Led Zeppelin History – March 30

Today in 1995, during a Page-Plant concert at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan, an assassination attempt was made on Jimmy Page. After finding “religion” and deciding the music was “satanic,” Lance Cunningham, a 23-year-old self-described former Led Zeppelin fan, attended the Page-Plant concert and tried to stab Page with a Swiss Army knife. However, his attack was thwarted by fans and Palace security, who stopped Cunningham before he got to the stage. “He said he was going to ‘off Jimmy Page,’ “ Police Chief John Dalton said.  Page, oblivious to the action around him, continued to play Kashmir onstage, undaunted.

 

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