Led Zeppelin Tribute - The Hindenburg Project
Bob Brewer - Robert Plant
Bob Brewer has been around the DFW music scene for quite a while. Many know him as B.O.B. (long before the rapper stole it) and many musicians know him as "bullit98" from is profile on bandmix.com. Either way most people know him through his ability to nail Plant live just like the studio versions of the songs. He's been a fan of Plant's since he was, well old enough to know who Plant was and has been a huge fan of Zeppelin's music over the years. The Hindenburg Project is an outlet to show his appreciation and share it at the same time.
Chris Manning - Jimmy Page
Chris Manning is a Dallas-based guitarist, session player, and veteran of the Dallas music scene. As a guitarist with a wide-variety of musical tastes (Page, Hendrix, King's X, Deep Purple, Joe Satriani, and George Lynch), Chris' style balances technique and melody allowing him to present an authentic version of Jimmy Page's greatest riffs. In addition to fronting his own band, the Chris Manning Band, he has released three guitar-oriented instrumental CD's spanning multiple genres and shared stages with Drowning Pool, George Lynch and Lynch Mob, Michael Schenker, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dokken, and Dangerous Toys. Chris was also featured in the December 2008 issue of Guitar Player magazine showcasing his song "Journey to Tomorrow" from The Road Back. Chris' versatility, technique, and tone provide the perfect balance to Bob Brewer's soaring Plant-like vocals.
Randy Ranew - John Paul Jones
Randy Ranew first started listening to Led Zeppelin when he was 12 yrs old, and since then has seen Robert Plant and Jimmy Page perform live more than 20 times! Originally from El Paso, TX, Randy is relatively new to the DFW music scene. Classically trained in New York City by jazz bassist Jerry Rizzi, Randy has developed into a bassist with a braod range of techniques and disciplines as well as accruing a background in musical theory. He has spent the last five years playing with the very successful blues group Jimi and the Blues Dogs and is a great addition to The Hindenburg Project. Randy plays Fender's only 5 string/24 fret bass ever made, the Fender Jazz Bass 24, in production for just two years.
Tom White - John Bonham
Drummer Tom White, a veteran of Dallas-Ft. Worth bands, has been playing since he was eleven after being introduced to the music of Led Zeppelin. When hearing him perform, one can tell that he is intimately familiar with the entire Zeppelin catalog, and especially Bonham's parts. Tom can reproduce Bonham's classic studio versions, the live versions, or a mix of both within any Zeppelin song, and do it with style and thunder. He perfected his craft over the years by studying Bonham through the studio versions and midnight screenings of "The Song Remains the Same". "To me, Bonham's style is less about technique, and more about raw, visceral power". Tom is also a founding member of "The Purple Project", one the finest Deep Purple tributes in recent years, and continues to be active both live and in the studio for a variety of projects. As the new drummer of "The Hindenburg Project", Tom has truly come full circle to return to his inspiration for playing the drums, John Bonham.