The name Led Zeppelin was a last minute decision by the band when they were traveling to their 1st show and being a bit nervous one of the group said it's going to be a success or sink like an iron zeppelin and the name was born Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin is the debut album by English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was released on 12 January 1969 in the United States and on 31 March in the United Kingdom by Atlantic Records. The album was recorded in September and October 1968 at Olympic Studios in London, shortly after the band's formation.