Thursday, April 28, 2011

VIDEO: Jason Bonham, Nicole Scherzinger rock Led Zeppelin classic for NBA

Across North America, it’s playoffs time and sports fans couldn’t be happier - between the NHL and NBA, things are heating up large.

ESPN and ABC have produced a special opening video for 2011 NBA Playoff coverage airing across the networks featuring Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger and Jason Bonham performing the Led Zeppelin classic "Black Dog."

"Working with Nicole for the NBA Playoffs spot was amazing. She is the real deal," said Bonham. "Not only is she one of the most beautiful people I have ever met, but she has a fantastic and powerful voice. She has a great rock voice and it worked out fantastic for 'Black Dog'. I was so pleased to be able to bring this song to such a huge sporting event."

"It was an honor to join Jason Bonham on the iconic Led Zeppelin song 'Black Dog'," Nicole commented. "I am excited that fans will be able to see the video during the Playoffs."

Meanwhile, Bonham has some juggling to do this year: he’s touring the UK with Paul Rodgers this month, he’ll cover the US with the Led Zeppelin Experience in May, and then hit the US with Black Country Communion in June to support their new album, “2.”

Led Led Zeppelin

Jason Bonham & Nicole Scherzinger – Black Dog
2011 NBA Playoffs intro

See also:

VIDEO: Glenn Hughes performs new Black Country Communion song
Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience announce North American dates
Black Country Communion: New album due in June
Black Country Communion announce US dates