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Saturday, 12th March 1983
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  • Location / Montpellier, France
  • Venue / Grand Odéon

The first show by the band in this city since September 1980 on the On Through The Night tour.

The first time at this venue.

Local acts supported the band on this tour leg and this show featured French band Ravens.

The venue is located in the centre of this city which is on the southern coast.

It was reopened as a cinema called Grand Odeon in 1927.

The interesting history of the building reveals it is quite probably the oldest venue Def Leppard have performed in with a history dating back to the 13th century.

A French media story says that in 1785 Napolean's father was buried under where the current dance floor of the venue is and with his body later extracted from its burial place.

It was renamed as the Rockstore in 1986 with the addition of the back end of a red Cadillac coming out of the wall above the main entrance (as seen below).

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - Pyromania Album Intro


  • 00 - Steve Clark Guitar Solo
  • 14 - Wasted

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