DEF LEPPARD 2019 World Tour Countdown (7 Days To Go)
Def Leppard's 2019 world tour starts in 7 days time in Solvesborg, Sweden.
The Def Leppardwill start next week with a return to the Sweden Rock festival.
The 2019 tour had its first show announcement back in September 2018 for the Rockfest in Barcelona, Spain. One of 15 dates to be played in the UK/Europe during the first leg.
The band's first mainland European shows since June 2015.
Currently 39 shows have been confirmed and announced for the main 2019 world tour in 14 different countries.
These updates look at some of the cities being played on the tour continuing with the fourth show in Derby at Donington Park.
The band's return to the Download festival after two previous headline appearances in 2011 and 2009.
This show will also see the final performance of the 'Hysteria' album in full. At least for 2019.
Vivian will open for Def Leppard for the first time as part of Last In Line. He has previously played with many opening acts before the band's own shows including Ricky Warwick, Whitesnake and Black Star Riders.
Shown below is a listing of all known appearances in this city.
Earlier today the Hollywood Vampires band posted a photo of Joe and Sav from their current rehearsals wearing one of their T-Shirts.
Visit thesection. For more news on future tour plans.
Def Leppard In Donington/Derby - Upcoming/Past Show History
- Headliner - Def Leppard
- Support Act - Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators
- Support Act - Whitesnake
- Support Act - Tesla
- Support Act - Blackberry Smoke
- Support Act - Clutch
- Support Act - Last In Line - (Ft. Vivian Campbell)
The third time as headliners of the Download festival and first appearance since June 2011.
The first visit to Donington was also Rick Allen's first big show after a short warm-up tour of Ireland in 1986.
Def Leppard @ Download 2019 - Joe Elliott Comments
Talking ahead of their Download appearance, vocalist Joe Elliott said: “We are delighted to be going back to headline Download in 2019.
"The festival has a very special place in our hearts and it’s such a great place to play.
"We will be playing Hysteria in full - yes, in full - plus a load more of the hits, and we are going to put on a very special show for our UK fans. Can’t wait to see you all there”
Def Leppard @ Download 2019 - Press Release
DOWNLOADERS! It’s time, your first announcement is here and we’re hyped to reveal that your #DL2019 headliners are Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool!
PLUS, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie and FOURTEEN of the most awesome bands in the world are also coming to rock Donington Park to its metal core on 14th-16th June 2019.
Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool have been announced as the headline acts for Download Festival 2019.
They will be joined by the likes of Rob Zombie, Trivium, Slash with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Opeth, Power Trip, Reel Big Fish, Skindred, Starset, Tesla, The Amity Affliction, and Underoath for the three-day festival set to take place at Donnington Park.
Classic rock powerhouse Def Leppard are making a spectacular return to headline the Main Stage on Friday at Download and we cannot wait.
In what will be their ONLY UK appearance of 2019, the Sheffield legends will be playing their seminal album ‘Hysteria’ in full and more.
Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott has said: “We are delighted to be going back to headline Download in 2019! The festival has a very special place in our hearts and it’s such a great place to play. We will be playing Hysteria in full – yes, in full! – plus a load more of the hits, and we are going to put on a very special show for our UK fans. Can’t wait to see you all there!”
Download Festival’s Andy Copping said: “We’re incredibly excited to announce three legends as Download 2019 headliners.
"It’s not quite been 10,000 Days since we have been able to indulge in one of our favourite alt-rock bands, but after thirteen years I am thrilled to announce Tool are finally making their long-awaited return to Download.
"Renowned for being one of the best live bands on the planet due to their one-of-a-kind performances, Slipknot are an incredible addition to the main stage.
"Last but not least, I am honoured to welcome true Rock N’ Roll legends Def Leppard to Download who bring with them a UK exclusive chance to see Hysteria played in full.”
Classic rock icons Def Leppard make their spectacular return to headline the main stage of the festival, playing the seminal album Hysteria in full and more, in what will be their only UK appearance of 2019.
The forerunners of the new wave British heavy metal movement have sold over 100 million records and will rip through a full-throttle stadium-sized show, built on a foundation of classics like Pour Some Sugar On Me, Animals, Rock Of Ages and more.
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