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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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Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Auctions Custom Guitar For Cancer Research

The custom guitar that Def Leppard’s Phil Collen has played throughout this summer’s Rock of Ages Tour is heading to the auction block to raise money for cancer research.

09/06/2012

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“It Was Hard Trying To Be 22″: Def Leppard To Re-Record Their Catalog

A casual Def Leppard fan going to the iTunes store to download songs by the legendary hard rock band would likely be disappointed: their classic albums, including Pyromania, Hysteria, and Adrenalize, are all absent from the online retailer, due to business disagreements with their former record label, Universal Music.

07/06/2012

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Tom Cruise In “Rock Of Ages”: Def Leppard, Twisted Sister Sound Off

Rock fans may have approached Rock Of Ages with some cynicism this weekend, due to the casting of Tom Cruise in the lead role of fictional rock legend Stacee Jaxx. (And perhaps many fans didn’t […]

06/18/2012

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Def Leppard on Mary J. Blige in “Rock Of Ages”: “It’s Not Really A Stretch For Her”

This weekend, the long-anticipated film version of Rock Of Ages hit theaters. The movie celebrates some of rock music’s biggest hits of the ’80s, with classics from Foreigner, Night Ranger and Twisted Sister’s songs making […]

06/18/2012

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Def Leppard On Tom Cruise In “Rock Of Ages”: “Wow!”

Rock Of Ages opens today, featuring songs by a number of ‘80s stars including Pat Benatar, Foreigner and Twisted Sister. Unlike the Broadway show of the same name (which the movie is based on), the […]

06/15/2012

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Def Leppard Talk “Rock Of Ages”: The Song, The Film, The Tour

Def Leppard celebrate their 25th anniversary this year, and the band has a lot going on to mark the occasion, including re-recorded versions of two of their classics, a tour with Poison, and a high-profile […]

06/11/2012

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Summer Tour Guide

Summer’s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours […]

05/26/2012

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“I Love The ’80s”: “Rock Of Ages” Trailer Highlights Decade’s Rock Hits

When the star-studded adaptation of Broadway’s Rock Of Ages hits theaters on June 15, fans will see Tom Cruise give his take on Sunset Strip-style rock star vamping in the decade of excess (which Cruise […]

04/06/2012

Nancy Wilson Interview (Part 3 of 3)

Nobody rocks QUITE like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Heart[/lastfm].  That’s why I’m so pumped to see their concert at Ashley on Saturday night!  Between you and me, I think [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Def Leppard[/lastfm] should actually open for them. I’ve […]

09/01/2011

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