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Yesterday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Def Leppard Guitarist Vivian Campbell Gets Married, Continues Chemotherapy Tr...

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has been going through some tough times lately, as he continues to battle Hodgkin's lymphoma, but he had a major reason to celebrate this past week.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Health, Lymphoma

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Kiss brought the fire to Chula Vista

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss are shown in concert in Berlin. They performed with their band Sunday night at Sleep Train Amphitheatre.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Chula Vista, CA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Phil Collen on Def Leppard's Chances of Rock Hall Induction: 'I Don't Care'

You can add Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen to the list of musicians who claim to have no interest in whether they're ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

KISS cranks it up with pyrotechnics

The Sacramento area got an early taste of Independence Day on Thursday night at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre near Marysville, where KISS cranked through tunes from its 40-year career and detonated enough pyrotechnic booms to rival the fireworks following a Sacramento River Cats game.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Life, 4th of July, Holidays, Rock & Roll, Rock-N-Roll

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Auburn Reporter

KISS, Def Leppard light up White River Amphitheatre

AS double-bills go, it doesn't get more heavyweight than last Sunday's KISS and Def Leppard show at the White River Amphitheatre.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Auburn, WA, Entertainment


Def Leppard on tour with KISS, coming to Irvine and Inglewood

Guitarist Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard performs on the opening night of "VIVA Hysteria!," the band's 11-show residency, at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on March 22, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kiss, Las Vegas, NV, South Yorkshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 01, 2014

ABC News

KISS, Def Leppard Enlist 2 Veterans as Roadies

Not many fans can get close and personal with their favorite musicians. But for two lucky veterans, their dreams are coming true this summer.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, US Military, US Army, US Marine Corps, Lake Grove, NY

Mon Jun 30, 2014


The Black Market: The Month In Metal - June 2014

Last week, Grantland published a thoughtful, compelling piece by Steven Hyden titled " The Sad But True Fate Of Pop-Metal ."


Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Fate, Black Sabbath, Pop/Rock, Metal, Metallica, Megadeth

Phoenix New Times

Best Metal Concerts in July in Metro Phoenix

It's 111 degrees outside, and the Valley of the Sun is deserted. Summer is upon us -- which also means that the music industry-touring slowdown is, as well.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Mayhem, Death-Metal, Metal, Flotsam and Jetsam, Pop/Rock

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Tonight in Music: KISS/Def Leppard, Hook & Anchor, Quiet Music Festival & More

KISS, DEF LEPPARD While I'm no card-carrying member of the KISS Army, I'm certain that tonight's show from New York City's finest practitioners of kabuki rock will be nothing short of a complete and utter blast.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, More, Rock-N-Roll

Wed Jun 25, 2014


Def Leppard Lead Guitarist Phil Collen Introduces New Custom Jackson Guitar on Tour

When the Def Leppard summer tour kicked off Monday in West Valley City, Utah, Def Leppard fans in attendance were among some of the first to see the brand new Jackson "X-STROYER" guitar, custom built for Def Leppard lead guitarist, Phil Collen.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, West Valley City, UT, ACE Team, Rock of Ages, Video Games, Atlus Co.

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Kiss, Def Leppard Kick Off Summer Tour With Some Set List Surprises

Kiss and Def Leppard kicked off their 40-date summer tour last night in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Related Topix: Paul Stanley, Kiss, Pop/Rock, Salt Lake City, UT

Tue Jun 24, 2014


Def Leppard Star Vivian Campbell's Cancer Is Back

The guitarist went public with his Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis last year , but revealed he was winning the fight against cancer in November .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lymphoma, Health, Oncology, Medicine

Sun Jun 22, 2014


Def Leppard -- We EXPECTED England to Lose ... 'It's What They Do'

Some people were SHOCKED by Team England's choke job at the World Cup -- but the guys from Def Leppard tell TMZ Sports they saw it coming from a mile away.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Concert previews: Onstage theatrics in Utah with KISS, Def Leppard and Peter Murphy

Makeup has, for better or worse, been integral to the mystique and allure of acts headlining two shows in Utah over the next week: KISS and Peter Murphy.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Gothic

Mon Jun 16, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Phil Collen Talks Delta Deep Side Project, Progress on New Def Leppard Album

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen has been keeping himself incredibly busy lately, and fans will soon reap the benefits - the debut from Collen's "extreme blues" side project, Delta Deep, is on the way, along with a new full-length album from Def Leppard.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Jun 14, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

15 Years Ago: Def Leppard Release 'Euphoria'

Once a band has made a point of evolving away from its signature sound, how do they go back without sounding like they're retreating? If such a feat is even possible, the keys might lie in the cheerfully bombastic strains of Def Leppard 's seventh studio LP, 'Euphoria.'


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jun 12, 2014

National Ledger

Def Leppard Has New Album and UK Tour Planned for 2015

Def Leppard has a new album and a UK Tour planned for 2015, the album should come out early next year.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Jun 10, 2014

WBAB-FM West Babylon

Watch: Joe Elliott Of Def Leppard With Down N' Outz

Joe Elliott is happy to be working on a new record with Def leppard. But he also says he is proud of his side project Down N' Outz.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Long Island, KS