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Get rocked, Universal! Def Leppard plan to rerecord their back catalogue

Sheffield rockers are so angry with their label over royalties issues that they plan to replace their old recordings with copies Def Leppard want to rerecord their entire discography in an act of revenge against their long-time label. After 30 years with Universal, the rockers want to phase out their recordings for the label, replacing them with faithful "forgeries". According to frontman Joe Elliott, the English band is "at loggerheads" with Universal over royalty payments, especially compensation for digital downloads.
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Def Leppard Re-Recording Their Catalog to Piss Off and Pressure Their Label...

Entertainment / Music : The Daily Swarm (2 years ago)

Universal is thinking “oh, you scamps.” Full story at Billboard: With newly recorded “forgeries” of “Pour Some Sugar on Me” and “Rock of Ages” now available, the quintet has begun a series of re-recordings of its catalog material an... Read Post

Def Leppard Is Re-Recording ‘Brand New, Same Versions’ Of Their Catalog

Entertainment / Music : BeatCrave (2 years ago)

Def Leppard is at odds with their ex-label Universal Music Group. The hard rockers believe that they’re not being being fairly compensated for digital download sales and have decided to re-record “brand new, exact same versions” of ... Read Post


Entertainment / Music : Undercover (2 years ago)

Def Leppard will re-record a portion of hits from their back catalogue, no easy feat, to prevent Universal from doing anything with their current catalogue. Read Post

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