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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 2nd August 2017

Wednesday, 2nd August 2017

High 'n' Dry 1981.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 2nd August, the following concerts and events took place. Including a show in New Haven, CT during the High 'n' Dry tour on this day in 1981.

The band began a six week stint supporting Ozzy Osbourne and his Blizzard Of Ozz band which included guitarist Randy Rhoads.

On this day in 2014 Phil Collen became only the second person to ever guest on stage at a KISS show when he played 'Deuce' with them in Atlantic City, NJ. The show was part of the Summer Tour 2014.

Read more about this guest appearance anniversary and view video footage.

On this day in 1983 Rick Savage experienced a 'hotel incident' in Eugene, OR during the Pyromania tour.

Read more about this unusual event.

As of 2017, Def Leppard have played 11 times on this date.

  • Def Leppard History - Concerts/Events On This Day
  • 2nd August 2017  |  Last In Line - Turock, Essen, Germany - News Story
  • 2nd August 2014  |  Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ, USA - Show Page | News Story
  • 2nd August 2011  |  Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA - Show Page
  • 2nd August 2008  |  Verizon Wireless Music Center, Birmingham, AL, USA - Show Page
  • 2nd August 2005  |  Hawks Field at Haymarket Park, Lincoln, NE, USA - Show Page
  • 2nd August 2003  |  PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ, USA - Show Page
  • 2nd August 2000  |  Blossom Music Center, Cleveland/Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA - Show Page
  • 2nd August 1996  |  Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX, USA - Show Page
  • 2nd August 1988  |  Ionia Free Fair, Ionia, MI, USA - Show Page
  • 2nd August 1983  |  Exhibition Hall, Eugene, OR, USA - Show Page | News Story
  • 2nd August 1981  |  New Haven Coliseum, New Haven, CT, USA - Show Page
  • 2nd August 1980  |  Orpheum Theater, Boston, MA, USA - Show Page

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