No matter the time of year, some Guns N' Roses music can hit the spot. Whether it's Appetite For Destruction, some G N' R Lies, the Use Your Illusion albums, etc., there's always a song to fit the mood. I have a childhood friend to thank for getting me into the band's music back in the late '80s, which also lead to numerous discussions and disagreements. Ok, some arguments too, like which band was better -- Def Leppard or Guns N' Roses -- and which was … [Read more...] about Revisiting Guns N’ Roses’ “Don’t Cry” (Alternate Lyrics): A Different Meaning
[UPDATES] Def Leppard: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Def Leppard was finally inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2019! The band had been eligible since 2005, which still brings into question the Hall of Fame's nomination and selection process -- for example, Janet Jackson was also a 2019 inductee; is that fair when so many other deserving ROCK artists await their turn? The argument detailed below questioning the Hall of Fame's … [Read more...] about Bon Jovi BEFORE Def Leppard? For Shame, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!
It's hard to believe it's been over THIRTY YEARS since Def Leppard's groundbreaking album "Hysteria" was released. I'm a big fan of the band and appreciate all their music - from their first EP to their latest self-titled album...but "Hysteria" always takes me back to a very special place. … [Read more...] about Do you believe it? Def Leppard’s “Hysteria” is 30!
I asked myself "Do you really want to do this now?" several times before creating this site. (And yes, Def Leppard fans, it is also the opening line from their song "Let's Go." I'm a big fan of the band - going back to their early days - and I guarantee you'll see more Def Leppard references in future posts!) Hmm, now that I think about it, maybe the "Let's Go" lyric was ringing in my head while I was pondering the launch of this site. But I … [Read more...] about Do You Really, Really Want To Do This Now?