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By Ross Halfin

Def Leppard's unstoppable, anthemic tough rock has earned it revenues of greater than sixty five million albums around the world and a legion of committed enthusiasts. This totally licensed visible heritage of the band follows them from the hot wave of British heavy steel to their tremendous Pyromania and Hysteria albums to the sustained strength in their files and excursions this day. mythical rock photographer Ross Halfin has been capturing Def Leppard in view that 1978, and his candid and definitive photographs have helped seize and form clone of the band. Def Leppard contains greater than 450 vintage and unseen images, in addition to textual content from Halfin and tales and statement by way of the band participants and others. The book's e-book coincides with the discharge of an all-new Def Leppard album within the spring and a world journey in the summertime.

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I don’t wear those shorts anymore. –Phil 30 31 32 33 My first Ludwig drum kit, thanks to Henry Smith who worked with Led Zeppelin . . FanFriggin’Tastic! –Rick 34 What you see me wearing here cost a mere £25!! You have to realize when we started this tour, we had nothing!! Forty pounds a week I think we were on . . 99; overall look, priceless!!! –Joe 35 36 I know none of us are in this shot, but it’s still an important picture. This is our first-ever headline show in a stadium, at Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego, California, in 1983.

It was the last show of the American tour, which started just a few months earlier with us supporting Billy Squier. It shows how big we’d become in such a short time . . overnight success in five years! –Joe 37 38 39 40 41 This looks like we’re were trying to pose for a poster!!! Accidental, obviously, but I seem to remember we did use it for something like that. –Joe 42 Another classic poster moment! This is the four-guitar attack, “Switch 625,” 1983-style!!! A. Forum, 1983. I don’t know how this came about, but Brian May joined us onstage for the encore!

Joe 37 38 39 40 41 This looks like we’re were trying to pose for a poster!!! Accidental, obviously, but I seem to remember we did use it for something like that. –Joe 42 Another classic poster moment! This is the four-guitar attack, “Switch 625,” 1983-style!!! A. Forum, 1983. I don’t know how this came about, but Brian May joined us onstage for the encore! We’d met Brian back in ’81 when we opened for Rainbow in Munich and Queen were in town recording Hot Space. I remember with great fondness watching Brian sound checking, and him playing “Photograph”!!

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