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9 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Release VIVA! HYSTERIA Live At The Joint

Def Leppard 2013. VIVA! Hysteria

The Def Leppard VIVA! Hysteria Live At The Joint, Las Vegas CD/DVD/Blu-ray was released on this day in 2013.

The concert film had been screened in UK cinemas on 19th September and in North America on 2nd and 8th October ahead of the physical release.

The 11 date 'VIVA! Hysteria residence' took place from 22nd March to 13th April at The Joint in Las Vegas, NV.

The live album and film was released on 2CD/DVD (or Blu-ray) Special Deluxe Edition or stand-alone DVD, Blu-ray and digital release.

This was the second full live album release by the band after the 'Mirrorball' album of 2011.

A document of the band playing the classic 'Hysteria' album in its entirety and in sequence for the very first time. Many of the songs being played for the first time in 25 years since the original 'Hysteria' album tour of 1987/1988.

They opened for themselves each night with a different setlist of rarely played songs as spoof cover band 'Ded Flatbird'. Each band member taking on a different name based on classic Rolling Stone magazine front covers hanging in the venue dressing room.

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