Thursday Feb 20
Kinston Free Press
A conversation with Vivan Campbell of Def Leppard and Martin Kennedy of All India Radio
On this episode of the Free Press Radio Show, Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell and Martin Kennedy of All India Radio/Kilbey-Kennedy talk to Jon Dawson about their latest projects.
KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
Phil Collen Talks Def Leppard's 'Slang' Reissue
In terms of charts and sales, 1996s 'Slang' marks the spot where Def Leppard went from being multi-platinum rock gods to just another veteran act struggling to fit in among the rapidly changing Top 40 trends of the '90s.
Def Leppard Revisits Overlooked Album: 'It Went Against the Grain'
"Slang" gets an expanded edition... "We could've put out 'Sgt. Pepper's' and I think it would have been the same because it was Def Leppard and we had gotten lumped in with all the crap metal bands of the 80s" Nearly 18 years later, the members of Def Leppard feel that 1996's "Slang" didn't get its just due -- and are hoping to rectify that a bit ... (more)
this Week's Rock Charts
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Def Leppard To Re-Issue Slang
Def Leppard are set to re-issue their 1996 albuum, Slang , on February 11. The re-issue - available on CD, vinyl, and digital formats - will feature alternate takes and unreleased material from the album's recording sessions.