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Wednesday, September 28 2011

Id N’ Ego Killed the Pop Metal Star... and the Alternative Rocker, Too

Grunge didn't kill pop metal, it merely succeeded it as the genre of choice as part of a logical progression. To understand the emergence of alt-rock, we need to examine why the tide turned against a wave of music that had once been so popular.


Tuesday, July 28 2009

Def and Twisted

A band of pretty youngsters from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and a homely bunch of New York club scene veterans. Rock on.


Thursday, August 13 2009

Def Leppard + Poison + Cheap Trick: 20 July 2009 - St. Louis

For those about to rock… we salute you.

Friday, August 25 2006

Def Leppard

On wearing trousers that are tight enough to tell...

Monday, August 22 2005

Def Leppard: Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection

A collection of rock tracks so slick and depthless they epitomize the plastic fantastic emotionalism of mega-producer Mutt Lange.


Thursday, March 19 2015

Blood and Thunder: Rampaging Storms of Power

This week in metal features legendaries killing it on the live circuit and a surprising debut from the oft-forgotten world of speed metal.


Tuesday, July 7 2009

Pragmatic '80s band Def Leppard is still spot on

(David Swanson/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT) You don't need to be bonked in the head by a massive piece of Broadway scenery to figure out that

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