A statue of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham has been unveiled in his home town to mark what would have been his 70th birthday, May 31st. Created by sculptor Mark Richards, the statue is situation at Mercian Square in Redditch town centre. The bronze sculpture weighs around 2.5 tonnes and is covered in anti-graffiti paint. The statue depicts Bonham in live action behind the drum kit and features his ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ symbol of three interlocking rings along with the date of his birth and death. Mark Richards took to Twitter earlier this morning to confirm that the statue has been installed overnight, writing: “Delighted that my memorial sculpture to John Bonham was installed over night in Redditch town centre. Thanks to all who helped make this happen.” 

Statue Of LED ZEPPELIN Drummer JOHN BONHAM Unveiled In His Hometown

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