500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Def Leppard, 'Hysteria'
500
464/500

464. Def Leppard, 'Hysteria'

Mercury, 1987

Def Leppard had a run of bad luck in the Eighties, especially when drummer Rick Allen lost his arm in a car crash on New Year's Eve 1984. But the lads admirably stuck by their old mate, who learned to play drums using his feet. The band was vindicated when Hysteria and "Pour Some Sugar on Me" became a smash.

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