Tag Archives: Def Leppard

Gig review: JOE ELLIOTT’s DOWN ‘N’ OUTZ/VEGA – The Garage, Highbury, London, 8 December 2014

JOE ELLIOTT

Fan worship is the bedrock of music industry economics, but it is rare to see it coming from the other side of the monitors. However Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott has for many years openly sung the praises of the … Continue reading

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Album review: VEGA – Stereo Messiah

Vega - Stereo Messiah

Frontiers Records [Release date 17.10.14] As one of the great hopes of British melodic rock Vega have not left the grass grow under their feet, this being their third album in under four years. It sees only minor tweaks to … Continue reading

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Quick plays: GRAND DESIGN, 220 VOLT, JUDE GWYNAIRE

Grand Design - Thrill Of The Night

GRAND DESIGN – Thrill Of The Night AOR Heaven [Release date 29.09.14] Grand Design are back with their 80’s influenced hard rock, or as I like to think Def Leppard with a helium infused vocalist! Vocalist Pelle Saether has a … Continue reading

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Quick plays: EMERGENCY GATE, LANEY’S LEGION, MARTINA EDOFF, STARDUST CIRCUS

Laney

EMERGENCY GATE – Infected Fastball www.emergencygate.com [Released 09.09.14] Melodic death metal is not a genre I normally delve into and in the interests of trying something in this genre I have given Emergency Gate’s sixth album a listen (they have … Continue reading

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Album review: THE TREATMENT – Running With The Dogs

The Treatment - Running With The Dogs

Spinefarm Records [Release date – 3.01.14] The Treatment are a band who have lived a bit of a charmed life so far. Their first album ‘This Might Hurt’’ was recorded in the studio of Steve Harris from Iron Maiden and … Continue reading

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Album review: DEF LEPPARD – Viva Hysteria!

Def Leppard - Viva Hysteria

Frontiers (2CD/DVD) www.frontiers.it One of Britain’s best and hardest working rock bands, Def Leppard have always been at the melodic end despite growing up with the NWoBHM scene. After the classic third album ‘Pyromania’ (which went diamond in the USA), the … Continue reading

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Def Leppard announce US tour dates

DEF LEPPARD + POISON + LITA FORD Jun 20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheater Jun 22 – Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Jun 23 – Las Vegas, NV @ Red Rock Amphitheatre Jun 25 – Denver, … Continue reading

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Eric Johnson, Ministry tour dates and Kiss new album

ERIC JOHNSON 6 July – Holmfirth Picturedrome 7 July – Glasgow 02 ABC 8 July – Gateshead Sage 9 July – Bath Komedia 10 July – London Leicester Square ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ALL STARS (includes GENE SIMMONS, JOE ELLIOTT (DEF … Continue reading

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