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KISS and Def Leppard Announce Co-Headlining U.S. Summer Tour

The press conference was a mutual admiration society, and also paid tribute to our troops.

03/17/2014

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Def Leppard Piss Off Fans By Posing As Cover Band

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. The show went down during their Las Vegas VIVA! Hysteria residency […]

09/27/2013

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Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell To Tour, Despite Chemo

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 […]

06/11/2013

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10 Essential Karaoke Songs From The 80’s

So Jack FM’s Flashback Prom is only a few days away, and yeah, The Romantics and Tommy Tutone are playing, but what happens if some crazed attendee (*cough* Jack Stickerpimps *cough*) decides that it’s time […]

93.1 Jack FM–05/08/2013

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Talk To Def Leppard Joe Elliott This Thursday Through Live Twitter Q & A

“Do you take sugar? One lump or two?” This is just an example of the riveting questions you could be asking Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott this Thursday, May 2nd, at 5pm (EST) for an […]

04/30/2013

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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 […]

01/18/2013

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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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Top 10 Rock Star Drug Overdoses

Sadly, the history of rock is littered with tales of immense talent being snuffed by addiction to lethal narcotics. Here is our breakdown of 10 of the worst-case scenarios when rock stars got mixed up with hard drugs and lost.

11/20/2012

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Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Raises $20K For Cancer Research

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.

11/16/2012

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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

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