Lez Zeppelin

In 1992, aspiring guitar players were banned from playing the opening riff of "Stairway to heaven" in guitar stores. What do you think the long term effects of this have been and should it be lifted?

Lez Zeppelin responded on 11/10/2011

We feel the "Denied!" rule was a good move at the time in light of the possible over exposure of a song like Stairway. However, things have changed since then and now there simply are too many guitarists who lack in the finesse and emotionality that a piece like Stairway demands. It might very well be time to allow the shredders of the world to try their hand at something without distortion. Of course, the results could be devestating...

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