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Def Leppard Album News.

A collection of news stories linked to the main news section for upcoming Def Leppard studio album/single releases.

A new album section will be added when it's details are announced - Discography




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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



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