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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...

Def Leppard Sponsor Youth Rugby Team's Shirts

Kids at a Welsh youth rugby team have landed an unlikely sponsorship deal with rockers Def Leppard.Rhiwbina under-10s coach Richard Proctor designed the artwork for three of the group's albums and when he asked the...

Rick Allen Launches Organisation To Help Veterans With Post-traumatic Stress

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen has launched a new organisation to help wounded veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (Ptsd).The rocker, who lost his left arm in a horrific car accident in England on New...

Are Bon Jovi Really A Good Choice For Isle Of Wight Headline Slot?

Bon Jovi have added the Isle of Wight Festival to next year’s string of tour dates. the New Jersey band have been booked to close out the festival on the Sunday night, on the main...

Def Leppard Divorce: Vivian Campbell Splits From Wife After 25 Years

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has filed for divorce from his wife of 25 years, Julie Campbell. According to TMZ.com, Campbell - who joined the rockers in 1992 - filed documents in Los Angeles County...

Def Leppard's Vivian Campbell Files For Divorce

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has filed for divorce from his wife of 25 years.The Love Bites hitmaker filed documents at Los Angeles County Superior Court citing irreconcilable differences as the reason behind his split...

Def Leppard's Phil Collen Hands Over $20,000 Cheque To Cancer Centre

Def Leppard star Phil Collen handed over a $20,000 (£12,500) cheque to a California cancer centre on Thursday (15Nov12) after selling off one of his most prized guitars.The rocker, whose father died from pancreatic cancer...

Def Leppard Set For Las Vegas Residency

Rockers Def Leppard are planning to pour some sugar on Las Vegas next year (13) after announcing a three-week residency.The Animal hitmakers will play a total of nine concerts at the Joint at the Hard...

Def Leppard Star Joe Elliott Battling Ill Health

Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott has apologised to fans for cutting short a show in New York this week (beg20Aug12), insisting he has been battling ill health during the band's U.S. tour.The rockers left the...

Def Leppard Re-record Back Catalogue For Record Label Revenge

Following a lengthy battle with Universal Records over royalties, Def Leppard are planning to take rather unusual measures to ensure that they get the upper hand over their record label. The Guardian reports today (July...

Def Leppard Re-record Back Catalogue To Claim Back Ownership

Def Leppard are trying to get out of a deal that sees them loosen the grip by Universal Music Group on their royalties, and are doing so by re-recording new versions of their old songs...

Def Leppard Cut Ties With Record Label Bosses

Rockers Def Leppard have cut ties with executives at their record label, insisting they'll work with them again when they have been properly compensated for digital download sales.Frontman Joe Elliott and his bandmates are refusing...

Movie Reviews Rock Of Ages

Over rock and roll's "ages" since the 1950s -- and especially since the 1980s -- pop music lovers have split into separate in-groups, each one becoming a veritable religion unto itself, each one scorning the...

Def Leppard Impressed By Tom Cruise In Rock Of Ages

Def Leppard bassist Rick Savage has heaped praise on Tom Cruise after the superstar tackled the band's Pour Some Sugar On Me in new movie Rock Of Ages.The Hollywood actor takes on the lead role...

Tom Cruise's Singing Given Rockers' Thumbs Up

Tom Cruise's singing in 'Rock of Ages' has been given the thumbs up by Def Leppard.The actor's character, Stacee Jaxx, sings the 80s group's 'Pour Some Sugar on Me' in the musical film, and they...

Tom Cruise Performed For Def Leppard

Tom Cruise was wracked with nerves shooting his first scene for new movie Rock Of Ages because he had to sing a Def Leppard track in front of the band.The Hollywood actor takes on the...

Def Leppard Drummer Set For Art Launch

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen is set to launch his first fine art collection in Los Angeles this month (Apr12).The rocker's Electric Hand: Rhythm + Change exhibit will premiere at SceneFour and will benefit Allen's...

Phil Collen Turning Muay Thai Training Into New Work-out Dvd

Def Leppard star Phil Collen is to give fans a glimpse of his work-out regime in a new kick boxing Dvd.The guitarist will launch the new self-improvement Dvd he has created with his Muay Thai...

Hanson To Launch Mmmhop Beer

Hanson are launching their own beer.The musical brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson are in the process of developing an Indian Pale Ale which they plan to release in early 2012, and are going to...

Def Leppard And Motley Crue To Go On Joint Tour

Rockers Def Leppard and Motley Crue are teaming up to go on a special joint tour of the U.K.The bands will be joined by guest act Steel Panther when the trek kicks off in Birmingham,...

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