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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 20th April 2018

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 20th April, the following concerts and events took place. Including the Freddie Mercury Tribute show at Wembley Stadium in London, England 26 years ago on this day in 1992.

The show featured the surviving members of Queen playing alongside special guests as a tribute to Freddie who had died in November 1991. Def Leppard played three songs before the headline set including 'Now I'm Here' with Brian May. Vivian Campbell was publicly unveiled as the new guitar player for the band following the death of Steve Clark in 1991.

Read more about this live show anniversary and view photos/video.

Also on this day in 1997 the band played a club show in Buenos Aires, Argentina during the Slang tour. The show featured rarely played songs like 'Gift Of Flesh', 'Billy's Got A Gun' and an electric version of 'Ziggy Stardust'.

Read more about this live show anniversary and view a new photo gallery.

On this day in 2017 a new show was announced for Sao Paulo, Brazil at the Sao Paulo Trip festival on 24th September.

Vivian Campbell's band Last In Line play a show tonight in Dubuque, IA.

As of 2018, Def Leppard have played 6 times on this date.

Vivian Campbell 2017.
2018 - Vivian Campbell/Last In Line Concert

Diamond Jo Casino/Mississppi Moon Bar, Dubuque, IA, USA

VIVA! Hysteria 2013.
2013 - Live Concert / Kings Of Chaos

Stone Music Festival, Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Adrenalize 1992.
1992 - Live Concert / The Freddie Mercury Tribute

Wembley Stadium, London, ENGLAND

Hysteria 1987.
1988 - Live Concert

Queen's Hall, Leeds, ENGLAND

On Through The Night 1980.
1980 - Live Concert

City Hall, Newcastle, ENGLAND

Use the previous news links to go back through each day in history to June 2011.

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