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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 8th March 2019

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 8th March, the following concerts and events took place. Including the 'Hello America' single reaching Number 45 in the UK charts on this day in 1980.

The single had been released in February 1980 from the 'On Through The Night' album.

Read more about this single chart anniversary.

On this day in 1988 the band played a show in Oslo, Norway on the Hysteria European tour.

This was the second of two nights at the Skedsmohallen venue in Lillestrom just outside of Oslo. The last known playing of 'Love And Affection' until March 2013.

On this day in 2019 the Tesla album 'Shock' was released around the world. The band's eighth studio album was produced by Phil Collen who also co-wrote many songs as well as contributing guitars and backing vocals.

Read more about this new album release.

As of 2020, Def Leppard have played 3 times on this date.

Tesla 2019.
2019 - Album Release (Tesla/Phil Collen)

Tesla - 'Shock', Worldwide

Hysteria 1987.
1988 - Live Concert

Skedsmohallen, Lillestrom/Oslo, NORWAY | Night 2

Pyromania 1983.
1983 - Live Concert

Le Bataclan, Paris, FRANCE | Night 1

Hello America 1980.
1980 - Single Chart Peak

#45 - Hello America, UK

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

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