Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott hosted another edition of his weekly radio show last night on Planet Rock.
DEF LEPPARD News Round Up (5th-11th August 2019)
A round up of Def Leppard News with links to stories and updates from this week in the band's history.
A week where the band were on a break from the 2019 tour.
2019 Tour Break/Las Vegas Rehearsals
The band were on a break this week before regrouping in Las Vegas to prepare for the second residency.
2020 Tour/Album Plans
Phil Collen mentioned plans for more touring around the world in 2020 and also that work would continue on a new Def Leppard album.
Las Vegas Residency Setlist News
The countdown to the second Las Vegas residency continued with now only 3 days to go before it starts.
Vivian Campbell revealed that the band had rehearsed 'Die Hard The Hunter' which has not been played since his very first show with the band in April 1992.
Thebegins at the Zappos Theater At Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, NV on 14th August and runs for 12 shows until 7th September.
Def Leppard History
The 40th anniversary of the band singing their first recording contract took place this week.
Many other anniversaries also took place this week.
View the various stories from this week below.
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The latest edition of Joe Elliott's weekly radio show on Planet Rock.
The continued countdown to the second Las Vegas residency.
The 32nd anniversary of the 'Women' single being released in North America. The first release from the 'Hysteria' album there.
The 33rd anniversary of the band's first show back after Rick's accident as a full five piece and no back up drummer.
The 27th anniversary of the band's first ever appearance at New York's famous Madison Square Garden during the 'Adrenalize' tour.
The 40th anniversary of the band's first live concert after singing their recording contract.
Vivian spoke to the Canadian press and mentioned a rare Pyromania era track has been rehearsed for the upcoming second residency.
The 33rd anniversary of a 1986 show in Ireland during Rick Allen's come back tour. View rare photos of the band playing with second drummer Jeff Rich.
Phil Collen revealed plans for worldwide touring in 2020 and continued work on a new Def Leppard studio album between tour legs.
The 17th anniversary of the NOW single being released in the UK.
The 40th anniversary of the band singing their first recording contract with Phonogram Records in 1979.
The 33rd anniversary of Rick Allen's first show back with the band following his accident in 1984.
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