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Classic Def Leppard Concert Review London, England 1979

Def Leppard 1979.

Def Leppard played their first show in London, England on 16th September 1979 and an archive concert review is available to read.

Sounds reviewed the show which took place at Hammersmith Odeon as support to Sammy Hagar.

The band's debut public concert in London.

The individual band photos used on the cover of the November 1979 'Wasted' single were taken at this show by photographer Ross Halfin.

The setlist featured the future B Side 'Good Morning Freedom' and unreleased track 'Heat Street'.

Sounds - Review Quote

"They abandoned their Thin Lizzy cover's and presented a stunning set of originals with 'Sorrow is a Woman', 'Wasted' (great lyrics about a bottle of wine and pills and a marvellous chant line of "Wastid") and the new number 'Rock Brigade' particular highlights."

This and other archive concert reviews can be found on the show pages in the Tour History.

Fan photos and reviews from any past tour can be submitted - Here

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