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DEF LEPPARD Announces 2016 Tour Dates With STYX, TESLA

Following the announcement of the band's new self-titled studio album, DEF LEPPARD has just extended its massively successful North American tour due to overwhelming demand. The trek, supported by STYX and TESLA, will commence in Greensboro, North Carolina on January 27, 2016. The dates are as follows: Jan. 27 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum ...

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DEF LEPPARD Releases First Video Teaser For Forthcoming Album

DEF LEPPARD has released a ten-second video teaser for its forthcoming self-titled album. Check it out below. DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott told North Dakota's Grand Forks Herald that the band's new disc is just called "Def Leppard" "because that's what it sounds like. It doesn't sound like any one specific era of DEF LEPPARD. ...

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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN: SPOTIFY Is As Bad As NAPSTER Was For Songwriters And Artists

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen says that music streaming service Spotify is an exploitative enterprise which is just as bad as Napster, the pioneering file-sharing service which unleashed piracy on the record business and began the cataclysm that caused worldwide revenues to decline from a peak of twenty-seven billion dollars in 1999 to fifteen billion ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL's Cancer Returns

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell, who has been battling Hodgkin's lymphoma since 2013, has posted the following statement on his Facebook page: "I'm saddened by the fact that my cancer has returned. However, I'm beyond consolation that its return will prevent me from being able to do my job for a while. "I'm still working ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announces 'Hysteria On The High Seas' Cruise

DEF LEPPARD has announced the inaugural "Hysteria On The High Seas" sailing January 21-25, 2016. You and DEF LEPPARD will set sail from beautiful Miami, Florida, sailing four nights on the elegant MSC Divina. Your days and nights will be filled with music, theme nights, and special events. During your Caribbean adventure, the ship will ...

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TESLA's JEFF KEITH Recovering From Hip Replacement Surgery

TESLA lead singer Jeff Keith has made a full recovery from his hip replacement surgery and is currently enjoying some much-needed rest and relaxation. The band will resume rehearsals for the Monsters Of Rock cruise next week and run through a set of songs from its latest album, "Simplicity". TESLA's 2015 tour was cut short ...

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Suspended at Aphelion - WHILE HEAVEN WEPT

Virginia-based WHILE HEAVEN WEPT consists of the core seven players of Rain Irving (lead vocals), Jim Hunter (bass), Jason Lingle (keys/vocals), Scott Loose (electric guitar), Tom Phillips (electric and acoustic guitars and synths), Michelle Schrotz (keys/vocals) and Trevor Schrotz (drums/percussion). Many, including Tom Phillips, have been in the prog metal band BRAVE at one point ...

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DEF LEPPARD Has Finished Recording Its New Album

DEF LEPPARD has completed recording its new album for a late 2015 release. The news was revealed by the band's lead singer, Joe Elliott, during the intro to his radio show which is currently being broadcast on Planet Rock in the U.K. Joe said: "Yes, I do sound very jolly, don't I?! I'm jolly because ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT Talks Fitness And Nutrition

During a recent interview with VH1 Classic "That Metal Show"'s Jennifer (a.k.a. Miss Box Of Junk), DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott spoke about his fitness and nutrition at home and on the road. He said: "[I work out] six days a week. I take either the Saturday or Sunday off, depending on how much soccer's ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announces Massive U.S. Tour With STYX, TESLA

DEF LEPPARD will embark on a massive U.S. summer tour with STYX and TESLA. The trek will storm through over 40 cities throughout North America, kicking off on June 23 in Tampa, Florida. Citi cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Wednesday, February 18 at 12 p.m. local time through Citi's Private Pass Program. ...

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LED ZEPPELIN, PINK FLOYD And AC/DC LP Designers Publish Deluxe Book 'Hipgnosis Portraits'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, newly published is "Hipgnosis Portraits", by longtime PINK FLOYD collaborator and video director Aubrey "Po" Powell. Powell and his late partner Storm Thorgerson, conceived and created legendary and timeless album and singles covers for PINK FLOYD, LED ZEPPELIN, Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney & WINGS, YES, SCORPIONS, AC/DC, Peter Frampton, ...

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