Def Leppard — almost gone in the '90s, not forgotten in the '00s

The musical group Def Leppard is composed of, from left, Phil Collen, Joe Elliott, Rick Allen, Vivian Campbell and Rick Savage. We have this unshakable memory of Def Leppard: British boys posturing and grimacing in polished MTV videos of the '80s, lip-syncing to pop-metal delights Rock of Ages, Photograph and Pour Some Sugar on Me.

But there's more drama to the Def Leppard story.

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