Golden Oldies: Def Leppard – Pyromania

It's been a while since we ran a Golden Oldies feature, but with Def Leppard's classic Pyromania being 35 years old this very day it would be rude not to draft a few words about it. I "got into" Def Leppard around the time Hysteria came out, much as many did. The album was huge and without … Continue reading Golden Oldies: Def Leppard – Pyromania

Album (and a bit of Tour) News: Def Leppard, Paradise Lost, Testament, Old Sparky

A quick roundup of upcoming releases... Def Leppard Surprisingly, up until now you've not been able to get the entire Def Leppard back catalogue legally through the download / stream route. After some lawyers argued back and forth for a bit, those who like Sheffield's biggest rock export with a misspelled reference to a cat … Continue reading Album (and a bit of Tour) News: Def Leppard, Paradise Lost, Testament, Old Sparky

Def Leppard to re-release debut EP for Record Store Day

UMC/Mercury are pleased to announce the release of The Def Leppard EP in conjunction with Record Store Day 2017. This release marks the start of a series of catalogue releases over the next few years for Def Leppard. 22nd April 2017 will see the band release their original first EP with replica art and picture … Continue reading Def Leppard to re-release debut EP for Record Store Day

Review: Def Leppard – And There Will Be A Next Time

Funnily enough I had a bit of a Def Leppard "moment" a few weeks ago and dug out the old albums for a spin. Despite liking a lot of the heavier stuff these days, I got into Leppard when I was at school and as a result Hysteria and Pyromania in particular are still lodged in my … Continue reading Review: Def Leppard – And There Will Be A Next Time

Review: Def Leppard – Def Leppard

[avatar user="DaveS" size="50" align="left" /]You may have seen the advertisements that have started appearing on various different music sites over the last few weeks. Def Leppard releasing a new album and it getting plenty of promotion too. There’s something about that classic Def Leppard logo and cover art that never changes and it instantly got … Continue reading Review: Def Leppard – Def Leppard

Steel Panther / Motley Crue / Def Leppard – SECC

[Flickr sets for the three acts can be found via these links: Steel Panther / Motley Crue / Def Leppard] Three big bands, one expensive ticket... and in my view a very upside-down bill with the best band of the night opening and the weakest closing. I missed Steel Panther a year or so ago … Continue reading Steel Panther / Motley Crue / Def Leppard – SECC