The Iowa State Fair is the place to be if you want to catch one of the longest running most successful British heavy metal act to have made a significant impact on the US music scene. If you guessed Def Leppard then you are spot on. During the 1980’s and 1990’s there was no bigger than them in the Heavy Metal genre.
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Old is Gold
The lineup of the band has undergone many changes since it was first formed in 1977 in Sheffield, England. Some of the most regular members of the band include Rick Savage on backing vocals and bass, Joe Elliot on lead vocals, Rick Allen on drums and backing vocals, Phil Collen on backing vocals and guitar and Vivian Campbell on backing vocals and guitar.
First Music Video on MTV
Success came early to the band as they were able to create a niche for themselves with their 1981 album ‘High n Dry’. The song Bringin On the Heartbreak from this album was chosen to be played on MTV as one of the earliest music videos promoting rock music.
Inclusion in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest of All Time
Def Leppard announced themselves to the American music scene with their next album titled ‘Pyromania’. The standout song from that album was Photograph. The popularity of the album can be gauged from the fact that in the US alone it reached Diamond status in terms of sale. In recognition of the success of the album, it was included on number 384 of the ‘500 Greatest Albums of All Time’ by Rolling Stone magazine.
All their Number One Hits
Over the next two decades, the band has continued to produce chart busters which include such instant classics as Pour Some Sugar on Me, Lets Get Rocked, Hysteria, Rocket, Animal and many more. Do not miss out on this wonderful opportunity; buy Def Leppard Des Moines tickets quickly before they all sell out.