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
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 12 days 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 12 days 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 5 weeks 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 2 months ago
DEF LEPPARD To Play Pre-Game Show At RAIDERS/DOLPHINS Wembley Game
August 26, 2014
DEF LEPPARD will perform 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. Watch the announcement video at this location.
Comments DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott: "Having most recently visited Wembley in May to watch Sheffield United in the FA Cup semifinal, I know what the atmosphere in the ground is like for 'our' football, so I'm really looking forward... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 3 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.
If there is any justice in the world, then eighties rock will never again serve to blight humanity as it did in that dark decade!
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.