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Def Leppard, Pyromania
They didn’t start the fire — but Pyromania did begin the burning with a fresh British invasion, this time powered by muscular metal riffs (see early hits ”Photograph” and ”Rock of Ages”) and working class mullets. Soon enough, it would all lead to the full on sugar-pouring, Armageddon-it blaze of 1987’s multiplatinum smash Hysteria.
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