Funko to Release POP! Vinyl Figures of Pantera, Dio, Dee Snider, Iron Maiden, and Twiztid


Funko, the global sensation of popular vinyl collectible toys company has teamed is currently holding its Pop! A Palooza as they unveil new pop figures ahead of the holidays. New Funko POP’s already for sale or coming soon include a 4-set of PanterA, the long-teased Dee Snider in his Twisted Sister days, Ronnie James, Black Sabbath, a set of Twizted, Glow in The Dark Iron Maiden,, and more! Check out the awesomeness below! Other artists who have gotten the Pop! Rocks treatment in the past includes Slipknot, N.W.A., Kiss, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Prince, Rob Zombie, FFDP, Alice In Chains and more. The Funko brand, which sells other figures and licensed merchandise, went public with an IPO in 2018.

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Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe Announce “The World Tour” Co-Headline Dates and Festivals for 2023


Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe are going global in 2023 with their co-headline ‘The World Tour!’ The tour that sold 1.3 million tickets and grossed $173 million dollars will embark on dates in South America, the United Kingdom, and Euope in 2023. In addition to co-headline dates at major stadiums, the tour will also visit European festivals such as Sweden Rock, Coppenhell, Trondheim Fest and Graspop. More dates are expected to be announced.

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Pre-Orders Go Live for The Long-Awaited – “Definitely: The Official Story of Def Leppard” Book


 

Genesis Publications is thrilled to announce the official pre-order for the first-ever anthology of Def Leppard, Definitely: The Official Story of Def Leppard, which began Tuesday October 18th, with a worldwide release date forthcoming in spring 2023. Part memoir, part scrapbook, Definitely: The Official Story of Def Leppard is the ultimate record of Def Leppard’s legendary career. Available as both a hardback bookstore version as well as signed, limited Collector and Deluxe edition. For pre-orders, fans can visit the link below:

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ALBUM REVIEW: Def Leppard – Diamond Star Halos


Seven years after their previous, eponymously titled, album Def Leppard are back with Diamond Star Halos (UMG). It is a long gap between records and right from the off their trademark arena-ready hard rock is in full swing in ‘Take What You Want’ – with it’s crunching chords and touches of On Through The Night. The first three tracks conform to their trademark sound, with the seventies-inspired, glam stomper ‘Kick’ one of the highlights – they have compensated for the familiarity by stuffing it full of hooks. ‘Fire It Up’ is a hard rocker with a slinky little riff and daft and hackneyed lyrics designed purely for a singalong.

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Def Leppard Releases New Single – “Take What You Want”


Def Leppard has shared the second single from their upcoming new album “Take What You Want”. The track comes from Diamond Star Halos (UMC) releasing on the 27th of May 2022. The album features a very special guest appearance on two tracks from multi-Grammy winner and acclaimed songwriter, Alison Krauss. The album opener, the new single is classic Def Leppard to the core. A lyric video for the single will be released on the 29th of April 2022. All of this arrives ahead of Def Leppard’s massive 36 City North American -”The Stadium” Tour with Mötley Crüe, Poison, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and more! Kicking off on 16th June in Atlanta.

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Def Leppard Announce “High ‘n’ Dry” As a Vinyl Picture Disc for Record Store Day 2022


Universal Music will release Def Leppard’s seminal album “High ‘n’ Dry” for Record Store Day 2022, on the 45th anniversary of Def Leppard forming in 1977. “High ‘n’ Dry” will be released as a picture disc, for the very first time, on the 23rd, April 2022. Continue reading


Five Finger Death Punch’s Mascot “Knucklehead” Gets a Funko POP Rocks Figure


Funko, the global sensation of popular vinyl collectible toys company has teamed up with
Five Finger Death Punch for a new figure in the Pop Rocks! series. The FFDP mascot is the new recipient of a Funko POP! Vinyl figure and you can get notfied of the pre-orders for the “Knucklehead” at the link below. See images of the figure below as well. Other artists who have gotten the Pop! Rocks treatment in the past includes Slipknot, N.W.A., Kiss, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Prince, Rob Zombie, and more. The Funko brand, which sells other figures and licensed merchandise, went public with an IPO in 2018.

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Def Leppard’s Classic Song “Rock Of Ages” Heard in the Cobra Kai Season 4 Trailer


Netflix just dropped the trailer to Season 4 of their hit series Cobra Kai, the sequel to the The Karate Kid movies from 1980s! The show has always celebrated the decade it came from , especially the music. The trailer for season 4 features the iconic 1980s hit song “Rock of Ages” by Def Leppard. Cobra Kai, takes place over 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament with the continuation of the inescapable conflict between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka). Season 4 finds the Miyagi-Do and Eagle Fang dojos joining forces to take down Cobra Kai at the All Valley Under 18 Karate Tournament… and whoever loses must hang up their gi. The series also stars Martin Kove and Thomas Ian Griffith from the movies.

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