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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 12th July 2017

Wednesday, 12th July 2017

Phil Collen 2016.
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On This Day in Def Leppard History - 12th July, the following concerts and events took place. Including guitarist Phil Collen joining the band in London, England 35 years ago on this day in July 1982.

Phil joined on 12th July 1982 as the band were half way through the recording of the 'Pyromania' album. He replaced Pete Willis who was fired the day before at ex-manager Peter Mensch's house in London.

Read more about this band anniversary.

Also on this day in 1999 the 'Promises/Back In Your Face' double A-Side single was released in the UK. The first single taken from the 'Euphoria' album which reached Number 41 on the UK singles chart.

Read more about this single release anniversary.

Vivian Campbell returns to touring later tonight with his side band Last In Line playing another show in Las Vegas, NV.

Read more about these new tour dates.

As of 2017, Def Leppard have played 6 times on this date.

  • Def Leppard History - Concerts/Events On This Day
  • 12th July 2017  |  Last In Line - Vamp'd / Count's Vamp'd, Las Vegas, NV, USA - News Story
  • 12th July 2015  |  Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center/Buffalo, NY, USA - Show Page
  • 12th July 2014  |  Austin360 Amphitheater, Austin, TX, USA - Show Page
  • 12th July 2009  |  Nissan Pavilion, Bristow, VA, USA - Show Page
  • 12th July 1999  |  Single Release - 'Promises/Back In Your Face', UK - Single Page | News Story
  • 12th July 1996  |  Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center/Buffalo, NY, USA - Show Page
  • 12th July 1988  |   La Crosse Center, La Crosse, WI, USA - Show Page
  • 12th July 1982  |  Phil Collen Joins Def Leppard - London, ENGLAND - Band Page | News Story
  • 12th July 1980  |  Legend Valley Summer Jam, Hebron, OH, USA - Show Page

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