Journey is the wild card

There was nothing wrong with the way Def Leppard performed. They rocked the house with their usual exuberance and commitment.

However, guys, you got beat Saturday night. It is difficult to write this. But, heck, it's true: Journey won this Battle of the Bands.

Def Leppard headlined the five-band mini-festival at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. It was called "Jack's First Show," as it was the first concert the FM radio station has packaged and presented. Violent Femmes started the event, followed by Cheap Trick, Billy Idol, then Journey and finally Def Leppard.

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