Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott was recently interviewed by Rolling Stone when in New York for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony.
DEF LEPPARD 2019 News Recap Part 4 (April)
Welcome to recap of all things Def Leppard in the year 2019 continuing with the month of April.
Another year (and decade) for the band is about to end and these updates look back at the major events that took place over the last 12 months.
Featuring links to past news stories.
A month in which a double vinyl version of 'The Story So Far...The Best Of' album as released for Record Store Day featuring the tracks from CD2 together on vinyl for the first time.
New of the 'Collection Volume 2' box set appeared online and Vivian's Last In Line announced more show as they continued touring the USA.
Joe appeared on stage with his heroes Mott The Hoople in London and performed during two songs including 'All The Young Dudes'. And he was again joined by Queen's Brian May along with Ian Hunter following their appearance at the RRHOF induction.
Other major anniversaries also took place including the 27th anniversaries of the 'Adrenalize' album debuting at Number One in both the UK and the USA.
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Joe was interviewed by Rolling Stone and talked about the band name origin and first concert in Sheffield.
The 27th anniversary of the band's first and only cover feature for Rolling Stone magazine.
The 26th anniversary of an acoustic show for Swedish TV during the 'Adrenalize' European tour.
The 11th anniversary of the 'Songs From The Sparkle Lounge' release in North America.
The 30th anniversary of the 'Rocket' single peaking at Number 12 in the USA charts.
Joe Elliott appeared on stage with Mott The Hoople and more footage surfaced online.
Vivian's Last In Line announced more 2019 tour dates in the UK and USA.
The 22nd anniversary of the SLANG tour's final show in San Juan, Puerto Rico. View the full show video.
The upcoming Collection Volume 2 box set appeared on Amazon and other retail sites.
The 16th anniversary of the band's last UK Top 40 hit with 'Long Long Way To Go'.
Rick talked about the RRHOF Fan Vote win when promoting his art events in Florida.
Brian May talked about his first meeting with Def Leppard in 1981 and the RRHOF induction ceremony.
The 11th anniversary of the 'Nine Lives' single release. The band's first ever duet.
Steve Clark was again remembered on what would have been his 59th birthday.
The 2nd anniversary of The Def Leppard E.P.'s reissue for Record Store Day 2017.
The 23rd anniversary of the 'Slang' single being released in the UK.
The first anniversary of the Record Stare Day 2018 release of the 'Live At Abbey Road' E.P. which had been recorded in 2008.
The 5th anniversary of the Down 'n' Outz' second album release.
The 27th anniversary of the band's appearance at The Freddie Mercury Tribute show in London, England.
The 26th anniversary of the 'Tonight' single being released in the UK.
The 27th anniversary of the 'Adrenalize' album entering the USA album chart at Number One.
Rick talked about the band's relationship as friends during an interview promoting his artwork.
The 31st anniversary of the 'Armageddon It' single peaking at Number 20 in the UK charts.
The 27th anniversary of Vivian Campbell's first concert appearance with Def Leppard in Dublin, Ireland.
The 16th anniversary of the UK release of the 'Long Long Way To Go'.
The songs from CD2 of the 2018 'The Story So Far...' album were released on double vinyl for Record Store Day.
The 6th anniversary of the VIVA! Hysteria residency ending in Las Vegas, NV.
The 27th anniversary of the 'Adrenalize' album entering the UK charts at Number One.
The August 1979 Paris Theatre live show was once again re-broadcast by BBC 6 Music.
The 31st anniversary of the second UK 'Hysteria' tour leg starting in Bournemouth, England.
A preview video was posted ahead of the US TV broadcast of the RRHOF induction ceremony.
Joe talked more about the band working on new songs whilst promoting the RRHOF induction.
The 26th anniversary of the Don Valley Stadium show being announced during the 'Adrenalize' tour.
The 39th anniversary of the opening night of the main 'On Through The Night' UK headline tour in St. Albans, England.
The 27th anniversary of the 'Let's Get Rocked' single peaking at Number 2 in the UK charts.
The 26th anniversary of the 'I Wanna Touch U' promo video being filmed at the last ever In The Round concert in Canada.
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