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Monday, 14th April 1980
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  • Location / Bristol, England
  • Venue / Colston Hall

The first show by the band in this city since February 1980 on the club tour.

The first time at this venue.

Another show on the On Through The Night UK and World tour with Magnum and local/young acts in support.

The venue is located in the city centre.

It was opened in September 1867.

It was redeveloped in 2009.

The opener for this show was Lautrec, a local Bristol based band and another member of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal.

They featured singer Reuben Archer (who toured with Def Leppard again in 1981 with Lionheart), John Philips (drums), Steve Holbrook (keyboards), Simon Ridler (bass) and Laurence Archer (guitars).

They released a single called 'Mean Gasoline' in 1980 and were originally called Thriller.

Read more about this tour in the Lep History section.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - When The Walls Came Tumblin' Down Album Intro

setlist - (Unconfirmed)

songs by album / single

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard On Through The Night UK Tour 1980
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - Website
  • Venue Address - Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR
  • English County - Lancashire
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - 11th February 1980
  • Capacity - 2,075
  • Attendance - n/a
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Show Time - n/a
  • Tickets - £2.50/£3
  • Promoter - M.C.P./Midland Concert Promotions
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - Magnum
  • Support Act - Lautrec

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