Barely two months have passed since humanity marvelled at the news of a Guns N’ Roses pinball machine, and now silver ball freaks the world over have another reason to celebrate: a Led Zeppelin machine has been launched.
The machine is made by Stern Pinball, who say, “In this high energy rock and roll pinball concert experience, pinball and music are fused together. Players are transported back to Led Zeppelin’s early days and tour the world from 1968-1980. As if players were members of the band playing its music, their play updates game features at the start of each verse and chorus of ten iconic Led Zeppelin songs.”
The songs that feature in the game are Good Times Bad Times, Whole Lotta Love, The Song Remains The Same, Rock And Roll, Trampled Under Foot, Ramble On, Kashmir, Immigrant Song, Black Dog and Communication Breakdown.
“There is nothing more energising and fun than bringing pinball and music together,” explains Gary Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc. “Partnering with Led Zeppelin, we created a one-of-a-kind pinball experience. It’s our dream goal to create a pinball machine with this iconic rock band.”
The Led Zeppelin pinball machine is available in three editions. The Pro edition features Led Zeppelin III-themed artwork, while the Premium edition is adorned by the cover art of the band’s debut album and the Limited Edition model comes wrapped in the band’s Swan Song “Icarus” logo.
All three feature a custom-moulded Hindenburg Zeppelin, which, when lit, “scores speed locks on the player’s musical journey to Zeppelin multiball.” Meanwhile, players can “become a Led Zeppelin member through gameplay, an “Icarus sculpted leaper toy takes flight when smashed by the chaotic pinball,” and there’s “Live concert footage with custom animations for each song.” It’s possible the excitement will all be too much.
Only 500 units of the Limited Edition game will be made, retailing at a price of $9,199, while the Premium edition will sell at $7,799 and the Pro is a snip at just $6,199.
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- Led Zeppelin - The Song Remains The Same - 180gm - EX - US - vinyl box set - £65.00, $91.65, €75.40 (New Item) (arrived 18-May-2021 08:08)on May 19, 2021 at 3:26 am
LED ZEPPELIN The Song Remains The Same (2008 US limited edition remastered 16-track 4-LP set pressed on 180gram Audiophile Vinyl. Originally released in 1976, these recordings capture the band during a three-night stint at New York's Madison Square Gardens [27th - 29th July 1973], expanded with 6 additional tracks which did not appear on the original release, complete with a 24-page booklet with dozens of previously unpublished photographs and four individual jackets with new and unique artwork, all housed in a deluxe archival box with embossing & foil-stamping. The box displays some minor general wear with some scuffing to the corners, whilst the vinyl shows minimal signs of play, overall an excellent example making an ideal play copy R1357564)
- Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II - 6th - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $35.25, €29.00 (New Item) (arrived 07-May-2021 12:21)on May 19, 2021 at 3:26 am
LED ZEPPELIN Led Zeppelin II (70s UK sixth issue of the 1969 9-track stereo LP on a green & orange Atlantic label with no 'w' logo at the end of the label perimeter ['The Lemon Song' credit on sleeve & label], dark brown gatefold picture sleeve.The sleeve shows some light shelf wear with a dash of sticker residue in top corner whilst the vinyl is Excellent & appears seldom played K40037)
- Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin - Remastered - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $21.15, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 28-Apr-2021 09:24)on May 19, 2021 at 3:26 am
LED ZEPPELIN Led Zeppelin (2014 UK/EU 9-track LP, their classic 1969 debut album pressed on 180 gram vinyl, remastered by Jimmy Page. Includes Good Times Bad Times and Dazed & Confused. Housed in a hype-stickered picture sleeve reproducing the original album artwork with hologram sticker on the back. This copy remains in near as new condition)
- Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti - 80s Mispelling - VG - German - 2-LP vinyl set - £25.00, $35.25, €29.00 (New Item) (arrived 28-Apr-2021 09:41)on May 19, 2021 at 3:26 am
LED ZEPPELIN Physical Graffiti (80s German issue of the classic 1975 15-track double LP, housed in a die-cut & barcoded picture sleeve with the catalogue number SSK89400-O & [SS 2-200] printed in red on the spine whilst the labels have 'K89400' with the 'Boggie With Stu' & 'Hauses Of The Holy' mispellings, complete with picture inners & tracklist/credits insert. The outer sleeve is graded as VG with some notable scuffing along the opening edge and some general edgewear, whilst the vinyl shows only a few light cosmetic surface scuffs - a great play copy SSK89400)
- Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV - 5th - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £85.00, $119.85, €98.60 (New Item) (arrived 28-Apr-2021 16:56)on May 19, 2021 at 3:26 am
LED ZEPPELIN Led Zeppelin IV (Rare 1971 UK fifth issue 8-track LP on the plum & red label with band name at the top, Jimmy Page production credit at the bottom & misprinted 'Misty Mountain Top' title on side two, with lyric inner. The gatefold picture sleeve [VG+] shows some general age wear with a few scuffs & a minor crease mark on the inside which is not uncommon. The vinyl is clean & grades VG+/EX- with just a few spindle marks & hairlines not upsetting play. Overall an acceptable, if not mint, copy of this Zep classic!)
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