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Sunday, 14th June 2009
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  • Location / Derby, England
  • Venue / Donington Park
  • Event / Download Festival

The first show by the band in this city since August 1986 on the Monsters Of Rock tour.

The second time at this venue and first time headlining this version of the festival.

The venue is located 13 miles South East of Derby city centre.

The race track was opened in 1931.

The first time the band had headlined a major UK festival and the largest crowd ever played to in the UK.

'Action' and 'C'mon C'mon' were streamed live during the show by the festival website. They were again joined by Dick Decent on keyboards for WLAHC.

Joe sang the first line of chorus two at the start of 'C'mon C'mon' - a minor mishap that didn't affect the others.

Joe later gave an emotional speech when introducing Rick Allen before 'Rock Of Ages'.

Four songs - 'Hysteria', 'Animal', 'Armageddon It', 'PSSOM' were later broadcast on various VH1 TV shows.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - For The About To Rock (We Salute You) - (By AC/DC) - (PA)
  • 00 - Def Leppard Radio Intro

setlist





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show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard Songs From The Sparkle Lounge Summer Tour 2009
  • Fan Recorded - Yes (Audio/Video)
  • Venue - Website
  • Festival - Website
  • Venue Address - Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP
  • English County - Derbyshire
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - 16th August 1986
  • Capacity - 80,000
  • Attendance - 80,000
  • Gross Sales - n/a
  • Ticket Price - n/a
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - Whitesnake
  • Support Act - ZZ Top
  • Support Act - Dream Theater
  • Support Act - Journey
  • Support Act - Black Stone Cherry
  • Support Act - Skin
  • Support Act - Tesla
  • Support Act - Stone Gods

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