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Def Leppard

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    What's Up With Songs That Compare Women To Foods?

    We find it a disturbing that male musicians constantly compare women (or their body parts) to foods, specifically fruits and candies. While it's flattering to be compared to edible products with a high glycemic index, it's also becoming unoriginal and while these songs are entertaining, they are mil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    QUIZ: Can You ID These Bands From Their Famous Typefaces?

    Fact: Any band who uses Times New Roman on their album cover isn't going to make it in the music industry. (Feel free to prove us wrong, though). Smart typography selection is as important to a band's image as having a memorable logo. In 1937, industrial designer and typographer Gerry Powell, desig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Friday, July 4 July 4th with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Skip the neighborhood barbecues and overcrowded beaches and instead head over to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for a 4th of July holiday event of a d ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2013

    Chris Epting Is Burning for a Fight

    How a mild-mannered Huntington Beach columnist became OC's fiercest critic of a proposed beach fire pit ban

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Tribute Bands Unite For Sandy Hook Benefit Concert in OC

    While it's true that even the best tribute bands will never grace the same stages as the icons they emulate, a hoard of talented pretenders are about to tune up for a very important gig next week. On January 20, eight bands will strap on their wigs, glittery axes and unitards for a concert benefitin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Meat Your New Favorite Band: The Hoagies

    If Lookout! Records still existed, Orange County foursome the Hoagies would be the ideal group for the label. Take one part three-chord punk a la the Queers and one part '70s rock a la the Donnas and you've got the Hoagies.However, there's more to the Hoagies than just a fascination with '90s Bay Ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2012

    Def Leppard - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - 6/22/12

    Def Leppard Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 6/22/12 Having a Broadway play named after one of your signature songs is a compliment, but seeing it turned into a bloated studio film featuring some of the biggest names in Hollywood is a whole different story. But that's what Def Leppard's legacy has ... More >>

  • Film

    June 14, 2012

    'Rock of Ages,' or 'Hair Metal: The Musical'

    Adam Shankman, et al. make you happy you missed the Sunset Strip, circa 1987

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012

    Def Leppard

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Def Leppard To Play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre June 22

    Children of the '80s unite! British hard rockers Def Leppard announced that they'll be hitting the road along with Poison and Lita Ford this summer, including a June 22 date at Irvine's Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre. The band that's best known for hit singles like "Photograph," "Pour Some Sugar On Me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Jack's Sixth Show at Verizon Amphitheater Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Marcy Playground, Dramarama, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Everclear, Heart, Def Leppard at Jack FM's Sixth Show September 10, 2011 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine Holy cluster fuck!! I can easily say the theme for Jack's Sixth Show was pissed. After a morning full of t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2011

    Jack's Sixth Show

    Verizon Wireless

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    WTF: Former Iron Maiden Singer Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    Aled Thomas​WTF:Perhaps this week's post is a more pathetic cautionary tale than a bonafied WTF. In any event, it demonstrates that iconic stars everywhere might benefit from the stern benefactoring of MASH's own Mike Farrell, who once consulted fallen stars on how to manage their fortunes. 

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Lit at the House of Blues in Anaheim Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Lit Jan. 29, 2011House of Blues, AnaheimIt was fitting that Lit helped to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the House of Blues in Anaheim, as they opened the venue a decade ago. A sold-out HOB was a solid testament to Lit's continued ability to fill venues. Big thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Def Leppard Tribute Bands Feud Over One-Armed Drummer

    ​Tribute bands are all about authenticity. From the wigs to the clothes to the gestures, a tribute band knows how to honor their heroes. But can some bands take it too far? We think so. According to NME, Dallas-based Def Leppard tribute band Pyromania have posted an ad on Stereogum  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Local Record Review: Tomorrows Bad Seeds

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill Av ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Introducing NOIRtorious, Our Weekly Comic by Pop Noir

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every Thursday, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)Check out the inaugural strip featuring Bob Geldof and D ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010

    Todd Rocks Benefit

    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    The Hot, Beery Beerness of OC Beer Fest

    ​First, look at that picture to the right. See that hat? About half of the attendants at the Orange County Beer Festival on Sunday were wearing one of those. Singha Beer realized what this event was: A chance to promote their brand to people willing to pay $40 for three hours of unlimited beer.[[F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Slideshows: Street Scene, Def Leppard, More

    Beth Stirnaman​Do you not know Chromeo by now? Really? Well, that's them up there, playing Street Scene in San Diego this past Friday night. They were awesome. Also awesome: Beth Stirnaman's photographs from day one and day two of the festival. It was like Coachella, but less people, not as many b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Two-for-One tickets today

    Just got this email regarding two-for-one tickets on sale only today. Here's the info I was sent. HALF PRICE TICKETS; Get 2 for the Price of 1 -- Tomorrow! -- Starting at 12:01 midnight on Wednesday, July 22 for 24 hours: -- A pair of lawn tickets to participating Live Nation amphitheate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Live Nation Going 'All-In' Today

    The Fray kicking back.Sure, it's fun to hate Live Nation for being a giant corporation that seems to control every big concert tour in the world, but they're making it pretty tough to do so this summer. Since starting "no service fee Wednesdays" last month, they've (as one might guess) dropped those ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Incoming: Def Leppard, Poison and Cheap Trick at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Let's get let's get let's get rocked. Def Leppard, Poison (pictured, duh) and Cheap Trick are coming to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine on August 30. Tickets are on sale 11 a.m. this Saturday, March 7. No word on prices yet, or if the arsenal of Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels skanks ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 6, 2008
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    September 19, 2007
  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Singles Going Steady

    The best end-to-end albums from a single-driven year

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Get Out!

    June 15 - June 22: Os Mutantes!

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Get Out!

    June 1 - June 8: Skulls and Whiskey

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    The Midnight Nambla

    Turbonegro arent gaytheyre just really, really good-looking

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    The Car Crash Set

    Five more musicians who put the pedal through the metal

  • Music

    March 25, 2004

    Hair to kill for!

    Metal Skool learn us good

  • Columns

    March 11, 2004
  • Music

    May 22, 2003
  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Warm Up Those Kegel Muscles!

    The Muffs are back!

  • Unknown

    August 16, 2001
  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Up In Murk

    Evaporators front man Nardwuar keeps his past and present mythic

  • Features

    March 1, 2001

    Smell the Love

    Is the best thing about the Moseleys their clean, close shave?
    No, its waking up in their arms.

  • Unknown

    February 24, 2000
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    September 9, 1999
  • Music

    July 15, 1999
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