JOE ELLIOTT Says DEF LEPPARD Will Bring THE STADIUM TOUR To Britain In 2023
Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott has once again mentioned the 2023 UK tour plans in a new interview.
The Stadium Tour started on 16th June in Atlanta, GA and continues tonight in Philadelphia, PA.
Joe has previously stated that The Stadium Tour will hit the UK and Ireland in 2023.
In a new interview with the Daily Express Joe repeats this news and also mentioned the new album.
Joe talked about writing lyrics, the pandemic, the Queen's Jubilee, music education, modern music, UK shows and 'Diamond Star Halos'.
2023 UK Tour
Joe says the band will definitely tour the UK in 2023.
He first mentioned UK shows back in March on his radio show and also added in Ireland before mentioning Europe in other interviews.
New Daughter Harper
The Harper Elliott credit on the new album has been explained as Joe's new daughter who was born in February 2020 just before the album was recorded.
Diamond Star Halos
Joe again says he thinks 'Diamond Star Halos' is a 'defining album'.
See Tour News link for all previous mentions of the UK/European shows.
Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.
Visit the Album News section for more news on new music (based on band member quotes).
Joe Elliott - June 2022 Quotes
2023 UK Tour
Joe Elliott - "We'll have to see how the album does but there is no way we wouldn't play Britain."
Joe Elliott - "I wrote lyrics sitting in a car waiting for my kid who was doing homeschooling. I'd sit outside with my lyric book listening to the music on the car stereo. It wasn't like one of those castles with a desk and an ink well and candles and a skull!."
Joe Elliott - "."
Joe Elliott - "As regards 2022, it's wonderful we're still around and it's wonderful Her Majesty is still around."
Working With Alison Krauss
Joe Elliott - "Robert says, 'Alison will be so thrilled to hear you're doing a new album because she's a huge Def Leppard fan'."
Joe Elliott - "But if you manage to hang in there, then there's a chance you can emerge the other side - and that's where we are at now."
Article Quote - "Their latest arrival Harper was born in February 2020 - a month before the world went into lockdown."
Diamond Star Halos Album
Joe Elliott - "The omens are looking good. It's the best reaction to our music we've had for decades. The first single Kick was instantly A-Listed by Radio Two - that's never happened before."
Joe Elliott - ""I really believe it's our defining album."."
Read the full interview on the Daily Express site.
Def Leppard - 2022 North American Tour Dates
Thursday, June 16th - ATLANTA, GA @ Truist Park (formerly SunTrust Park) - (4:30pm DL)
Saturday, June 18th - MIAMI, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium - (4:30pm MC)
Sunday, June 19th - ORLANDO, FL @ Camping World Stadium - (4:30pm DL)
Wednesday, June 22nd - WASHINGTON DC @ Nationals Park - (4:30pm MC)
Friday, June 24th - FLUSHING/NEW YORK, NY @ Citi Field - (4:30pm DL)
Saturday, June 25th - PHILADELPHIA, PA @ Citizens Bank Park - (6:30pm MC)
Tuesday, June 28th - CHARLOTTE, NC @ Bank of America Stadium - (4:30pm MC)
Thursday, June 30th - NASHVILLE, TN @ Nissan Stadium - (4:30pm MC)
Saturday, July 2nd - JACKSONVILLE, FL @ TIAA Bank Field - (4:30pm MC)
Tuesday, July 5th - ST. LOUIS, MO @ Busch Stadium - (4:30pm DL)
Friday, July 8th - CHICAGO, IL @ Wrigley Field - (4pm DL)
Sunday, July 10th - DETROIT, MI @ Comerica Park - (4pm DL)
Tuesday, July 12th - HERSHEY, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium - (4:30pm MC)
Thursday, July 14th - CLEVELAND, OH @ FirstEnergy Stadium - (4:30pm DL)
Friday, July 15th - CINCINNATI, OH @ Great American Ballpark - (4:30pm MC)
Sunday, July 17th - MILWAUKEE, WI @ American Family Field (formerly Miller Park) - (4:30pm MC)
Tuesday, July 19th - KANSAS CITY, MO @ Kauffman Stadium - (4:30pm DL)
Thursday, July 21st - DENVER, CO @ Coors Field - (4:30pm MC)
Friday, August 5th - BOSTON, MA @ Fenway Park - (4pm MC)
Saturday, August 6th - BOSTON, MA @ Fenway Park - (4pm DL)
Monday, August 8th - TORONTO, ON @ Rogers Centre - (4pm MC) - NEW
Wednesday, August 10th - BUFFALO, NY @ Highmark Stadium (formerly New Era Field) - (4:30pm DL)
Friday, August 12th - PITTSBURGH, PA @ PNC Park - (4:30pm DL)
Sunday, August 14th - MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ U.S. Bank Stadium - (4:30pm DL)
Tuesday, August 16th - INDIANAPOLIS, IN @ Lucas Oil Stadium - (4pm MC) - NEW
Friday, August 19th - HOUSTON, TX @ Minute Maid Park - (4:30pm DL)
Sunday, August 21st - SAN ANTONIO, TX @ Alamodome - (4:30pm DL)
Monday, August 22nd - ARLINGTON, TX @ Globe Life Field - (4:30pm MC)
Thursday, August 25th - PHOENIX/Glendale, AZ @ State Farm Stadium - (4:30pm DL)
Saturday, August 27th - LOS ANGELES, CA @ SoFi Stadium - (4:30pm MC)
Sunday, August 28th - SAN DIEGO, CA @ Petco Park - (5pm MC)
Wednesday, August 31st - SEATTLE, WA @ T-Mobile Park - (4:30pm DL)
Friday, September 2nd - VANCOUVER, BC @ BC Place - (4pm MC) - NEW
Sunday, September 4th - EDMONTON, AB @ Commonwealth Stadium - (4pm MC) - NEW
Wednesday, September 7th - SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ Oracle Park - (4:30pm DL)
Friday, September 9th - LAS VEGAS, NV @ Allegiant Stadium - (4pm MC) - NEW
Show times and headliner info shown.
Visit the 2022 Tour section for all the show pages (Coming Soon).
Def Leppard / Latest Release
- Kick - (Digital Single)
- Diamond Star Halos - (Album - May 2022)
Def Leppard / Latest Tour
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