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Def Leppard Star Upset By Donald Trump Reports

Rumours suggest the U.S. Republican presidential candidate will be at the State Fair next month (Aug15) on the same day the rockers are in town for a gig - and he'll appear before...

Vivian Campbell Able To Rejoin Def Leppard Tour

The rocker was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2013 and he thought he had beaten the disease when doctors declared he was in remission at the end of that year. However, he...

Vivian Campbell Pulls Out Of Def Leppard Tour Dates As Cancer Returns

The rocker was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2013 and he thought he had beaten the disease that November (13) when doctors declared he was in remission. However, he faced another round...

Steven Adler To Display Artwork

The drummer uses specially-made sticks that light up as he plays, and the colourful images are then captured on camera. Adler has 14 signed pieces he will be displaying as his debut...

Tesla Star Jeff Keith Undergoes Hip Surgery

The veteran rockers cut short their 2015 tour after the singer was struck down with crippling joint pain linked to arthritis, and he has now undergone an operation to fix the problems....

Joe Elliott: 'Def Leppard Plan To Decline Hall Of Fame Induction'

Def Leppard star Joe Elliott has added his name to the list of rockers who will turn down an induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame if his band makes the shortlist.The British...

Joe Elliott Launches Campaign To Raise Film Cash

Def Leppard star Joe Elliott has launched a crowdfunding campaign to complete a new movie about a desperate rocker.The singer appears in director Bobby Field's film The Bridge, alongside members of Ministry, Pixies and the...

Vivian Campbell Home After Stem Cell Transplant

Def Leppard star Vivian Campbell is back home after completing the latest round of treatment for his Hodgkin's lymphoma.The rocker was diagnosed with cancer last year (13) and thought he had beaten the disease when...

Peter Gabriel Teams Up With Copeland For Palestinian Aid Album

Peter Gabriel, former The Police star Stewart Copeland and Def Leppard's Rick Allen are among the stars who have contributed to a new album to benefit Palestinian charities.Gabriel and Copeland collaborated on Across The River...

Cancer-stricken Vivian Campbell On Course For Early Hospital Release

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell is remaining upbeat as he undergoes his latest round of stem-cell treatment for cancer as he is on course to be released from hospital a month earlier than planned.The Pour...

New Def Leppard Star Makes His Debut In London

Trixter guitarist Steve Brown has been recruited to stand in for Def Leppard star Vivian Campbell as the rocker completes his cancer treatment.The Pour Some Sugar on Me hitmaker announced he would be taking some...

Vivian Campbell Taking A Break From Touring To Beat Cancer

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell is taking a break from touring to focus on beating cancer once and for all.The Pour Some Sugar On Me hitmaker announced his Hodgkin's lymphoma was in remission in November...

Joe Elliot Too Busy For Black Star Riders Project

Def Leppard star Joe Elliott has abandoned plans to produce the new Black Star Riders album because he's too busy touring with Kiss.Frontman Ricky Warwick has revealed the Pour Some Sugar on Me hitmaker is...

Def Leppard Star Winning Cancer Battle Again

Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell is celebrating after another thumbs up from doctors in his ongoing cancer battle.The guitarist announced he was in remission in November (13), but had to backtrack when medics advised him...

Def Leppard Stall Las Vegas Return To Record New Album

Def Leppard have postponed their upcoming Las Vegas residency so they can record a new album.The British group was planning to hit Sin City for a string of shows in November (14), but frontman Joe...

Kiss Announce Las Vegas Shows

KISS have promised a ''double dose [of] steroids'' with their Las Vegas residency.The legendary group will perform nine shows at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino from November 5, and guitarist Paul Stanley...

Def Leppard Star Vivian Campbell's Cancer Is Back

Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell is battling cancer again just seven months after telling fans he was in remission.The guitarist went public with his Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis last year (13), but revealed he was winning...

Def Leppard Plan New Album And UK Tour

Def Leppard's next album is set for an early 2015 release.The 'Hysteria' rockers are busy working on new material, which they hope will be ready in time for next spring and are planning to support...

Def Leppard Star Vivian Campbell's Cancer Has Returned

Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell is undergoing a new round of chemotherapy treatment after doctors discovered his cancer had returned.The guitarist went public with his Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis last summer (13), but announced in November...

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Brands Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Pointless

Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott has dismissed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as pointless and branded the honour of induction "rubbish".The rocker has been drawn into the row surrounding the induction of Def...

Def Leppard & Kiss To Tour Together

Kiss' Paul Stanley has confirmed reports the band is set to tour with Def Leppard.Reports surfaced last week (ends14Mar14) the two groups were embarking on a series of North American dates together this summer (14)...

Def Leppard Planning Summer Tour With Kiss - Report

Def Leppard and Kiss are in top secret talks to team up for a summer (14) tour.Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell let the news slip when he was asked about rumours of a tour with...

Def Leppard Not Suing Over One Direction's Midnight Memories

Veteran musicians Def Leppard have dismissed reports suggesting they are seeking to sue One Direction over similarities between their new single Midnight Memories and the rockers' classic Pour Some Sugar On Me.An article printed in...

Are Def Leppard Pursuing Legal Action Over One Direction Song?

One Direction is back on the Billboard music charts (as they seem to be at any given time), but this time it may not be for their own music. Their song 'Midnight Madness' apparently is...

Vivian Campbell: 'Playing With Def Leppard During Cancer Treatment Was Like Therapy'

Cancer-stricken Def Leppard star Vivian Campbell is grateful he had the energy to continue rocking out on stage with his bandmates in between chemotherapy sessions, because it played a "big part" in his recovery.The musician...

Def Leppard Star Vivian Campbell Winning Cancer Battle

Def Leppard star Vivian Campbell is wowing pals with his energy and determination as he battles cancer.The rocker is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, but he's refusing to feel...

Def Leppard Plan Las Vegas Return Once Vivian Campbell Is Well

Rockers Def Leppard are planning to stage another residency in Las Vegas as soon as guitarist Vivian Campbell beats cancer.The musician is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, and frontman...

Joe Elliott Pays Tribute To Engineer Mike Shipley

Def Leppard rocker Joe Elliott has paid tribute to Grammy Award-winning studio engineer and producer Mike Shipley following his death.Shipley was best known for his work with 1980s hard rock and heavy metal bands like...

Def Leppard Docu-series Coming To Tv

Def Leppard are heading to the small screen - a new documentary about the British rockers is to be aired as a multi-episode series on Tv.Joe Elliott and his bandmates allowed cameras to follow their...

Vivian Campbell Is Battling Cancer

Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell is battling cancer.The guitarist, who joined the Animal hitmakers in 1992, went for tests earlier this year (13) after developing a "cough that wouldn't quit". Medics have since diagnosed him...

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