Rockwood Cinema Review: Hysteria -The Def Leppard Story (2001)

Actors playing the band Def Leppard pose for a backstage photo from the movie.

In our next Rock & Roll movie review, we take a look at the Def Leppard bio-pic, Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001). Before Motley Crue's recent Netflix movie bio-pic, The Dirt (2019), there was Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001). Before streaming, this made-for-TV-movie focused on one of the most recognizable names in rock …

40 Years Later: Def Leppard’s Logo Still Inspiring Greek Restaurants Across the World

Def Leppard Logo next to Greek restaurant sign with similar shaped letters

Who would have thought that Def Leppard's logo, debuting more than 40 years ago on the "On Through The Night" album, would go on to inspire countless Greek restaurants' logos?They too would adopt that pointy style font for their logos, as if to say 'Def, we hear ya.' More jokes at Rock and Roll's expense:• …

Day 5/10 Album Challenge: Def Leppard – “Hysteria” (1987)

Banner for day 5 out of 10 day challenge with Def Leppard's Hysteria

Def Leppard's Hysteria (rather prophetically) caused mass hysteria in the Rock/Metal/Pop world when it was released back in the 80's and was a hugely influential album for the Cottage Country Mix series. Personally, Hysteria was one of the first cassettes I ever owned and I played it so often, that it eventually got stuck inside …

Snowmaggeddon Rock: a Spotify Playlist

Crazy snowy conditions reported across Canada with St. John's getting a reported 76.2 centimetres and Ontario is now starting to get their fare share of the white stuff. Best to stay inside and crack the tunes. Cottagemixtape.com has put together a little classic rock playlist to pass the time: Snowmaggeddon Rock ! A little snow day …

Get To Know Your Bug Bites: A Guide

Different bugs with corresponding bug bites

Mosquito bites, blackfly bites, horsefly bites, deerfly bites, welcome to the world of bites. If you are planning to spend some time in cottage country, these are going to be your new friends. But don't worry, it's a favourite pastime to itch and bitch about them. Geography is everything, though, so let's get to know your bug bites, shall we? "In the dead of night, bug bites, bug bites!"