Led Zeppelin will release a box set featuring the first three albums remastered by Jimmy Page on June 3. In the deluxe version, each disc will have a companion disc that features unreleased music related to that recording session for that album.
This is the first installment in their plan to re-release all nine albums. For details about box set options and to pre-order, click here.
Page said: “The material on the companion discs presents a portal to the time of the recording. It is a selection of work in progress with rough mixes, backing tracks, alternate versions and new material recorded at the time.”
The reissues will be available in these formats:
–Single CD – Remastered album packaged in a gatefold card wallet.
–Deluxe edition (two CDs) – Remastered album, plus a second disc of unreleased companion audio.
–Single LP – Remastered vinyl album, packaged in a sleeve that replicates the LP’s first pressing. (For example, III will feature the original wheel and die cut holes.)
–Deluxe edition vinyl – Remastered album and unreleased companion audio on vinyl.
–Digital download – Remastered album and companion audio will both be available.
–Super deluxe box set – This includes the remastered album on CD in vinyl replica sleeve, companion audio CD in card wallet, remastered album on vinyl in a sleeve replicating first pressing, companion vinyl disc, hi-def audio download card of all content, hard bound book with rare and previously unpublished photos and memorabilia, print of the original album cover (the first 30,000 will be individually numbered). Led Zeppelin will also hold a replica of the original Atlantic press kit.