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Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott has recorded a video message for Japanese fans ahead of the Hysteria tour which takes place in October.

The band will return to Japan for the first time since their November 2015 four city tour.

The shows take place in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.

Watch Joe's short video message below as posted by the tour promoters UDO along with the dates which were announced on 4th June.

The dates once again include a return to the famous Nippon Budokan venue which will be played for the ninth time.

These shows will follow the two Honolulu, Hawaii dates which kick off the Hysteria & More world tour with the full album being played for the first time in Japan.

The band then bring this tour to Australia and New Zealand before hitting the UK and Ireland in December. Further Hysteria shows are expected to be announced in 2019 in South America and possibly the USA as well as European festival shows.

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

UDO - Joe Elliott Video Message

"Hi Japan. I am Joe Elliott from Def Leppard. And we are coming to see you. We are coming to play Hysteria for you. Cannot wait. See you soon."

Def Leppard 2018.

Def Leppard 2018 Japan Tour Dates

24th October 2018 - Tokyo, Japan @ Nippon Budokan

The first show here since November 2015.

26th October 2018 - Osaka, Japan @ Zepp Namba

The first show here since November 2015 and first time at this venue.

29th October 2018 - Nagoya, Japan @ Zepp Nagoya

The first show here since November 2015.

  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - n/a
  • Show Time - 7pm
  • Tickets On Sale - 4th June

As with many previous Japanese tours there is no support act. And as is traditional in the country the shows start earlier in the evening at 7pm.

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