Pittsburgh, PA - Media Reviews
Def Leppard might have appeared to be the most misplaced act on the bill, but stripped of their studio gloss the group sounded right at home. Playing virtually the same set they performed at the Petersen Events Center in March, minus the songs only true fans wanted to hear, Def Leppard brought the hits: "Photograph," "Foolin'," "Animal" and "Pour Some Sugar on Me" among others. The band inspired crowd surfing, something they surely haven't seen at their own shows in some time.
By Post Gazette 2003.
And as far as bands go, Def Leppard was definitely the surprise of the night. When they were headlining their own tour, they were decent. But in Pittsburgh, with all the young bands playing, Def Leppard showed them how it is done. Perhaps the best story of the day was watching the media director try and figure out what to do as every other artist missed their interviews to go and watch Def Leppard. Whether it was Mark Hoppus from Blink or Josey Scott from Saliva, they all wanted to catch a glimpse of what metal is really like. And they got it
By Music Ohio 2003.
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