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On This Day In Def Leppard History (19th January 2023)

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On This Day in Def Leppard History - 18th January, the following concerts and events took place. Including the release of the band's music on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon on this day in 2018.

The digital rights issue with Universal Music was resolved and most of the band's back catalogue streamed and available to downloaded. 'The Lost Sessions' Live EP has also been released on iTunes and was made available along with The Def Leppard E.P. and the albums at midnight.

Read more about this release anniversary.

Later in the day a UK Hysteria & More tour was announced featuring 11 arena dates for December with support from Cheap Trick. For the first time a full North American tour was announced on the same day. 58 co-headlining shows with Journey across USA/Canada from May to October including many outdoor stadiums.

Read more about this tour announcement and view the dates.

A show in Lubbock, TX was played during the 'Euphoria' tour on this day in 2000. This show was notable due to the opening song 'Stagefright'. The song was rarely played during the tour and this was the only recorded time it was used as an opening song.

As of 2023, Def Leppard have played 2 times on this date.

Phil Collen 2018.
2018 - Live Concert / Phil Collen

Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Joe Elliott 2015.
2016 - Joe Elliott Radio Appearance

Tracks Of My Years Day 2, BBC Radio 2, UK

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

Regent Theatre, Ipswich, ENGLAND - (Postponed)

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

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