Def Leppard Finally Make Entire Discography Available for Streaming; Announce Tours with Journey and Cheap Trick

Def Leppard Finally Make Entire Discography Available for Streaming; Announce Tours with Journey and Cheap Trick

For a while, it seemed like it’d never happen — but today, you can stream Def Leppard‘s entire discography of music online. (If you haven’t yet read our 2017 interview with guitarist Phil Collen, click here to do so). Up until this point, only a small selection of the English hard rock legends’ output over […]

Top 11 Songs Featured in ‘The Sopranos’

Top 11 Songs Featured in ‘The Sopranos’

For six unforgettable seasons, creator David Chase made music an integral part of the Emmy Award-winning drama The Sopranos. Mob boss Tony Soprano (the late, great James Gandolfini) was the show’s focus, and Chase used as a musical guide “any song that Tony would be listening to, that he would have on his radio station.” […]

Joe Satriani Announces New Album ‘What Happens Next’ and G3 Tour with Def Leppard’s Phil Collen and Dream Theater’s John Petrucci

Joe Satriani Announces New Album ‘What Happens Next’ and G3 Tour with Def Leppard’s Phil Collen and Dream Theater’s John Petrucci

Guitar wizard Joe Satriani is back, and on January 12th he’ll release his 16th studio album, What Happens Next. It features collaborations with Satriani’s Chickenfoot pal and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Chad Smith and bassist Glen Hughes from Deep Purple. From the press release, What Happens Next features songs that will, …literally vibrate the soul […]

Last in Line at Record Store Day 2017: A Triumphant Tale

Last in Line at Record Store Day 2017: A Triumphant Tale

  This is a first. I don’t queue up for stuff often, unless beer’s involved. This Record Store Day however, I’ve got the fever. Doing due diligence the day before, I determine that The Sound Garden, Baltimore’s finest record store, would be the sage bet. As I called around, most stores were helpful with information. […]

Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview

Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview

Exploding onto the music scene with a ferocious sound blending primal riffs with a melodic smartness thanks to massive radio hits like “Photograph,” “Rock Of Ages,” “Pour Some Sugar On Me,” “Animal,” “Love Bites”, Def Leppard etched their permanent mark on hard rock music. Masters in the recording studio, Def Leppard also continue to be […]

GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets and Meet Def Leppard on their Upcoming Tour with Poison and Tesla!

GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets and Meet Def Leppard on their Upcoming Tour with Poison and Tesla!

Legendary English rock band Def Leppard are about to head out on an 11-week North American tour with special guests Poison and Tesla—and we’d like to hook one lucky reader up with some tickets and a chance to meet Def Leppard! (And be sure to read our new feature interview with guitarist Phil Collen, too.) […]

Vivian Campbell: A Life in Rock with Dio, Def Leppard and Last in Line (Q&A)

Vivian Campbell: A Life in Rock with Dio, Def Leppard and Last in Line (Q&A)

Decades after the release of Dio’s early ’80s albums, in particular, Holy Diver and The Last In Line, those recordings are widely recognized by music fans and critics alike as towering achievements in ’80s hard rock. Helping carve out the metallic fury of those landmark alums was Northern Irish guitarist Vivian Campbell, whose tough and strident playing and fierce acrobatic solos […]

Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS’ Legacy and Paul McCartney’s Influence

Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS’ Legacy and Paul McCartney’s Influence

Outspoken and brash, arrogant and opinionated, profane and vulgar, supremely narcissistic and sexist, are among the colorful descriptions both the public and media foist at KISS’ founding member Gene Simmons. Acutely aware of how he is perceived, Simmons even named his last solo album Asshole. When meeting with the “God of Thunder,” one will notice […]