You can’t judge a band by its cover. Apparently, Def Leppard tricked their fans into thinking they were a cover band called Ded Flatbird.
I once shared a table with Vivian at a New Year’s Eve wedding in L.A. for a member of Great White, where my drunken buddy proceeded to hit on the guitarist’s wife in plain view of him.
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has announced he has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma for several months. In a post made to Def Leppard’s website, Campbell addressed his diagnosis and chemotherapy treatment. He writes, “I feel […]
If there was ever a time for epic power ballads, the ’80s was that time. Just naming ten of them does not a definitive list make, but we’re JACK FM and we’re lazy.
Yet another ’80s band cashin’ in on the bottomless pit of Las Vegas Glitz, Glam, and Gazillions…
Throughout 2013, we’re celebrating classic albums that are reaching their 50th, 40th and 30th anniversaries. Over the weekend, Def Leppard’s classic Pyromania turned 30. Here, we take a look at the album and its story. The […]
Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.
Following in the footsteps of Motley and GN’R, Def Lep are the latest rockers to try their hand at the Las Vegas table…
Just in time for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (November), Def Leppard’s Phil Collen presented the Gerson Institute with a check for $20,000 to aid the organization’s cancer treatment efforts.
Def Leppard recently spoke with CBS Local about Jimi Hendrix, and guitarist Phil Collen called him “the ultimate rock guitar player, the most amazing guitar player of all time.” Singer Joe Elliott, meanwhile, marveled at Hendrix’s abilities as a singer.