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DEF LEPPARD The Stadium Tour 2022 USA/Canada Song/Setlist Statistics

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Def Leppard ended The Stadium Tour 2022 in Las Vegas, NV on 9th September and here are the setlist stats for the 36 shows played.

The show took place at the 65,000 capacity Allegiant Stadium.

The last of the 36 shows to be played on the tour which started on 16th June in Atlanta, GA at Truist Park.

The band's first full tour since November 2019 after returning to live action in late May with a promo show in Los Angeles and a live TV appearance.

New material would be included on the tour from the 'Diamond Star Halos' album.

Four songs would be played from the new album with three of them played at each of the 36 shows.

View the setlist statistics for the 36 shows played below.

The next Def Leppard show will take place in Spring 2023 in Mexico/South America as The Stadium Tour goes worldwide.


Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.

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Def Leppard The Stadium Tour 2022 Setlist/Song Statistics

  • 01 - Take What You Want
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Diamond Star Halos

A song debuted on The Jimmy Kimmel Live! TV appearance in May and at the Whisky A Go Go promo show. It opened each of the 36 shows preceded by the album intro and screen being raised.

The screen visuals for this song were amended as the tour went on and from the Cincinnati, OH 15th July show onwards visuals from the 2015/2016/2017 tours were used. They had been used on those tours for 'Let's Get Rocked'.

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  • 02 - Let It Go
  • Shows Played At - 25
  • Album - High 'n' Dry

A song added to the set on 10th July in Detroit, MI and played at every show after this as song #2 with Joe saying "Good evening [city name]" before it on the Thrust Stage alongside Phil.

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  • 03 - Animal
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Hysteria

The first classic in the set for the first part of the tour before 'Fire It Up' was dropped. It was played song #2 in St. Louis, MO on 6th July as the set was about to be rearranged.

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  • 04 - Foolin'
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Pyromania

The first classic song in the set from the pre-Hysteria days and on this tour featured some of the the most striking video screen visuals.

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  • 05 - Armageddon It
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Hysteria

The regular version of this song and as ever preceded by Joe introducing Vivian on guitar. And in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ on 25th August this was done on Vivian's 60th birthday.

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  • 06 - Kick
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Diamond Star Halos

A song which had been debuted at the Whisky A Go Go promo show in Los Angeles in May and was played for the entire 36 show tour including a lengthy intro by Joe talking about the making of the album during the pandemic in 2020.

The screen visuals referenced the promo video with the 'Wall Of Death' title displayed on the movable video screen above them and clips of the promo video itself behind them.

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  • 07 - Love Bites
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Hysteria

Played at all 36 shows and the regular live version from recent tours not featuring the extended outro solo by Vivian which was dropped a few tours ago.

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  • 08 - Promises
  • Shows Played At - 25
  • Album - Euphoria

A song introduced at the Detroit, MI show on 10th July in place of 'Excitable' and using almost the same visuals featuring a lightning effect along with live shots of the band.

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  • 09 - This Guitar - (Semi-Acoustic)
  • Shows Played At - 35
  • Album - Diamond Star Halos

A song played on the Thrust Stage with Rick using an acoustic drum kit. Played live for the very first time on 16th June in Atlanta, GA. Played 35 times after being cut in Jacksonville, FL on 2nd July due to storm delays.

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  • 10 - Two Steps Behind (Full Version/Full band) - (Acoustic)
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Joe Only Short Version - 10
  • Full Band Version - 25
  • Album - Retro-Active

This song would initially be played as a short version by Joe only. With Joe singing just the first verse and chorus.

When the setlist was changed in Detroit, MI on 10th July the full version would be played with Rick joining in using a shaker as he has done on recent tours (and having some fun with Phil as the song started).

Played 35 times after being cut in Jacksonville, FL on 2nd July due to storm delays.

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  • 11 - Rocket (Single Version/Album Intro)
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Hysteria

Almost the regular single version but played with the album intro. The same album intro used for the extended version first played in 1992 and the album version debuted in 2013 at the VIVA! Hysteria residency which then returned in 2018 and 2019.

The screen visuals were initially those used and debuted in 2019 at the 'Sin City Residency' before reverting to those used in 2018/2019 for the 'Hysteria & More' tours.

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  • 12 - Bringin' On The Heartbreak
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - High 'n' Dry

The regular electric version of the song played at all 36 shows.

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  • 13 - Switch 625 (Instrumental)
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - High 'n' Dry

This song was played at all 36 shows and as ever was played after BOTH and included Rick's extended solo section before the outro.

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  • 14 - Hysteria (Extended Outro)
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Hysteria

An updated version of the song featuring a brand new sing-a-long outro section. Joe stopped the song before the usual outro with Sav still playing bass accompanied by Phil and Vivian before Rick moved to a different bass drum set up on his riser. Rick played a beat as Joe got the crowd to sing 'Oh oh oh oh!' and also singing "Can you feel it?!" before Rick ended the song by banging a gong lowered from the lighting rig. Something not seen since the Euphoria tour in 1999/2000 when he had one behind his kit to end 'Paper Sun' with.

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  • 15 - Pour Some Sugar On Me
  • Shows Played At - 36
  • Album - Hysteria

The regular single version played at every show and from the 17th July show in Milwaukee, WI onwards the city name was displayed on the movable video screen during the song.

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  • 16 - Rock of Ages
  • Shows Played At - 35
  • Album - Pyromania

This song would be played 35 times due to the encore being cut in Washington D.C. on 22nd June after the show was one of many affected by storms. Lightning warnings meant the show had to be cut short.

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  • 17 - Photograph
  • Shows Played At - 35
  • Album - Pyromania

As with 'Rock Of Ages' this song would be played 35 times due to the encore being cut in Washington D.C. on 22nd June after the show was one of many affected by storms. Lightning warnings meant the show had to be cut short.

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  • 18 - Fire It Up
  • Shows Played At - 11
  • Album - Diamond Star Halos

This song would only be played 11 times and was dropped after the Chicago, IL show on 8th July. It also switched places with 'Animal' in St. Louis, MO before being played again as song #2 on its last appearance. Played live for the very first time on 16th June in Atlanta, GA.

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  • 19 - Excitable
  • Shows Played At - 11
  • Album - Hysteria

A song played at the first 11 shows after becoming a favourite in 2018/2019 following it's return to the set. It was dropped and replaced from 10th July onwards in Detroit, MI and played for the last time on 8th July in Chicago, IL.

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  • 20 - Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
  • Shows Played At - 10
  • Album - Adrenalize

Played 10 times after being cut in Jacksonville, FL on 2nd July due to storm delays. This song was played on the Thrust Stage and featured Rick on an acoustic drum kit. Played in the same way as it was in Las Vegas, NV in 2019 at the Sin City Residency.

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