Leppard spot-on onstage

Last week, Rolling Stone magazine celebrated the 20th anniversary of "Appetite for Destruction" by slapping a vintage photo of Axl, Slash and the rest of their cronies on the cover.

But with all the gushing over Guns N' Roses' brownstone-fueled, sleaze-filled tour de force, 1987's other hard-rock masterpiece was ignored. If you were a teen in the late '80s, the pairing of "Paradise City" and "Pour Some Sugar On Me" was probably the one-two punch your mixtape packed.

So where's Def Leppard's "Hysteria" cover? Don't hold your breath.

"Am I shocked that they're on Rolling Stone's cover and we're not? Absolutely not," said Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott from his home in Dublin, Ireland. "Let's be honest. We're not dangerous like G N'R and we never were. If anything we're the opposite side of them."

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