Led Zeppelin Tribute

Paradiso Bar & Lounge
This event was held 06/27/2013.

With the ultimate in Led Zeppelin sound, Song Remains The Same, consists of the passionate bluesy vocals of Anthony Bianchi, the multi faceted musical genius of Nick Sterling. Chuck Kidd’s unbelievably Bonham foot, the incredible musical talent of Harrison Walter and his ability to emulate Jimmy Page, and is completed by the powerful solid rhythm Nick Marshall. ‘Song Remains The Same’ captivates the audience with the songs of the greatest band of our time whether it is in their full concert sound, or their soulful acoustic renditions. Their Led Zeppelin concert tribute to the classic movie, SONG REMAINS THE SAME and the greatest band of our time.

Song remains The Same takes a simple night club gig and transforms it into a live rock concert or a powerful acoustic performance. The talent came together as Anthony Bianchi relocated to Phoenix from New Jersey to seek out the best talent to put together a powerhouse capable of recreating the LZ sound and intensity. With this lineup, they are sure to rock your world.

Offering muscular and authoritative lead vocals, Anthony has been a prominent lead vocalist in the East Coast and Southern California music scene for many years. he has enjoyed the guidance of his vocal coach and friend, Jack Russell, vocalist, founder and writer of ‘Great White’. Anthony has performed on the local and national levels. He possesses the rare ability to sing the full range of hard rock genres at full power, with an aggressive edge that most singers cannot reach. His delivery is intimate and deliberate; he captivates audiences by conveying the soul of each song. Musical influences,Jack Russell Geat White, Zepplin, Warrant, Joe Satriani, Robert Plant, Steve Perry, Don Dokken, Steven Pearcy,Ozzy

NICK STERLING Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Keyboard
Nick Sterling is a gifted guitar player and songwriter from Mesa, Arizona. He started learning guitar at the age of 7 years old; by the age of 10, he had released his first CD, Ten. At age 10, he shared a stage with Alice Cooper at a New Year’s Eve concert. When he was 13, guitarist Dave Mason expressed admiration for his talent. In 2005 he released his second CD, Life Goes On. Sterling played all the instruments, did the vocals and recorded both CDs himself. His third album Invisible was released in 2010. Sterling has played with quite a few famous rock musicians and bands, including: Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Cheap Trick, Cinderella, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Gary Hoey, Peter Frampton, Gavin Degraw, Bachman–Turner Overdrive, Jackyl, Sebastian Bach, and Guns N’ Roses. Since 2008, he has been a columnist for Modern Guitars Magazine. In 2009 Nick joined Sebastian Bach as his new guitarist, touring the US, South America and Europe. He had a major hand in writing and recording “Kicking and Screaming”, Bach’s newest album. Nick recently split with Bach, returning to Phoenix to pursue new avenues for his musical genius. Along with his solo projects, he has joined “Song Remains the Same”, the Phoenix based Led Zeppelin Tribute.

Harrison Walter was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1987. He had always been interested in music, starting off playing viola and singing in various choirs, but he truly found his passion once he began playing guitar at age 14. At 18, he enrolled at Arizona State University and shortly after, auditioned into the guitar studio in the School of Music under Frank Koonce. He graduated with degrees in music and chemistry in May 2011.

In 2010, he joined the heavy metal band Chemicals of Democracy. Locally, they have opened for many big names such as Loudness, Y&T, Saxon, Adler’s Appetite, Anvil, and Firehouse, but their first big break was the Hammerfest IV festival in Prestatyn, Wales. In May of 2012, they released their debut album “The American Scream”, produced by British Grammy-nominated producer Chris Tsangarides (known for his work with Judas Priest, Anvil, and Thin Lizzy, among many others), under Dark Lord Records/Sony/ATV. Since his early teen years, he has been a Led Zeppelin fan. People frequently tell him that he looks like Jimmy Page, one of Harrison’s favorite guitarists.

Originally from Seattle Washington, Chuck Kidd has been playing air shattering rock drums in studios and live venues large and small for over three decades. From Seattle to the San Francisco Bay area to Phoenix he continues to amaze and make new fans, staying true to his roots and inspiration taken from John Bonham, Ian Paice, and other great classic rock drum legends. Chuck is able to add a dimension to the music he plays with dynamics and power that are not only commanding but borders on hypnotic. It is instantly apparent how Chuck fits into the “Song Remains The Same” band, and brings the “Hammer of the Gods” to the band playing an ultimate tribute to Led Zeppelin.

Nick Marshall was born and raised in Phoenix, Az. Early on, Nick started off playing piano, violin and the clarinet. In high school, He started working as an engineer in a local recording studio…that’s when he decided to pick up the bass. Since then, Nick has become a local fireman and been playing bass for a few local churches and other small projects. Nicks influences include Earth Wind and Fire, Smashing Pumpkins, RHCP, Stevie wonder and various Christian artists. Nick recently joined “The Song Remains the Same” and has gained a new respect and appreciation for the musical styling of Led Zeppelin.