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Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection

While many of their peers were abandoning '70s metal and arena rock to hop the punk/new wave bandwagon, Def Leppard smartly stripped the earlier era's music of its excesses, bolstered it with energetic, pop-savvy hooks and quickly found itself the vanguard of the UK's new metal revival and one of the '80s most spectacularly successful rock acts. The first disc of this 35-track, two-and-a-half hour double-disc retrospective focuses on the familiar hits of their early MTV, platinum-selling prime, though the inclusion of the video edit/remixes of "Pour Some Sugar On Me" and "Rocket" attempts to cast them in a more club-friendly contemporary groove…

Submitted:Mar 30, 2006
Brand:Island / Mercury
Total comments:1
Category:New Wave & Post-Punk
5 diggs • 1 comment • Mar 30, 2006

Apple once again finds music as a marketing inspiration

Def Leppard: Rock of Ages album cover is very simular to the new Apple Hi-Fi window display. Is this another coincidence or a deliberate decision by apple marketing?