Photo courtesy of Paul Natkin
Photo courtesy of Paul Natkin

Loop Hall of Fame – Def Leppard (inducted 6/2/17)

Def Leppard
Inducted on June 2, 2017

First song played on the Loop: “Bringin’ on the Heartbreak”

Reasons for induction
The “Hysteria” album: Seven hit singles (“Animal”, “Rocket”, “Pour Some Sugar on Me”, “Women”, “Hysteria”, “Armageddon’ It”, “Love Bites”). It’s also Def Leppard’s best-selling album of all time.
One of the biggest bands to emerge from the “New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM)”
Core band members (Joe Elliott, Rick Savage, Rick Allen) have kept the band going and kicking ass for 40 years

Iconic Chicago setlist – Rosemont Horizon (October 23, 1987)

Stage Fright
Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)
Another Hit and Run
Too Late for Love
Gods of War
Die Hard the Hunter
Bringin’ on the Heartbreak
Pour Some Sugar on Me
Let it Go
Rock of Ages

Good Golly Miss Molly

Essential Def Leppard Tracks
Wasted (On Through the Night)
Rock Brigade (On Through the Night)
Let It Go (High ‘n’ Dry)
High ‘n’ Dry (High ‘n’ Dry)
Bringin’ On the Heartbreak (High ‘n’ Dry)
Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop) (Pyromania)
Photograph (Pyromania)
Too Late for Love (Pyromania)
Foolin’ (Pyromania)
Rock of Ages (Pyromania)
Rocket (Hysteria)
Animal (Hysteria)
Love Bites (Hysteria)
Pour Some Sugar on Me (Hysteria)
Armageddon It (Hysteria)
Hysteria (Hysteria)
Gods of War (Hysteria)
Let’s Get Rocked (Adrenalize)
Slang (Slang)
Long, Long Way to Go (X)
Let’s Go (Def Leppard)