Song & Emotion

Album: Psychotic Supper (1991)
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  • This song is a tribute to Steve Clark, the guitarist from Def Leppard who died on January 8, 1991 after taking a toxic mix of painkillers, anti-depressants and alcohol. Tesla opened for Def Leppard on their Hysteria tour. >>
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    Sean - Buffalo, NY

Comments: 4

  • Gregory Tos from North CarolinaI seen Tesla open up for Def Leppard on New Years Eve in Tampa Florida. It was the drummers return after the accident. Both Bands were truly fantastic.
  • Jeremy Scaggs from Heber Springs ArTesla and Def Leppard are great friends. Love both bands. This song is a haunting tribute to a troubled man who lost it all but was on top of the world when he did. Sad. R.i.l Steve
  • Matt T from Brunswick, OhioI read someone said the riff at the bridge of the song sounded like Tesla ripped off Def Leppard-yes! It was a homage to Steve Clark, played very well I may add. Great great song!
  • Kieran from Brisbane, AustraliaIf you listen on the bridge it even half inches the riff from Leppards High n dry! Lol
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