Joe Elliott Isn't Concerned Over Hall of Fame Induction

With a month to go before 2019's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are announced, Joe Elliott says he isn't losing sleep over whether his band makes the cut. The Def Leppard frontman, whose group has been a staple of "snubbed bands" lists since it became eligible in 2005, says he and his band…

7 Bands with Alternative Spellings

  Mötley Crüe, NOT Motley Crew The band once called "Mars" were playing a gig and another band referred to the group as "a motley looking crew" and the rest is history. The Beatles, NOT The Beetles The inspiration behind the name Beatles came from The Crickets. The misspelling was simply a play on the…

Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks Leading Rock HOF Vote

It's been a week since the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its 2019 nominees, and so far Def Leppard and Stevie Nicks are leading the way. Those two artists sit atop the fan voting thus far, followed by The Cure, Todd Rundgren, and The Zombies. The top five names will make up a…

Def Leppard Earns Gold On First-Ever Live Album

Well this has shaped up to have been a great year for Def Leppard. They just wrapped a highly successful co-headlining tour across North America over the weekend and finally nabbed that nomination for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As if that wasn't enough, the British rockers just went gold with…

Worst Original Band Names

Sometimes coming up with a name is the hardest part. A lot of bands experimented with different names for themselves before they made their final decision. Some of the original names aren't too bad, but you can sure see why they changed them. Find out what these 14 classic rock bands once called themselves and why they changed their names…