In anticipation of this week's episode of NBC's Revolution, the show's producers, J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke, sat down to talk about using the music of Led Zeppelin in their post-apocalyptic drama.
"You have no idea what a big Zeppelin fan I am," Kripke, the show's creator, says.
"When Eric pitched the show, he was like, 'I just want to do a show that has Led Zeppelin music in it.' That was basically his pitch," Abrams adds. "That was it, and we're like, we're in."
The November 19th episode will feature two Led Zeppelin tracks, "Kashmir" and "Since I've Been Loving You." The episode's showcasing of Led Zeppelin's music is set to coincide with the release date of the live album/DVD Celebration Day, which documents the band's 2007 reunion show at London's 02 Arena.
"Zeppelin's got such an epic quality to it that I think matches the tone of the show," Kripke says. "Kashmir is actually the one that really kicks ass in the episode. Because it's part of this very intense moment with Miles when he goes face to face with Monroe. Huge epic music, huge epic scene."