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Def Leppard bassist Rick Savage was recently interviewed to promote The World Tour 2023 UK shows.

The World Tour 2023 started in Mexico City on 18th February 2023.

Sav has been interviewed by Absolutely Yorkshire to promote the upcoming UK shows and has clothing line Overnight Angels Crew.

Sav talked about the band's popularity and longevity, growing up in Sheffield, his family, clothing, the shows in London/Sheffield and his hopes of playing the Glastonbury festival one day.

Read some quotes below.

Wembley Stadium/Bramall Lane

Sav says he is looking forward to playing this show especially and the homecoming show in Sheffield.

Glastonbury Festival

He also says he wants to play the Glastonbury festival and that it's on his "bucket list".

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Def Leppard 2023.

Def Leppard - The World Tour 2023 London Support Act


Saturday, 1st July, 2023 London, England @ Wembley Stadium

Mammoth WVH were recently confirmed as support at this show.

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Rick Savage/Absolutely Yorkshire - March 2023 Interview Quotes


Rick Savage - "It’s absolutely amazing that we are as popular as we ever were."

Rick Savage - "We’re performing in stadiums and people are still talking about us, streaming, and downloading our songs."

Rick Savage - "It doesn’t feel like a job when you’re with your mates."


Rick Savage - "The summers seemed to last forever, and the days always seemed sunny."

Rick Savage - "As I got older we’d frequent places like the Limit Club and pubs like the Broadfield."

Rick Savage - "Don’t get me wrong – there are cities in England I love, but there’s something about Sheffield."

Wembley Stadium Show

Rick Savage - "To be able to say that you’ve played Wembley Stadium is pretty cool. As an Englishman it doesn’t get much bigger."

Bramall Lane Show

Rick Savage - "I’m really looking forward to that and Bramall Lane, Sheffield. It’s my hometown, a sort of homecoming – that will be a big occasion."

The Future/Glastonbury Festival

Rick Savage - "We’re always setting ourselves new goals – we feel we have places to go and more to achieve."

Rick Savage - "Glastonbury is such an iconic festival, it’s not defined by one specific genre of music. At some point we’d like to play it – definitely on my bucket list."

Read the full interview on the Absolutely Yorkshire website.

Def Leppard 2023.

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Def Leppard - The World Tour 2023 Dates


Mon May 22, 2023 Sheffield, England @ Bramall Lane
Thu May 25, 2023 Mönchengladbach, Germany @ SparkassenPark Mönchengladbach
Sat May 27, 2023 Munich, Germany @ Koenigsplatz (King's Square)
Mon May 29, 2023 Budapest, Hungary @ MVM Dome (Budapesti Multifunkcionális Sportcsarnok)
Wed May 31, 2023 Krakow, Poland @ Tauron Arena Krakow


Fri Jun 2, 2023 Prague, Czech Republic @ Prague Rocks *
Sat Jun 3, 2023 Hannover, Germany @ Expo Plaza
Wed Jun 7, 2023 Solvesborg, Sweden @ Sweden Rock Festival *
Fri Jun 9, 2023 Hyvinkää, Finland @ RockFest *
Sun Jun 11, 2023 Trondheim, Norway @ Trondheim Rocks (Bryggeribyen EC Dahls Arena) *
Wed Jun 14, 2023 Copenhagen, Denmark @ COPENHELL *
Fri Jun 16, 2023 Clisson/Val de Moine, France @ HELLFEST (Main Stage 1) *
Sun Jun 18, 2023 Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop Metal Meeting *
Tue Jun 20, 2023 Milan, Italy @ Ippodromo del Galoppo di San Siro
Fri Jun 23, 2023 Lisbon, Portugal @ Passeio Marítimo de Algés
Sat Jun 24, 2023 Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain @ Auditorio Miguel Ríos
Tue Jun 27, 2023 Thun, Switzerland @ Stockhorn Arena


Sat Jul 1, 2023 London, England @ Wembley Stadium
Sun Jul 2, 2023 Lytham/Lytham St. Annes, England @ Lytham Festival (Lytham Green) *
Tue Jul 4, 2023 Dublin/Rathfarnham, Ireland @ Marlay Park
Thu Jul 6, 2023 Glasgow, Scotland @ Hampden Park - VENUE CHANGED
Thu Jul 6, 2023 Glasgow, Scotland @ Glasgow Green


Saturday, August 5th, 2023 Syracuse, NY @ JMA Wireless Dome
Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 Columbus, OH @ Ohio Stadium
Friday, August 11th, 2023 Fargo, ND @ Fargodome
Sunday, August 13th, 2023 Omaha, NE Charles Schwab Field Omaha
Wednesday, August 16th, 2023 Tulsa, OK @ Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium
Friday, August 18th, 2023 El Paso, TX @ Sun Bowl Stadium

* = Festival.

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