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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 12th January 2017

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 12th January, the following concerts and events took place. Including the announcement of the 2017 North American tour earlier today.

38 shows have now been confirmed for April, May and June across the USA including select dates in Canada.

The band are joined once again by Poison and Tesla.

Read more about this announcement and view the full list of dates.

Phil Collen attended the NAMM music convention on this day in 2011 and performed at the event in Anaheim, California.

Read more about this event and view high quality photos/video footage.

To date Def Leppard have never played on this date in their history.

On the same day in 2011 Vivian Campbell played a show with Thin Lizzy in Leicester, England.

Read more about this live show anniversary and view video footage.

Also on this day in 1986 Vivian played his last show with the original DIO band in Honolulu, Hawaii during the 'Sacred Heart' tour. He was fired soon after during a tour break and replaced by Craig Goldy.

As of 2017, Def Leppard have never played on this date.

Phil Collen 2011.
2011 - Phil Collen @ NAMM Show

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA, USA

Thin Lizzy 2011.
2011 - Live Concert / Thin Lizzy (Vivian Campbell)

De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England

Vivian Campbell.
1986 - Live Concert / Vivian Campbell's Last DIO Show

NBC Arena, Honolulu, HI, USA

Use the previous news links to go back through each day in history to June 2011.

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Phil Collen - Guitar
Phil Collen - Guitar
Phil Collen - Guitar
Phil Collen - Guitar