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Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott has reacted to Diamond Star Halos being voted Album Of The Year by Classic Rock Magazine.

'Diamond Star Halos' is the band's 12th studio album.

The album was announced on 17th March and was released on Friday 27th May 2022.

Joe has been interviewed in the latest issue of Classic Rock magazine in the UK.

Joe reacted to the band being voted Album Of The Year for Diamond Star Halos in the magazine's readers as the best album of 2022.

Joe talks about the album during the interview, the album vote, This Guitar, Take What You Want, playing new songs live, The Stadium Tour, touring with Motley Crue, Phil's hand injury, the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert, his favourite albums of 2022, personal moments, Christmas/New Year's plans and future plans for another album, a new project to be announced and more touring in 2023 and beyond.

Joe also talked about the Album Of The Year vote on his latest Planet Rock radio show.

Diamond Star Halos Album

Joe reacted to the new of the Album Of The Year vote.

And also once again stated he feels the album is one of their best.

This Guitar/Take What You Want

Joe explained the recording process of This Guitar and working with Alison Krauss.

He also talked about playing Take What You Want on The Stadium Tour as the opening song.

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Joe Elliott/Classic Rock - December 2022 Quotes

Diamond Star Halos Album Of The Year

Joe Elliott - "It's always nice to be appreciated."

Diamond Star Halos Album

Joe Elliott - "I genuinely think this is one of the best records we've ever done."

Joe Elliott - "I think it's great for a band that's been around for as long as we have to deliver something extraordinary, where we go off on a tangent musically."

Diamond Star Halos/Next Album

Article Quote - "Diamond Star Halos is a truly great Def Leppard album. And they've already started on the next one."

This Guitar

Joe Elliott - "I did the vocal for that song on this very laptop that I'm talking to you on."

Take What You Want

Joe Elliott - "So we had the crowd lit up, it's like a 'Hi, we're back!' moment, and it's a new song."

Joe Elliott - "Doing the opener number the adrenalin is off the charts."

New Songs Live

Joe Elliott - "At the start of the tour we were doing four new songs, but we realised that was one too many."

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The Joe Elliott Show - 10th December 2022 Quotes

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"Humble, thankful, proud. But fist pumpingly happy. That Diamond Star Halos has been voted Album Of The Year in this month's Classic Rock magazine. Album of the year 2022."

"What a great honour. Thank you everyone involved in that particular decision. And the killer track according to the article which I've yet to see actually is the song that we just heard."

"Which is a great coup for Mr. Savage 'cause he wrote that one all on his own. It is Def Leppard there from Diamond Star Halos. The song, the last track on the album, From Here To Eternity."

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