Led Zeppelin‘s Robert Plant was offered the opportunity to show up in Game of Thrones however turned down the job, the man himself has affirmed. Frequently called the gods of rock music, Led Zeppelin are have put out a lot of forever prevalent melodies, for example, “Stairway To Heaven,” “Whole Lotta Love” and “Immigrant Song.”
Singer Plant was instrumental in the band’s prosperity, furnishing them with a taking off vocal range, an alluring nearness and some vivid, dream based verses.
HBO’s hit show Game of Thrones is as of now in post production of its eighth and last season with a debut at some point in 2019 and there’s as of now a lot of theory over the approaching surprises, deaths and mammoth fights that fans have now generally expected from the show.
Another component of Game of Thrones that fans presently effectively pay special attention to the appearances from popular artists. From inconspicuous appearances by Coldplay, Mastodon and Sigur Rós to the plain – and broadly panned – scene including Ed Sheeran, Game of Thrones has highlighted an assortment of huge names in special appearance jobs.
In an interview with The Strombo Show, Plant uncovered that he was offered the opportunity to show up in Game of Thrones, but at the end of the day chose to turn it down. Asked whether he watched Thrones in his leisure time, Plant answered, “No. I got offered a part in that!” and when pushed on why he turned it down, he said:
“Yeah, well I don’t want to be typecast [laughs]. I started that sh*t off you know, go back to ‘Immigrant Song’ and Led Zeppelin being part of a cultural exchange in Iceland… [To publicist] What [part] was it, do you know? I thought I got to ride a horse and go [makes angry sneering face]. I hadn’t got time to grow the beard really so, no, but I mean how silly.”
With his long, his mane of hair and facial hair, Plant wouldn’t actually need to do a lot to mix in inside Westeros and his love for fantasy fiction has been seen in Tolkien-inspiref melodies like “Misty Mountain Hop” and “The Battle of Evermore.”
It’s positively simple to perceive any reason why Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss needed Plant on their show. While he may not know the exact part he was offered, the artist would unquestionably have made a fantastic White Walker, a citizen of Winterfell or even a Wildling.
For anybody acquainted with Plant’s career, it likely won’t come as a colossal astonishment that the artist turned this specific gig down. Plant has dependably been hesitant to return to previous wonders, opposing various Led Zeppelin reunions, and has for the most part shunned the opportunity to transform his melodic fame into VIP popularity.
For a lot of their profession, Led Zeppelin were additionally broadly meticulous with enabling their music to be utilized in films and TV appears – a position that the steady utilization of “Immigrant Song” in present day motion picture trailers would propose has now mellowed – so it’s maybe not a surprise that Plant had no enthusiasm for showing up in Thrones.
Benioff and Weiss likely knew from the beginning that the appearance was a long shot. However Zeppelin fans would very likely have wanted to see Plant highlight in Game of Thrones.