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DEF LEPPARD Mix It Up In DETROIT On THE STADIUM TOUR 2022 (Show Report/Setlist)

Def Leppard 2022. Screenshot

Def Leppard played show number 12 of The Stadium Tour in Detroit, MI last night with 17 songs performed.

The show took place at the 41,297 capacity Comerica Park.

The first show in Detroit since July 2018 on the Journey co-headline tour.

The 25th show by the band in this city and second time at this venue.

The first visit here took place in August 1981 supporting Ozzy Osbourne during the High 'n' Dry tour.

Sunshine was forecast and all looked good for the return to Detroit Rock City.

After a great night in Chicago nothing would change right?.

Show #12 - Band Mix Up The Setlist

Wrong! - but thankfully not the weather which was perfect.

26C and bright sunshine saw the band open with the usual 'Take What You Want'.

Joe was sporting sunglasses again and ready to sing one of the songs for the second time in two days in this venue following a guest spot here the night before with Billy Joel.

He and Phil took to the Thrust stage right after song number 1.

Let It Go/Promises/3 Songs Dropped

After a quick "Good evening Detroit!" from Joe, Phil's presence so early on the Thrust was revealed as he started the opening riff of 'Let It Go'.

This song was last played in November 2019 in Sacramento. The final show played before the pandemic hit. View footage of this below in two of the Instagram posts.

The following five songs seemed to indicate that would be the only change but it was not.

A rousing version of 'Promises' was played in place of 'Excitable' - also last played at the final show of 2019.

And then the changes kept coming in the acoustic section.

Acoustic Section Changes

'Two Steps Behind' was played by Joe, Sav, Phil and Vivian on the Thrust stage after 'This Guitar'.

It was also the full version and not just the first verse and chorus. Joe sang the last line of "I'll be Two Steps Behind..." by himself as the rest of the band walked to the main stage to start 'Rocket'.

With the full version of TSB played there was no room for 'Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad' which like 'Fire It Up' and 'Excitable' appears to have been dropped, at least for now.

17 songs were played in all.

With TSB not having been a full version the band were really only playing 17 songs and not 18 before this. Although the short version of TSB was enough to consider it a full song rather than a snippet.

Motley Crue

The regular 15 song setlist played once more.


Poison played 7 songs having played 9 songs at their solo show the night before in Pikeville, KY at Appalachian Wireless Arena.

Detroit, MI 2022 Photos

Screenshots by dltourhistory.

Watch some Fan Videos from the show here.

Def Leppard 2022 Fan Videos.

Joe Elliott - Let It Go Intro

"Good evening Detroit!."

Joe Elliott - Two Steps Behind Intro

"How's your voices?. How's your voices?. You fancy doing a bit of singing? You fancy doing some singing?. Alright try this then."

Joe Elliott - Foolin' Intro

"Thank you. How we doing?. Here at last!. Happy to be here. Where else would you wanna be other than right here right now."

"Little bit of everything for you tonight. Going right back as you can see to 1981. Right through to our new album. Let's stop off for you right now in 1983. Pyromania."

The next Def Leppard show will take place in Hershey, PA on 12th July.

Def Leppard Detroit, MI 10th July 2022 Setlist

  • 01 - Take What You Want
  • 02 - Let It Go - (Tour Debut/First time since November 2019)
  • 03 - Animal
  • 04 - Foolin'
  • 05 - Armageddon It
  • 06 - Kick
  • 07 - Love Bites
  • 08 - Promises - (Tour Debut/First time since November 2019)
  • 09 - This Guitar - (Semi-Acoustic)
  • 10 - Two Steps Behind (Full Version/Full band) - (Acoustic)

This song was played full band by Joe, Phil, Vivian and Sav. Joe played the end line by himself as the rest of the band went back to the main stage for the start of Rocket.

  • 11 - Rocket (Single Version)
  • 12 - Bringin' On The Heartbreak
  • 13 - Switch 625 (instrumental)
  • 14 - Hysteria (Extended Outro)
  • 15 - Pour Some Sugar On Me
  • 16 - Rock of Ages
  • 17 - Photograph

Both new songs to the show were last played on 19th November 2019 in Sacramento, CA. 'Fire It Up', 'Excitable' and 'Have You Ever...' all dropped from the show.

Motley Crue Detroit, MI 10th July 2022 Setlist

  • 01 - Wild Side
  • 02 - Shout At The Devil '97
  • 03 - Too Fast For Love
  • 04 - Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)
  • 05 - Saints Of Los Angeles
  • 06 - Live Wire
  • 07 - Looks That Kill
  • 08 - The Dirt (Est. 1981)
  • 09 - Medley
  • 10 - Home Sweet Home
  • 11 - Dr. Feelgood
  • 12 - Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S.)
  • 13 - Girls, Girls, Girls
  • 14 - Primal Scream
  • 15 - Kickstart My Heart

Various Photos/Videos

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