WMMO Music News 

Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Leaves Tour

  • 7:54 pm Sunday, May 27th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

Our thoughts and best wishes are with Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen who has left the tour one week in.

In a statement on DefLeppard.com, the band wrote:

Our brother and bandmate Phil has unexpectedly returned home for a family emergency.  With Phil’s blessing our friend, Steve Brown, will be joining us on stage until Phil is able to return.  On with the show!

WATCH: Journey & Def Leppard Tour Kickoff

  • 12:04 pm Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 by hildiwmmo

One of the best tours of the year has begun.

Journey and Def Leppard kicked off their blockbuster tour last night in Hartford, Conn. Being that both bands are equally-huge draws, they are taking turns opening each show.

Watch footage of some of their opening night performances below and get tickets here to see them when they hit the Amalie Arena on August 18.

Re-Name Def Leppard’s New Beer

  • 5:03 pm Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

Oh, c’mon Def Leppard, you can do better than this…

Def Leppard has named their new beer…Def Leppard Pale…Really?

With your catalog you guys should be able to come up with something a bit more exciting, but hey that’s what the fans are for!

Tell us what you would name their new beer! I like High n’ Dry…

Read the full story here.

Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Talks Jamming With Journey, Bruce Lee, Hendrix & More

  • 2:11 am Monday, March 19th, 2018 by Joe Rock

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen discusses the band’s upcoming tour with Journey, their Record Store Day Release, his side project Delta Deep and a lot more.

WMMO Presents: Def Leppard’s Streaming And On Tour: The All Access Podcast

  • 12:19 am Friday, February 16th, 2018 by Joe Rock

The Def leppard All Access Podcast where the band discusses their upcoming tour with Journey and so much more.

Mellencamp, Jagger, Rock World Pay Tribute to Tom Petty

  • 4:21 pm Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Love the poetic way John Mellencamp paid tribute to Tom Petty on his Facebook page:

“Tom Petty was the Edward Hopper of American songwriters,” it begins. “He was a certain kind of bird that had no legs, so he could never land on this earth; he lived his whole life in the sky. And now he will spread his wings and sleep on the wind. His name is written in the stars. John Mellencamp.”

Bob Dylan:

“It’s shocking, crushing news,” Bob Dylan said in a statement to Rolling Stone. “I thought the world of Tom. He was a great performer, full of the light, [More]

WATCH: Def Leppard Celebrates 30 Years of Hysteria

  • 4:33 pm Monday, August 14th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Cool documentary commemorating the 30th anniversary of Def Leppard’s Hysteria album.

We’ll Be At Welcome To Rockville, Will You?

  • 5:25 pm Thursday, April 13th, 2017 by Joe Rock

Band schedule for both days of the Welcome to Rockville Festival and more.

Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Talks The Band’s Live Show, Jimi Hendrix, Delta Deep And More

  • 3:47 pm Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 by Joe Rock

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen talks current tour, recent releases and more.

Watch Some Of New Def Leppard Concert Film Coming Friday

  • 1:58 am Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 by Joe Rock

A few songs from the forthcoming Def Leppard DVD “and There Will Be A Next Time: Live In Detroit”.