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Video Director Frank Gryner On Making Videos For Def Leppard

Friday, 1st July 2016





Def Leppard 2016.
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Trapper band member Frank Gryner has been interviewed about his working on Def Leppard's recent promo videos.

The local press in Sarnia, ON have highlighted the connection between Def Leppard and two of their natives, Frank and his sister Emm Gryner.

Emm's connection to the band goes back to the early 2000's when she met Joe whilst singing backing vocals for David Bowie.

She late covered 'PSSOM' and Joe appeared on her song 'Almighty Love'. Their ongoing album project, heavily influenced by Bowie, is still in the works.

Frank plays in Emm's new band Trapper who opened a few shows for Def Leppard on their 2015 Canadian tour.

He made a lyric video for 'Let's Go' last year and has since go on to direct the three promo videos from the current studio album.

The latest one Man Enough was released online on 22nd June.

It was filmed in Little Rock, AR on 11th May ahead of the band's show at the Verizon Arena.

Read a few quotes from Frank's interview below where he explains how how came to work on the videos.

Sarnia Observer - Frank Gryner Interview Quotes

Working With Def Leppard

"If I think back to what it was like watching their videos when I was a kid, I would never be able to imagine that's what I would be doing."

Making Videos For The Band

"They've been keeping me real busy. I don't know what I'm doing, most of the time. I know how I want something to look, and then I just figure out how I'm going to achieve that."

"It was always great to hang out with them, especially Joe, because he's such a good guy."

Watch all the related album videos so far on this YouTube playlist.

Def Leppard 2016 Promo Videos.

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