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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Guests On CASH CASIA CD

DEF LEPPARD/ex-WHITESNAKE guitarist Vivian Campbell makes a guest appearance on the seven-song CD from New York-based female singer/songwriter CASH CASIA, entitled "From the Mouth of Babes". Campbell's contribution comes in the form of a guitar lead in the CD's closing cut, "Without Love", according to CASIA's web site. A 41-second audio sample of ...

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RIVERDOGS: Promotional DVD Now Available

A promotional DVD of the RIVERDOGS, featuring DEF LEPPARD/ex-DIO guitarist Vivian Campbell, is currently available for order via the group's official web site. The disc features interviews, studio/rehearsal footage, and clips of the reunion shows the band did in Southern California last summer. The site also offers a re-release of the much sought-after ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer Featured In QUEEN Documentary

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott has reportedly contributed substantially to the BBC3 documentary "The Story Of Bohemian Rhapsody", which is scheduled to air this weekend. In the documentary, which is dedicated entirely to QUEEN's magnum opus song, Joe talks about how when was working in a factory in Sheffield, he heard "Bohemian Rhapsody" and dreamed ...

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DEF LEPPARD: VH1 Biopic To Be Released On DVD

According to Amazon.com, the VH1 DEF LEPPARD biopic, "Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story", is scheduled for a Region 1 (North America) DVD release on January 25, 2005 for $17.49. The 89-minute DVD is being issued by Paramount Home Video and is rated R. Amazon.com will be taking preorders for the DVD until the ...

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DEF LEPPARD Perform On German TV: Photos Available

DEF LEPPARD performed the track "Two Steps Behind" last Saturday (Nov. 27) on "50 Years Of Rock/Love Songs", a German TV show that also included appearances by such artists as JOE COCKER, ROBIN GIBB, URIAH HEEP, EUROPE, THE CURE and many more. Footage of the show will be available on the group's official web site ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Frontman Sets Title For New Solo CD

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick has set "Even Now" as the title of his upcoming solo album, tentatively due in April 2005. The follow-up to "Tattoos and Alibis" is being recorded at Joe Elliott's (DEF LEPPARD) Joe's Garage studio in Dublin, and will feature guest appearances by Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD), Ciaran McGoldrick (SIC), ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer Performs With THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott made a surprise appearance with THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND Sunday night (Nov. 21) at the Boardwalk in Sheffield, U.K. During the encore, the band and Joe performed "Boston Tea Party" from the 1976 THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND album "The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Stories". The song was recorded ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Perform On German TV Show

DEF LEPPARD will be performing on a German TV show called "50 Years Of Rock/Love Songs" on November 27. Also scheduled to appear on the show are ELTON JOHN, JOE COCKER, ROBIN GIBB, URIAH HEEP and EUROPE, among other artists. In the meantime, check out a recording of an interview singer Joe Elliott recently did ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist: Radio Single Needed

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell spoke to Canada's ChartAttack.com about the group's recently released (in Europe) second retrospective disc, "Best of Def Leppard". The collection was set for release, shelved, then set for release with conditions, for North America in December. The group's record company, it seems, want a fresh original to use ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 'Best Of' Certified Gold In U.K.

Only a little over a week after DEF LEPPARD's "Best Of" compilation album was released in the U.K., it has been certified gold: at this time, more than 120,000 copies of the album have been sold already. "Best of" is a European-only compilation album of featuring the band's greatest hits plus one new song (a ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Singer Recording New Solo CD

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick is currently at Joe Elliott's (DEF LEPPARD) Joe's Garage studio in Dublin recording the follow-up album to "Tattoos and Alibis", tentatively due in April 2005. Elliott is producing the effort, which is scheduled to include a guest appearance by DEF LEPPARD lead guitarist Vivian Campbell. ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 'Best Of' Enters U.K. Album Chart At No. 6

DEF LEPPARD's "Best of", a European-only compliation album of featuring the band's greatest hits plus one new song (a cover of THE KINKS' "Waterloo Sunset") has entered the U.K. album chart at No. 6 for week ending October 31, 2004. In other news, LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen recently spoke to Malaysia's The Star Online about ...

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DEF LEPPARD Among Bands Featured In Q Magazine Special

The following message was posted at DEF LEPPARD's official web site: "Every now and then, British magazines Q and Mojo release specials dedicated to certain bands (THE BEATLES, PINK FLOYD), musical styles (punk, ska, 50 Years Of Rock & Roll), specific lists (100 Greatest Record Sleeves, 1001 Best Songs), and so on. The latest special ...

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DEF LEPPARD: No U.S. Release Planned For 'Best Of' CD

The release of the new DEF LEPPARD compilation album, "Best of Def Leppard", outside Europe/Japan has been put on hold and that there are no immediate plans for any future release, according to a posting on the band's official web site. This also applies to the DVD release. At this moment, it is impossible to ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer: Covers Album To Surface Next Spring

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott told 2FM (Ireland) radio host Dave Fanning on Friday (Oct. 1) that the group are planning on issuing a new, as-yet-untitled 14-song album of hits from the Seventies sometime in April/May 2005. The collection, which will include LEPPARD's versions of hits from DAVID BOWIE, ROXY MUSIC and KINKS (among others), ...

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DEF LEPPARD Bassist Ties The Knot

Sheffield Today is reporting that two members of multi-million-selling Sheffield band DEF LEPPARD have gotten hitched in a matter of weeks. Bass player Rick Savage was the latest to get married — the bells having barely stopped ringing after band frontman Joe Elliott married his girlfriend Kristine at a star-studded bash in a ...

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KID ROCK To Perform On VH1's 'Hip Hop Honors'

KID ROCK is scheduled to perform at VH1's inaugural "Hip Hop Honors". The BEASTIE BOYS, PUBLIC ENEMY, ICE-T, FAT JOE and GRANDMASTER FLASH are also set to appear on the program. Vivica A. Fox and Mos Def will host the awards show, which pays tribute to groundbreaking hip-hop artists. Among those in the first group ...

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ONE FOR NOTHING Record New Material, Seek Label Home

ONE FOR NOTHING (formerly ETHER SEEDS) have been maintaining an increasingly busy schedule after emerging from a marathon recording and mixing session at New York's famed Quad Studios. The band tracked several new tunes that they plan to make available online in the coming weeks. Guitarist Stephen Seals recently conducted an interview for the Oct. ...

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