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Tag Archives: Def Leppard

The best-selling rock and metal of 2018 so far is…

Posted by on June 15, 2018

If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider, you likely check out Metal by Numbers, in which we look at the week’s biggest-selling heavy titles. Of course, streaming is more or less taking over as the way many people consume music, but hard rock and metal fans tend to be more loyal. With this current […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/13: If you have Ghost on the charts, you have everything

Posted by on June 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. When your album is second only to Kanye West on the charts, you’re probably doing something right. Such is the case with Ghost and their newest album Prequelle. If it wasn’t apparent by now, the […]

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Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Mastodon will have Record Store Day releases available

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Record Store Day has proven to be a savior for the music industry, particularly independent record stores and vinyl sales. Since it launched in 2007, it’s expanded to two days (there’s also one on Black Friday) and vinyl sales have continued to increase every year. Meanwhile, the event, which was meant to get consumers away […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/31: Sales are looking grim

Posted by on January 31, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You’ll be happy to know that we have full chart information this week, meaning that we have chart positions for those artists listed in”Top Current Albums” as well as numbers for albums you haven’t […]

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Journey & Def Leppard announces massive co-headlining North American Tour, Def Leppard’s original masters now streaming

Posted by on January 19, 2018

With the hope that the rumors we heard about Ozzy touring with Stone Sour and Slayer with Anthrax, Testament, Lamb of God, and Behemoth, turn out to be true, these could be one of the biggest tours of the year. However, while we wait for these details to be confirmed, Journey and Def Leppard have […]

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Consequence of Sound share ten hair metal albums that “don’t suck”

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Similar to nu metal, hair metal is a subgenre people either enjoy or immediately judge as the worst genre ever. People have argued that glam rock acts which started in the late seventies and went well into the eighties mainly appeal to those who grew up during this era, and are nothing more than nostalgia […]

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Find out how much Babymetal, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N’ Roses and more made on the road

Posted by on May 4, 2017

  ​If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you.  This week, there’s a lot of big names including the Red Hot Chili Peppers with their recent […]

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Record Store Day 2017 Metal and Hard Rock Preview

Posted by on April 19, 2017

The tenth annual Record Store Day is fast approaching! This Saturday, record stores nationwide will be releasing some great new records to add to your vastly growing music collection. It’s a long list of new limited edition releases, but let’s check out what they have to offer for Heavy Metal & Hard Rock. New to […]

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Former AC/DC singer Brian Johnson resurfaces with travel show

Posted by on April 4, 2017

The fate of AC/DC is still up in the air, especially since they don’t technically have a singer right now. Axl Rose did an admirable job of filling in for Brian Johnson, the leather-lunged vocalist of the band for 36 years, after he was forced to stop singing with the band or face total hearing […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 10th, 2017

Posted by on February 10, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Overkill and Mors Principium Est, a live Def Leppard CD/DVD/Blu-Ray release, and maybe even Marilyn Manson’s Say10. If you want to check out last week’s releases […]

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