The Def Leppard front man opens up to Rolling Stone editor/author Fricke (Animal Instinct: The Def Leppard Story) about the bands trajectory from the teen hijinks of the band first conceived out of boredom as Deaf Leopard in post-war England through changes in the lineup and their continuing legacy headlining with opening acts that were once their aspirational idols. Elliott reveals what makes a great band, why a good rhyme trumps proper geography for a hit song, how modern rock training... [see more] may be the worst thing for the future of rock music, living with the spectre of Hysteria, and more. Filmed at the Iridium in New York City.
SPEAKEASY offers unique insights into the careers of some of the world's most iconic musicians. The six-part series, produced by the creative team behind Front and Center, provides an artist the opportunity to discuss their illustrious career with an interviewer of their choosing a journalist, creative partner, musician or friend. A highlight from the first season includes jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis interviewing his older brother, saxophonist Bradford Marsalis.