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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 3rd August 2019

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 3rd August, the following concerts and events took place. Including the worldwide release of the 'Hysteria' album on this day in 1987.

The band's most successful studio album was released 32 years ago today. It reached number 1 in the UK Top 40 album chart and in many other countries around the world including the USA almost 11 months later in 1988.

The album was played in full for the first time during the March/April 2013 VIVA Hysteria! residency in Las Vegas.

Read a Making Of - HYSTERIA special feature looking at the album's history from 1984 to 1987.

On this day in 2017 Joe Elliott attend a special Hysteria Q and A session in London from 6 to 9pm which was broadcast live by Planet Rock.

Also on this day in 2017 Joe appeared live on BBC Breakfast TV to promote the Hysteria 30th Anniversary reissue.

As of 2019, Def Leppard have played 10 times on this date.

Def Leppard 2017.
2017 - Hysteria Q &A Session

Gibson Showrooms, London, ENGLAND

Hysteria 1987.
1987 - Album Release / 32nd anniversary

Hysteria, Worldwide

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

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