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Def Leppard played the first show of the Sin City Residency in Las Vegas, NV on this day in 2019.

The show took place at the 7,000 capacity Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood.

The opening night of the 12 show residency. The second of the band's career after 2013's VIVA! Hysteria.

The first visit to Las Vegas since September 2018 and a return to the site of their first Las Vegas show in September 1982 of the Pyromania tour (see below).

A stage featuring an array of video screen, ramps and a satellite thrust stage were used along with lasers and the usual impressive light show.

Two songs were played for the very first time and others included for the first time in many years.

'Die Hard The Hunter' was played for the first time since Vivian's first show in Dublin 1992.

It was also used to open the show following the usual video countdown and the curtains opening to the sound of the album version intro music.

A 23 song setlist was performed. the longest show played since the 2013 VIVA! Hysteria show.

The first time at this venue and 26th time overall in Las Vegas.

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