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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 9th May 2019

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 9th May, the following concerts and events took place. Including the 'Let's Get Rocked' reaching Number 15 in the US charts on this day in 1992.

The first single from the 'Adrenalize' album peaked at Number 15 on the Billboard Top 100 chart.

Read more about this single chart anniversary.

On This Day in 1006 the 'Rock On' was released in the USA. The first single taken from the 'YEAH!' covers album. The song failed to reach the main Billboard Top 100 singles chart but did reach number 26 on the Rock chart.

On this day in 1996 the band played an intimate show at UCLA in Los Angeles which was billed as the 'Slang Radio World Premiere'. They were interviewed about the new album and performed four songs during the broadcast which included the live debut of 'Work It Out'.

Read more about this live show anniversary with audio/video/photos.

On this day in 1994 the Mick Ronson album 'Heaven And Hull' was released in the UK featuring Joe Elliott on various tracks including the single 'Don't Look Down'.

Read more about this release with audio/video.

On the same day the first ever performance of 'Slang' was broadcast in the UK on Top Of The Pops having been taped earlier that week.

As of 2019, Def Leppard have played 3 times on this date.

Rock On 2006.
2006 - Single Release

Rock On, US/CAN

Slang 1996.
1996 - Slang Radio World Premiere

ZBT Fraternity House, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Slang 1996.
1996 - TV Performance

Slang - Top Of The Pops, UK

Joe Elliott 1994.
1994 - Album Release / Joe Elliott

Mick Ronson - Heaven And Hull, UK

Let's Get Rocked 1992.
1992 - Single Chart Peak

#15 - Let's Get Rocked, USA

Use the previous news links to go back through each day in history to June 2011.

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