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Tag Archives: Def Leppard

Metal By Numbers 1/22: The charts don’t disagree with Poppy

Posted by on January 22, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s not everyday you get a record with a pop oriented vocalist singing over chunky industrial metal riffs, but if bands like BABYMETAL have proven anything it’s that there’s an audience for a […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Seventeen Tours to look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 9, 2020

2020 is the year we get to see Mr. Bungle’s first shows in twenty years, the return of Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Rage Against the Machine, and more. We listed seventeen additional tours we’re looking forward to see.    17) Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison & Joan Jett summer stadium tour Skepticism has been […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/8: New music to listen to

Posted by on January 8, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Dave Mustaine once sang these lyrics in the Megadeth classic “Sweating Bullets”: “Hindsight is always 20-20 / But looking back it’s still a bit fuzzy.” That’s what popped into my head when I […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/11: Cattle Decapitation slaughter sales

Posted by on December 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Compared to the last two months, this list of debuts looks rather small. But what it lacks in length it makes up for with Cattle Decapitation spearheading what will probably be the biggest […]

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Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, and Poison announce 2020 Stadium Tour w/ Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Posted by on December 4, 2019

The tour dates have finally been revealed for Mötley Crüe’s official return to the stage in five years as we’ve seen them recently destroy their Cessation of Touring agreement. In addition to the reunion, this trek has an outstanding lineup, which includes Def Leppard and Poison as Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will open every […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/4: The hidden history of the charts

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The top 40 is a good place to be for most bands, but it’s especially killer to see a death metal band on there. Blood Incantation only have two studio albums under their […]

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Photos/Review Exit 111 Day 2: Def Leppard poured some warmth into the crowd

Posted by on November 19, 2019

  After the first day of the inaugural Exit 111 festival provided fans with an amazing showing, Saturday (10/12/2019) had a lot to live up. The longest day of the festival, doors opened at noon with headliner Def Leppard’s time on the stage set to go well past midnight to 1:15 AM. With over twelve […]

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Will we see Mötley Crüe reunite in 2020?

Posted by on November 18, 2019

According to Rolling Stone, Mötley Crüe are allegedly going to return to the stage despite their ‘Cessation of Touring’ agreement. As we’ve already expressed, 2020 is the year for reunions. Now, the “retired” band will apparently tour with Def Leppard and Poison for a massive 2020 stadium trek. There have been rumors circulating on a […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/30: Alter Bridge walk to the top

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Halloween is tomorrow, so it’s only natural that Christmas music is showing up on the charts. Luckily, one of those albums comes from the one and only Rob Halford, so that should make […]

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Brazilian research names spider species after heavy metal artists

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Christina Rheims, a researcher at Instituto Butantan in São Paulo, Brazil, discovered 4 new spider species and decided to name them after her favorite heavy metal artists. Extraordinarius bruceickinsoni – Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson Extraordinarius klausmeinei – Scorpions vocalist Klaus Meine Extraordinarius rickalleni – Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen Extraordinarius andrematosi – Original Angra vocalist Andre Matos […]

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