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Joe Elliott: The Infrastructure Isn't There For New Acts To Succeed

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott says young bands don't have the ''infrastructure'' in place to sell millions of records.The 58-year-old rocker has sold over 100 million albums worldwide during the legendary Sheffield rock band's career spanning...

Def Leppard To Play Hysteria Album On Tour

Def Leppard will play the whole of their 'Hysteria' album on a tour next year.The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' hitmakers have confirmed their intentions to celebrate this year's 30th anniversary of the hit 1987...

Joe Elliott Toured With Walking Pneumonia In 2015

The singer's health issues finally caught up with him during the group's January (16) Hysteria on the High Seas cruise and he was so sick he couldn't perform. The group then postponed...

Def Leppard Touring With Reo Speedwagon

The British group, which was forced to postpone a series of recent dates as singer Joe Elliott battled illness, is planning the summer trek with fellow classic rock heavyweights for May to October...

Def Leppard Postpone Winter Tour Dates As Joe Elliott Battles Throat Issues

The frontman missed much of the band's recent Hysteria on the High Seas cruise event because he was so ill, and bandmates and stars like Kip Winger and Eric Martin stood in for...

Jimmy Bain Was Battling Lung Cancer

The 68-year-old bassist passed away on 23 January (16) onboard Def Leppard's Hysteria On The High Seas cruise, on which he was due to perform with Last In Line, the band he helped...

Vocal Problems Forced Joe Elliott To Sit Out Def Leppard Cruise Performances

The Hysteria singer struggled through a concert aboard the MSC Divina at the beginning of the cruise and took part in an unplugged storytellers concert, but had to bow out of other performances...

Def Leppard Scrap Gig Due To Illness

The Pour Some Sugar One Me stars were scheduled to perform at the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday (27Jan16) but it has been rescheduled "due to illness", it was announced on their official website....

Vinny Appice Upset With Bandmate Jimmy Bain's Death News

Bain died during Def Leppard's Hysteria On The High Seas cruise on Saturday (23Jan16), and the news was posted on social media before bandmates were able to reach his next of kin....

Vivian Campbell Winning Cancer Battle Thanks To New Drug

The guitarist was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2013 and now doctors have told him his latest cancer treatment is working - and it's all thanks to a new experimental drug called Pembrolizumab....

Joe Elliott: 'Modern Rockers Are Too Focused On Social Media To Make Great Songs'

The Pour Some Sugar On Me singer claims there's a lack of great music in rock because today's bands have no focus. "I'm glad it wasn't around when we started, purely because...

Joe Elliot Battling Bronchial Spasms On Tour

The Pour Some Sugar on Me singer has been dealing with a persistent cough, which he believes was brought on by a show at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota over two...

Vivian Campbell: 'I'll Be Battling Cancer My Whole Life'

The guitarist has missed a string of live shows in recent years after doctors diagnosed him with the disease, which he thought he had beaten in 2014. It returned and Campbell underwent...

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...

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