Sam Dunn Explains How The Joe Elliott Episode Of Rock Icons Almost Never Happened

Find out why the Def Leppard frontman nearly didn't make it.

Last night, metal fans were treated another killer edition of Rock Icons, featuring Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott. But series director Sam Dunn admits that the episode almost never happened. Elliott was apparently suffering from a serious illness, and the whole project was nearly scrapped!

Tune into Rock Icons every Saturday night at 10/9c after That Metal Show and head to for more bonus footage.

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