Listen as Phil shares how Florida has been a key state in his life from events including his wedding in West Palm Beach and how radio requests in south Florida helped launch "Pour Some Sugar On Me" back in 1987.
Phil also mentions how Hysteria's recent 25th anniversary might warrant adding some songs to the set lists on upcoming dates of the tour! Listen below:
Here’s your chance to win a Jackson guitar signed by Def Leppard as well as some DL merchandise.
Head to the band’s Facebook page HERE and vote for which song you favor: “Pour Some Sugar On Me” OR “Rock of Ages”. Your vote acts as your entry for the contest, so pick a track and check back September 20th when the winner is announced!
"Pour Some Sugar On Me" and "Rock of Ages" newly recorded versions are available now on iTunes, Amazon and all digital retailers!
North American syndicated Rock radio show InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands celebrates the 25th anniversary of HYSTERIA with Joe Elliott and Rick Savage.
Listen to this great, in-depth interview about the recording of HYSTERIA HERE
Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the release of HYSTERIA! Comment with your favorite song/story/memory from HYSTERIA and play the album today LOUD!
Check out a special message from Phil Collen below.
From a recent cleveland.com article: "In August 1987, Def Leppard released "Hysteria," one of the greatest make-out albums of all time. Nine months later, in May 1988, 326,000 babies were born in the United States -- the start of a baby boomlet that stretched into the summer. Coincidence? We think not." Read the article HERE
Today, Music Choice is premiering a special Def Leppard playlist in celebration of the upcoming 25th anniversary of DL's classic album, Hysteria, this Friday (August 3rd). Tune in for exclusive commentary from the band, classic videos, and more. Watch the sneak preview below.
Def Leppard are gearing up for the 2nd leg of the Rock of Ages Tour w/ Poison & Lita Ford kicking off August 9th in Sunrise, FL! In the meantime, check out photos from the first leg of the tour HERE
Also visit our friend Ash Newell photography website at the below links to see additionl photos of Def Leppard.
Joe hits an amazing milestone on Saturday night when he presents his ONE HUNDREDTH show on Planet Rock radio.
Tune In Saturday (21 July) at 6pm (BST) / 1pm (EST) (or stream on-demand) to Joe's weekly radio show on PlanetRock.com, as this week he's roping in his band colleagues to help him pick the songs and join him for a very special celebration.
This weeks epic show will feature the bands Deep Purple, Horslips, Queen, Thin Lizzy, Muse amongst others, as well as some great stories from Joe and the rest of the guys in Def Leppard
No matter where he's at in the world Joe has always been able to broadcast his show, and it's become a staple part of many-a-rock fan's Saturday night entertainment. Joe joined Planet Rock in 2010 and he's since racked up a massive achievement in radio - especially when you consider that he is always busy touring and recording with Def Leppard and Down N' Outz.
Tune in every Saturday to Joe's radio show on PlanetRock.com for new shows!