Listeners of the award winning radio station Planet Rock have named Led Zeppelin as the most influential rock band of all time.

Planet Rock asked listeners to vote for the artist or band that they thought were the most influential in the world of rock.

With thousands of votes cast over the first three weeks of February, Led Zeppelin topped the poll, taking a massive one fifth of all the votes. In second place was Queen, with Black Sabbath taking up third position.

Planet Rock will be paying homage to these ground breaking influential heroes on Saturday 23rd February at 7pm with Darren Redick.

Here’s the top ten:

1. Led Zeppelin
2. Queen
3. Black Sabbath
4. Pink Floyd
5. Deep Purple
6. Jimi Hendrix
7. The Rolling Stones
8. The Who
9. AC/DC
10. David Bowie

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