Friday, 5th August 2022
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On This Day In Def Leppard History (5th August 2022)

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On This Day in Def Leppard History - 5th August, the following concerts and events took place. Including Rick Allen's first gig back after his accident in Cork, Ireland on this day in 1986.

The first of six Irish warm-up shows before the Monsters Of Rock tour.

Read more about this live show anniversary.

Also on this day the band signed their first record contract with Phonogram in 1979 at Allen family home just outside Sheffield.

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In 2002 the single 'Now' was released in the UK. The first single taken from the 'X/Ten' album which reached Number 23 in the UK singles chart.

Read more about this single release anniversary.

The Stadium Tour continues tonight in Boston, MA with Def Leppard on before Motley Crue at around 7:30pm.

Read more about this show. Follow the Live Updates.

As of 2022, Def Leppard (will) have played 9 times on this date.

The Stadium Tour 2022.
2022 - Live Concert / The Stadium Tour

Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA | Night One

Now 2002.
2002 - Single Release

Now, UK

Hysteria 1987.
1986 - Live Concert / Rick Allen Returns

Connolly Hall, Cork, IRELAND

The Def Leppard EP 1979.
1979 - Def Leppard Sign To Phonogram Records

Green Lane, Dronfield, ENGLAND

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