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Fan Review - By Kevin Wetzel

It was obvious from the opening of Heart's set that the crowd inside the HersheyPark Stadium was ready to rock. The Wilson sisters blazed through a setlist with known favorites - Alone, Never, These Dreams, Barracuda, and Magic Man along with a new song off their current album, Red Velvet Car, WTF. With Ann's soaring vocals and Nancy's trademark high kicks they looked every bit the dynamic duo as they were in the 80's. Ann Wilson puts female vocalists half her age to shame with her powerhouse voice.

After Heart's performance had concluded their was an approximate 20 minute turnover and then the AC/DC tune, For Those About to Rock, came over the speakers indicating that Def Leppard was about to take the stage. Joe and the boys hit the stage full bore opening with the rocking new anthem, Undefeated. It's a definite crowd pleaser judging by the fact that everyone was right there fists pumping in the air. From their it was high energy all the way as they tore through Let's Get Rocked, Animal, Let It Go, & Foolin'.

Next was Love Bites with an extended guitar solo by Viv at the end followed by the now customary Sav bass solo leading into Rock On. The extended version of Rocket was next with Phil and Viv dueling it out with their guitar solo's.

The show became a little more intimate as the acoustic version's of Two Steps Behind & Bringing On the Heartbreak were accompanied by the crowd singing every word.

A little humor was injected by Joe as he stated it was 12th show on the USA leg of the tour and it was the first time they had been eaten alive by bugs. Joe even went so far as to cuss the mosquitoes.

The show concluded with hits from Pyromania and Hysteria as they put the exclamation point on a killer show with Hysteria, Armageddon It, Photograph, Pour Some Sugar On Me, and the encore, Rock Of Ages.

Judging by the crowd in attendance last night it's obvious that Def Leppard has their loyal fan base from the 80's still with them while attracting a younger audience as well.

After surviving the grunge era Def Leppard is rocking harder than ever and with the 3 new songs on the new album, Mirrorball, they have proven once again that they can put out fresh new music with great sound and great lyrics!