def leppard Songs From The Sparkle Lounge tour - 2008
Countries Played - 24 (* = First time)
|date||country||first city/venue played||recordings|
|27th March 2008||USA||Greensboro @ Greensboro Coliseum||Audio ||
|6th May 2008||England||London @ Carling Academy Islington (album launch)||| Video|
|21st May 2008||Norway||Sandnes @ Classic Rock Festival||Audio | Video|
|4th June 2008||Finland||Helsinki @ Ice Hall||Audio | Video|
|6th June 2008||Sweden||Solvesborg @ Sweden Rock Festival||| Video|
|8th June 2008||Russia||Kaliningrad @ Stadion Baltika||| Video|
|9th June 2008||Lithuania||Vilnius @ Siemens Arena||Audio | Video|
|11th June 2008||Estonia *||Tallinn @ Saku Suurhall Arena||Audio | Video|
|14th June 2008||Denmark||Middelfart @ Rock Under Broen||| Video|
|15th June 2008||Holland||Nijmegen @ Goffert Park||||
|17th June 2008||Scotland||Glasgow @ SECC Hall 4||Audio ||
|21st June 2008||Northern Ireland||Belfast @ Odyssey Arena||Audio | Video|
|27th June 2008||Belgium||Dessel @ Boeretang Festival Park||| Video|
|1st July 2008||Greece *||Athens @ Karaiskaki Stadium||Audio | Video|
|3rd July 2008||Albania *||Tirana @ Qemal Stafa Stadium||Audio | Video|
|4th July 2008||Bulgaria *||Sofia @ Akademik Stadium||Audio | Video|
|6th July 2008||Turkey *||Istanbul @ Parkorman||Audio | Video|
|8th July 2008||Romania *||Bucharest @ RomExpo parcarea B||Audio | Video|
|10th July 2008||Czech Republic||Vizovice @ Areal likerky R. Jelinek||Audio | Video|
|14th July 2008||Wales||Cardiff @ Cardiff International Arena||Audio | Video|
|6th August 2008||Canada||Hamilton @ Copps Coliseum||Audio | Video|
|23rd October 2008||Japan||Tokyo @ Nippon Budokan||| Video|
|31st October 2008||Australia||Perth @ Members Equity Stadium||Audio | Video|
|14th November 2008||New Zealand||Auckland @ Vector Arena||Audio | Video|
24 countries played in all in support of 'Songs From The Sparkle Lounge' in 2008. Six of these were played for the first time.
Viewin the 2008 tour section.
The first fully fledged 'world' tour since the 2002/2003 X/Ten tour.
The biggest European leg of a tour since the May 1993 'Adrenalize' tour with all new countries played on this leg.
Australia and New Zealand were played for the first time (on a full electric tour) since 1992.
Two announced shows in India for October were both cancelled before tickets went on sale.
Potential dates in China were mentioned in interviews but no shows were ever announced.
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