Every casual Def Leppard fan has heard of “When Love & Hate Collide;” it was featured on the band’s Vault: Def Leppard Greatest Hits (1980 - 1995) album. The studio version is cool as it’s very stripped down and similar towards the alternative style that Def Leppard was aiming for with Slang (1996). “When Love... Continue Reading →
My Dream Setlist for Def Leppard
One of my favorite YouTube channels at the moment, Sea of Tranquility, did a series throughout the month of March where they created dream setlists for their favorite bands. They didn’t do one for Def Leppard unfortunately, and around the same time, I came across this article from Ultimate Classic Rock from 2011 titled, “Def... Continue Reading →
The Best of Def Leppard Deep Cuts and Rarities
Inspired by Mike Ladano's Highway to Lists: Live Streaming AC/DC Deep Cuts post, I thought it'd be fun to do a similar post about Def Leppard deep cuts. But I'll also include rare hits that didn't make their studio albums; yet are still worth mentioning. I've created some guidelines to make things easier for me. So... Continue Reading →
All I Want Is Everything – ‘Slang’ Turns 24!
On May 14, 1996 (exactly 24 years ago), Def Leppard released their sixth studio album titled Slang. Honestly, I was terrified of how I'd feel about this album because I've heard mixed reviews on it. Def Leppard is known for their big production, catchy melodies, and tight harmonies, but for Slang, the band decided to try something... Continue Reading →