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31 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Start ADRENALIZE 7-Day Weekend Tour In DUBLIN

Def Leppard 1992. Adrenalize Tour 1992/1993

Def Leppard started the main Adrenalize 7-Day Weekend world tour 30 years ago today on 19th June 1992 in Dublin, Ireland.

The first show of the tour which took place at The Point Depot in Dublin.

The Adrenalize album had been released on 30th/31st March.

The band unveiled their new In The Round stage which featured the new album cover design and a huge movable lighting rig/drum riser.

Live footage shot at this show was filmed for an Italian TV special and clips were also used in the 1992 MTV Europe Rockumentary.

The 25 minute special from Italian TV can be viewed below along with photos and quotes.

The rare footage showed the crew and band setting up and preparing the stage for the first show.

They also talked about the upcoming world tour with contributions from all of the band plus the lighting designer, stage manager and sound engineer.

The band had warmed up with 13 club shows around Europe in May/June to break in "new guy" Vivian Campbell before starting the main world tour here using their second In The Round stage.

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