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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 29th April 2017

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 29th April, the following concerts and events took place. Including the single 'Rocket' reaching Number 12 on the Billboard Top 100 chart 28 years ago on this day in 1989.

The 7th and final single from the 'Hysteria' album spent 13 weeks on the chart.

Read more about this single chart anniversary.

Also on this day in 2008 the 'Songs From The Sparkle Lounge' album was released in the USA/Canada.

The album reached Number 5 in the US Billboard Top 200 album chart on 17th May and stayed on the chart for 8 weeks.

Read more about this album release anniversary.

On this day in 1993 the band played an acoustic session for Swedish TV in Stockholm during the Adrenalize tour.

Read more about this live show anniversary and watch the full video.

On this day in 1983 the band started their first US headline tour in support of 'Pyromania' in Odessa, Texas. The show at Ector County Coliseum was the first ever headline show in North America. It was also the only known time the band played the song 'Action! Not Words' live. It was replaced by 'Foolin'' after just one show.

The band continue the 2017 the North American Tour tonight in Fort Myers, FL which was last played in January 1993. Check back later for the setlist.

As of 2017, Def Leppard (will) have played 5 times on this date.

World Tour 2015.
2015 - Live Concert

MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MB, CANADA

X/Ten 2002.
2003 - Live Concert

TECO Arena, Estero, FL, USA

Pyromania 1983.
1994 - Mick Ronson Memorial Concert

(Joe/Phil) at Hammersmith Odeon, London, ENGLAND

Rocket 1989.
1989 - Single Chart Peak

#12 - Rocket, USA

Pyromania 1983.
1983 - Live Concert / First US Headline Show

Ector County Coliseum, Odessa, TX, USA

On Through The Night 1980.
1980 - Live Concert

Assembly Rooms, Derby, ENGLAND

Use the previous news links to go back through each day in history to June 2011.

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