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6 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD End 2015 Tour In SHEFFIELD (Videos/Photos)

Def Leppard 2015. Screenshot

Def Leppard ended their 2015 world tour in Sheffield, England on 19th December 2015 and video footage/photos are available.

The show took place at Sheffield Arena which had now reverted back to its original name.

The first show in Sheffield since 13th December 2011 at the start of the Mirrorball world tour.

The band had first played the arena for two In The Round shows in June 1992 on the Adrenalize tour and on every tour since including the only UK arena shows in 2003 and 2006.

The final night of the 2015 tour and 102nd show of the year which had started on 15th April in Penticton, BC, Canada.

The band's first ever show took place in the nearby Mosborough district of the city on 18th July 1978 at Westfield School.

Rick used the hashtag #AyUp on his drum kit in a reference to the local slang for "What's up?" / "How's it going?".

Vivian Campbell made not one but two guest appearances on the night with both the support act and special guests.

He joined old friends and fellow Thin Lizzy members in Black Star Riders to jam with them on Lizzy classic 'The Rocker' as he had in Germany earlier in the year.

The second appearance was with Whitesnake on 'Still of The Night'. His first appearance on stage with them since August 1988 at the last show of the 1978/1988 world tour when he was a permanent touring member of the band. Watch both appearances on the video playlist.

Watch various fan videos via the links and read some of Joe's onstage speeches.

Def Leppard 2015.

Joe Elliott - Phil Collen Introduction

"Good evening Sheffield. We're home!. How we doing out there?. Welcome to the last night of the UK tour. What a place to finish. What have we got for you tonight?. Well, a bit of old, a bit of new. Something borrowed. Nothing blue. Here's something new for ya to be introduced tonight by the honourary Yorkshireman that he is Mr. Phil Collen. Here's one from the new album. This one's called Dangerous."

Joe Elliott - Pre Two Steps Behind Speech

"Alright?. Are we alright out there?. How's ya singing voices tonight?. They sound pretty good so far. But this is a little different right. As you can see it's just you and me on this one OK. So any help I can get. Here's an offer you can't refuse. You wanna join the band for like four minutes?. No?. Do you wanna join, listen tomorrow you can tell all your friends you were actually in Def Leppard. Do you wanna join the band?!. Let's see if we can out sing London shall we. And Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham. Easy. Newcastle, very easy. Glasgow was loud. Dublin, Belfast. Cardiff were loud but this is Sheffield right. This is our home town right. This is the last night of the tour right. Right, OK?. Are you ready?. If you know it, sing it. Two Steps Behind."

Def Leppard 2015. Screenshot

Joe Elliott - Pre Rock Of Ages Speech

"Look at that. Why don't you give yourselves a round of applause. What a way to end. While I have your attention. It is customary on the last night of the tour to thank the road crew because they are the best road crew on the planet. So can you put your hands together for the best road crew on the planet. Ours!. And once again Black Star Riders who started the evening off. Whitesnake who kept it going. And as far as we're concerned you guys who kept it going all night long. This is show 102 for the year for us and we're finishing in our home town where it started all those years ago and look at the people here thank you."

"And what a noise we have made tonight oh yeah!. Now then. Do you think though that you can make maybe just a little bit more. Just a tiny bit more for this boy at the back here. Stand up Rick Allen!. He's gonna introduce this one for ya."

Joe Elliott - End Of Show Speech

"What a way to end the tour. Thank you so much. Merry Christmas everybody. Happy new year. Here's to a rocking 2016."

"Until next time, and there will be a next time. Do us a big favour. Don't forget us and we won't forget you. Goodnight!."

Watch all the footage from the show on this YouTube Playlist including a video of the full show.

Def Leppard 2015 Sheffield  Fan Videos.

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