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Def Leppard's "happy metal" makes Vancouver smile

By Steve Newton

The first time Def Leppard played Vancouver was in July of 1983, on a coheadlining date at the Pacific Coliseum with ’70s-rock holdouts Uriah Heep. 616 more words

Vancouver Concerts

Def Leppard's Steve Clark on the long wait for Hysteria and the legacy of Pyromania


By Steve Newton

Most successful recording bands like to put an album out every year. Sometimes they’ll skip a year, to vacation in the Bahamas or release a live or best-of LP. 941 more words

Rock Legends

Luca...by Gina Whitney!

“Anger is like a thorn in the heart…the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.” ~Luca

Pyromania is an impulse control disorder [1] in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires, [1] in order to relieve tension or for instant gratification. 455 more words

Liar Department

Inciting are the words

That hands strike open;

Incendiary at worst

Flammable figures figuratively frozen.

The cover’s stretched back

– Jack of all trades is seend pictured… 82 more words


Take All the Medication until the Bottle is Empty: Leona Lewis - “Bleeding Love”

We zoom in on a residential building, and we are treated to glimpses of several women in their apartments, each of them in various states of undress as well as emotion. 1,697 more words


Feeling Sapphire

This week’s writing prompt at 100wcgu is “Fire…the blue was sapphire…”

Birthday candles provided the inspiration; adolescent psychosis—the impetus.

“I like how it looks, Mister,” he explained after torching the neighbor’s doghouse. 88 more words

Creative Writing


They say that opposites attract. I reckon they are right, given that this firestarter has been 30 years married to something of of a pyrophobe. 185 more words