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4 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Album At #1 On The UK Rock Chart

Def Leppard 2015. Def Leppard 2015

Def Leppard's current self-titled studio album entered the UK charts on this day in 2015.

The band's tenth studio album of all original material had been release on 30th October around the world.

The album entered the main UK Top 40 album chart at Number 11 despite being tipped for a Top Five entry in the mid week chart.

It would fair much better on the Rock And Metal chart by entering at Number One.

The band's second Number One on the rock chart after 2008's 'Songs From The Sparkle Lounge'.

A rock chart which had only existed since the X/Ten era when that album got to Number 3.

'Songs From The Sparkle Lounge' had entered at Number 10 on the main album chart in May 2008 with 'Mirrorball' only peaking at 44 and 'VIVA! Hysteria' at 73.

The album also entered the Independent chart at Number 2 and was Top Ten on the Vinyl, Sales and Physical charts.

Def Leppard 2015.

Read the full 'Def Leppard' album story on the Lep History section.

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