Joseph Thomas Elliott, Jr. (born 1 August 1959) is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He is best known as the lead singer and one of the founding members of the English rock band Def Leppard. He has also been the lead singer of the David Bowie tribute band the Cybernauts and the Mott the Hoople cover band Down 'n' Outz.
Elliott live in Winnipeg, Manitoba on 13 August 2008. Photo by Matt Becker
|Birth name||Joseph Thomas Elliott, Jr.|
|Also known as||Joe, Zeff|
|Born||1 August 1959|
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
|Genres||Glam metal, hard rock, heavy metal|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, producer, radio presenter|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano|
|Labels||Island, Mercury, PolyGram|
|Associated acts||Atomic Mass, Def Leppard, Cybernauts, Down 'n' Outz, Kings of Chaos|
He is one of the two original members of Def Leppard currently playing on the band.