Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott played a new live song on his Planet Rock radio show last night from the upcoming Hysteria Tour DVD.
DEF LEPPARD News Round Up (17th-23rd February 2020)
A round up of Def Leppard News with links to stories and updates from this week in the band's history.
A week where not one but two live tracks were revealed online from upcoming releases.
The Rocks 2020 Awards Win
Announced on 21st February Def Leppard won two awards at The Rocks 2020.
Planet Rock radio announced that Def Leppard won both Best British Band and Best Live Act.
Joe's Down 'n' Outz also won Best British Album.
Joe was interviewed briefly about the win live on air by Wyatt Wendels.
Good Morning Freedom (Live Oxford 1980)
On Friday the band released a second song from the upcoming 'The Early Years 79-81' five disc box set.
Due for release on 20th March the box set was previewed with the release of 'Good Morning Freedom' live from the 1980 Oxford, England show.
The song was added to streaming and download services.
The entire 64 track box set will be released digitally and to stream unlike the already released box sets of 2017 to 2019.
Hysteria Tour 2018 DVD Live Track/20/20 Vision
Joe played a new live track during his weekly 'Joe Elliott Show' on Planet Rock last night.
'Excitable' was played at the end of the show as Joe commented on Def Leppard's two wins at The Rocks 2020 award which were announced on Friday.
Although not announced by Joe the live track was clearly from London with Joe name checking the city at the start of the song.
The concert film from December 2018 is due to be released as a double set with the 'Sin City Residency' film as part of the upcoming 20/20 Vision series.
Def Leppard History
The 36th anniversary of the 'Photograph' single being reissued in the UK took place this week.
View the various stories from this week below.
Visit thesection. For more news on future tour plans.
Visit thesection. For more news on new music (based on band member quotes).
Joe played 'Excitable' live from London 2018 during his radio show in a preview of the upcoming 'Hysteria' tour DVD.
The latest edition of Joe Elliott's weekly radio show on Planet Rock.
View a photo gallery from an X/Ten tour show in Manchester, England in 2003.
The latest edition of Joe's radio show for SiriusXM. View the full playlist and transcript.
The first anniversary of the release of Vivian Campbell/Last In Line's second studio album "II".
Joe was interviewed by Planet Rock during the announcement of The Rocks 2020 awards. Listen to/read the full interview.
Def Leppard won both Best British Band and Best Live Act at Planet Rock's The Rocks 2020 awards.
A second track was released as a preview of the new box set taken from the Oxford, England live concert from April 1980.
The 27th anniversary of an Adrenalize tour show in Houston, TX. View a photo gallery.
The 40th anniversary of an early show in Sheffield, England. Read a review and view photos.
The 37th anniversary of the 'Photograph' single peaking at Number 66 in the UK.
The 4th anniversary of the first Last In Line album 'Heavy Crown' being released.
Vivian talked about the upcoming 20/20 Vision tour with ZZ Top and The Stadium Tour. Listen to the full interview.
Phil talked about his recent surgery and the 20/20 Vision tour. Listen to the full interview.
The 36th anniversary of the 'Photograph' single being reissued in the UK.
The 9th anniversary of a Thin Lizzy show featuring Vivian Campbell and a guest appearance from Joe Elliott.
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