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DEF LEPPARD 2017 News Recap Part 3 (March)

Def Leppard 2017. March 2017

Welcome to recap of all things Def Leppard in the year 2017 continuing with the month of March.

Another year for the band is about to end and these updates will look back at the major events that took place over the last 12 months.

Featuring links to past news stories.

In March it announced that the original 'The Def Leppard E.P.' would be reissued for Record Store Day 2017 in April.

The first time it would be released in 12 inch format and featuring the band's first ever studio recordings.

The band also confirmed an appearance at the Rock In Rio festival in Brazil for September during what would be their first South American tour since April 1997.

Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.

Visit the Album News section. For more news on new music (based on band member quotes).

Def Leppard News
31st march 2017

Vivian Campbell Says DEF LEPPARD To Have Big Touring Year In 2018

Vivian Campbell followed up his album news by saying that 2018 would be "a big touring year" for the band.

Def Leppard News
30th march 2017

Vivian Campbell Says DEF LEPPARD's Next Album Due Within Two Years

Vivian Campbell said during an interview that the next Def Leppard studio album would probably be released within two years.

Def Leppard News
29th march 2017

Def Leppard Now Confirmed To Play Rock In Rio Brazil In September

The band were confirmed to play the Rock In Rio festival in Brazil in September alongside Aerosmith.

Def Leppard News
27th march 2017

Vivian Campbell/Riverdogs Album CALIFORNIA Set For 7th July Release

Vivian Campbell's side band Riverdogs revealed the title and release date of their 'California' album. Their first release since 2011 and first full album since their self-titled debut in 1990.

Def Leppard News
26th march 2017

Def Leppard Set To Play Rock In Rio Brazil Plus Chile/Argentina

The first rumours of a South American tour surfaced with news of shows in Brazil, Argentina and Chile for September. Including a date at the famous Rock In Rio festival 27 years after the band had pulled out of the original January 1985 event.

Def Leppard News
24th march 2017

Vivian Campbell/Last In Line Announce More US/UK/European Shows

Vivian Campbell and Last In Line announced more dates for their US tour and shows in UK/Europe.

Def Leppard News
24th march 2017

Phil Collen On Producing Tesla's New Rock Album Of The Century

Phil Collen gave an update on the album he has produced and co-written with Tesla and declared it the "rock album of the century".

Def Leppard News
24th march 2017

Phil Collen On New Rick Savage Song/2018 Def Leppard Music/Tour

Phil Collen revealed the band were working on a new song written by Sav and again talked about new music and touring in 2018.

Def Leppard News
21st march 2017

Def Leppard EP 12 Inch To Be Released On Record Store Day 2017

A reissue of 'The Def Leppard EP' was announced as a special release for Record Store Day 2017. Issued for the first time as a 12" and a replica of the original seven inch from January 1979.

Def Leppard News
17th march 2017

Phil Collen Says Def Leppard Planning World Tour/New Music In 2018

Phil Collen shared the band's plans for 2018 with news of a world tour and the recording of new music. He stated there would "definitely be some new Def Leppard music next year".

Def Leppard News
13th march 2017

Phil Collen Says Def Leppard Will Record New Music In 2018

Phil Collen mentioned the band writing and recording new music in 2018 during an interview to promote the live DVD. He also said some new material would be released in the new year.

Def Leppard News
12th march 2017

Joe Elliott Comments On New Brian Johnson TV Show Appearance

Joe Elliott commented on his interview with Brian Johnson which had been filmed in Dublin earlier in the week during his Planet Rock radio show.

Def Leppard News
8th march 2017

Joe Elliott/Phil Collen On How They Get Ready For A Def Leppard Show

New backstage interviews were released on YouTube to tie in with the 'And There Will Be A Next Time...Live From Detroit' concert film.

Def Leppard News
7th march 2017

Joe Elliott/Brian Johnson To Appear In Sky's On The Road TV Series

Joe Elliott was reported to have filmed an appearance for a new show presented by AC/DC singer Brian Johnson in Dublin.

Def Leppard News
3rd march 2017

Phil Collen To Jam Def Leppard's PSSOM w/ Taryn Manning On US TV

Phil Collen was announced to appear on US TV show 'The Comedy Jam' in April.

Visit the March 2017 News Section to view all the news stories in full.

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