Friday, 2nd June 2023
Prev  |  Next

40 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Release ROCK OF AGES Single In The USA

Def Leppard 1983. Rock Of Ages 1983

Def Leppard released their classic Rock Of Ages single on this day in 1983 in the USA.

The anthemic song was the second single to be released from the 'Pyromania' album.

The album had been released on 20th January 1983 worldwide.

The first single Photograph had been released on 28th February and during this week it was at Number 16.

'Rock Of Ages' was released on 2nd June 1983 and peaked at Number 16 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

It would spend 15 weeks on the chart. Three inside the Top 20.

The 'Pyromania' album had peaked at Number 2 on 14th May and was still at Number 4 at the time this second single was released.

Below are some comments made by Joe about the song in an archive interview with VH1.

Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.

Visit the Album News section for more news on new music (based on band member quotes).

Def Leppard 1983.

Read the full 'Rock Of Ages' single release story in the Lep History section.

This section includes all major historical events and releases.

Def Leppard 2023.

Def Leppard / Latest Release

Def Leppard / Latest Tour

Def Leppard The World Tour 2023

Related News - 5 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD's Collection Volume 1 CD/Vinyl Box Set Released

Related News - 27 Years Ago Def Leppard's SLANG Album At #14 In The USA

Related News - 3 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Release Epic LONDON TO VEGAS Live Box Set

Related News - 1 Year Ago DEF LEPPARD Release Remotely Recorded DIAMOND STAR HALOS Album

Related News - 27 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD's SLANG Album Enters UK Chart At #5

Related News - 17 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Release The YEAH! Covers Album In The UK

share this story:

get def leppard news

Stay in touch with the latest updates.

explore def leppard tour history
All News
Tour News
Album News
All Tours