Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott hosted another edition of his weekly radio show last night on Planet Rock.
DEF LEPPARD News Round Up (23rd-29th December 2019)
A round up of Def Leppard News with links to stories and updates from this week in the band's history.
A week where the band members all celebrated Christmas at home with their families.
New 2020 Def Leppard Releases
Joe talked about the many new releases the band have planned for next year when talking to SiriusXM recently.
They include The Early Years box set which feature the rare Oxford 1980 live show. A box set which is due in March and will probably confirmed/announced very soon.
He also confirmed "special" release is planned for Record Store Day in April.
Another exciting series of releases Joe talked about is "2020 Vision". A new reissue series where the band will re-release upgraded versions of past video content.
This will include not only previously released material but also unreleased and/or never before seen content.
Next Def Leppard Album/New Songs
Joe insisted the band will definitely make another album after they have completed more reissue work in 2020.
He also mentioned their ongoing work on new songs and that touring is the number one priority for now.
The Stadium Tour 2020
Joe said the band are gobsmacked and very happy about the strong opening ticket sales for the stadium tour.
He also said there is talk of adding more shows in addition to the seven that were added on earlier this month.
The tour might also extend into 2021 but it depends on all of the band's schedules.
In this and another interview he said the tour production will be impressive but not dramatically different to what we've come to expect from the band's recent tours.
Def Leppard History
The 41st anniversary of Rick Allen's second show with the band took place this week. A very quiet week in the band's history.
View the various stories from this week below.
Visit thesection. For more news on future tour plans.
Visit thesection. For more news on new music (based on band member quotes).
The latest edition of Joe Elliott's weekly radio show on Planet Rock.
Joe talked about the strong tickets sales for The Stadium Tour and the prospect of yet more shows being added.
Joe gave an update on the next studio album and said the band are still working on new songs.
Joe talked about a number of exciting releases the band have planned for 2020 including a new video reissue series.
The 20th anniversary of a 'Euphoria' tour show in Peoria, IL. Watch video footage.
The 32nd anniversary of a 'Hysteria' tour show in Hollywood, FL. Watch the full show video.
A rare audio clip from 1988 featuring Steve Clark.
Joe said The Stadium Tour 2020 will have mind blowing production that is now being designed ahead of next Summer.
The 41st anniversary of a show in Grantham, England which was Rick's second show as a band member.
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