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Thursday, 14th November 1996
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  • Location / Sheffield, England
  • Venue / Sheffield Arena

The first full show by the band in this city since October 1995 on the Vault promo tour.

The third time at this venue.

The venue is located to the North of the city centre and not far from where the Don Valley Stadium used to be.

It was opened in May 1991 as Sheffield Arena by Queen Elizabeth II and first played the same day by Paul Simon.

From 2003 to 2007 it was known as Hallam FM Arena.

From 2007 to 2010 and 2015 to 2017 it reverted to Sheffield Arena.

From 2010 to 2015 it was called Motorpoint Arena Sheffield before its current name of FlyDSA Arena since 2017.

The band appeared at a local event the night before this show to switch on the city's Christmas lights.

A one hour highlights show was broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and various radio specials have also broadcast tracks over the years.

BBC 6Music have used the songs in various live music shows.

Some tracks were also aired on US radio.

14 songs were used over the various broadcasts these are highlighted with a * on the setlist.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - We Will Rock You - (By Queen)


  • 21 - Rock Of Ages/Honky Tonk Woman - (By The Rolling Stones) *

songs by album

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard Slang Tour 1996/1997
  • Fan Recorded - Yes (Audio)
  • Venue - Website
  • Venue Address - Broughton Lane, Sheffield S9 2DF
  • English County - South Yorkshire
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - 12th November 1996
  • Capacity - 13,600
  • Attendance - 12,000
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Tickets - n/a
  • Show Time - n/a
  • Promoter - M.C.P. (Midland Concert Promotions)/Sensible/ITB
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - Terrorvision

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