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By Erik Maza and The Baltimore Sun | July 8, 2011
A day before their show at Jiffy Lube Live, Def Leppard announced Friday morning they would have to postpone their performance scheduled for Saturday night. The band has had to reschedule because of a family illness, according to the e-mail concert promoter Live Nation sent to media this morning. The band, and opener Heart, will instead perform July 31. "Def Leppard regrets the inconvenience and looks forward to returning to Jiffy Lube Live in several weeks," the statement said.
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By Erik Maza and The Baltimore Sun | March 13, 2012
The Black Keys have been confirmed at Merriweather Post Pavilion. The band, which just sold out the Verizon Center last week, will play Merriweather May 18. The show had been rumored , but it was confirmed this week on the venue's website. The band is promoting new album "El Camino;" tickets for the show start at $40 and go on sale Friday. Def Leppard, which just performed at Jiffy Lube Live last year , is playing Merriweather this summer, on July 10, the band's label said this week.
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By Jay Trucker and Midnight Sun contributor | July 11, 2012
Def Leppard and Poison performed at Merriweather Post Pavilion Tuesday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there. At around 10 Tuesday night at Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavillion, a pair of fans were relieving themselves of $12 margaritas and $10 beers when the following disagreement took place: Fan No. 1: “Poison should be headlining this show, man. They're better than Def Leppard.” Fan No. 2: “No way....
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By Jay Trucker and Midnight Sun contributor | July 11, 2012
Def Leppard and Poison performed at Merriweather Post Pavilion Tuesday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there. At around 10 Tuesday night at Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavillion, a pair of fans were relieving themselves of $12 margaritas and $10 beers when the following disagreement took place: Fan No. 1: “Poison should be headlining this show, man. They're better than Def Leppard.” Fan No. 2: “No way....
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July 7, 2011
Editor's note: The Def Leppard concert originally scheduled for July 9 has been rescheduled to July 31 due to a family illness. If the kids will be flocking to Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday night for Animal Collective, their parents will heading in droves to rock out with Def Leppard at Jiffy Lube Live in Virginia. Now in its third decade, the English band has secured a place in the rock pantheon They have also made a place for themselves in the zeitgeist, having inspired, like Bon Jovi, "Rock of Ages," the recent Broadway musical that celebrates the excesses of the '80s.
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By J.D. Considine and J.D. Considine,Pop Music Critic | April 1, 1992
If absence makes the heart grow fonder, then fans of Bruce Springsteen and Def Leppard must be positively rapturous right now. Yesterday, both acts delivered their first new releases in almost five years, and according to area retailers, the fans were out in force.Some stores, including Record & Tape Traders in Towson and Kemp Mill in Timonium, opened at midnight to give over-eager fans an early crack at the new albums."There were 60 people outside waiting when they opened," reported Amy Elton of Record & Tape Traders.
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By Megan Hall | March 10, 2002
In the mid-'80s, Def Leppard was a mess. As the rock band went into the studio to produce Pyromania, it was struggling along with more baggage than music: a drinking problem, a drummer who'd lost an arm in an auto wreck and precious little time to right the ship. Sooner than you can say Mutt Lange or "Rock of Ages," Def Leppard had created an album that changed everything for a band with nothing but a goofy name and two straight flop albums to show for its toil. How in the world did it happen?
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By J.D. Considine and J.D. Considine,Pop Music Critic | November 3, 1992
Getting ready for the road is always an adjustment, even for the most seasoned musicians. But when you spend as much time making an album as Def Leppard does -- which, in the case of the current "Adrenalize," amounts to almost three years of writing and recording -- the transition from recording studio to concert stage can be a bit of a jolt."
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By J.D. Considine and J.D. Considine,Pop Music Critic | April 1, 1992
If absence makes the heart grow fonder, then fans of Bruce Springsteen and Def Leppard must be positively rapturous right now. Yesterday, both acts delivered their first new releases in almost five years, and according to area retailers, the fans were out in force.Some stores, including Record & Tape Traders in Towson and Kemp Mill in Timonium, opened at midnight to give over-eager fans an early crack at the new albums."There were 60 people outside waiting when they opened," reported Amy Elton of Record & Tape Traders.
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By Erik Maza and The Baltimore Sun | March 13, 2012
The Black Keys have been confirmed at Merriweather Post Pavilion. The band, which just sold out the Verizon Center last week, will play Merriweather May 18. The show had been rumored , but it was confirmed this week on the venue's website. The band is promoting new album "El Camino;" tickets for the show start at $40 and go on sale Friday. Def Leppard, which just performed at Jiffy Lube Live last year , is playing Merriweather this summer, on July 10, the band's label said this week.
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By Erik Maza and The Baltimore Sun | July 8, 2011
A day before their show at Jiffy Lube Live, Def Leppard announced Friday morning they would have to postpone their performance scheduled for Saturday night. The band has had to reschedule because of a family illness, according to the e-mail concert promoter Live Nation sent to media this morning. The band, and opener Heart, will instead perform July 31. "Def Leppard regrets the inconvenience and looks forward to returning to Jiffy Lube Live in several weeks," the statement said.
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July 7, 2011
Editor's note: The Def Leppard concert originally scheduled for July 9 has been rescheduled to July 31 due to a family illness. If the kids will be flocking to Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday night for Animal Collective, their parents will heading in droves to rock out with Def Leppard at Jiffy Lube Live in Virginia. Now in its third decade, the English band has secured a place in the rock pantheon They have also made a place for themselves in the zeitgeist, having inspired, like Bon Jovi, "Rock of Ages," the recent Broadway musical that celebrates the excesses of the '80s.
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December 9, 2010
Let's face it, the '80s will never truly be gone. Like bedbugs, Cher and Spam, the decade will always be around in some repackaged form. Just recently, the New Kids on the Block — yes, Donnie, Danny, Joey, Jordan and Jonathan — announced a reunion tour, which they'll perform with their '90s doppelgangers, the Backstreet Boys. Rick Springfield, '80s heartthrob and lover of Jesse's girl, released a new biography this year, "Late, Late at Night. " And on stage at the Hippodrome last month?
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July 6, 2006
Def Leppard, Journey -- Nissan Pavilion / Catch rockers Def Leppard and Journey at 7:30 tomorrow night. Def Leppard released Yeah! in May, featuring cover songs of their favorite 1960s and 1970s influences. Doors open at 6 p.m., at Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, Bristow, Va. Only $25 seats (the cheapest) are still available. Call 410-547-SEAT or visit ticketmaster.com. Paul Simon -- Merriweather Post Pavilion / Folk rock legend Paul Simon hits Merriweather at 7:30 Wednesday night in celebration of his newest CD, Surprise, released in May. Merriweather Post Pavilion is on Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia.
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By Rashod D. Ollison and Rashod D. Ollison,SUN STAFF | April 10, 2003
Sister Hazel /Recher Theatre Sister Hazel continues in the same rhythm as Dishwalla, Matchbox 20 and Blues Traveler with its acoustic, jangle pop. Based in Gainesville, Fla., Sister Hazel shot up the adult alternative charts in the summer of '97 with "All for You" from its gold album Somewhere More Familiar. Although the followup, Fortress, didn't make as big a splash, the album still snagged the group more fans. And now Sister Hazel has a strong cult following. Lead by the charismatic Andrew Copeland, the band released Chasing Daylight in February.
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By J.D. Considine and J.D. Considine,Pop Music Critic | March 31, 1992
Ready to play name-that-blockbuster? OK, here are your clues:It's the first new album in five years from one of rock's biggest and best-loved acts. It's the result of more than two years of writing, recording and refining. It's the first chance fans will have to hear whether personal tragedy and a new line-up has changed a familiar sound. It's arriving in record stores today.And it's not by Bruce Springsteen.Give up? Well, don't feel bad if you drew a blank. After all, Def Leppard's "Adrenalize" (Mercury 314 512 185)
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By Rashod D. Ollison and Rashod D. Ollison,SUN STAFF | April 10, 2003
Sister Hazel /Recher Theatre Sister Hazel continues in the same rhythm as Dishwalla, Matchbox 20 and Blues Traveler with its acoustic, jangle pop. Based in Gainesville, Fla., Sister Hazel shot up the adult alternative charts in the summer of '97 with "All for You" from its gold album Somewhere More Familiar. Although the followup, Fortress, didn't make as big a splash, the album still snagged the group more fans. And now Sister Hazel has a strong cult following. Lead by the charismatic Andrew Copeland, the band released Chasing Daylight in February.
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By Megan Hall | March 10, 2002
In the mid-'80s, Def Leppard was a mess. As the rock band went into the studio to produce Pyromania, it was struggling along with more baggage than music: a drinking problem, a drummer who'd lost an arm in an auto wreck and precious little time to right the ship. Sooner than you can say Mutt Lange or "Rock of Ages," Def Leppard had created an album that changed everything for a band with nothing but a goofy name and two straight flop albums to show for its toil. How in the world did it happen?
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By Rasmi Simhan | July 20, 2000
27th Annual Virginia Scottish Games Alexandria, Va., will show that it is forever plaid this weekend at the 27th annual celebration of the area's Scottish past. Bagpipers will entertain an expected crowd of more than 22,000, while clan societies, genealogy groups and living-history actors celebrate Scottish heritage. Athletes will compete in Highland games, including the caber toss - flipping a log the size of a telephone pole end over end. The festival also features a British car show, children's games and dancing.
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