After acknowledging and re-incorporating his Led Zeppelin past into his solo career for the first time with 1988's Now and Zen, Robert Plant really turned the "Hammer of the Gods" loose on his fifth studio album, 1990's perfectly titled Manic Nirvana.
This week in 1982, Robert Plant released his first solo album, "Pictures At Eleven." The collection would top out at #5 on the charts. From the August 16, 1982 Rolling Stone Magazine a review of the album by Kurt Loder. Here's what Kurt had to say.