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Monday, April 22, 2013

Def Leppard: Steve Clark

Steve Clark
Birth name: Stephen Maynard Clark
DOB: 4/23/1960
Where: Sheffield, England
DOD: 1/8/1991. Alcoholism
Where: London, England
Played: Guitars, vocals
-Known as "The Riffmaster", coming up with most of the original guitar riffs for Def Leppard
-He died of alcoholism during the Adrenalize sessions
-His father was a taxi driver
-Clark auditioned for Def Leppard by playing "Freebird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd
-He was found by his girlfriend Janie Dean. It had been discovered that there was an illegal amount of codeine in his system and a blood alcohol level of .30, three times the British legal driving limit

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