Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott hosted another edition of his weekly radio show last night on Planet Rock.
DEF LEPPARD News Round Up (18th-24th November 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 more news emerged about the 2020 tour.
Def Leppard 2020 Tour News
New articles from Rolling Stone and Billboard revealed more about the proposed 2020 stadium tour with Mötley Crüe and Poison.
Sources for Mötley Crüe confirmed tour plans with Def Leppard and Poison and stated the tour would be announced "within days".
An end of week announcement did not happen. Many recent Def Leppard tours have been announced on Thursdays.
The Billboard story confirmed Mötley Crüe had intended their video to be posted in early December followed one week later by a tour announcement.
The 18th November announcement could be followed by the full tour announcement on 25th November (or, of course, not...). Joe made no mention of the tour rumours on his radio show last night or travelling to the USA for next week's show.
Mötley Crüe Reunion Announcement
On the 18th November Mötley Crüe announced their reformation for live concerts via a YouTube video and press release.
The video titled "Mötley Crüe Is Back" showed their 'cessation of touring agreement' being blown up.
There was no denial (or confirmation) from them or Def Leppard/Poison about the tour mentions by The Black Cowes manager or Rolling Stone.
Their last show had been played on 31st December 2015 and was also released as a CD/DVD in 2016.
Vivian Campbell/Last In Line 3rd Album/New Record Company
Vivian revealed that Last In Line were 90 percent done with the music for their third studio album.
They hope to start recording it in January or February 2020 and will also release it on a new record label.
He revealed the band had decided not to renew its deal with Frontiers Records who released their first two albums 'Heavy Crown' and 'II'.
Def Leppard History
The 16th anniversary of the final show of the X/Ten world tour in Moscow, Russia 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 16th anniversary of the final show of the 2002/2003 X/Ten tour in Moscow, Russia. View Joe's on stage quotes and Vivian tour diary.
The latest edition of Joe's show for SiriusXM radio. View the full playlist and transcript.
The 31st anniversary of the filming of the 'Rocket' promo video. Read Rick Savage's video commentary from 1993.
The 36th anniversary of Joe Elliott's trip to California to apologise for his comments on El Paso during the 'Pyromania' tour.
Joe talked about the new Down 'n' Outz album and possible live shows in 2020.
Joe mentioned his hope for the band to continue to play large stadiums and arenas as they had in 2018.
The 22nd aniversary of the passing of INXS frontman Michael Hutchence. Read Joe's comments on a 1992 of them together.
The 17th anniversary of an X/Ten word tour show in Yokohama, Japan. View videos from the show.
The 24th anniversary of the final acoustic show on the 'Vault' promo tour in Toronto, Canada. View the full show.
Vivian revealed that Last In Line are 90% done with the music for their third album and will change record companies before its release in 2020.
Vivian spoke bout his experience playing with two bands at the recent Sacramento, CA show. Listen to the full audio.
Billboard revealed via sources close to Mötley Crüe that their reunion announcement was brought forward and the tour with Def Leppard and Poison would be confirmed/announced within days.
The 32nd anniversary of a Hysteria tour show in Phoenix, AZ. View rare band photos and interview quotes.
Sources told Rolling Stone magazine that the 2020 tour with Mötley Crüe and Poison would be announced soon and contain stadium dates.
The 14th anniversary of a TV appearance at the Spike Video Game Awards. View red carpet and show photos.
The 24th anniversary of the 'Vault' album entering the US Billboard charts at Number 15.
The 23rd anniversary of the 'Breathe A Sigh' UK single release in 1996. The fourth and final single from the 'Slang' album.
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