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Steve Clark
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Birth name Stephen Maynard Clark
Nicknames: The Riffmaster
  • Steve "Steamin'" Clark
  • White Lightning
  • The Terror Twins (with Phil Collen)
Born

23 April 1960; Sheffield, England

Genres

Hard Rock

Occupation

Musician, songwriter

Instruments

Guitar, backing vocals

Years active

1978-1991

Labels

Island, Mercury

Associated Acts

Def Leppard

Website

http://www.defleppard.com

Stephen Maynard "Steve" Clark (born 23 April 1960) was a former guitarist and song-writer of Def Leppard until his untimely passing on 8 January 1991. He was a founding member of Def Leppard, acting as both lead and rhythm guitarist.

Equipment

Steve Clark primarily used Gibson guitars while playing with Def Leppard. His most notable guitar was his Custom White Les Paul with a Kahler tremolo and three pickups.

Other guitars include the Gibson Firebird, Gibson double-necked EDS-1275, Hamer Double Cutaway, and Fender Stratocaster.

He used a combination of Marshall amplifiers and Randall amplifiers, along with Morley Preamp, Boss Chorus, and Boss Delay pedals.

Discography

Tourography

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