Tragedy

31 Dec 1984, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen crashed his Corvette Stingray, on the A57 outside Sheffield, Allen lost his left arm in the accident. Allen was on his way to a New Year’s Eve party at his family’s home when a Jaguar passed him. The driver had been egging Allen on and would not […]

Happy birthday to Rick Allen, born 1 Nov 1963, drummer with Def Leppard, (1987 UK No.6 single ‘Animal’, and 1987 world wide No.1 album Hysteria 1988 US No.1 single ‘Love Bites’). Allen lost his left arm in anSee More accident after crashing his Corvette Stingray on the A57 outside Sheffield in England in 1984. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/rick-allen/ […]

31st Dec 1984, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen crashed his Corvette Stingray, on the A57 outside Sheffield, Allen lost his left arm in the accident. Allen was on his way to a New Year's Eve party at his family's home when a Jaguar passed him. The driver had been egging Allen on and would not […]


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