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14 Oct 1988, Def Leppard became first act in chart history to sell seven million copies of two consecutive LPs, with Pyromania (their third studio album released in 1983) and Hysteria, (which became the band's best-selling album to date, selling over 20 million copies worldwide, and spawning six hit singles). https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classi…/def-leppard-hysteria/ Def Leppard – Hysteria […]

29 Aug 1987, Def Leppard scored their first UK No.1 album with Hysteria which also became No.1 on the US chart in July the following year after spending forty-nine weeks working its way to the top. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/def-leppard-hysteria/ Def Leppard – Hysteria | This Day In Music Def Leppard knew what they wanted to do: to […]

DEF LEPPARD, SLIPKNOT, GUNS N’ ROSES, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Members To Guest On New Version Of SIXX:A.M.’s ‘Maybe It’s Time’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/def-leppard-slipknot-guns-n-roses-five-finger-death-punch-members-to-guest-on-new-version-of-sixxa-m-s-maybe-its-time/ DEF LEPPARD, SLIPKNOT, GUNS N’ ROSES, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Members To Guest On New Version Of SIXX:A.M.’s ‘Maybe It’s Time’ DEF LEPPARD vocalist Joe Elliott, SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor, GUNS N' ROSES […]

Happy 61st birthday to Joe Elliott, born 1 Aug 1959, vocals, Def Leppard, who had the 1987 UK No.6 single 'Animal' and the 1987 world wide No.1 album Hysteria 1988 and the US No.1 single 'Love Bites'. As one of the world's best-selling music artists, Def Leppard have sold more than 100 million records worldwide. […]

JOE ELLIOTT Says ‘It Is Very Possible’ DEF LEPPARD Will Make Headway On New Album During Lockdown https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/joe-elliott-says-it-is-very-possible-def-leppard-will-make-headway-on-new-album-during-lockdown/ JOE ELLIOTT Says ‘It Is Very Possible’ DEF LEPPARD Will Make Headway On New Album During Lockdown Joe Elliott has told the U.K.'s Express that there is a good chance DEF LEPPARD will make headway on a […]

DEF LEPPARD: ‘London To Vegas’ Release Pushed Back To Late May https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/def-leppard-london-to-vegas-release-pushed-back-to-late-may/ DEF LEPPARD: ‘London To Vegas’ Release Pushed Back To Late May Eagle Rock Entertainment has pushed back the release date of DEF LEPPARD's "London To Vegas" to May 29 from the previously announced April 24. DEF LEPPARD said in a statement: "Due to […]

DEF LEPPARD Releases Rare Recording Of ‘Glad I’m Alive’ From Upcoming ‘The Early Years 79-81’ Box Set https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/def-leppard-releases-rare-recording-of-glad-im-alive-from-upcoming-the-early-years-79-81-box-set/ DEF LEPPARD Releases Rare Recording Of ‘Glad I’m Alive’ From Upcoming ‘The Early Years 79-81’ Box Set DEF LEPPARD has released a rare 1979 recording of "Glad I'm Alive" as a preview of the band's upcoming box […]

DEF LEPPARD: Performance Clip Of ‘Rocket’ From ‘Hysteria At The O2’ Concert Film https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/def-leppard-performance-clip-of-rocket-from-hysteria-at-the-o2-concert-film/ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/3222126824472625

Def Leppard’s career took a serious turn 35 years ago, when they signed a major record deal. But their second single was to create controversy… Def Leppard and the star-spangled gamble Link to original article here

3rd August 1987, Def Leppard released their fourth studio album Hysteria which became their best selling album to date, selling over 20 million copies worldwide. The title of the album was thought up by drummer Rick Allen relating to his experiences during the time of his car accident, and the worldwide media coverage that followed. […]


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