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WE LOVE FRIDAYS & Def Leppard!!!

February 5, 2010

Hell with writing this morning, on a total Def Leppard buzz!! Enjoy

Updated: Def Leppard Cancel 3rd Leg of Tour

October 17, 2009

Def Leppard have cancelled the planned 3rd leg of their tour for unknown reasons/ The legendary Sheffield rockers have cancelled 23 dates that were due to start next Thursday in Reno, Nevada. The reasons haven’t been made clear but a short statement was released on Defleppard.com yesterday, Due to unforeseen personal matters, the third leg […]

Tickets There Likes: Def Leppard – Hysteria

September 1, 2009

OK, ok I have to stop putting this one of and get it out of the way finally. You all knew this was coming and I can’t count how many drafts I’ve written in an attempt to get it done. Def Leppard’s mightiest of mighty accomplishments, the golden goose, the Holy Grail of their collection […]

Tickets There Likes: Def Leppard – Adrenalize

August 9, 2009

What? You were expecting the third Def Leppard Likes to be about Hysteria? Sorry, one more to cover first. Adrenalize gets a very special place in my heart as it’s the very first album I ever owned. This is the mother of all my music tastes and the big bang that caused the chain of […]

Tickets There Likes: Def Leppard – High ‘N’ Dry

July 30, 2009

Hopefully you’ve gone out and bought Pyromania, if not…..like I said, you’re a sap. Or, maybe it’s because you haven’t read the review so go do it now https://ticketsthere.wordpress.com/2009/07/27/tickets-there-likes-def-leppard-pyromania  Good, now you’re back. So The Mighty Leppard exploded in the states with that album, made them the biggest band in the world…etc. Now it’s time […]

Tickets There Likes: Def Leppard – Pyromania

July 27, 2009

If there is one band on God’s green earth that has meant more to Tickets there, and the man behind Tickets There (no, not the guys in Eyebrowy, me ya knob!), it has to be Def Leppard. Despite Guns N Roses, Marilyn Manson, Elvis Presley, Turn, Metallica and many, many, many others over the years […]

Live Review: Def leppard / Whitesnake / Journey – O2 Arena, Dublin

June 17, 2009

With the arena world filling up with reformed pop bands and mediocre indie acts like Coldplay, Snow Patrol and the Kings of Leon, it’s about time the people who do it best return and show the kids what a live performance is all about. When you take two bands like Def Leppard and Whitesnake and […]

DeFt Leppard: Do You Wanna Get Rocked?

February 9, 2010

Europe’s Leading Def Leppard tribute band, Deft Leppard are coming to Dublin! On February 19th, they’ll rock the hell out of Eden Quay’s, The Pint – when they cover hits from Leppard iconic catalogue including Pour Some Sugar on me, Rocket, Action, Photograph, Love Bites, RUN RIOT, Too Late For Love and many, many more. […]

HY-GIY?: Jape – Ritual

September 7, 2009

If you read my blog you should know three things. 1, I have a frightening love for Sheffield’s finest rock band, Def Leppard. 2, I like tearing into terrible bands and ridiculing them to the point where it just inst professional and I make very few apologies to fans or band members for the way I discuss them and three, I consider Jape to be one of Irelands finest talents ever produced and last year, he sealed that claim with his third album, Ritual.

GAMA BOMB Release Untouchable Glory album

October 30, 2015

Another great announcement today for metal heads. Not only have HELLFEST gone and announced the best festival line-up you’re ;likely to see in 2016. Not only have the less metal, but equally excellent Def Leppard released their new album – but home-grown thrash metal icons GAMA BOMB have also release their new album, Untouchable Glory. […]

WIN: Tickets to see The Down ‘N’ Outz in Dublin

November 27, 2014

Whether you’re a fan of Def Leppard, The Quireboys, Joe Elliott, Mott The Hoople or good old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll, then this one is for you. The Down ‘N’ Outz, Joe Elliott’s tribute band to his childhood icons – Mott The Hoople and all things connected to them are coming to Dublin’s Academy for […]

Graspop and Sweden Rock announce 2015 line-ups

November 20, 2014

Oh it’s getting serious now folks, First Download and Hellfest and now Graspop and Sweden Rock have unleashed the beasts for next year’s festivities. Both have fairly enticing attractions so the pressure is now on for decision making. Graspop: 19,20,21 JUNE 15 Graspop is coming out mighty strong this year. As one of Europe’s most […]

HELLFEST X announcement in SIX days

November 11, 2014

The tenth instalment of everyone’s favourite heavy metal festival is set to be announced in six days time. Fans (me) have been panicked that this year’s usual September announcement had been delayed but organizers have now confirmed they will not announce a small portion of the bill this side of Christmas, but instead will announce […]

The Treatment | Talk 2 Tickets

June 16, 2014

Described as one of the most exciting bands to emerge from England in years, The Treatment are five guys who love rock ‘n’ roll. They released their debut album, This Might Hurt, in 2011 and its follow up, Running with the Dogs, earlier this year to massive critical acclaim. They’ve supported some of the biggest […]

Joe Elliott & Porterhouse Launch New Ale – ‘Louder’

April 22, 2014

Def Leppard / Down ‘N’ Outz singer, Joe Elliott has teamed up with The Porterhouse Chain to release his second rock star drink –  Louder. Leppard fans may remember a few years back when he release his first one – Down ‘N’ Outz larger, which this writer will admit was an acquired taste. This time however […]

KISS Enter Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Shame

April 14, 2014

For many years, members of the KISS army have cried out at the unjustified dismissing of KISS when the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame (self-titled) selects entrants for its ‘illustrious’ records. Yes, this group of nobodies who have contributed nothing to the world of rock ‘n’ roll (Actually, I should be a member) get […]

Vivian Campbell | Talks 2Tickets

March 7, 2014

For more than thirty years, Vivian Campbell has been a well-established figure in the world of heavy metal and hard rock. Since cutting his teeth with the influential Sweet Savage in the late seventies, Vivian has continuously worked with some of the genre’s finest artists. Firstly with the iconic DIO, where he wrote and contributed to […]

Happy New Year from Tickets There

January 2, 2014

Tickets There would like to wish all of our readers, commenters, followers and all the many amazing bands we love so much a very happy new year. 2013 was epically epic and 2014 is looking even stronger. Before the first proper 2014 post (and yet another Tickets There reboot begins), I’d like to thank Psykosis, […]

Movie Review – VIVA! Hysteria

September 20, 2013

The criteria for storylines and starlets has apparently lowered in Hollywood. Nowhere is this more obvious than in VIVA! Hysteria which bounds to cinema screens across the world this week. Offering nothing to any discerning viewer and relying heavily on its Def Leppard laced soundtrack and a live performance by the band themselves. Almost every […]

Review: Reckless Love – Spirit

September 2, 2013

No matter how much metal you’re into, you still need something anthematic for those Friday and Saturday nights. Vader and Deicide are great and all, but they won’t have your singling along with fists raised on the dance floor when the thirteenth Jägerbomb. No, in times like that you need to turn to something else […]