It was actually Ozzy Osbourne who advised Billy to take up lead vocal when he heard him sing at sound check on his 'No Rest For the Wicked' Tour. Ozzy had invited Billy and his band as support act for the European leg of the tour. Guitarist Zakk Wilde also encouraged Billy to take up the lead vocal mantle.

From Liverpool Billy had much success in the 80's, working with artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Roger Daltrey, Uriah Heep and Saxon to name but a few

Robert Plant said of Billy that it is like watching himself onstage,
''I walked in, I saw me'' is his comment. 'This is like a knighthood to Billy Kulke'' says journalist Josef Schaller, in Mittebeyerische, Germany.
Where Letz Zep performed to over 12,000 people at Wacken Open Air festival.

In fact, his performance is so convincing that Led Zeppelin management themselves threatened to sue for using images of Robert Plant on our posters, until it was explained that the pictures used to promote the shows are not of Plant but of Billy Kulke himself!

Billy also performed in a 'supergroup' to mark the 50th anniversary of the formation of Led Zeppelin.With multi award-winning producer and songwriter Guy Chambers, in a band featuring Black Crowes/Oasis guitarist Paul Stacey and Eurythmics/Flight of the Conchords bassist David Catlin-Birch.

Billy was invited to perform in Waitakare, New Zealand with the entre 68 piece Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra after a world-wide search for the right vocalist. Performing classical version of the great Led Zeppelin songs.

Billy has also performed on recording projects with Don Airey (Rainbow/Deep Purple) Scott Gorham (Thin Lizzy) Dennis Stratton (Iron Maiden) and Neil Murray (Whitesnake)

He even sang a rousing version of 'Rock and Roll' at a private party at the legendary St Moritz Club in London with none other than Jason Bonham himself on drums!

'Simply more Robert than Robert' Hard Roxx magazine.

'The man is insane, the same lions mane as Robert Plant and he also has all the moves like no other, he masters the stage like a magician' - Regine Buddeke, Maz-online Germany.

'Vocalist Billy Kulke takes the stage like the king of the sun' - St Avold, France.

'His voice is made for the songs of the legendary Led Zeppelin' Regine Buddake, Maz-Online. Germany.