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42 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Newcastle, England 1979 (Concert Review 1)

Def Leppard 1979. Def Leppard 1979

Def Leppard played a show in Newcastle, England on 10th August 1979 and an archive concert review is available to read.

Sounds reviewed the show which took place at Mayfair Ballroom.

The band's first show in this city.

The Def Leppard EP 1979.

Sounds - Online Review Quote

"Def Leppard Newcastle - The section of the Mayfair's balcony that's screened off for use by the mixer and his lighting lads resembles the tube at five o'clock. Friends, mums and dads, friends' mums and dads; everyone's gathered together to share in their boys' glory. A six (not five) figure deal with Phonogram, tours with Sammy Hagar and maybe Ian Gillan. It's all systems go for Def Leppard."

"I'm here, as much as anything, to see what it is that they've got that elevates them above dozens of other similar young heavies up and down the country. If I was hoping for some sort of great insight it didn't come."

This and other archive concert reviews can be found on the show pages in the Tour History.

Fan photos and reviews from any past tour can be submitted - Here

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