Song of the Day #5,130: ‘Love Bites’ – Def Leppard

For a show set in the 80s, it’s hard to go wrong with the pop-leaning hard rock and heavy metal bands of the era. Something about a guitar-driven power ballad just feels right.

Stranger Things got a lot of mileage out of songs by Metallica and Journey in the most recent season, and I think it’s time for them to throw a little love to Def Leppard in the next one.

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Song of the Day #3,941: ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me’ – Def Leppard

Our next 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee is the British hard rock band Def Leppard, who have been eligible for inclusion since 2005. This is the first time they have been up for nomination, which is frankly shocking.

Def Leppard is one of only a handful of bands with more than one Diamond album (more than 10 million copies sold). Their company include the Eagles, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Van Halen, all of whom have been in the Hall for decades. They have sold 36 million albums overall, and every rock band in that ballpark is already in.

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