Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott excited about Rock Hall nomination but isn’t ready to “jump up and down and pop some corks”

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On Tuesday, Def Leppard got the word that they’re among the 15 artists nominated for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2019. The British band was one of six first-time nominees, after having been eligible since 2005.

And while Def Leppard is considered one of the front runners for induction, frontman Joe Elliott says he’s not counting his chickens before they’re hatched.

“Let’s be honest, it’s only a start,” he tells ABC Radio. “It’s not like, ‘Let’s jump up and down and pop some corks.’ It’s a nomination, and …read more