As Def Leppard's 2015 Tour Launches, Joe Elliott Gets Real About Being in a 'Legacy' BandElliott is one of rock's true believers. "When you’re from a certain era, or you’re of a certain age, it’s really hard to let go of why you got into this in the first place. And we got into it to make albums."
Def Leppard's Joe Elliott on the Majesty of Thin LizzyJoe Elliott talks about his relationship with Thin Lizzy, his favorite song, his favorite album and how Phil Lynott blamed Def Leppard for splitting up the band.
Happy 30th: Def Leppard's 'Pyromania'
Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound offTuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock'n'roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.
Hendrix At 70: "He's The Ultimate Rock Guitar Player" - Def LeppardDef 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.
"It Was Hard Trying To Be 22": Def Leppard To Re-Record Their CatalogA 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.