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Def Leppard: Hysteria (Polygram); Guns N' Roses: Appetite For Destruction (Geffen)

Deborah Frost, Creem, December 1987

WAS IT REALLY worth the wait? Four years and nearly two million dollars later, Def Leppard has finally unveiled their new "masterpiece." What Hysteria's constipated production reveals is that the worst thing that's happened to Def Leppard is not Rick Allen's accident, but success. 

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