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DEF LEPPARD Announce U.S. Dates

DEF LEPPARD have announced the following U.S. dates in December: Dec. 06 - San Diego, CA @ Radio show TBA Dec. 08 - Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Dec. 10 - Phoenix, AZ @ America West Arena Dec. 11 - Universal City, CA @ Universal Amphitheater Dec. 12 - Long Beach, CA @ Long ...

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MARIAH CAREY Covers DEF LEPPARD!

MARIAH CAREY has recorded a cover version of DEF LEPPARD's 1981 hit "Bringin' On the Heartbreak" for her upcoming release, "Charmbracelet", according to Fox News. "I know it sounds weird, and that it probably won't work, but guess what? At last night's [Oct. 22] listening party for Carey's new disk, this was one ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Perform At NASCAR Race

DEF LEPPARD will be performing at the second-to-last NASCAR race of the season at the Winston Cup Championship Series, taking place at the Phoenix International Raceway on November 10. The band's performance will take place at noon and will include three songs. The race will be broadcast on television by NBC, with one track airing ...

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DEFTONES Courted By Management Companies Prior To Release Of New CD

Nearly every major artist management company has made the flight to Sacramento to meet with the DEFTONES about representing the group following their split with longtime manager Warren Entner last month, according to Hits Daily Double. That is, everyone with the exception of a "very busy" Cliff Burnstein and Peter Mensch of Q Prime (METALLICA, ...

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FULL DEVIL JACKET Change Name, Prepare To Tour

Jackson, Tennessee's FULL DEVIL JACKET have officially changed their name to WAXBOX (the title of the group's 1999 EP) and are preparing to hit the road in October to introduce the group's new line-up, which includes an as-yet-undisclosed new vocalist and a recently-added second guitarist by the name of Dave. An official web site at ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announce U.S., Japanese Dates

DEF LEPPARD have announced several more dates prior to the kick-off of their official U.S. tour at the end of the year. They are as follows: Sep. 20 - Reading, PA @ Sovereign Center Sep. 21 - Boston, MA @ Fleet Center Sep. 23 - New York, NY @ China Club Nov. 17 – Sendai, ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 45 Million Records Sold And Counting

DEF LEPPARD's X debuted at #11 on Billboard's Top 200 Pop Album chart, selling over 71,000 units during its first week of release. The group's greatest hits collection, Vault, also hit #1 on Billboard's Top Catalogue Albums Chart, where it has remained in the Top 20 since its release almost seven years ago. ...

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DEF LEPPARD Schedule Online Chats

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott will participate in an online chat at USAToday.com on Friday, August 2nd at 6:00 PM ET. The chat will take approximately half an hour. On Tuesday, July 30th, guitarist Phil Collen will answer questions that can be submitted at WashingtonPost.com. Questions have to be submitted before 1:15 PM ET. After ...

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Exclusive DEF LEPPARD Items To Be Auctioned On eBay

DEF LEPPARD's record label, Mercury Records, will team up with auction site eBay to auction a number of exclusive LEPPARD items, with the main auction being one of the T-shirts used in the "Now" video, autographed by all band members. All proceeds of the auctions, which will start on July 30th and end on August ...

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DEF LEPPARD Line Up Promo Appearances

DEF LEPPARD have lined up the following promo appearances (interviews and/or acoustic performances) during the coming days: Monday, July 22: Burbank, CA: · 03.00 PM PT: KIIS, Valentine Syndicated Show Wednesday, July 24: Dallas, TX: · 07:30 AM CT: KHKS · 08:30 AM CT: KDMX / Mix 102.9 (listen online) · 09:00 AM CT: KEGL ...

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DEF LEPPARD Schedule In-Store Appearances

DEF LEPPARD have scheduled a number of in-store appearances in the US to promote their new album, X, due on July 30th. They are as follows: Jul. 27th at 12:00 PM: Mall of America, Minneapolis, MN (live performance) Jul. 30th at 6:00 PM: Wal-Mart, Saddlebrook, NJ (autograph signing) Jul. 31st at 6:00 PM: Wal-Mart, Fayetteville, ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announce Low-Key Dates

DEF LEPPARD have lined up the following dates in support of their forthcoming X album, due in North America on July 30th: Jul. 11 - Leeds, UK @ Temple Newsam Jul. 13 - Sheffield, UK @ Sheffield Arena Jul. 13 - Stoke-On-Trent, UK @ Brittania Stadium Jul. 26 - Minneapolis, MN @ Quest Club Jul. ...

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TYKOON: A New Swedish Melodic Hard Rock Supergroup

TYKOON is the name of a freshly-launched Stockholm band that features in its ranks guitarists Tommy Denander and Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE), vocalist Leif Sundin (GREAT KING RAT, MICHAEL SCHENKER, JOHN NORUM), bassist Andy Loos (GLORY) and an as-yet-undisclosed drummer. "Tommy and I have been working hard on writing songs lately and so far it's ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Members To Appear In THE STROKES Video

Former GUNS 'N ROSES members Slash (guitar), Duff McKagan (bass), and Matt Sorum (drums) will appear in the next video by THE STROKES, according to Launch. The clip, for the song "Someday", is being directed by Roman Coppola, son of famed film director Francis Ford Coppola. Also rumored to appear in the video are members ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announce "X" Track Listing

DEF LEPPARD have announced the full track listing for their upcoming X effort, which is schedule to receive a North American release on July 30th. It is as follows: 01. Now 02. Unbelievable 03. You're So Beautiful 04. Everyday 05. Long, Long Way To Go 06. Four Letter Word 07. Torn To Shreds 08. Love ...

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TEAM SLEEP: New MP3 Posted Online

A rough mix of the TEAM SLEEP track "Iceache", featuring DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, has been posted in MP3 format on the band's official web site at this location. The song is taken from the group's self-titled Tone Def/Maverick Records debut, which is tentatively scheduled for release in August. Band member Todd Wilkinson ...

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DEF LEPPARD Finalize Release Date For "X"

DEF LEPPARD have set July 30th as the North American release date for their tenth studio album, entitled X. The CD is expected to surface in Japan on July 24th and in Europe on July 29th. As previously reported, X marks the first time in DEF LEPPARD's history that they have collaborated with more than ...

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TEAM SLEEP Announce One-Off Hometown Gig

TEAM SLEEP, which features in its ranks DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, DJ Crook, and guitarist Todd Wilkinson, will be performing live at Harlow's in Sacramento, California on Thursday, June 6th. Also appearing on the bill will be SOUL CLAP and another as-yet-unannounced act. TEAM SLEEP's self-titled Tone Def/Maverick Records debut is tentatively scheduled for release ...

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DEF LEPPARD Launch Auction For Raven Drum Foundation

A message from DEF LEPPARD: "The second defleppard.com-related) auction features another item from Rick Allen's collection: Rick's Adrenalize bass drum, which was used on hundreds of dates throughout the band's 1992/1993 world tour. The drum features custom artwork on the side (the red and yellow triangular DEF LEPPARD logo) and still has the original drum ...

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