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RICK ALLEN Says DEF LEPPARD's PYROMANIA Album To Feature Heavily On 2024 Tour

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Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen has been interviewed along with his wife Lauren and he spoke about the Pyromania 40th anniversary and 2024 stadium tour.

The Summer Stadium Tour 2024 was first announced on 7th December 2023.

The tour starts on 6th July 2024 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO and ends on 8th September in Denver, CO at Coors Field.

Three other shows have since been added in Hollywood, FL and in Spokane, WA/Salt Lake City, UT taking it up to 10th September.

2024 Tour Setlist/Pyromania 40th Anniversary

Rick and his wife Lauren Monroe have been interviewed by the Sound Up! podcast ahead of their 14th March benefit show in New York.

They talked about the upcoming show, the Raven Drum Foundations work, drum circles, Lauren's solo shows and music healing events.

Rick was also asked about the 'Pyromania' album anniversary, box set and the upcoming Summer Stadium Tour with Journey.

And once again, as he did back in November 2023, Rick gave hints of what to expect from the setlist.

Pyromania 40 Box Set

Rick briefly spoke about the 40th anniversary Super Deluxe Edition box set that was recently announced for 26th April 2024.

He said he was pleased that the band are celebrating the album.

Read Rick's quotes about this release and the 2024 tour below and listen via the audio players.

The interview section starts at 28 minutes in.

Full Pyromania Album Live?

Could the band be about to play Pyromania in full in 2024?.

It seems at least possible with 8 of the songs played either hundreds or multiple times by the current band line-up since 1992.

Only 'Action! Not Words' and 'Comin' Under Fire' need serious rehearsal time or to be re-learned from scratch.

'Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)', 'Stagefright', 'Too Late For Love' would seem the most likely to be played alongside the more obvious 'Foolin'', 'Rock Of Ages' and 'Photograph'.

With 'Die Hard The Hunter' and 'Billy's Got A Gun' on the maybe list.

The studio album is also significantly shorter than 'Hysteria' possibly increasing its chances of a full playing live with plenty of room for an extended 'hits' section after it.

'Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)' is also a ready made show opener with the album intro used recently in 2009 and the same intro played live in 1993 on the 'Adrenalize' tour.

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).

Rick Allen/Lauren Monroe - 7th March 2024 Interview Quotes - (Transcribed by dltourhistory)

Pyromania Album/40th Anniversary/Setlist

Question - "Quickly, while you're here, I got to check in on projects from both of you guys. Rick, I know Leppard just announced this 40th anniversary Pyromania project. Is that A, is that a thing you've been involved in and what can folks look for on that package? And B, what do you think about the phrase 40th anniversary of Pyromania?."

Rick Allen

"Oh man. I'm starting to feel my age. But I mean, Pyromania speaks for itself."

"I think that was really the record that really catapulted Def Leppard into a different league."

"I think it's fantastic that we're celebrating that."

"I'll let people discover the 40th anniversary version for themselves."

"Needless to say, we'll probably feature that quite heavily on the next tour."

"So I'm really excited about that."

2024 Tour

Question - "Host - "And yeah, tell me, you guys are soon cranking up to get back out into headlining stadiums again. The stadium touring continues. Can you believe that that's become an institution for Def Leppard at this point? Like it's not even news. Oh, they're going out and playing more stadiums. That's just what those guys do at this point."

Rick Allen

"I'm not sure whether that's because we're on the endangered species list, but no, Def Leppard music lends itself very well to that setting."

"And it's been a while since we've been out with Journey, but we were out with the Motley Crue on and off for like 18 months and that was incredibly successful."

"So it'll be nice to get out there again."

Host - "At this point, what is rehearsing for putting that show together like this many years in? And again, after this many rounds at this scale, do you start from zero and build it up again each time? Is it a heavy workout getting ready to get back out?."

"It's always a heavy workout because you're always trying to innovate."

"You're trying to come up with something that's fresh, something that's new."

"So there are production elements involved, but I think above all, it really hinges on the quality of the music and the fact that this band put a lot of work into the music and making sure it sounds as good as it possibly can."

"And of course, it's nice to put on a show that's a spectacle that people remember for years to come."

Host - "That's what you're known for certainly by this point and certainly from these last few rounds of what the touring has been."

Def Leppard/Journey 2024 Tour - December 2023 News Quotes

Joe Elliott - "Having just completed a sensational 18 month run promoting our Diamond Star Halos album, we shall hit the boards running with a brand-new stage show and set of songs that will celebrate specific parts of our history."

"We may even have a surprise or two up our sleeves … so, wanna join us !??! … See you in the summer!."

View the full news story from December 2023.

Def Leppard 2024.

Def Leppard x Journey The Summer Stadium Tour 2024


6th July 2024 - St. Louis, MO @ Busch Stadium - w/ Cheap Trick

10th July 2024 - Orlando, FL @ Camping World Stadium - w/ Cheap Trick

13th July 2024 - Atlanta, GA @ Truist Park - w/ Steve Miller Band

15th July 2024 - Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field - w/ Steve Miller Band

18th July 2024 - Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park - w/ Steve Miller Band

20th July 2024 - Nashville, TN @ Nissan Stadium - w/ Steve Miller Band

23rd July 2024 - Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park - w/ Steve Miller Band

25th July 2024 - Hershey, PA @ HersheyPark Stadium - w/ Steve Miller Band

27th July 2024 - Pittsburgh, PA @ PNC Park - w/ Steve Miller Band

30th July 2024 - Cleveland, OH @ Progressive Field - w/ Steve Miller Band - (First time at this venue)


2nd August 2024 - Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre - w/ Heart

5th August 2024 - Boston, MA @ Fenway Park - w/ Heart

7th August 2024 - Flushing/New York, NY @ Citi Field - w/ Heart

9th August 2024 - Hollywood, FL @ Hard Rock Live - (Solo)

12th August 2024 - Arlington, TX @ Globe Life Field - w/ Steve Miller Band

14th August 2024 - Houston, TX @ Minute Maid Park - w/ Steve Miller Band

16th August 2024 - San Antonio, TX @ Alamodome - w/ Steve Miller Band

19th August 2024 - Minneapolis, MN @ Target Field - w/ Steve Miller Band

23rd August 2024 - Phoenix, AZ @ Chase Field - w/ Steve Miller Band - (First time at this venue)

25th August 2024 - Los Angeles/Inglewood, CA @ SoFi Stadium - w/ Steve Miller Band

28th August 2024 - San Francisco, CA @ Oracle Park - w/ Steve Miller Band

30th August 2024 - San Diego, CA @ Petco Park - w/ Steve Miller Band


4th September 2024 - Seattle, WA @ T-Mobile Park - w/ Cheap Trick

6th September 2024 - Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena - w/ Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

8th September 2024 - Denver, CO @ Coors Field - w/ Cheap Trick

10th September 2024 - Salt Lake City/West Valley City, UT @ Utah First Credit Union Amphitheatre - w/ Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

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