Def Leppard have released “Def Leppard: The Definitive Visual History”, with photographs by Ross Halfin and a foreword from Joe Elliott. The fully authorized visual history of the band follows them from the new wave of British heavy metal to their massive Pyromania and Hysteria albums to today.

Here’s a promo trailer for the book:

Def Leppard’s official YouTube page has posted professionally-shot footage of Leppard performing their classic ‘Animal’ during rehearsals for the Summer 2011 Mirror Ball Tour in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Here’s an interview with Joe Elliott with’s “The Life”. Joe talks about his love of sports and passion for football (soccer): elliott-the life