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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 23rd October 2018

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 23rd October, the following concerts and events took place. Including the UK and world release of the 'Vault' album on this day in 1995.

On the same day the band also set a new world record by playing three acoustic gigs on three continents in 24 hours. They began in Morocco before flying to London and finally ending in Vancouver.

Read more about this album release anniversary and a special feature on the 3 Continents In One Day record attempt.

This includes the story of the day, the album and a photo gallery.

Later tonight Vivian Campbell will present the last of six radio shows on BBC Radio Ulster showcasing the music that influenced him to become a guitarist.

Read More about this new show.

Earlier this afternoon Def Leppard were confirmed and announced as one of the headliners for the June 2019 Download Festival in the UK. Playing the 'Hysteria' album in full.

Read More about this festival show announcement.

As of 2018, Def Leppard have played 10 times on this date.

Def Leppard 2018.
2018 - Festival Announcement

2019 - Download Festival, Derby, England

Last In Line 2016.
2016 - Live Concert / Last In Line

Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Songs From The Sparkle Lounge 2008.
2008 - Live Concert

Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, JAPAN | Night 1

Vault 1995.
1995 - Live Concert / 3 Continents Show #3

Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Vault 1995.
1995 - Live Concert / 3 Continents Show #2

The Bottom Line, London, ENGLAND

Vault 1995.
1995 - Live Concert / 3 Continents Show #1

Hercules Cave, Tangier, MOROCCO

Hysteria 1987.
1988 - Live Concert

Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, UT, USA | Night 2

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

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