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Throwback Thursday – Def Leppard

by SirLady on August 22, 2013

In 1982, the band Def Leppard made their video debut on MTV.  The following year the band became a household name with their second studio album, Pyromania.  “Mutt” Lang produced the albums and help the band from Sheffield England define their style as New Wave British Heavy Metal.  It was the bands fourth album, Hysteria, released in 1987 that made them bonafide rock stars worldwide.  The album produced seven hit singles: “Love Bites”, “Pour Some Sugar on Me’, “Hysteria”, “Amageddon It”, “Animal”, “Rocket” and “Women”.

Def Leppard is one of the world’s best-selling music artists having sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and still selling over 10 million copies in the U.S.  And arguably one of the best drummers of all time in Rick allen.

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