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Bret Michaels Reveals Poison Have 'Exchanged Ideas' For New Music

Bret Michaels ''would love'' to get a new Poison song out before 'The Stadium Tour'.The Poison frontman has revealed he and drummer Rikki Rockett have been discussing their ''ideas'' for their first new material since...

Bret Michaels Reveals Skin Cancer Scare

Bret Michaels is set to undergo a procedure to remove a patch of skin cancer.The Poison frontman has revealed to his fans ahead of the band's upcoming tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard and Joan...

Def Leppard: Making New Music Isn't A Massive Priority

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott says making new music is not a ''massive priority''.As the 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' rockers prepare for their massive 'The Stadium Tour' with Motley Crue, Poison and Joan Jett &...

Motley Crue, Def Leppard And Poison To Tour

Motley Crue, Def Leppard and Poison are to go on tour together in summer 2020. The trio got together to confirm they are heading on the road next year for a 22-date 'The Stadium Tour',...

Def Leppard Announces New Las Vegas Residency

Def Leppard have announced a 2019 Las Vegas residency. The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' hitmakers will return to Sin City for 12 'Def Leppard Hits Vegas: The Sin City Residency' shows at the Zappos...

Janet Jackson Leads Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Class Of 2019

Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks and Radiohead are being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The class of 2019 has been revealed, with the three iconic acts being honoured alongside The Cure, Def Leppard,...

Def Leppard: Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Is For The Fans

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott says being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame would be ''for the fans''.The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' rockers - who will headline Download Festival in 2019 -...

Download Festival: Def Leppard, Slipknot And Tool Confirmed As Headliners

Def Leppard will headline Download Festival 2019 and play 'Hysteria' in fullThe first wave of bands have been announced for the iconic rock event at Donnington Park next summer, and it's already set to be...

Slash Had Axl Rose Ac/dc Doubts

Slash was ''sceptical'' about Axl Rose fronting AC/DC.The Guns 'N Roses guitarist had misgivings about his bandmate stepping in to sing with the 'Back in Black' rockers after Brian Johnson was forced to quit performing...

Def Leppard Heap Praise On Fellow Northerners Arctic Monkeys

Def Leppard are proud of fellow Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys. The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' hitmakers' singer Joe Elliott admires the indie band's frontman Alex Turner for staying true to his roots and singing...

Def Leppard Star Says It's Important To 'Roll The Dice'

Def Leppard's Phil Collen thinks it's important to ''roll the dice'' in the music business.The 60-year-old musician - who is best known for his association with the legendary group - has admitted to being inspired...

Def Leppard: We Weren't Going To Be Victims Of Music Industry

Def Leppard waited to put their entire back catalogue on streaming services because they ''weren't going to be victims of the industry''.The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' rockers, fronted by Joe Elliott, recently put their...

Def Leppard And Journey Hit The Road Again This Spring

It's a rock pairing we never would have imagined, but it's true that Def Leppard and Journey will be embarking on a massive tour across North America starting towards the end of Spring. It's made...

Def Leppard Catalogue Now On Streaming Services

Def Leppard's entire back catalogue is now available on streaming services for the first time.The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' rockers, fronted by Joe Elliott, were unable to share their songs on Spotify and Apple...

Rick Allen Was Inspired By War Veterans

Def Leppard's Rick Allen has launched a new art exhibition tour across the US to help war veterans.The drummer - who lost his arm in a car crash in 1984 - has felt a connection...

Joe Elliott: The Infrastructure Isn't There For New Acts To Succeed

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott says young bands don't have the ''infrastructure'' in place to sell millions of records.The 58-year-old rocker has sold over 100 million albums worldwide during the legendary Sheffield rock band's career spanning...

Def Leppard To Play Hysteria Album On Tour

Def Leppard will play the whole of their 'Hysteria' album on a tour next year.The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' hitmakers have confirmed their intentions to celebrate this year's 30th anniversary of the hit 1987...

Joe Elliott Toured With Walking Pneumonia In 2015

The singer's health issues finally caught up with him during the group's January (16) Hysteria on the High Seas cruise and he was so sick he couldn't perform. The group then postponed...

Def Leppard Touring With Reo Speedwagon

The British group, which was forced to postpone a series of recent dates as singer Joe Elliott battled illness, is planning the summer trek with fellow classic rock heavyweights for May to October...

Def Leppard Postpone Winter Tour Dates As Joe Elliott Battles Throat Issues

The frontman missed much of the band's recent Hysteria on the High Seas cruise event because he was so ill, and bandmates and stars like Kip Winger and Eric Martin stood in for...

Jimmy Bain Was Battling Lung Cancer

The 68-year-old bassist passed away on 23 January (16) onboard Def Leppard's Hysteria On The High Seas cruise, on which he was due to perform with Last In Line, the band he helped...

Vocal Problems Forced Joe Elliott To Sit Out Def Leppard Cruise Performances

The Hysteria singer struggled through a concert aboard the MSC Divina at the beginning of the cruise and took part in an unplugged storytellers concert, but had to bow out of other performances...

Def Leppard Scrap Gig Due To Illness

The Pour Some Sugar One Me stars were scheduled to perform at the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday (27Jan16) but it has been rescheduled "due to illness", it was announced on their official website....

Vinny Appice Upset With Bandmate Jimmy Bain's Death News

Bain died during Def Leppard's Hysteria On The High Seas cruise on Saturday (23Jan16), and the news was posted on social media before bandmates were able to reach his next of kin....

Vivian Campbell Winning Cancer Battle Thanks To New Drug

The guitarist was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2013 and now doctors have told him his latest cancer treatment is working - and it's all thanks to a new experimental drug called Pembrolizumab....

Joe Elliott: 'Modern Rockers Are Too Focused On Social Media To Make Great Songs'

The Pour Some Sugar On Me singer claims there's a lack of great music in rock because today's bands have no focus. "I'm glad it wasn't around when we started, purely because...

Joe Elliot Battling Bronchial Spasms On Tour

The Pour Some Sugar on Me singer has been dealing with a persistent cough, which he believes was brought on by a show at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota over two...

Vivian Campbell: 'I'll Be Battling Cancer My Whole Life'

The guitarist has missed a string of live shows in recent years after doctors diagnosed him with the disease, which he thought he had beaten in 2014. It returned and Campbell underwent...

Def Leppard Star Upset By Donald Trump Reports

Rumours suggest the U.S. Republican presidential candidate will be at the State Fair next month (Aug15) on the same day the rockers are in town for a gig - and he'll appear before...

Vivian Campbell Able To Rejoin Def Leppard Tour

The rocker was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2013 and he thought he had beaten the disease when doctors declared he was in remission at the end of that year. However, he...

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