“Deus Ex Machina, ” the newly released soundboard bootleg album of Led Zeppelin’s March 21, 1975 show in Seattle hit the streets this week — and customers posted photographs online showing the various album formats.
The album was released by Japanese bootleg label Empress Valley as part of its “Soundboard Revolution” series of releases.
Each copy of the bootleg was numbered.
The bootleg included a piece of paper from label Empress Valley which asked customers not to upload the album to torrent sites.
“Deus Ex Machina” was posted on a torrent site that specialises in live concert recordings on August 2, but the torrent was later removed. LedZepNews spoke to the original uploader of the torrent who said that they decided to remove the album because of the leaflet in the packaging.
The album was released in several different formats, including an eight-CD box set:
The 14-CD box set included two sources of Led Zeppelin’s March 17, 1975 show:
Empress Valley also released a poster to announce the formats for the bootleg:
And in March it released this teaser poster which mentioned the upcoming release: