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41 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD ON THROUGH THE NIGHT Tour In Santa Monica, CA (Concert Review 2)

Def Leppard 1980. Def Leppard 1980

Def Leppard played their first ever US show in Santa Monica, CA on 20th May 1980 and a second archive concert review is available to read.

Los Angeles Times reviewed the show which took place at the Civic Auditorium when the band supported Pat Travers.

The band's first ever concert in North America.

The first visit to this city.

Def Leppard 1980.

Los Angeles Times - Online Review Quotes

"Second-billed Def Leppard (that's the way it's spelled) is a new band that's even more cliche-ridden than the headliner, yet somehow more enjoyable."

"The English quintet goes through the heavy metal motions like a bunch of hair flailing wind-up dolls."

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

Fan photos and reviews from any past tour can be submitted - Here

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