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Def Leppard's Classic Rock Awards Appearance To Air On 19th February

Def Leppard 2016. Screenshot

Def Leppard members Joe Elliott and Phil Collen's appearance at the 2017 Classic Rock Awards is set to air in the USA.

The show is scheduled to premiere on AXS TV on 19th February.

The 90 minute special was first shown in Japan via Hulu on 24th December with some footage already posted on YouTube.

Including the full Joe and Phil acceptance speech for the Album Of The Year award and Phil performing multiple songs with the house band.

One of these songs saw Phil sing lead vocals on 'Interstate Love Song' by Stone Temple Pilots without playing a guitar at the same time.

The event took place at Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan in front of 8,000 fans.

Read more about the ceremony.

AXS TV - News Quotes

"The biggest rock party of the year, hosted by Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine ft. performances by Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Johnny Depp & more is coming to AXS TV."

"Metal icons and classic rock legends took over the world-famous Ryogoku Stadium in Tokyo, Japan on November 11, 2016. Now, the star studded event is coming all the way back to the States and straight to your living room. The Classic Rock Awards 2016 is the ultimate celebration of all things rock ‘n’ roll; honoring up and coming acts and the established musical prodigies we know and love. See all the unforgettable moments of the night, including Jeff Beck being presented with The Icon award by Led Zeppelin guitar god Jimmy Page; Scorpions axe man Rudolf Schenker presenting Richie Sambora with the Classic Songwriter award; Def Leppard winning Album Of The Year."

View the full speech and performance videos on this YouTube playlist.

Classic Rock Fan Videos 2016.

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