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Happy 30th: Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’

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 […]

01/19/2013

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Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound off

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.

11/26/2012

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Hendrix At 70: “He’s The Ultimate Rock Guitar Player” – Def Leppard

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.

11/08/2012

AC/DC Illustrated History Out Next Month

A brand new book telling the [lastfm]AC/DC[/lastfm]story will be available next month. The book takes readers from the band’s days in small clubs in Australia to massive stadium world tours. 

09/03/2010

First Live Album From Def Leppard In The Works

[lastfm]Def Leppard [/lastfm]has announced that they will release their first-ever full-length live album. The band, who last scored a top-five album with 2008’s Songs From The Sparkle Lounge, has revealed that the new disc will […]

07/22/2010