When we last saw former Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell, he was playing his first show with new band Last in Line (and possibly conjuring up ghosts in the process) -- all this despite an ongoing battle with cancer. Still, though, according to Last in Line drummer Vinny Appice, the disease has taken it…
He vowed he wouldn't let his cancer diagnosis slow him down, and Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has proved amazingly true to his word, playing a full complement of shows with the group as well as rocking out with his Dio tribute project, Last in Line.
Vivian Campbell's long-running feud with Ronnie James Dio has left some fans crying foul over Campbell's decision to revisit their work together, but he has strong words for anyone who thinks he doesn't have a right to play those songs.
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell, who revealed that he is battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma earlier this month, debuted the new close-cropped haircut required by his chemotherapy during the band's set Friday night (June 21) at Hellfest in Clisson, France.
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell revealed his cancer diagnosis this afternoon. Campbell says he has Hodgkin's Lymphoma and is two months in to the six months of prescribed chemotherapy. He'll tour with the band on the European and North American tours this June and July.