JOE ELLIOTT Loves Great New DEF LEPPARD Album DIAMOND STAR HALOS
Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott appears in the new issue of Classic Rock magazine in the UK promoting the new Diamond Star Halos album.
'Diamond Star Halos' is the band's 12th studio album.
it will be released on Friday 27th May 2022.
The band are the cover stars on Issue 301 of Classic Rock magazine in the UK with Joe and the rest of the band interviewed for the major feature.
Joe talks about the band coming back after hard times, resurgence of popularity through playing live, the new 'Diamond Star Halos' album, Down 'n' Outz, David Bowie, Goodnight Mr. Jones, Vivian's health, his children, Joe Snr influence/help, his Mother Cnythia starting him on guitar, the 45th anniversary and hints about big future plans.
Read some quote below from the interview and follow the links to preview the magazine online and also buy it.
The magazine also features new promo photos taken by Anton Corbijn plus an album ad and sticker set.
Diamond Star Halos Album
Joe briefly reviewed the last few albums and says he "loves" 'Diamond Star Halos'.
And that it is a "great album".
Children Playing Music
Joe says his daughter has now started to play guitar and write songs at the age of five.
Future Plans Hint
Joe teased that the band have big plans and stating "You've no idea what's coming in the next three years".
A possible reference to The Stadium Tour's expansion around the world or perhaps something else.
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Joe Elliott/Classic Rock - April 2022 Interview Quotes
Best album of the last five studio records?
Joe Elliott - "It's such a cliche to say that, but I do love this new one."
Joe Elliott - "It's a feel good album. It's escapism. In hindsight, Euphoria was a decent attempt, but the polite word for it would be patchy."
Joe Elliott - "Songs From The Sparkle Lounge had some great stuff, like Love. But we really got our mojo back with the Def Leppard album and songs like Man Enough, which sounded like Another One Bite The Dust."
Joe Elliott - "But so what?. We've always sounded like Queen! And with the new one, we've made a great record in bizarre circumstances."
Joe Elliott - "We ended up recording it completely remotely. And we've been sitting on it for a year."
Joe Elliott - "My daughter Lyla is five. She plays guitar now. She's starting to write her own songs."
Joe Elliott - "We were all in shock, but Viv was positive he'd beat it - he's still here!."
Joe Elliott - "And here we are forty-five years later. And we've got big plans fr the future."
Joe Elliott - "You've no idea what's coming in the next three years."
Joe Elliott - "How's that for a tease?."
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Buy 'Diamond Star Halos' Online
- - Regular CD
- - Deluxe CD
- - Vinyl
- - MP3
Diamond Star Halos - Tracklisting
01 - Take What You Want - 4:14
02 - Kick - 3:42 - (Collen) -
- Producer - Def Leppard
- Producer - Ronan McHugh
- Total Time - 61mins
- Release Date - 27th May 2022
Diamond Star Halos (Deluxe) - Tracklisting01 - Take What You Want - 4:14
02 - Kick - 3:42 - (Collen) -
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