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Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page Says He's Ready to Take Band on World Tour

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page said Monday he was ready to take the legendary band on a world tour after burning up the stage at last month's reunion concert in London."The amount of work we put into O2 was what you would normally put into a world tour anyway," Page, 64, said of the intense rehearsing the band did for the Dec. 10 concert at London's O2 Arena.The band's three surviving members — Page, singer Robert Plant and bassist-keyboardist John Paul Jones — were joined at the sold-out benefit show by the late John Bonham's son Jason on drums.Page, who was in Japan to promote the new Zeppelin release, "Mothership," said the two-hour-plus concert, which he called "brilliant," was proof that Led Zeppelin, which formed in 1968, can still perform at its best.He said the band was ready musically to get back together and take it out on a wider run, but it was not clear when it would go on tour as the singer had other plans."Robert Plant has a parallel project and he is busy with that u...

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