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Def Leppard 2016 Recap Part 9 September (Further Live Adventures)

Def Leppard 2016. September 2016

A recap of all things Def Leppard in the year 2016 continuing with the month of September.

Another eventful year for the band has ended and these updates look back at the major events that took place last year.

Featuring links to past news stories.

In September the Summer Tour rolled on with another ten shows played around the USA.

These included the band's last ever show at an Irvine, California venue which was due to be closed.

Joe Elliott's Down 'n' Outz release their long awaited Live DVD (and 2CD) in Japan which had been recorded in December 2014 in Sheffield. Last In Line also confirmed their 'Heavy Crown' UK tour dates.

Visit the Album News section. For more news on new music (based on band member quotes) dating back to January 2011.

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1st September 2016 - Def Leppard 2016 Summer Tour Darien Center, NY (Show Report)

The band ended the second leg of the Summer Tour 2016 in Darien Center, NY (31st August) and enjoyed the first couple of weeks of September off the road.

Joe Elliott quote - "Thank you very much. Look at this place. Oh yeah. As I - as I said earlier on in the evening. This is the last show of our East Coast run. We've seen some familiar faces tonight." - Read More

Last In Line 2016.

2nd September 2016 - Vivian Campbell Announces Nov/Dec UK Tour With Last In Line

Vivian's Last In Line band confirm the dates for their UK tour which were added to many European dates supporting Saxon. The first major tour in support of their 'Heavy Crown' album. 7 shows were announced with more shows added later in Wales/Scotland. - Read More

Def Leppard 2016. By Chele Drappel

4th September 2016 - Joe Elliott Still Working On New Songs With Emm Gryner

Em Gryner gave an update on her project with Joe Elliott saying the pair were still writing songs together. An album collaboration which dates back as far as 2011 and still has no release date.

Emm Gryner quote - "Still writing with this lovely chap." - Read More

Def Leppard 1989. 1989

6th September 2016 - 27 Years Ago Steve Clark's Last Appearance With Def Leppard At MTV Awards

The 27th anniversary of Steve Clark's last appearance on a stage with the band at the 1989 MTV Awards. Not his last live show as the performance was playback (with Joe singing live). An early version of 'Adrenalize' album track 'Tear It Down' was played with the music used later re-recorded. - Read More

Down 'n' Outz 2016.

10th September 2016 - Joe Elliott/Down 'n' Outz Live In Sheffield 2CD/DVD Out Soon In Japan

Joe Elliott's Down 'n' Outz 2014 Sheffield DVD was announced for release but only in Japan (21st September). Titled 'The Further Live Adventures Of' and released as a 2CD/DVD set featuring the full concert and all promo videos from their second album. Joe had referenced the release on his radio show.

Joe Elliott quote - "There is a entire collection of Down 'n' Outz stuff coming out all on the same day down in Japan in about a week's time." - Read More

Delta Deep 2016. Screenshot

13th September 2016 - Phil Collen/Delta Deep Perform In San Juan Capistrano, CA (Photos/Video)

Another show performed by Phil Collen's Delta Deep band near his home in California. Their first show since June. - Read More

Def Leppard 2015. By Joe Elliott

14th September 2016 - 1 Year Ago Def Leppard Reveal All 14 Song Titles Of New Studio Album

The first anniversary of the band revealing all 14 song titles for their current DEF LEPPARD studio album via Instagram posts. - Read More

Def Leppard 1987. Screenshot

15th September 2016 - 29 Years Ago Def Leppard Perform PSSOM On The Roxy (Video)

The 29th anniversary of the band's PSSOM performance on Top of The Pops. The second UK single released from the 'Hysteria' album. - Read More

Def Leppard 2015. Screenshot

16th September 2016 - One Year Ago Def Leppard Release Let's Go Single Online

One year since the release of the 'Let's Go' single from the DEF LEPPARD studio album. It had been premiered on Rolling Stone's website the day before and then made available a day later as a digital download with album pre-orders.

Joe Elliott quote (2015) - "It's a call to arms, you know? Rick Savage wrote 80 percent of the song. I wrote the verses, he wrote all the music and the choruses." - Read More

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23rd September 2016 - Def Leppard Bid Farewell To Irvine Meadows, CA (Show Report)

The 15th and final show at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre took place on 22nd September. The venue closed after its latest concert season in October 2016. The band had first played there with Billy Squier in April 1983 on the Pyromania tour.

Joe Elliott quote - "Once again Irvine Meadows. Thank you. Thank you for all the years. We will meet again one day. Somewhere. Don't know when but we will." - Read More

Def Leppard 2016. Screenshot

22nd September 2016 - Frank Hannon Says Phil Collen Produced Tesla Album Due Spring 2017

Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon said their next studio album produced by Phil Collen will be released in early 2017. An album that was written and recorded on the road during the Summer Tour and during breaks in Sacramento, CA.

Frank Hannon quote -"The record's supposed to be out hopefully in the Spring. A new full on studio album produced by Phil Collen." - Read More

Visit the September 2016 News Section to view all the news stories in full.

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