Def Leppard in Ottawa

Def Leppard teased a crowd of 9,200 at the Corel Centre last night, filing on stage amidst flashing red strobe lights and the sounds of Queen singing We Will Rock You.

Once they were there, the lights went white and flooded the house, and it was Action for a raucous, reminiscent 90-minute-plus set by the British quintet.

And if many of the 30-, 40- and 50-somethings in attendance have left their brash and boisterous tendencies to, as lead singer Joe Elliott advised, take the "f—ing roof off this place," behind, they still rocked out pretty good. But this '80s band has somehow managed to find a young following too, with a surprising number of youngsters snapping up seats.

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