KISS finally made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, after years of being passed over for membership in one of popular music's most exclusive clubs.

That has to give some hope to Def Leppard, another act with phenomenal stats that has long been snubbed by Hall of Fame voters.

The two mega-popular bands -- each of which has sold over 100 million records worldwide -- are currently on tour together.

KISS and Def Leppard perform Wednesday at the Concord Pavilion.

Show time is 7 p.m. and tickets are $36-$175, www.livenation.com.

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More a decade after she embarked on her so-called Farewell Tour, Cher is still going strong.

The famed "Goddess of Pop" is currently thrilling fans with her eighth solo trek -- the Dressed to Kill Tour -- which touches down Wednesday at the SAP Center in San Jose.

Cyndi Lauper, of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," "Time After Time" and "She Bop" fame, opens.

Show time is 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $27-$160, www.ticketmaster.com.

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Hall of Fame Inductees Kiss original band members Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, and Gene Simmons appear in the press room at the 2014 Rock and
Hall of Fame Inductees Kiss original band members Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, and Gene Simmons appear in the press room at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April, 10, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)