«Love Bites» is a power ballad recorded by British rock band Def Leppard in 1987 on the album Hysteria. It is Def Leppard’s only number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 to date.

The title «Love Bites» was originally used for a very different song that was eventually re-titled «I Wanna Be Your Hero», and which appeared as aHysteria B-side and later on the album Retro Active.