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Friday, 8th April 1983
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  • Location / Bloomington/Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Venue / Met Center

The first show by the band in this city since October 1981 on the High 'n' Dry tour.

Another show supporting Billy Squier on his 'Emotions In Motion' tour.

The second time at this venue.

The venue was located in Bloomington which his 11 miles south east of Minneapolis and 16 miles south west of St. Paul.

It stood next to where the Mall Of America now is (opened in August 1992) which was once the largest mall in the world and close to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International airport.

It was opened in October 1967 as the Metropolitan Sports Center which was shortened to Met Center in 1982.

It was closed in April 1993 and then demolished in December 1994 with the venue site now a parking lot.

This show did not take place at Northrop Memorial Auditorium which had been listed here previously.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - Pyromania Album Intro


songs by album

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard Pyromania World Tour 1983/1984
  • Tour (Billy Squier) - Emotions In Motion
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - No Website
  • Venue Address - 7901 Cedar Avenue South; Bloomington, Minnesota 55420
  • US State - Minnesota
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - 14th October 1981
  • Capacity - 16,767
  • Attendance - 16,767
  • Total Gross - $179,665
  • Doors - n/a
  • Tickets - n/a
  • Promoter - Jam Productions.
  • Headliner - Billy Squier
  • Support Act - Def Leppard

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A view looking towards where the venue once stood.

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