the Wolverhampton Wanderers, play.

Plant, who is an honourary President of the club, felt that touring took him away from his other passion outside of music.

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Robert Plant Unveils North American Tour Dates

Robert Plant will hit the road in support of his upcoming album, Carry Fire.

The former Led Zeppelin member will play 12 dates across North America, starting February 2018 in North Carolina. He’ll be backed by the Sensational Space Shifters, the same group that played with him on Carry Fire.

“We’ve got a kind of communal drift, which has stayed with us no matter what other projects we do,” the singer recently told Rolling Stone. “It’s like a brotherhood, really.”

More dates will be announced later this year. Carry Fire is due October 13.

Watch Plant perform “Bluebirds Over the Mountain” with special guest Chrissie Hynde from the upcoming project below.

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Did You Know Robert Plant Opened Up For Dee Snider?

It’s true… well, kind of.

During an episode of Dee Snider Radio, guest Robert Plant sparked Snider’s memory of a funny incident that happened with the two rock stars.

Both parties had been invited to Phil Carson’s (a former Atlantic Records executive who managed the Twisted Sister frontman) son’s wedding on April 17, 1998.

When walking into the wedding reception, Snider saw a live band performing, and vowed with Plant that they would not get up on stage to perform. They both HATED singing at weddings. Their plan was to escape the reception and go after being noticed without getting behind the mic.

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