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Def Leppard

In lots of ways, Def Leppard were the definitive hard rock-band from the ’80s. There have been many rings that rocked harder (and had been more threatening) compared to the Sheffield-based quintet, but few others captured the soul of the changing times quite aswell. Growing in the past due ’70s …

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The Skunks

Guitarist Larry Lynne and keyboardist Rick Allen formed the Skunks in 1964, a short-lived music group perhaps most widely known for saving a rare solitary for Chess Information with Sonny Young man Williamson, “Fanny Mae.” Originally, Lynne led a Milwaukee-based music group known as the Bonnevilles. Allen became a member …

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Rick Allen

Few various other musicians in the annals of rock experienced to overcome such a serious, career-threatening injury as Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen needed to in 1984, when his arm was amputated because of a near-fatal motor vehicle accident. Given birth to Richard John Cyril Allen on November 1, 1963, …

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