Def Leppard played a show on the 2019 European tour last night in Oslo/Ekeberg, Norway with 17 songs performed.
DEF LEPPARD 2019 News Recap Part 6 (June)
Welcome to recap of all things Def Leppard in the year 2019 continuing with the month of June.
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 the band started their 2019 world tour at the Sweden Rock festival. The start of 15 shows across Europe and the UK.
The tour also included a third headline show at the Download Festival at Donington Park.
The Collection Volume 2 box set was released covering the four 1990s era albums plus three discs of B-Sides and extras.
Vivian looked forward to the band hopefully releasing some new music in 2020.
An appearance at the iHeart Radio Music festival was announced for September.
Joe made a second guest appearance on stage with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden in New York just ahead of the Def Leppard tour starting. He also performed at Ian Hunter's 80th birthday show in the same city.
Joe also revealed that the third Down 'n' Outz album would be coming out in October.
Other major anniversaries also took place including the start of the 'Arenalize', 'Slang' and both 'Rock Of Ages' tours (2005/2012).
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Show #11 on the 2019 European tour in Oslo/Ekeberg, Norway. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
A 2015 interview video from Japanese TV where Joe and Phil reveal details about the writing and recording process of the self-titled album. Watch the full video.
The 'Collection Volume 2' box set entered the UK Rock charts inside the Top Ten.
Show #10 on the 2019 European tour in Trondheim, Norway. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
The 32nd anniversary of a Hysteria tour warm-up show in Holland before the release of the 'Animal' single. View rare photos.
Phil was interviewed by Canadian Radio and mentioned new Def Leppard songs plus new music from his various side project bands.
27 years since an Adrenalize In The Round show at the legendary Earls Court Arena in London. View rare photos from the show.
The 11th anniversary of a show in London at Wembley Arena on the Sparkle Lounge tour. View many media photos from the show.
A video interview with phi land Vivian recorded backstage in Belgium. Phil commented on the various covers of Def Leppard songs over the years, emotion in their music and the current tour.
36 years since Joe appeared on MTV in the USA to talk about the resumption of the highly successful Pyromania tour after his vocal issues forced many shows to be rescheduled.
Show #9 on the 2019 European tour in Dessel, Belgium. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
32 years since the band debuted new songs from the Hysteria album at club shows in Holland where they ha dspent the last few years recording the album.
Show #8 on the 2019 European tour in Clisson, France at Hellfest. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
The 13th anniversary of the start of the 2006 YEAH! North American tour with Journey in Camden, NJ. The first show where the band introduced a large LED video screen to their show that has remained with them in various forms since.
Confirmation and details of the Download Festival highlights shows on SKY Arts were published on UK TV menus. Two 2 hour 45 minute special will be broadcast by the channel on 6th and 7th July with footage from Def Leppard's set to feature as well as interviews.
The 3rd anniversary of the Man Enough promo video being released on YouTube. The third release taken from the self-titled 'Def Leppard' album.
Phil was interviewed at the Download Festival to promote a new Hysteria Bluetooth guitar amp. Watch the short video.
Vivian was interviewed backstage at Download on 14th June and talked about his memories of the 2009 appearance and the UK audiences. Watch the video.
Show #7 on the 2019 European tour in Hinwil, Switzerland at the Rock The Ring festival. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
The Collection Volume 2 box set was released around the world on CD and Vinyl featuring the 90s era albums and the many B-Sides and extra tracks from their singles. Plus a few extras rarities.
6 years since the band's first appearance at Hellfest in France. A show where the full 'Hysteria' album was played and the first performance by Vivian since his announced his illness.
Show #6 on the 2019 European tour in Milan, Italy. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
7 years since the start of the 2012 Rock Of Ages tour with Poison and Lita Ford in Utah. The second tour by the band to feature this name following the first in 2005. This tour was tied in to the 'Rock Of Ages' movie starring Tom Cruise and including his performance of 'PSSOM'.
27 years since the start of the 1992/1993 Adrenalize world tour with an In The Round show in Dublin, Ireland. The first use of the new stage on a tour that would see them perform over 240 concerts until September 1993.
27 years since the band performed on UK TV show Top Of The Pops just ahead of the Adrenalize world tour. Featuring a humourous introduction from Bob Geldof. Watch the full performance video.
Show #6 on the 2019 European tour in Prague, Czech Republic. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
A media photo gallery from the second UK YEAH! tour show in London, England in 2006.
Vivian spoke to KaaosTV in Finland and mentioned new Def Leppard songs. Although he doesn't think a full album will be finished in 2020 he hopes for at least two or three new songs will be released. He also said Last In Line will start work on album number three this summer.
13 years since the band were honoured in Sheffield as being 'Sheffield Legends'. A plaque was unveiled on the pavement in front of the Town Hall the day before a show at Sheffield Arena on the YEAH! tour.
Phil spoke to Planet Rock radio backstage at Download and gave another update on the next studio album. This time saying the band have a bunch of songs ready and also talked about playing the full Hysteria album live.
Show #4 on the 2019 tour played at the Download Festival in Derby, England. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
The 27th anniversary of the UK release of the 'Make Love Like A Man' single taken from the 'Adrenalize' album. The 3 extra tracks on the CD single would end up being the singles from the next album 'Retro-Active'.
Vivian opened the event with his band Last In Line playing six songs including a cover of the DIO classic 'Rainbow In The Dark'.
The tenth anniversary of the band's return to Donington after 23 years and the first headline slot at Download. Falling on the same day as the third in 2019.
The first UK show of 2019 on 12th June by Vivian's band Last In Line at the O2 Academy in Islington, London.
31 years since a classic show on the 'Hysteria' tour featuring the Steve Clark era lineup in full flow on the legendary In The Round stage. View footage of the full performance.
Show #3 on the 2019 European tour in Sonderborg, Denmark with Bon Jovi. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
31 years since a one-end show during the band's Canadian 'Hysteria' tour in 1988 in Toronto. View the full show.
.8 years since the band's second appearance at the Download Festival in Derby, England. View footage from the show.
Show #2 on the 2019 European tour in Hyvinkää/Helsinki, Finland at Rockfest. Read about the show and view photos and video footage.
Te Howard Stern Show posted a video of the band's acoustic performance of 'PSSOM' from July 1999.
The 10th anniversary of the release of the two Deluxe Editions for 'Pyromania' and 'Adrenalize' albums.
The 20th anniversary of the 'Euphoria' albums release in the USA and Canada. Featuring the singles 'Promises' and 'Goodbye'.
A round up of the many media reviews and photos posted from show #1 of the 2019 European tour.
A report on the first show of the Def Leppard 2019 tour at Sweden Rock with the full setlist and details of the concert.
The 8th anniversary of the opening night of the 2011 Mirrorball world tour plus the North American album release.
A new show in Las Vegas, NV was announced. The band will appear at the iHeart Radio Festival alongside many pop and rap acts plus old friends Tim McGraw and Heart.
The 26th anniversary of the band's famous homecoming show at Don Valley Stadium in Sheffield. The largest UK headline show the band have played outside of festivals to over 40,000 fans.
The 40th anniversary of an important early show for the band in Sheffield at Crookes Workingmen's Club. Attended by Geoff Barton and Ross Halfin.
During the same chat with SiriusXM show Debatable Joe let slip that the third Down 'n' Outz studio album will be released in October.
When talking to SiriusXM radio Joe discussed the band's friendship and the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction.
Joe followed up his MSG appearance by singing 3 songs with Ian Hunter's Rant band during his 80th birthday show also in New York. Ian turned 80 on 3rd June.
Joe appeared on stage with Billy Joel for a second time to perform 'PSSOM' at New York's Madison Square Garden arena.
The 20th anniversary of the band's live TV performance of 'Promises' on Channel 4 ahead of the 'Euphoria' album release.
The 27th anniversary of an 'Adrenalize' tour show in Stockholm, Sweden. View video footage.
The 13th anniversary of the YEAH! tour starting in Milan, Italy at the Gods Of Metal festival. An event headlined by KISS.
The 36th anniversary of the 'Rock of Ages' single being released in North America.
The first anniversary of the Collection Volume 1 box set release.
The 23rd anniversary of the 'Slang' album peaking at Number 14 in the USA charts.
The 23rd anniversary of a show on the 'Slang' world tour in Indonesia. View video footage and read a tour diary.
The 14th anniversary of the opening night of the 'Rock Of Ages' tour in Portland, OR. The first of 26 shows in minor league baseball stadiums.
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