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Posted: 02 Nov 06, 19:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hello,
I was wondering if you can help me with a school project concerning Def Leppard. What I'd need is a description in keywords of how you see Def Leppard nowadays in regard to image. My e-mail address is: skrcbp@hotmail.com
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Posted: 03 Nov 06, 01:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I Love Def Leppard! They're such darlings;)


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Posted: 03 Nov 06, 02:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I hate them. Too over the top. It's not rock, it's not metal. It's just image, something that was destroying metal in the 80's (especially in the US). Initially they started pretty good, but after the early 80's, the MTV type of metal started. And all those bands that followed (poison, RATT and all these "hair metal" bands) sucked big time. They more or less killed the traditional rock (Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath etc.). Thank god for the Grunge that killed this stupid scene. It's the only thing that Grunge is/was good for in my opinion.


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Posted: 03 Nov 06, 07:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love em, they are so 80's cheese rock, how cant you love it???

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Posted: 03 Nov 06, 07:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I recently discovered the album 'Retro Active' which is a collection of B-Sides and other tracks that didn't make the final cut on the albums 'Pyromania', 'Hysteria', and 'Adrenalize'. Let me just say that it's a brilliant collection of songs that showcase Def Leppard at their peak of musical creativity.

Sadly, Def Leppard has gone downhill ever since. However, I have to say that 'X' was a pretty decent album in it's own right.


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Posted: 03 Nov 06, 11:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Def Leppard kick ass. Their hairs are out of this world!

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Posted: 03 Nov 06, 13:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I stopped listening after Hysteria. I couldn't pour any sugar on it after that!!! I don't like processed cheese.

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Posted: 03 Nov 06, 19:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love them. I went and saw them this summer with Journey. Great show.


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Posted: 04 Nov 06, 00:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

willem-jan wrote:

I hate them. Too over the top. It's not rock, it's not metal. It's just image, something that was destroying metal in the 80's (especially in the US). Initially they started pretty good, but after the early 80's, the MTV type of metal started. And all those bands that followed (poison, RATT and all these "hair metal" bands) sucked big time. They more or less killed the traditional rock (Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath etc.). Thank god for the Grunge that killed this stupid scene. It's the only thing that Grunge is/was good for in my opinion.


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70's rock, 80's metal, 90's grunge...I like them in that order. In my opinion, grunge was all image. It wasn't a showy image, but it was an image nonetheless (compare to emo). 80's metal featured a lot of talent, with technical skill and harmonic melody. In fact, 80's metal - even hair and pop metal bands - featured a greater degree of skill than many or most 70's rock bands. I don't think I have to argue that the 70's bred great music, because I think most of you in this community will simply agree.

Now, I can't say grunge was "good" for killing 80's metal, but I suppose it's always healthy for music to continue to change, lest it get repetitive and boring.

Also, "Talk Dirty To Me" has to be one of the catchiest songs of all time.

Edit: I also saw them this summer with Journey. I was satisfied.


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Posted: 04 Nov 06, 15:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

¼Microwave wrote:

I stopped listening after Hysteria. I couldn't pour any sugar on it after that!!!


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Posted: 05 Nov 06, 12:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

def leopard?

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Posted: 05 Nov 06, 13:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

We prefer the Darkness, don't we? Yes, we do.


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Posted: 05 Nov 06, 14:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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We prefer the Darkness, don't we? Yes, we do.




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Posted: 07 Nov 06, 14:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Def Leppard has stood as a pillar in the progression of rock music throughout the 1980's. Although they may not have been the greatest, they did their part in influencing the masses.

Their greatest effort had to be 1983's Pyromania, which went #2 in the U.S.; Michael Jackson's Thriller was the only thing that kept it out of the #1 spot.

Joe Elliot is a powerful vocalist capable of many things when behind a microphone. Steve Clark (R.I.P.) was a great guitarist with rip-roaring riffs and memorable hooks. And who could forget Rick Allen, a strong, talented drummer despite only having ONE arm! (He lost it in a car crash in 1984)

Def Leppard stands as a big influence on many hard rock bands today, and in their 1987 song 'Rocket', listed many of their influences(David Bowie, Beatles, Queen, Elton John, Lou Reed, etc.)

So there you have it. Leppard is pretty kickass even by today's standards. AND, they're still performing today...


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Posted: 07 Nov 06, 15:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'd rather listen to "Limozeen" or "Taranchula" anyday...

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Posted: 10 Nov 06, 09:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<b><font color=666600>Music Man wrote:



90's grunge...I like them in that order. In my opinion, grunge was all image. It wasn't a showy image, but it was an image nonetheless (compare to emo).


Grunge was the least of rock genres that was based on image.

Consider that grunge already existed back in the late 80s in the Seattle underground music scene. Many of those bands didn't have a record contract, and the few who did were signed to indie labels.
Alice in Chains and Soundgarden brought some interest from the outside world towards grunge, but it wasn't until Nirvana released Nevermind that the whole thing exploded.

The whole flannel shirt, converse sneakers, and dirty old jeans fad was never intended to become a trend started by the artists themselves. The record companies, the media, and most of all the fashion industry capitalized on the popularity of grunge to make it an image.

Grunge could have gone down in history as rock genre that never made it into the mainstream, but somehow it did.


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Posted: 11 Nov 06, 21:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks for all replies. Any more opinions, especially regarding their image today?

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Posted: 11 Nov 06, 21:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wait, is it necessary for you to gather other peoples' opinions and not just yours?

Sorry, just these kinds of 'homework help' threads annoy me.


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