Is Tiësto the Led Zeppelin of Electronic Dance Music? Take Our Poll
Bold beats and even bolder statements -- that's the product of Tiësto's new web series, In the Booth.
From his arena shows to outdoor festivals, college tour and beyond, the online, HP-backed and Intel-sponsored reality mini-series is yet another example of how EDM has gone mainstream.
In the Booth premiered today on the Dutch DJ's YouTube channel and it's a behind-the-scenes look at all things Tiësto. Dropping beat bombs on middle America while threatening the sanctity of rock 'n' roll, the teaser trailer is downright blasphemous.
Just five seconds in and some dude squeezes Tiësto onto the same fucking pedestal as Robert Plant.
"He is your Led Zeppelin," The Joint at Hard Rock Las Vegas' William Conn blurts before further insulting the greatness of Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham by inadvertently lumping them into the same category as radio rock. "He is your Bon Jovi. He is your U2."
What do y'all think, is Tiësto on par with Led Zeppelin? Or is this cat crazy? Take our poll.
Tiësto plays Ultra Music Festival 2012. Friday, March 23, to Sunday, March 25, 2012. Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets are sold out. Visit ultramusicfestival.com.
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