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Hendrix At 70: “He’s The Ultimate Rock Guitar Player” – Def Leppard

Def Leppard recently spoke with CBS Local about Jimi Hendrix, and guitarist Phil Collen called him “the ultimate rock guitar player, the most amazing guitar player of all time.” Singer Joe Elliott, meanwhile, marveled at Hendrix’s abilities as a singer.

11/08/2012

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Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Auctions Custom Guitar For Cancer Research

The custom guitar that Def Leppard’s Phil Collen has played throughout this summer’s Rock of Ages Tour is heading to the auction block to raise money for cancer research.

09/06/2012

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“It Was Hard Trying To Be 22”: Def Leppard To Re-Record Their Catalog

A casual Def Leppard fan going to the iTunes store to download songs by the legendary hard rock band would likely be disappointed: their classic albums, including Pyromania, Hysteria, and Adrenalize, are all absent from the online retailer, due to business disagreements with their former record label, Universal Music.

07/06/2012

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Def Leppard On Tom Cruise In ‘Rock Of Ages’: “Wow!”

Def Leppard talks how impressed they were by how hard Tom Cruise worked on his performance in Rock of Ages.

06/15/2012

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Summer Tour Guide

Summer’s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours tend to leave arenas to give fans the experience of hearing their favorite performers live under the stars (or under the rain, if you’re unlucky). Here’s a roundup of some of this summer’s top shed and stadium tours.

05/29/2012

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Rate-A-Record: Tom Cruise Sings Def Leppard’s “Pour Some Sugar On Me”

Listen and rate Tom Cruise’s Rock of Ages version of Def Leppard’s classic “Pour Some Sugar On Me.”

05/16/2012

Epic Cover Album: Carlos Santana is El Fuego

Absolutely no guitarist but Carlos Santana has that combo of having played vintage Woodstock and having those much envied magical latin fingers. Santana got to work and play gigs with some of the world’s most treasured older musicians […]

06/25/2010

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