Wednesday, 16th February 2022
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On This Day In Def Leppard History (16th February 2022)

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On This Day in Def Leppard History - 16th February, the following concerts and events took place. Including the birth of original guitarist Pete Willis in 1960 who celebrates his 62nd birthday today.

The band only played one show on his birthday in Aylesbury 1980 when he turned 20.

Read more about this event anniversary.

Also on this day in 1989 Steve Clark played with Def Leppard for the last time in England when the band performed 'Rocket' on Top Of The Pops.

Read more about this appearance anniversary and watch the video.

The band were due to play a show on this day in Brooklyn, NY but was postponed on 1st February and later cancelled.

On this day in 2011 Vivian Campbell played a show with Thin Lizzy in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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

On this day in 1988 the band ended the first portion of the US 'Hysteria' tour with Tesla in Odessa, TX.

Read more about this live show anniversary and view video footage.

Earlier today the Record Store Day 2022 release list was announced including a new Def Leppard 'High 'n' Dry' LP picture Disc relesse for 23rd April.

Read more about this album announcement.

As of 2022, Def Leppard have played 4 times on this date.

Last In Line 2019.
2019 - Live Concert / Last In Line

The Ballroom at Warehouse Live, Houston, TX, USA

Phil Collen 2018.
2018 - Live Concert / Phil Collen/Delta Deep

Beacon Theatre, New York, NY, USA

Summer Tour 2016.
2016 - Live Concert / Cancelled

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Thin Lizzy 2011.
2011 - Live Concert / Thin Lizzy (Vivian Campbell)

Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Rocket 1989.
1989 - TV Performance

Rocket - Top Of The Pops, UK

Pyromania 1983.
1983 - Live Concert

Salle Europa, Metz, FRANCE

Pete Willis.
1960 - Pete Willis's 62nd birthday

Born On This Day In 1960 In Sheffield, ENGLAND

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

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