Led Zeppelin Gets Voted As 'Ideal Supergroup' In Poll

April 20, 2017
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In a poll run by Planet Rock, 3,500 fans were asked to take a poll and vote for their favorite vocalist, guitarist, bassist and drummer of the ideal supergroup.

Interestingly enough, the winner of each category was a member of Led ZeppelinRobert Plant won for best singer, Jimmy Page won for best guitarist, John Paul Jones won for best bassist, and John Bonham won for best drummer, making Led Zeppelin, already one of the greatest rock bands of all time, also the ultimate fantasy band. Presenter Trevor Dann said of the results, "This is an amazing result. Listeners could have voted for any classic rock artists when creating their fantasy supergroup."

Below are the following results from that poll:

BEST SINGER

  1. Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin)
  2. Freddie Mercury (Queen)
  3. Paul Rodgers (Free, Bad Company)
  4. David Coverdale (Deep Purple, Whitesnake)
  5. Ian Gillan (Deep Purple)
  6. Bon Scott (AC/DC)
  7. Ronnie James Dio (Rainbow)
  8. Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)
  9. Roger Daltrey (The Who)
  10. Bono (U2)

BEST GUITARIST

  1. Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)
  2. Slash (Guns N' Roses)
  3. Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple)
  4. Jimi Hendrix
  5. Angus Young (AC/DC)
  6. Gary Moore
  7. Brian May (Queen)
  8. Joe Satriani
  9. Steve Vai
  10. David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)

BEST BASSIST

  1. John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin)
  2. John Entwistle (The Who)
  3. Chris Squire (Yes)
  4. Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy)
  5. Geddy Lee (Rush)
  6. Jack Bruce (Cream)
  7. Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
  8. Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead)
  9. Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
  10. Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)

BEST DRUMMER

  1. John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
  2. Neil Peart (Rush)
  3. Keith Moon (The Who)
  4. Cozy Powell (Black Sabbath, Rainbow)
  5. Phil Collins (Genesis)
  6. Ginger Baker (Cream)
  7. Ian Paice (Deep Purple)
  8. Roger Taylor (Queen)
  9. Dave Grohl (Nirvana)
  10. Eric Carr (Kiss)

(source: BBC)