Def Leppard

Def Leppard

Def Leppard are an English rock band from Sheffield, who formed in 1977 during the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. Largely on the strength of their albums Pyromania and Hysteria, Def Leppard became one of the top-selling rock bands throughout the 1980s, selling over 65 million albums worldwide, including over 35 million in the United States alone. Rick Savage (bass), Pete Willis (guitar), and Tony Kenning (drums), all students at Tapton School in Sheffield, formed a band called Atomic Mass in 1977.

Vintage Magazines with Def Leppard

Screamer Magazine June 1988

Screamer Magazine June 1988
Issue: June 1988. Featuring: Iron Maiden. Also Included Queensryche, Black N' Blue, Y & T, Tommigun and Much More.

Screamer Magazine January 1988

Screamer Magazine January 1988
Issue: January 1988. Featuring: Leatherwolf. Also includes Def Leppard, Megadeth, TSOL, Jetboy, Reinkus Tide and Much More.

Articles with Def Leppard

Def Leppard Frontman Joe Elliott to Tape New Episode of Speakeasy May 18th

On May 18th, Public Television’s critically acclaimed conversation series Speakeasy, will return to New York City’s Iridium to film an all new episode featuring legendary front man Joe Elliott and Rolling Stone Editor David Fricke. Doors will open at 1:30 pm and the show will begin promptly at 2:30 pm.  Tickets are available on May… Read more »


DEF LEPPARD Releases Part Two Of The Mini Documentary Series ‘Step Inside: Hysteria at 30’

Legendary British rock ‘n’ roll icons Def Leppard celebrate the 30th anniversary of their seminal album Hysteria, one of the best-selling and most influential releases in music history, with mini documentary, Step Inside: Hysteria at 30. The documentary gives Def Leppard fans a behind the scenes look into the making of the iconic record, thirty… Read more »


Rocklahoma 2017 Band Lineup Announced: Def Leppard, Soundgarden, The Offspring & Many More

A massive music lineup has been announced for the 11th year of Rocklahoma, presented by Bud Light, May 26, 27 & 28, 2017 at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Soundgarden, Def Leppard, and The Offspring lead the music lineup for America’s Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party, which features the… Read more »


DELTA DEEP Tour Announced – Featuring Def Leppard’s Phil Collen & STP’s Robert DeLeo…

DELTA DEEP, the critically acclaimed blues-based band featuring Phil Collen (lead guitarist of Def Leppard) and Robert DeLeo (bassist for Stone Temple Pilots), in addition to Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such artists as Michael Buble & Gregory Hines) and Forrest Robinson (drummer for India.Arie, Joe Sample & The Crusaders, TLC), have been confirmed as… Read more »


STYX Ends 2015 On A High Note; New Tour Dates With Def Leppard Confirmed For 2016

In 2015, STYX–Tommy Shaw (vocals, guitar), James “JY” Young (guitar, vocals), Chuck Panozzo (bass), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards), Ricky Phillips (bass) and Todd Sucherman (drums)–celebrated a milestone anniversary, a national TV broadcast and another hugely successful summer tour.  Time never stops for this legendary band. They started the year with headlining tour dates of their… Read more »


BLACK STAR RIDERS Release Lyric Video for “Soldierstown”

BLACK STAR RIDERS are set to cap a hugely successful 2015 with two headline shows in the UK in December 2015. These shows are in addition to their guest slot on the fast selling Def Leppard/Whitesnake double bill in the same month. In celebration of hitting the road, the band have premiered the official lyric… Read more »


STYX MEETS STYX: BAND MEMBERS VISIT NASA IN MIDST OF TOUR WITH DEF LEPPARD

What do a classic rock band and Pluto’s smallest moon have in common?  Answer: they both share the same name.  STYX met with members of NASA’s New Horizons team yesterday, including the scientist who discovered Styx – Pluto’s faintest moon – in 2012.  The unusual convergence took place at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics… Read more »


DELTA DEEP Live! – The Hotel Cafe, Hollywood, CA

Got blues?  Want some?  I mean real blues.  Sweltering hot, sorrow-drenched, deep southern blues.  While Los Angeles may have deep musical roots and a rich history when it comes to rock n’ roll, it’s never been known as the mecca of blues—enter Delta Deep.  Perhaps best known as guitarist Phil Collen’s (Def Leppard, MANRAZE) new… Read more »


DEF LEPPARD’S INAUGURAL ‘HYSTERIA ON THE HIGH SEAS’ FAN CRUISE ON SALE NOW

Def Leppard’s “hysteria on the high seas” inaugural fan cruise goes on sale today! (6/18)  Four-day, four-night voyage aboard the Msc Divina out of Miami, January 21-25, 2016!  Also featuring Tom Keifer, Last In Line, Eric Martin (Mr Big), Richie Kotzen, Kip Winger, Eddie Trunk, Luc Carl and more to be announced. One of the… Read more »


ENUFF Z’NUFF – Like a Sumo Wrestler and a Cupcake!

Not many bands deserve the respect that should be laid at the feet of this Illinois-based rock band.  Since 1984, they have worked hard and relentlessly plied their art which is an infectious pop-driven form of accessible and at times quirky style of rock music.  Their self-titled debut album was unveiled in 1989 complete with… Read more »