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Def Leppard Didn't Make Money Until Hysteria

According to frontman Joe Elliott, the British rockers spent that time paying back their debts. When the checks started coming in for the Pyromania album and tour in the early '80s, they turned them over to the record company.

Speaking to This Is Money, Elliott reveals, "We didn't see any real money until 1988 when Hysteria shifted 12 million copies worldwide."

Def Leppard on Twitter

If you could live on one street... Pyromania or Hysteria ????

And the answer is... Hysteria! $$$ 🙂

The band has something planned this week, posting the words "Stay tuned..." to their Twitter along with a video that just says "Wednesday".

Def Leppard on Twitter

Stay tuned... https://t.co/9JifF4q3jU