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VIVA! Hysteria Live At The Joint, Las Vegas 2013. Slang Deluxe Edition 2014.

A diary/collection of news articles/mentions of the next Def Leppard album/EP release. The band will release a 2CD Deluxe Edition of the 1996 'Slang' album in February 2014. The VIVA! Hysteria 2CD/DVD/Blu-ray is out now. New music is being written for a possible 2014 EP release. The links go to news stories already posted in the News section with edited descriptions. Plus quotes from facebook and twitter.

New pages for any album/single releases will be posted in the Discography when full details are announced - Read More




15-Oct-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Gives 2015 Studio Album/World Tour Update - Audio

Phil Collen says of no record label - "The songs will be better for it I think they're less contrived because of that." - More

02-Oct-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says New Album Will Be Out In April/May 2015 - Audio

Joe Elliott says of new album - "Hopefully it'll be ready to put out by April or May next year." - More

02-Oct-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott On 2015 Album/World Tour/NFL Game - Audio

Joe Elliott says album is down to - "Backing vocals, loads of lead vocals and mixing the record now." - More



30-Sep-14 - Def Leppard News Band To Start Recording Album Again Next Week

Joe Elliott says band are - "Starting again next week." on album sessions - More

26-Sep-14 - Def Leppard News Band Have 16 New Songs For 2015 Studio Album - Audio

Joe/Phil says of new songs - "We've got 15 or 16 on the go now." - More

18-Sep-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Excited By Quality Of New Lep Material

Joe Elliott says of new songs - "We're really excited with the quality of what we've been writing." - More

12-Sep-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says New Album Out In April/May 2015

Joe Elliott says band hope to have album - "Nailed by January. We wanna put the record out by April/May." - More

11-Sep-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says New Studio Songs Are Heavy And Melodic

Phil Collen says of new songs - "Some of them are really heavy and kind of very melodic." - More



22-Aug-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen On 2015 Album-Tour/Vivian's Health - Audio

Phil Collen says of new album - "We really have to finish our new album off." - More

16-Aug-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says KISS Tour One Of Their Best - Audio

Phil Collen says of new album - "Yeah we're gonna bang that out for next year." - More

07-Aug-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says Album Will Be Out In March/April 2015

Phil Collen says album will be finished this year and - "Hopefully it's out by March or April of 2015." - More

02-Aug-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen On Next Album/Vivian Health Update - Audio

Phil Collen says of next album - "We're very excited about it. It's just a great collection of music." - More



26-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen On Next Album/Vivian's Health - Audio

Phil Collen says of album sessions - "It's the quickest we've ever worked. We have such a great flow going." - More

25-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Talks 2015 Studio Album/KISS Tour - Audio

Phil Collen says of next album - "It should be ready for next year and we're gonna tour next year." - More

25-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott On New Studio Album/Vivian's Health - Audio

Joe Elliott says - "We've got all the backing tracks pretty much nailed on about 16 songs." - More

24-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Says New Album Coming Along Pretty Good

Vivian Campbell says next album is - "Coming along pretty good." - More

22-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News 2015 World Tour To Start In Japan/Australia In April

Joe Elliott says band hope to finish album later this year and - "Get it out for Spring time (2015)." - More

18-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says Next Album Is Pure Rock And Roll - Audio

Joe Elliott says next album has - "Some amazing bits of work on it." and is "Pure rock and roll." - More

17-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell On Album Recording/2015 World Tour Plans

Vivian Campbell says hope to release album - "By springtime next year. That's our plan." - More

14-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Says There Is A Rock Element On Next Album

Vivian Campbell says there will be - "More of a rock element on this one, I think." - More

10-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says Band Excited By Creative New Album - Audio

Phil Collen says next album has - "Extreme rock, it's got some of our great songwriting." - More

10-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen On Varied And Cool New Album - Audio

Phil Collen says next album has - "Some really cool stuff. It's very varied." - More

08-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Def Leppard/KISS Tour Special Radio Show - Audio

Joe Elliott says next album - "Will be the pinnacle of next year we hope." - More

02-Jul-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Ultra Excited About New Studio Album - Audio

Phil Collen says of new album - "We're ultra excited about that." - More



18-Jun-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen On New Studio Album Style/Songwriting- Audio

Phil Collen says - "Rick Allen came in with a couple of great ideas - we're doing one of the songs." - More

17-Jun-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says Next Album Is Exciting/Energetic - Audio

Phil Collen says next album is - "Very exciting, very cool and kind of energetic." - More

16-Jun-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Gives A New Studio Album Session Update

Phil Collen says recent album recording session was - "Very productive and creative." - More

13-Jun-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Talks About Exciting Studio Album Sessions - Audio

Phil Collen says of February album session - "It was just very exciting." - More

01-Jun-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says Second Album Session Now Winding Down

Joe Elliott says second album recording session - "...is starting to wind down." - More



26-May-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says New Album Sessions Producing Great Stuff

Joe Elliott says of album session #2 - "Some great stuff coming out of that studio this week, amazing." - More

24-May-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Gives Positive Vivian Campbell Health Update

Joe Elliott says of next studio album - "It is a rock and roll record for sure." - More

18-May-14 - Def Leppard News Second New Album Recording Session Under way In Dublin

Joe Elliott says band are - "Recording brand new music to add on to what we did in February." - More

17-May-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says New Album Sessions Were Amazing - Audio

Joe Elliott says - "The electricity in the room when we started writing was just amazing." - More

07-May-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott On Summer Tour 2014/Next Album - Audio

Joe Elliott says of studio album release - "I'd say like Spring time next year." - More

06-May-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says Band Hope To Finish Album By Feb 2015

Joe Elliott says - " I'm hoping, fingers crossed - that we can actually deliver the CD by February 2015." - More

04-May-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Talks Studio Album/Down 'n' Outz w/ Origin Magazine

Short Interview - More



16-Apr-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott On Pyromania Residency/2015 Album/Tour Plans

Joe Elliott says of new material - "It's really strong. We've got some really good stuff on the go." - More

08-Apr-14 - Def Leppard News Ronan McHugh Comments On New Lep Album Recording

Co-Producer Talks About New Album - More

03-Apr-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Talks Next Album/Pyromania Residency With VH1

Joe Talks Album/Vegas Return - More



31-Mar-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Talks To Sixx Sense About Next Album - Video

13 Minute Video/Album Talk - More

28-Mar-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Talks About Next Album/Second Vegas Residency

Joe 30 Minute Audio Interview/Album Talk - More

27-Mar-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Talks About New Album In Grammy Video

Joe Elliott says Dublin sessions were - "The most creative period that I've ever experienced in this band." - More

26-Mar-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says New Material Sounds Incredible

Joe Elliott says new songs - "Sound incredible." - More

21-Mar-14 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Gives 2015 Studio Album/World Tour Update

Joe Elliott talks about new songs/album progress - More

19-Mar-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says Album Session Was Amazingly Productive

Phil Collen says February sessions were - "Amazingly Productive." - More

18-Mar-14 - Def Leppard News Band Give 2015 Album Update At Press Conference

Phil Collen says band have - "11 songs on the go and probably we'll have 20 by the time we're done." - More

07-Mar-14 - Def Leppard News World Tour/New Studio Album Coming In Spring 2015

Vivian Campbell says of new album band hope to - "Get it released by spring 2015." - More



26-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Dublin Update - 8 Songs Recorded

Vivian Campbell says 8 recorded songs - "Still require the bulk of lyrics and melody to be finalised." - More

24-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Band To Record 16 Songs For New Album

Vivian Campbell says of recording new songs - "We're gonna try for sixteen to give us a good collection." - More

21-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Band May Release New Song In 2014/Album In 2015

Vivian Campbell says band will - "Tour in America and maybe with a new song." - with a - "New album to follow." - More

21-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Band Back To Dublin In May For More Recording

Vivian Campbell says band will - "Get back together here in Dublin in May." - More

20-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell The Bear 102 Radio Interview Quotes

Vivian Campbell says band have - "8 different songs on the go and it's a bit more of a rock element." - More

19-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Slang Album/New Music Interview

Vivian Campbell says - "Rick's going to play an acoustic kit and we're going to play in real time." - More

18-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Vivian Gives New Dublin Session Updates

Vivian Campbell says - "All going well in the recording process." - More

10-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Slang Deluxe Edition Released In UK Today - OUT NOW!

38 Track Album/Digital Video Collection Now Available - More

10-Feb-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Says Band Are In Rock Mode

Vivian Campbell says - "4 songs in and we're still very much in 'rock mode'." - More

09-Feb-13 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Says New Songs Are Very Exciting

Joe Elliott says new songs are - "Sounding very, very exciting." - More

06-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Says Band Have 3 New Songs On The Go

Vivian Campbell says of Dublin sessions - "3 songs on the go thus far." - More

04-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says New Songs Will Have Classic Sound

Phil Collen says new songs will have - "Classic sound." - band aim to have a "New album finished in 2014." - More

02-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News 8 iTunes Only Bonus Tracks On Slang Deluxe Edition

Joe Confirms 8 Bonus Songs = 38 In All - More

01-Feb-14 - Def Leppard News Band Start Work On New Songs Today In Dublin

Band Start Work Today - More



25-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Slang Deluxe Edition Sound Samples Available

Samples Of All 30 Tracks - More

21-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Slang Deluxe Edition Vinyl Tracklisting Revealed

Double Vinyl Tracklisting/8 New Digital Bonus Tracks - More

18-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Full Slang Deluxe Edition Tracklisting On Amazon

30 Tracks On 2 CDs - More

18-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Talks About New Music With Chris Epting - Audio

Phil Collen says - "I've got an album's worth of Def Leppard stuff just on my own. And I know Joe has and Sav has." - More

15-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Slang Countdown 1 - Turn To Dust Sample Origin

Turn To Dust Sample Video - More

14-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Amazon Lists Slang Deluxe Edition For 11th February

Amazon Lists Slang For 11th February - More

14-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says Slang Deluxe Edition Due In February

Phil Collen says Slang will be - "Re-Released in February." - More

14-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen On Def Leppard 2014 Recording/Touring

Phil Collen says full album won't be - "Ready for another year." - More

04-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Hints At Slang Deluxe Edition 2014 Release

Phil Collen says it will be - "Interesting to see how Slang is received 2nd time out." - More

04-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says Band Excited About New Material

Phil Collen says band are - "Excited and buzzy about new material." - More

02-Jan-14 - Def Leppard News Joe/Phil/Sav On 2014 Recording/Touring Plans

Phil Collen says band are excited about - "going back in the studio in February. - More



27-Dec-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Hopes For A New Studio Album

Phil Collen says - "Hopefully there will be a new album, but we may just get a few songs finished." - More

17-Dec-13 - Def Leppard News Phil/Rick/Vivian New Studio Album Interview Video

Vivian Campbell says of new recordings - "We're actually gonna play in the room at the same time." - More

08-Dec-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen On 2014 Touring/2015 Studio Album

Phil Collen says new studio album in - "2015 unless you know we put some of these out. On a TV show or a movie." - More

07-Dec-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Gearphoria Interview/2015 Album Talk

Phil Collen says - "If we can get enough stuff for an album, we'll release one probably in 2015." - More

05-Dec-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen On 2015 Studio Album/Outside Producers - Audio

Phil Collen says of new album - "I think it'll come out in 2015." - band has "a shortlist" of outside producers - More



14-Nov-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen/Simon Laffy 94 Rock Radio Interview

Phil Collen says band will - "Go into Joe's studio in Dublin February the 1st to write some new stuff." - More

10-Nov-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen 2 New Def Leppard/Manraze Interviews

Phil Collen says - "We may as well start even just recording an album." - More

09-Nov-13 - Def Leppard News Lep Recording Scheduled For 1st February 2014

Phil Collen says of 2014 recording plans - "We're kind of scheduled for like February 1st." - More



28-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News VIVA! Hysteria #6 On UK Top 40 Rock Album Chart

UK Rock Album Chart New Entry - More

28-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News VIVA! Hysteria Debuts On UK Top 100 Album Chart

UK Main Album Chart New Entry - More

25-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Talks About New Recording Plans - Audio

Vivian Campbell says band will - "Get together in January and crank out something." - More

23-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Talks About New EP/Album Recording

Phil Collen says - "We're gonna do about four or five songs - so it'll be an EP and an album." - More

22-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News VIVA! Hysteria Live At The Joint Released In The US/CAN Today - OUT NOW!

2CD/DVD/Blu-ray Released Today - More

21-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News VIVA! Hysteria Live At The Joint Released In The UK Today - OUT NOW!

2CD/DVD/Blu-ray Released Today - More

19-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Says Band To Record In Feb 2014

Vivian Campbell says band will - "Cut a track live in the studio." - More

12-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen WSDI Radio Interview Audio/Quotes

Phil Talks New Music/Slang 2014 Reissue - More

08-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Amazon Lists Slang Deluxe Edition For January 2014

New January 2014 Release Date - More

05-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott/Vivian Campbell Off The Record Full Transcript

Joe Elliott says band will release EPs of new music and - "Then gather them all together." - More

05-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott/Rick Savage GibsonGuitarUK Video Interview

Rick Savage says band to spend next few months - "Writing some new songs and getting new material together." - More

04-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott VIVA! Hysteria Hot Press Interview

Joe Elliott says - "There will be a new album coming." - More

02-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Says Band Will Tour In Summer 2014

Vivian Campbell says band will - "Start recording new Leppard music in January." - More

02-Oct-13 - Def Leppard News Phil/Rick/Vivian ABC News VIVA! Hysteria Interview

Phil Collen says band will release - "An EP or something." in 2014 and then "Perhaps the year after, release an album." - More



26-Sep-13 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Rafabasa VIVA! Hysteria Interview

Joe Elliott says each band member has 3 or 4 new songs / No demand for studio albums - More

25-Sep-13 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Says Band To Record In March 2014

Phil Collen says band plan to - "Record somewhere around March (2014)." - More

23-Sep-13 - Def Leppard News Band To Release New Material As Series Of EPs

Joe Hints At EPs Before A Full Album - More

13-Sep-13 - Def Leppard News Band To Write New Songs For Rest Of 2013

Rick Savage says band will write new songs - "Certainly up until the new year ." - More



30-Aug-13 - Def Leppard News Love And Affection Live Single Due On 1st October - New Single

New Live Radio Single - More

30-Aug-13 - Def Leppard News Listen To VIVA! Hysteria Live Audio Samples - Audio Samples

Samples Of All 29 Tracks - More

17-Aug-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Says Band To Record/Tour In 2014

Vivian Campbell Says band will - "Get together in early next year and record something." - More

15-Aug-13 - Def Leppard News 2CD Slang Deluxe Edition Release Delayed

Vivian Campbell says - "It'll be pushed back." - More

10-Aug-13 - Def Leppard News Band To Work With Top Producer On New Song

Vivian Campbell says band to work with outside producer - "Hopefully it'll be Mutt." - More

09-Aug-13 - Def Leppard News Slang Reissue Listed On Amazon/Track Details

Slang Reissue With 26 Tracks incl. New Songs - More

07-Aug-13 - Def Leppard News VIVA! Hysteria Live At The Joint CD/DVD Release Details - NEW RELEASE!

2CD/DVD/Blu-ray Tracklisting/Details - More

03-Aug-13 - Def Leppard News Pre-Order VIVA Hysteria! DVD/Blu-ray On Amazon.com

DVD/Blu-ray Now Listed On Amazon US - More



18-Jul-13 - Def Leppard News Viva! Hysteria CD/DVD Advert In Classic Rock

Viva! Hysteria Release Coming Soon - More



21-May-13 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Mixing VIVA Hysteria! DVD Audio

Joe Elliott says he's been in the studio to - "Mix the live sound for the VIVA Hysteria! DVD." - More



30-Apr-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Says Slang Reissue Summer Release Possible

Vivian Campbell says release will happen - "Possibly this summer." - More

29-Apr-13 - Def Leppard News Rick Allen Says VIVA Hysteria! DVD Due In October

Rick Allen says DVD may be released in - "October I think." - More



20-Mar-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Gives Another Slang Reissue Update

Vivian Campbell says reissue is - "All ready to go - just a matter of when." - More

16-Mar-13 - Def Leppard News 29th March VIVA Hysteria! Show To Be Filmed

DVD Filming Date - More

07-Mar-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Says No New Music Until 2014

Vivian Campbell says of new music - "I doubt it'll be released in 2013." - More

01-Mar-13 - Def Leppard News Slang Reissue To Be Released This Month

Vivian Campbell says release likely to - "Coincide with first (VIVA Hysteria!) show." - More



16-Feb-13 - Def Leppard News 15th February Slang Album Reissue Update

Vivian Campbell says of release date - "Gotta be soon, I would think." - More

01-Feb-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Talks New Music With 96.7 KCAL

Vivian Campbell says - "We'd really like to - build songs from riffs." - More



29-Jan-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Talks Las Vegas Recording In KLOS Video

Vivian Campbell says band will - "Record in a hotel room and get some new ideas." - More

24-Jan-13 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Discusses New Music With Billboard

Joe Elliott says - "Everybody's got some individual ideas, and we'll go from there." - More

21-Jan-13 - Def Leppard News Joe Elliott Talks About 2013 Recording Plans

Joe Elliott says - "I don't know if we'll do an album." maybe - "One or two tracks out at a time." - More

13-Jan-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Gives Las Vegas Live DVD Update

Vivian Campbell says band will be - "Recording a DVD while in Vegas this spring." - More

12-Jan-13 - Def Leppard News New Music To Be Recorded During Vegas Residency

Joe Elliott says band will - "Start writing the new record when we get to Vegas." - More

10-Jan-13 - Def Leppard News Vivian Says Band Still Divided On New Music

Vivian Campbell says - "Yes, there have been differing opinions." - More



31-Dec-12 - Def Leppard News Vivian Campbell Says New Studio Album Doubtful

Vivian Campbell says - "I doubt there'll ever be another album, as such, from Leppard." - More

30-Dec-12 - Def Leppard News Slang Album Reissue Still Due For Early 2013

Vivian Campbell says reissue - "Will be released sometime very, very soon." - More

05-Dec-12 - Def Leppard News Viva Hysteria! Recording Update

Vivian Campbell says of recording the Vegas shows - "Yes, we'll record it." - More



19-Nov-12 - Def Leppard News Phil Collen Reveals Recent Mutt Lange Collaboration

Phil Collen says it - "Would be really nice if we had some new music out." - More

14-Nov-12 - Def Leppard News Las Vegas Residency DVD/CD Release Likely

Vivian Campbell says Vegas filming/recording is - "Most Likely." - More

13-Nov-12 - Def Leppard News Band To Work On New Album During Vegas Residency

Joe Elliott says band will - "Come up with ideas." - for next album in Las Vegas - More

31-Oct-12 - Def Leppard News Slang Album Reissue Now Due In Early 2013

Vivian Campbell says reissue will - "Be released very shortly thereafter." (Christmas) - More

19-Oct-12 - Def Leppard News Rick Allen Says Band Are Busy With New Music

Rick Allen Says of new music - 'We Are Busy :)' - More

30-Sep-12 - News - Joe Elliott Talks About Def Leppard Slang Reissue

Joe Talks About Reissue - More

26-Sep-12 - News - Phil Collen Says Def Leppard To Play More Shows In 2013

Phil Collen says band writing and - "I've got some new stuff on the go right now." - More

22-Sep-12 - News - Vivian Campbell Gives Update On New Def Leppard Songs

Vivian Campbell says of 2013 sessions - "It remains to be seen how many songs that will yield." - More

19-Sep-12 - News - Def Leppard Slang Album Reissue Due Before Christmas

Vivian Campbelll says reissue will come out - "Possibly (hopefully?) this Christmas." - More

31-Aug-12 - News - Def Leppard To Record New Songs In Spring 2013

Vivian Campbelll says band are - 'definitely going to be recording' next Spring (2013) - More

25-Aug-12 - News - Joe Elliott Confirms Def Leppard Slang Double CD/Vinyl Reissue

Joe Confirms 2CD Re-Release - More

09-Aug-12 - News - Phil Collen Says New Def Leppard Songs Are Hard Rock

Phil Collen say new material is - 'really cool, hard rock stuff' - More

29-Jun-12 - News - Def Leppard Phil Collen Examiner Interview

Phil Collen says of new music - "We have a plan and some really fantastic ideas for songs." - More

06-Jun-12 - News - Def Leppard Slang Album Reissue Set For iTunes Release

Phil Collen says - "Slang album going up." - on iTunes - More

06-Jun-12 - News - Def Leppard Slang Album Reissue Due Out Towards End Of 2012

Vivian Campbell says Slang Reissue due out at - "Maybe year's end." - More

03-Jun-12 - News - Rick Allen Talks About Recording On The Road

Rick Allen says band are - "Taking the 'Sparkle Lounge' back out on on the road." - More



28-May-12 - News - Def Leppard Not Planning To Re-Record Back Catalogue

Vivian Campbell says - "At this point we're not planning to re-record the catalogue." - More

17-May-12 - News - Vivian Campbell Says Def Leppard Studio Album Is Long Overdue

Vivian Campbell says next studio album/new music is - "Long Overdue." - More

13-May-12 - News - Joe Elliott Says Def Leppard Unsure Of Next Album Format

Joe Elliott says of new album - "It's really difficult to know what to do." - More



29-Apr-12 - News - Def Leppard To Have New Songs Ready By End Of 2012

Phil Collen says news songs will be ready - "By the end of the year for sure." - More

27-Apr-12 - News - Phil Collen Hopes Next Def Leppard Album Is Pure Rock

Phil Collen wants the next studio album to be - "Mainly pure rock." - More

26-Apr-12 - News - Rick Allen Talks About Next Def Leppard Album

Rick Allen says Phil - "Playing me some ideas - for our next studio album." - More

24-Apr-12 - News - Def Leppard Phil Collen 93.7 KCLB Radio Interview

Phil Collen says he, Rick Allen/Vivian Campbell have been - "Recording some vocals yesterday on some stuff." - More

11-Apr-12 - News - Vivian Campbell Gives Update On New Def Leppard Songs

Vivian Campbell says - "No record this year." - and they - "Need to record something new for 2013." - More

10-Apr-12 - News - Rock Of Ages Movie Soundtrack Album ft. Def Leppard Out In June

Soundtrack Due Out In June - More

07-Apr-12 - News - Def Leppard May Release Deep Cuts Live Album

Phil Collen says band may release a - "Part two deep cuts - live album." - More



28-Mar-12 - News - Def Leppard Phil Collen 2011 Real Radio XS Interview

Phil Collen says new music will come - "A track or two at a time." (December 2011) - More

25-Mar-12 - News - Phil Collen Says New Def Leppard Album Out In 2013

Phil Collen says band will probably release - "A song this year and an album next year." - More

22-Mar-12 - News - Joe Elliott Confirms New Def Leppard Single

Joe Elliott confirms 'It's All About Believin'' - "Is gonna be the new single for the tour." - More

16-Mar-12 - News - Vivian Campbell Says No New Def Leppard Music Until 2013

Vivian Campbell says of new music - "Most likely next year before anything new." - More


15-Mar-12 - Vivian Campbell facebook - Slang album live extras? "I honestly have no idea of what will be released just yet."

15-Mar-12 - Vivian Campbell facebook - IAAB Single means no new music this year? "Yeah, most likely next year before anything new, unfortunately."

15-Mar-12 - Vivian Campbell facebook - Will 'It's All About Believin' be played live? "Possibly, I guess. I'm always just about the last to know, however."


13-Mar-12 - News - Def Leppard Slang Reissue Still Due This Summer

Phil's wife says Slang still - "Coming back out this summer." - More

12-Mar-12 - News - Def Leppard To Release It's All About Believin' As A Single - Single Release

2012 Tour Press Release quote - "soon to be released single, "It's All About Believin'." - More

01-Mar-12 - News - Phil Collen Ultimateclassicrock Interview/Hysteria Acoustic Video

Phil Collen says band will release - "One or two songs attached to something else." - full album will be - "A bit later." - More

01-Mar-12 - News - Phil Collen On New Def Leppard Music/Greatest Hits Tours

Phil Collen says band are - "Working on hopefully getting a few new songs out." - More



20-Feb-12 - News - Phil Collen Q 104.3 Interview/Acoustic Session Video/Pics

Phil Collen says band will release - "A new song or two - maybe in a movie." - More

03-Feb-12 - News - New Def Leppard Songs In 2012/Album In 2013

Phil Collen says - "We're going to try to have a new song together." - "We'll do a record next year." - More

31-Jan-12 - News - Def Leppard To Release New Music In 2012

Phil Collen says band plan to do - "some recording - not an album, but certainly a new song or two this year." - More

26-Jan-12 - News - Def Leppard Divided On Recording New Studio Album

Vivian Campbell on studio album - "Opinion in the band is divided as regards the merits of making an album." - More


23-Jan-12 - Vivian Campbell facebook - New studio album? "Opinion in the band is divided as regards the merits of making an album's worth of new music. And, as you've no doubt noticed, the plan for when and how to record anything new keeps changing."


18-Jan-12 - News - Vivian Campbell Gives Def Leppard Slang Reissue Update

Vivian Campbell on Slang reissue - "there's a good chance that we'll re-release with bonus material." - More

06-Jan-12 - News - 3 Def Leppard Songs Featured In Rock Of Ages Movie

Phil Collen says band would prefer to release - "a single or an EP" to go with the tour - More

03-Jan-12 - News - Def Leppard To Release New Tracks But No Album in 2012

Vivian says new songs but no new album in 2012 (from Dec 2011) - More

03-Jan-12 - News - Vivian Campbell Talks Def Leppard Slang Reissue Track

Vivian talks about Slang Reissue song (from 31st Dec) - More


31-Dec-11 - Vivian Campbell facebook - Christmas Song/Slang Reissue Extras? "We had some extra songs we recorded. One in particular had no lyrics and as it was nearly Christmas we goofed-off and made it a spoof song. I believe 'proper' lyrics have since been written."


26-Dec-11 - News - Def Leppard Give Slang Album Reissue Update

Vivian Gives Slang Reissue Update (from 3rd Dec) - More

26-Dec-11 - Rick Allen Tweet - New Def Leppard Album in 2012? - "?HopeSo."

16-Dec-11 - News - Def Leppard End The Mirrorball Tour In London

Joe Elliott Hints New Studio Songs - More


13-Dec-11 - Vivian Campbell facebook - New music in 2012? "I hope there'll be at least one new track released in 2012."

12-Dec-11 - Vivian Campbell facebook - New music in 2012? "I don't expect there to be a new Lepp record in 2012, although perhaps a new track or two. Then again, perhaps not!"

12-Dec-11 - Vivian Campbell facebook - Def Leppard Studio Album in 2012? "New tracks, perhaps. Album, no."

05-Dec-11 - Vivian Campbell facebook - Def Leppard Studio Album in 2012? "If anything, it'll be a few tracks; no album."

05-Dec-11 - Vivian Campbell facebook - Slang Reissue Extra Songs? "Some unheard stuff, too, as far as I know."

03-Dec-11 - Vivian Campbell facebook - Def Lep Xmas Song? "Although we did once record a song called "Heavy Metal Christmas" during the Slang sessions - tongues very firmly in cheeks! It was actually a proper (and rather good!) song but was lacking lyrics - hence the goof-off title. It'll likely see the light of day when we re-release Slang soon."


02-Dec-11 - News - Def Leppard Headed Into The Studio In 2012

Joe Elliott says - "we're going into the studio early next year" - More

22-Nov-11 - News - Phil Collen Birmingham Express And Star Interview

Phil Collen Mentions Slang Reissue/Different Song Versions/Extra Songs - More

15-Sep-11 - News - Vivian Campbell Tulsa World Interview

Vivian Campbell says - "upcoming release expected in 2012" - More

03-Sep-11 - News - Vivian Campbell College Times Interview

Vivian Campbell says band want to - "get back to some more collaborative efforts - on all our future recordings" - More

26-Aug-11 - News - Phil Collen Denver Post Interview

Phil Collen says of new music - "We might do some EPs and downloads." - More

17-Aug-11 - News - Phil Collen/Vivian Campbell Premier Guitar Interview

Phil/Vivian say "No" and "Yes" to new album in 2012. Phil Collen - "We may do a few songs." - More

14-Jul-11 - News - Phil Collen Adelaide Now Interview

Phil Collen says of New Album - "Probably not next year" but "there's always writing going on" - More

24-Jun-11 - News - Rick Allen The Times Leader Interview

Rick Allen says band working on new songs - "new studio album on the horizon." - More

23-Jun-11 - News - Vivian Campbell Hampton Roads Interview

Vivian Campbell says band hope to - "put out another album next year"/May not be full length - More

10-Jun-11 - News - Phil Collen Access Atlanta Interview

Phil Collen says next release may be - "EP or just a few songs" - More

07-Jun-11 - News - Vivian Campbell Artist Direct Interview

Vivian Campbell says new album in 2012 - "not sure if it will be a full-length" - More

05-Jun-11 - News - Joe Elliott ThisIsNottingham Interview

Joe Elliott says the 3 New Mirrorball tracks will be on next album/3-4 New Songs "on the go" - More

24-Mar-11 - News - Vivian Campbell Gibson Guitars Interview

Vivian Campbell says band has - "intention to release a full album of new songs in 2012" - More

02-Mar-11 - News - Billboard Joe Elliott Live Album Article

Joe Elliott says band hope to record 7/8 new songs ready for 2012 release - More

16-Feb-11 - News - Vivian Campbell Braveworlds Interview

Vivian Campbell says he'd like 'High 'n' Dry' sound back - More

16-Jan-11 - News - Joe Elliott RushOnRock Interview

Joe Elliott mentions 2012 Studio Album plans - More

08-Jan-11 - News - Vivian Campbell RushOnRock Interview

Vivian Campbell mentions "career encompassing" Box Set plans - More

07-Jan-11 - News - Joe Elliott 2010 Reuters Video Interview

Joe Elliott mentions Box Set negoiations - More