Fans pack Fox Theatre for Wings' opener, Def Leppard

KISS was right. This is Detroit Rock City.

Enough about KISS, though. This was a night for Def Leppard, a night for the hockey-crazed fans of Detroit, a night for rock-and-roll and this great sport to come together.

And boy, did they ever.

Thursday night proved to be a double-your-pleasure type of night. Those lucky enough to be at Joe Louis Arena at 7 p.m. had the opportunity to witness the fourth Stanley Cup championship banner to be raised to the rafters in the last 11 years.

But those who were unable to nab those tough tickets at The Joe had the chance for the next-best thing. The historic Fox Theatre, just down the street from The Joe, provided the opportunity not only to watch the game on a big-screen TV, but to see one of rock-and-roll's most successful bands put on a live performance.

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