Vivian Patrick Campbell (born 25 August 1962) is a Northern Irish rock guitarist who is a member of Def Leppard and was a member of Thin Lizzy from May 2010 to November 2011. Prior to joining Def Leppard in February 1992, he had been a member of Whitesnake, Sweet Savage,...Wikipedia
Born: 25th August, 1962, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)
Claim to Fame: Dio, Whitesnake, Def Leppard
DEF LEPPARD's New Album Pushed Back To Later In The Year
February 13, 2015
DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott has revealed to Billboard.com that the band's new album, which was originally scheduled to be released this spring, will likely see the light of day later in 2015 because of what he called "an unprecedented amount of offers from various different people to release this record, which we weren't expecting and has changed the whole dynamic of how we want to put this record out." Elliott added that DEF LEPPARD's management was still... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 weeks ago
Vivian Campbell Back at Work on New Albums with Both Def Leppard, Last in Line
by Nick DeRiso December 7, 2014 2:41 PM
Vivian Campbell isn’t just back in action after a cancer scare; he’s actually working on new projects with both Def Leppard and Last in Line.
Def Leppard is finishing their long-awaited follow up to 2008′s ‘Songs from the Sparkle Lounge,’ after Campbell took some time away for a stem-cell treatment program. Meanwhile, Campbell is also collaborating with a group of fellow members of Dio, dubbed Last in Line after... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 months ago
DEF LEPPARD Resumes Work On New Studio Abum
December 7, 2014
DEF LEPPARD has resumed work on its new studio album for a tentative mid-2015 release. The band's lead singer, Joe Elliott, tells BelfastTelegraph.co.uk: "We're back on it now and hoping to get it finished by early spring. I was in the studio last night, actually, and I'll be in again tonight, if I don't wear my voice out."
Elliott also spoke about DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell, who recently returned home after undergoing stem-cell treatment in his continuing battle with... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 months ago
DEF LEPPARD's VIVIAN CAMPBELL Back Home After Undergoing Stem-Cell Treatment
November 12, 2014
DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell has returned home after undergoing stem-cell treatment in his continuing battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma.
In a brief message on his Facebook page, Vivian wrote: "So glad that's over. Time to recover/recuperate and grow some hair."
He added: "Thanks for all the love you've sent — much appreciated!
"Normal service will be resumed shortly."
DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott told... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 3 months ago
DEF LEPPARD Recruits TRIXTER's STEVE BROWN To Fill In For VIVIAN CAMPBELL At Upcoming Shows
September 26, 2014
DEF LEPPARD has tapped TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown to fill in for Vivian Campbell while Vivian is undergoing stem-cell treatment in his continuing battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Brown will make his live debut with DEF LEPPARD at the pre-game show at the first of this year's three NFL International Series games on Sunday, September 28, when the Oakland Raiders host the Miami Dolphins. He will also perform with DEF LEPPARD in Santa Ynez,... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 5 months ago
Was the lead guitarist in the rock band Whitesnake from 1987 to 1990.
Was the guitarist in the rock band Dio from 1982 to 1986.
I... consider it a great privilege to be part of a band who, as a fan, I have watched grown from young hopefuls to a bona fide rock institution.
It`s a lot more comfortable, I must say. Ummm, I didn`t think I`d be playing with another band, I kinda thought I was through with that, but I make an exception because they`re nice people.
Real to reel.
A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California.