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42 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Spot On In SHEFFIELD (Concert Review)

Def Leppard 1980. Sheffield 1980

Def Leppard played a show on the On Through The Night tour in Sheffield, England on 20th February 1980 and an archive concert review is available to read.

Record Mirror reviewed the show which took place at the Top Rank Suite.

The first of two shows in the band's home city in 1980.

They would return to play the Sheffield City hall in April on their debut major headline tour of the UK.

At this show the band were supported by Deadringer alongside regular support act Witchfynde.

The setlist consisted of 13 songs including the 'Hello America' B-Side 'Good Morning Freedom' which featured a short drum solo by Rick.

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Def Leppard 1980.

Record Mirror - Concert Review Quotes

"Indeed, the first thing that strikes you about Def Leppard is how incredibly young they all are."

"This leads to a certain amount of scepticism, but as they tear into 'It Could Be You', followed by their current single 'Hello America', they dispel any questions of doubt."

Read the full review the full review and view rare photos from this show.

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

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