Jimmy Page, Joe Perry Confirmed for Free Televised Concert
Aerosmith co-founder, co-writer, co-producer and lead guitarist Joe Perry took part in the event via a taped message. The concert, to take place on a special stage to be erected outside of Beijing's Bird's Nest is expected to be heard via television, radio and Internet broadcasts by more than two billion people around the world.
In related news if you missed it last month, Hitfix reports that Jimmy Page is planning on performing loads of new solo material during a 2010 tour. The legendary guitarist told Sky News that he's been hoping to put forth his music since his former band Led Zeppelin reunited for a one-off show at London's O2 arena two years ago -- and Zep singer Robert Plant nixed the idea of a full reunion tour. - more on this story