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On This Day In Def Leppard History (21st December 2022)

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On This Day in Def Leppard History - 21st December, the following concerts and events took place. Including Rick Allen's first show with the band in Rotherham, England on this day in 1978.

Rick had joined the band on 27th November following the recording of 'The Def Leppard EP' with guest drummer Frank Noon.

Read more about this live show anniversary.

Also on this day in 1988 the 'Rocket' master tape was involved in the Lockerbie bombing over Scotland. The tape travelling in the cargo hold of Pan Am flight 103 was apparently found embedded in a tree up to six months later.

On this day in 2015 Phil Collen's Delta Deep band played a second intimate show in London, England. A performance featuring Phil with singer Debbi Blackwell-Cook.

Read more about this live show anniversary and view video footage.

On this day in 1993 the 'Retro-Active' album was certified both Gold and Platinum in the USA.

Read more about this album anniversary.

On this day in 1987 the 'Hysteria' album was certified Platinum in the UK.

Read more about this album anniversary.

As of 2022, Def Leppard have played 2 times on this date.

World Tour 2015.
2015 - Live Concert / Delta Deep/Phil Collen

Sebright Arms, 31-35 Coate Street, London, ENGLAND

Retro-Active 1993.
1993 - Album Certification Awards

Gold/Platinum - Retro-Active, USA

Hysteria 1987.
1987 - Album Certification Award

Platinum - Hysteria, UK

The Def Leppard EP 1979.
1978 - Live Concert / Rick Allen's First Show

Clifton Hall, Rotherham, ENGLAND

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