The Heaviest Band: Led Zeppelin The Heaviest Band: Led Zeppelin
By Douglas Forster ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 5) Our drummer, John Henry Bonham, played as hard in life as he played the drums. His... The Heaviest Band: Led Zeppelin

By Douglas Forster
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 5)

Our drummer, John Henry Bonham, played as hard in life as he played the drums. His idea of weekend fun was to go to the drag races. Not to watch, but to drive his dragster. He also liked to drink and have a good time, which we all did. But John took it to the extreme like everything else he did in life. On September 24, 1980, our assistant Rex King picked John up in the morning to drive him to rehearsal. Along the way, John asked Rex to stop for brea...

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