Def Leppard is taking a break from work on a long-awaited studio album to tour with Styx and Tesla, but don't expect any concert previews of their new songs.
For something that's supposed to be a huge honor, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction sure does get a lot of artists riled up.
Fans who turn out to see Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla this summer shouldn't expect to see any big set-closing jams.
The two bands will hit the shed circuit this summer with Tesla as the opener.
While they're waiting for the band's new album, Def Leppard fans in the U.S. can also look forward to summer tour dates -- at least two of them, anyway.
We asked you to make an impossible choice in our previous Clash of the Titans, when we put Led Zeppelin's first two records in the ring against each other.
Def Leppard's multi-platinum breakthrough album 'Pyromania' was released on Jan. 20, 1983.
In one of the scariest and ultimately inspiring stories in recent rock history, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen nearly lost his life and did lose his left arm in a car accident on Dec. 31, 1984.
Def Leppard have never been known for being particularly avant garde, but singer Joe Elliott hinted at some potentially surprising stuff on the band's new album during a recent interview.
Accompanying this morning's announcement of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2015 induction class was the usual head shaking and open-mouthed disbelief that some of classic rock's oldest and most worthy bands were passed up once again.