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Classic Def Leppard Concert Review Uniondale, NY 25th March 1983

Saturday, 25th March 2017

Def Leppard 1983.
Joe Elliott 1983

Def Leppard played a show on the Pyromania tour in Uniondale/Long Island, NY on 25th March 1983 and an archive concert review is available to read.

The concert was part of the opening US tour leg when they supported Billy Squier.

Good Times reviewed the show which took place 34 years ago today at the Nassau Coliseum.

The first visit to this city and arena since August 1981 on the High 'n' Dry tour with Ozzy Osbourne.

The first ever show here took place in July 1980 as support to Ted Nugent on their debut American tour.

The 12 song setlist featured four new songs from Pyromania, five from High 'n' Dry and two from On Through The Night plus their regular encore cover song 'Travellin' Band'.

The review was added to the site for the first time one year ago today.

You may notice one glaring mistake made by the reviewer.

Good Times - Classic Review Quotes

"Returning to the wide open spaces of the Uniondale plains to a deafening cacophony the young Britishers must have felt like the Ayatollah returning from exile."

"Billy's Got A Gun" from their newest offering Pyromania was sufficiently sinister owning much to Elliott's astonishing talent for menacing the listener with his hair-raising voice. "Photograph" displayed admirable four-part harmonies that seemed difficult too duplicate when heard on record, were translated effortlessly to the stage by the boys."

This and other archive concert reviews can be found on the show pages in the Tour History.

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