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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Today’s Flasback ’80s Song of The Day in honor of JACK FM’s Flashback Prom with The Romantics and Tommy Tutone is popular lovelorn rock ballad “Keep On Loving You” by REO Speedwagon. If there was […]
“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 […]
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.
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.
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.