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DEF LEPPARD Gets Namechecked By MICK JAGGER

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's official web site, DEF LEPPARD got a good namecheck last week during a ROLLING STONES show at Don Valley, Sheffield. During one of Mick Jagger's audience raps between two songs, he showed that he knew his: "It's great to be in Sheffield, the home of DEF LEPPARD! Who ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Play Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans will get the chance to see DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY live at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan on November 19. Tickets will go on sale this Saturday (September 9). DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott recently posted a message on the official DefLeppard.com web site stating the band band is "gonna ...

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DEF LEPPARD, ALICE COOPER, MINISTRY Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine. : Artist/Event: DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY City/State: Bristow, VA Venue: Nissan Pavilion At Stone Ridge Date: 7/7/06 Attendance: 22,433 Capacity: 22,433 Artist/Event: DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY City/State: Woodlands, TX Venue: Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion Date: 7/30/06 Attendance: 16,310 Capacity: 16,310 Artist/Event: ...

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DISTURBED, AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singers Perform With METAL SKOOL In NYC: Photos Available

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman and AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows were among the guest musicians who performed with the the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band METAL SKOOL last night (Wednesday, August 30) at Oakley's Pre-MTV Video Music Awards Bash at Snitch in New York City. The following first-hand eyewitness report was submitted by a BLABBERMOUTH.NET ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 'Hysteria' Deluxe Edition Details Revealed

On August 3, 1987, British rock band DEF LEPPARD released the album "Hysteria". Already a major force in rock music, "Hysteria" catapulted the band into the stratosphere. The statistics for "Hysteria" are astounding. The album has sold in excess of 17 million copies and counting. Due to the incredible success of previous album "Pyromania" (released ...

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DEF LEPPARD: JOE ELLIOTT Audio Interview Available

Iceberg Radio recently published an album-launch feature on DEF LEPPARD's latest CD, "Yeah!", including an audio interview with singer Joe Elliott in which he talks about how the album came about. Listen to the interview here (free registration required). "Yeah!" has sold 140,000 copies in the United States since its May release, according ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, DEFTONES, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Featured On BEATLES Compilation

On October 24, 2006, Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the biggest, the baddest, the heaviest all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning ...

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DEF LEPPARD: '20th Century Boy' Single Going For Radio Adds

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's official web site, the second single off the band's "Yeah!" album, "20th Century Boy", is being released today to mainstream and classic rock radio. This means that you can now call your radio station and request the follow-up to "Rock On", which reached the coveted No. 1 position ...

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DEF LEPPARD Featured In GUITAR EDGE Magazine

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's web site, the September/October issue of Guitar Edge magazine — "the newest and hottest magazine on the music scene" — features a seven-page article in which LEPPARD guitarists Vivian Campbell and Phil Collen, along with JOURNEY's Neal Schon, talk about the DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY tour, their own styles of ...

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DEF LEPPARD's VIVIAN CAMPBELL On Early Years

Gibson.com reports: From pioneering British metal band SWEET SAVAGE to DIO and WHITESNAKE to DEF LEPPARD today, Vivian Campbell rode rock 'n' roll from the violent streets of Belfast to L.A.'s Sunset Strip. Now, with "Yeah!", DEF LEPPARD's joyful tribute to their early influences, he comes full circle back to the golden age ...

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DEF LEPPARD: More Tour Dates With JOURNEY Announced

DEF LEPPARD has added more shows to its current North American tour with JOURNEY. The newly added dates are as follows: Oct. 11 - Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center Oct. 13 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl Oct. 14 - San Bernardino, CA @ Hyundai Pavilion Oct. 16 - Albuquerque, NM @ Journal ...

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ADDICTION CREW Confirmed For Italy's FROGSTOCK

ADDICTION CREW has been confirmed to perform at the Frogstock Festival, set to take place August 24-27 in Riolo Terme (Ravenna), Italy. ADDICTION CREW will appear on the third day of the event (August 26), along with LINEA 77 and EXTREMA. Also on the bill are EXILIA, the band which features in its ranks ex-ADDICTION ...

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TRIVIUM: New Song Available For Download

A brand new TRIVIUM song, entitled "Detonation", has been made available for download at this location. The track comes off the group's third album, "The Crusade", due on October 10 via Roadrunner Records (one day earlier internationally). The MP3 will only be available until August 21. The band will also release a single ...

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CARMINE APPICE's 'Ultimate Guitar Zeus' Receives Official Release

Escapi Records has announces the official release of the long-awaited underground classic, "Ultimate Guitar Zeus", created, produced and co-written by drummer Carmine Appice. The CD features performances by 14 of the world's greatest guitar players, including Yngwie Malmsteen, Brian May of QUEEN, Stevie Salas, Slash of VELVET REVOLVER, Steve Morse of DEEP PURPLE, Richie Sambora ...

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EVERGREY Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Swedish metallers EVERGREY have parted ways with bassist Michael Håkansson. Replacing him in the group's lineup is former HAMMERFALL bassist Fredrik Larsson, the band's manager has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. An official statement from Michael announcing his departure from EVERGREY will be released shortly. As previously reported, EVERGREY has been booked for one of Scandinavia's biggest ...

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