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DEF LEPPARD's 2018 HYSTERIA & More UK/Irish Tour Tickets Now On Sale

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Tickets for Def Leppard's 2018 UK/Ireland Hysteria & More tour with Cheap Trick are now on general sale.

The Hysteria & More tour takes place in December in the UK and Ireland with 11 arena shows.

The entire Hysteria album will be performed live for the first time in the band's homeland. With 11 shows this will be the most arena dates played by the band on any UK/Irish tour.

Tickets for the tour went on general sale from 9am this morning following a two day fan club and one day Live Nation presale.

The tour includes their first ever show at the The O2 Arena in London rather than the usual Wembley Arena. Cheap Trick are the special guests. This venue holds more people than Wembley with a capacity of 20,000. Housed inside the old Millennium Dome complex. This will be the band's largest London headline show since Earls Court Arena in June 1992.

They will also make their debut at the Arena Birmingham having previously only played arena shows here at the NEC/Genting Arena. This venue was previously known as the National Indoor Arena and the Barclaycard Arena and has a 15,800 capacity.

The tour was announced on 19th January along with 58 dates in the USA/Canada plus the release of most of the band's music catalogue to streaming and download services online.

Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.

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Def Leppard 2018 UK Hysteria & More UK/Ireland Tour Dates


Due to high demand for the first London show this new date was added.

Billed as 'The Hysteria Tour' and with the band performing the full album in its entirety for the first time in the UK/Ireland.

'Excitable' is currently the only album track never played anywhere in the UK or Ireland. All other songs were played in Ireland and the UK between 1986 to 1992 (and beyond).

Ten cities were played last in December 2015 with new venues being played in London/Birmingham. Liverpool was last played at the same arena in July 2008.

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Def Leppard Tour 2018 - UK Tour Press Release

Coinciding with the band’s full catalogue of iconic albums being added to streaming and downloading services, Def Leppard have announced headline UK shows playing the seminal Hysteria in full, as well as other songs from their eleven studio records. They’ll be joined by Cheap Trick across the tour.

Def Leppard’s full recording catalogue is now available worldwide, and has been made available on streaming and download platforms. To date, the band have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, becoming one of rock’s most influential bands.

“It is with a mixture of relief & euphoria that we now see our entire catalogue finally getting a digital release,” says vocalist Joe Elliott. “Having embraced every other format with open arms, especially & more recently the re-emergence of vinyl, we’re now going to be available to everyone everywhere and honestly, it’s as exciting as the original releases were.”

Guitarist Phil Collen adds: “We felt we’d been left out of the digital party, but it’s a thrill for us to finally accept the invitation and to be able to say “Yeah, you can stream us, download us and hear us on all digital outlets”.

The band, completed by Rick Savage, Rick Allen and Vivian Campbell, celebrate an extensive musical history, from their first ever chart hit Wasted through Rock of Ages, Animal, Love Bits and Let’s Get Rocked.

Their catalogue includes two of the best selling albums of fall time, with more than 10 million copies sold of Pyromania and Hysteria in the US alone.

Together they house the likes of Pour Some Sugar on Me, Hysteria and Foolin’.

The rock legends have also announced UK arena dates, during which they will perform Hysteria in full.

Rick “Sav” Savage says: “After many requests from fans in the UK, I’m delighted that we can bring the whole Hysteria album to arenas across Britain and Ireland later this year. From Women to Love and Affection plus many other faves thrown in for good measure. Oh, and our old pals Cheap Trick will be there also to help with the celebrations!! We can’t wait’.”

The run includes their first ever live show at London’s O2, as well as a homecoming show at Sheffield Arena.

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