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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 5th May 2018

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 5th May, the following concerts and events took place. Including the main UK release of the 'Songs From The Sparkle Lounge' album on this day in 2008.

The album reached Number 10 in the UK Top 40 album chart. The first all original studio album to do so since 'Slang' in 1996. The physical release featured a CD plus a Bonus DVD/booklet featuring the 'Nine Lives' promo video and commentary/interview footage.

Read more about this album release anniversary.

Also on this day in 1988 the demo recording of the song 'Tonight' took place at Wisseloord Studios, Holland on a break from the 'Hysteria' world tour.

Recorded in the same week the band filmed the promo video for 'Love Bites'. It was later re-recorded for the 1992 'Adrenalize' album with this demo released as one of the B-Sides for the 'Tonight' single in April 1993.

Vivian Campbell's band Last In Line play a show tonight in Columbia, MD.

As of 2018, Def Leppard have played 4 times on this date.

Vivian Campbell 2017.
2018 - Vivian Campbell/Last In Line Concert

M3 Rock Festival 2018, Columbia, MD, USA

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

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