- 'I've always liked drums to be big and powerful. I've never been into using cymbals overmuch. I use them to crash into a solo and out of it, but basically I prefer the actual drum sound. To me drums sound better than cymbals.' - John Bonham.
- 'It feels great just being out there playing music. But once the crowd gets going, it's absolute lunacy. The energy from those fans drives me beyond the point of no return.' - John Bonham.