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8 Memorable Depeche Mode Covers

Here's a phrase that tends to bug me when it comes up in music criticism: "style over substance." It's usually thrown around when a writer…
Nate Patrin | July 30, 2018 - 3:07 pm

2017 In Review

27 Reissues From 2017 You Should Check Out

It's becoming increasingly difficult to keep track of new releases in stores in a given week, and even more daunting to stay on top of…
Annie Zaleski | December 15, 2017 - 12:52 pm

Sounding Board

Confessions Of A Fanboy Who Drove 15 Minutes To See Def Leppard & Poison

It's glorious. The curtain drops, and there they are. They look brighter than everything around them, and it's not just the expertly planned-out light show…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2017 - 3:34 pm

More Def Leppard stories

Radiohead, The Cure, Janet Jackson Among Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2019 Inductees

It could've been a whole lot worse! The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has just announced its 2019 class of inductees, and if you're…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2018 - 8:57 am

Rage Against The Machine, Radiohead, Devo, The Cure Lead 2018 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominations

It's time to start arguing again! The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has announced this year's wave of nominations: 15 artists who will have…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2018 - 9:11 am

Def Leppard Finally Stream Their Classic Albums

Long-running pop-metal greats Def Leppard were, until today, one of the last multi-platinum titans whose music still wasn't available on streaming platforms. But Musically reports
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 9:36 am

Sounding Board

Confessions Of A Fanboy Who Drove 15 Minutes To See Def Leppard & Poison

It's glorious. The curtain drops, and there they are. They look brighter than everything around them, and it's not just the expertly planned-out light show…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2017 - 3:34 pm

List

36 Essential ’80s Pop Metal Tracks

The biggest difference between the heavy metal of today and heavy metal during the glory days of the 1980s is that today it is rife…
Adrien Begrand | April 5, 2017 - 11:55 am

David Bowie, Kanye West, & Sting Agreed To Be Bitten By This Massage Therapist

Dorothy Stein bites people for a living. But not just any people! No, to get bitten by Dr. Dot, you have to be a famous…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 7:42 pm

Deerhoof – “Pour Some Sugar On Me” (Def Leppard Cover)

Deerhoof are going above and beyond to remind you that they have a new album out this week. After releasing umpteen advance singles and music…
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2016 - 3:50 pm

Def Leppard – “Dangerous” Video

Not gonna lie, I slept on Def Leppard's self-titled Q4 2015 release. I dedicated a lot of energy last year to waxing rhapsodic about Iron
Michael Nelson | January 29, 2016 - 6:15 pm

The Week In Pop

The Justin Bieber-One Direction Race Is Too Close To Call

Before we get into the looming sales showdown between Justin Bieber and One Direction, let's flash back to 50 Cent's final moment of musical relevance.
Chris DeVille | November 12, 2015 - 3:07 pm

The Anniversary

Hysteria Turns 25

On New Years Eve 1984, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen was driving his Corvette to a New Years Party when an Alfa Romeo challenged him…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2012 - 12:31 pm

Def Leppard Tribute Band Seeks One-Armed Drummer

Dallas's "hottest" Def Leppard tribute band Pyromania posted a flyer looking for a one armed drummer -- "no prostetics (sic)" -- to help them pour…
Brandon Stosuy | January 7, 2011 - 1:41 pm

Ronnie James Dio Gets P.O.’d

Won't surprise you to know we've never done a Dio post, but at long last that glorious day has come; welcome to the tag field,…
Stereogum | October 3, 2007 - 11:20 am