During a stop over in Toronto twelve years ago, White liked the city so much he moved there, and has called it home ever since. "It's a lot cleaner than LA and kind of reminded me of a cross between LA and NY," he says. Back in 1983, White ran into a fan who was related to Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, who later told her famous cousin about White's band. After one of Plant's concerts, White finally got a chance to meet his mentor. "I went to the show and Plant invited me to come to the press conference he was holding and introduced me. He said this is Michael White. He plays Led Zeppelin and I only do Robert Plant songs. That was kind of cute." .
White also got a chance to meet Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. "He had heard tapes of us playing Led Zeppelin and said that we were the best Led Zeppelin sounding band he had ever heard," White says proudly. "I met him in 95 when they came to Toronto and he invited me backstage and I sat with him for about an hour and a half. We were talking about playing that material live and how fun it is and all the different aspects of trying to achieve that sound. It was great." White, who says his band does over 200 shows per year, also admits that the group has gone though more lineup changes than Spinal Tap. "We've had lots of changes, but this version of the band is the best by far, both musician and show wise," he says.
"It is a real treat to play live with this band, as we take the audience through so many aspects of Led Zeppelin." Band members consist of Steve Major (Guitar), Kelly Mauricette(Drums),Chaz Butcher (Bass).
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