Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell was recently interviewed by Ultimate Guitar and talked about the second Last In Line album.
DEF LEPPARD 2019 News Recap Part 1 (January)
Welcome to recap of all things Def Leppard in the year 2019 starting with the month of January.
Another year (and decade) for the band is about to end and these updates will look back at the major events that took place over the last 12 months.
Featuring links to past news stories.
A month in which the band continued to look forward to their Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction.
11 shows were announced for a Canadian tour in July/August 2019.
Their first multiple show tour there since April/May 2015.
Joe's interview for Speakeasy TV was premiered on US TV.
The Tesla album 'Shock' had it's release date announced along with the new single being released at the same time. Produced and co-written by Phil Collen.
Vivian Campbell began touring with Last In Line in the USA. A tour that would see them play over 60 shows by it's end just a couple of weeks ago in Europe.
Other major anniversaries also took place including the dates of Steve Clark's death and of his joining the band.
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Vivian talked about the title of his new album with Last In Line.
Rick talked about the upcoming RRHOF induction and hoe special it was for the band.
The 30th anniversary of the re;ease of the classic 'Rocket' single in the UK.
The 3rd anniversary of the show played without Joe Elliott during the Hysteria On The High Seas cruise.
The 35th anniversary of the band's first ever show in Australia at an outdoor festival which was hit by heavy rain.
The 41st anniversary of when guitarist Steve Clark joined the band in Sheffield.
Phil looked forward to the RRHOF induction performance and its possible setlist.
Vivian's Last In Line were announced to open the main stage at the Download Festival on the same day as Def Leppard.
Phil debuted a new version of his PC1 guitar at the annual NAMM show in California.
Vivian reflected on the band's resurgence in popularity in 2018 and the highly successful tour with Journey.
The Phil Collen produced Tesla album 'Shock' had it's release date confirmed. A new single was also released on the same day.
The 3rd anniversary of Joe Elliott being hit by more vocal problems during the Hysteria cruise which led to tour cancellations/postponements.
Vivian's Last In Line played their first show of 2019 in California.
Rick revealed his excitement at the band winning the RRHOF 2019 Fan Vote.
Joe Elliott's 2018 interview with David Fricke was broadcast on US TV for the first time.
Joe talked about how the band wanted to share their RRHOF induction with the fans who had voted for them.
Phil suggested the band wanted Brian May to induct them at the RRHOF induction. Something he would end up doing as well as performing with them at the end.
Phil said the band planned to honour and include both Steve Clark and Pete Willis at the RRHOF induction.
11 new shows were announced as part of the first nationwide Canadian tour since 2015.
A short preview of Joe's Speakeasy interview was published online.
The 28th anniversary of Steve Clark's untimely death in 1991 was marked and remembered by fans world wide.
Or so we thought...but it turned out to be the Canadian tour.
The 40th anniversary of the band's first E.P. happened n January 1979. Read more about its making.
The 25th anniversary of the release of the 'Action' single in the UK.
Vivian talked about the RRHOF induction and how pleased the band were by it.
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