Def Leppard: They sang with an American accent and that resonated with genius producer Mutt Lange and the rest is history. The English rock band with hit albums like “Hysteria” and “Pyromania” ranked among Rolling Stones “Greatest Albums of All-Time”.
Their early influencers were Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd and they’ve been together more than 42-years, they survived drummer Rick Allen’s loss of an arm in a car accident and guitarist Steve Clark’s fatal overdose in 1991.
Def Leppard were among the most successful of the new wave of British heavy metal bands in the early 1980’s and one of the world’s best-selling music artists of all time.
Def Leppard: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class of 2019.