Def Leppard Launch Series Of Band-Curated Thematic Artist Compilations

Def Leppard have launched a new weekly series of band-curated thematic artist compilations. The group said the following about that:

“Rock rock, ’til you drop! Introducing: Def Leppard Thematic Artist Collections – a weekly series of playlists personally curated by Joe, Rick, Sav, Phil, and Viv 🤘 Kicking off the series – the hyper-charged ⚡️“Electric Warriors”⚡️, assembled by Joe. This Collection includes “Gotcha Rocks Off”, “Desert Song”, “Paper Sun”, and more!

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Def Leppard Officially Launch “Def Leppard Vault” Digital Rock And Roll Museum

Def Leppard have officially opened their “Def Leppard Vault.” The digital rock and roll museum features never-before-seen photos, products, artifacts, videos, interviews, and more.

Frontman Joe Elliott commented:

“After months of digging through our personal rock and roll closets (and warehouses, no less!), we present you our history! Our historic vault will continually be updated with installments you may have seen with some gems I promise you’ve never heard or seen! It’s a true backstage pass for any Def Leppard or rock and roll fan! Please…step inside and walk this way!”

Inveniem’s Brad Mindich added:

“We are extremely honored to be trusted by the band to help them find, curate, and present their expansive history to fans in this new, digital environment. Def Leppard’s stories and artifacts are extraordinary, and their desire to want to create the ‘Def Leppard Vault’ so they can share their legacy directly with fans reinforces why they have been so impactful on music and culture for more than four decades. And the exciting part is that what fans will see starting today is just the beginning. There is so much more being discovered from the band and fans alike that will be added to the ‘Def Leppard Vault’ for months and years to come.”

Def Leppard Announce “Def Leppard Vault” Collection

Def Leppard have announced an official “Def Leppard Vault” featuring a “collection of the band’s artifacts and related stories.” The group commented:

“We’re thrilled to announce the Def Leppard Vault — the first ever collection of the band’s artifacts and related stories, curated from and told by Joe, Sav, Rick, Phil and Viv. The Def Leppard Vault will serve as a constantly curated museum, including special installations where fans can gather to see the band’s history from 1977 to now. 💥 Sign up now for a special message at 👉 👈, and stay tuned for an email in which you will receive the date and a special code that will “unlock” the Vault! 🔐”

Def Leppard’s “Hysteria At The O2” And “Hits Vegas” To Be Released On Limited Edition Audio Formats

Def Leppard have announced that they will be releasing standalone audio versions of “Hysteria At The O2” and “Hits Vegas: Live At Planet Hollywood” on October 16. Both efforts will be available as limited edition 2CD sets. “Hits Vegas” will also be released on limited edition transparent blue vinyl on December 11. This news comes after the performances were previously released as part of a limited edition “London To Vegas” box set. “Hysteria At The O2” was filmed during the band’s December 2018 show at the O2 Arena in London in which they played “Hysteria” in its entirety and “Hits Vegas: Live At Planet Hollywood” was filmed during the band’s 2019 Las Vegas residency.

Def Leppard To Celebrate 33rd Anniversary Of “Hysteria” All Week Long

Def Leppard will be commemorating the 33rd anniversary of “Hysteria” with special content all week long. The celebration will launch today (August 3) with a listening party and live chat with Phil Collen at 9 a.m. PST. You can check that out via The group commented:

“Follow along with the Def Leppard social channels all week long as we celebrate the album anniversary with ‘Hysteria’ artifacts, commentary, music videos, merch, a contest giveaway, and more!”

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, And Joan Jett Announce Rescheduled Dates For Upcoming Stadium Tour

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have officially announced the rescheduled dates for their upcoming stadium tour. This news comes after the trek was recently postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

2021 Tour Dates:

06/19 Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium
06/21 Cincinnati, OH – Great American Ballpark
06/24 Charlotte, NC – Bank of America Stadium
06/26 Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium
06/27 Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium
07/03 Cleveland, OH – FirstEnergy Field
07/06 St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium
07/08 Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium
07/10 Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
07/13 Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park
07/15 Flushing, NY – Citi Field
07/17 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
07/18 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
07/20 Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Stadium
07/22 Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park
08/07 Jacksonville, FL – TIAA Bank Field
08/09 Washington, DC – Nationals Park
08/12 Buffalo, NY – New Era Field
08/15 Atlanta, GA – SunTrust Park
08/17 Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park
08/20 San Antonio, TX – Alamodome
08/22 Arlington, TX – Globe Life Field
08/24 Kansas City, MO – Kauffman Stadium
08/28 Milwaukee, WI – Miller Park
08/29 Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field
09/03 Phoenix, AZ – State Farm Stadium
09/04 Los Angeles, CA – SoFi Stadium
09/07 Seattle, WA – T-Mobile Park
09/10 San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park
09/12 San Diego, CA – Petco Park

The following statement was issued:

“We are excited to share our new dates for The Stadium Tour. All tickets will be honored for the new dates. If you are a ticket holder and cannot make the new show date, you will receive an email from your ticket provider or you can visit We look forward to seeing you in 2021!”

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, And Joan Jett Officially Postpone Summer Stadium Tour

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have officially postponed their summer stadium tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s an official statement:

“We wanted to continue to communicate with our fans and update you with valid information as it becomes available. The official decision has been made to move all 2020 North American Stadium Tour dates into the summer of 2021. The new stadium dates are being rescheduled, your tickets will be honored for all postponed shows and refund policy information will be made available shortly. Stay tuned, be safe and we will see you next year.“

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, And Joan Jett Are “Weighing All Options” Regarding Summer Stadium Tour

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have issued a statement regarding the status of their summer stadium tour. It seems very unlikely that the trek will continue as planned due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the bands are still “weighing all options.” Here’s an official statement:

“We wanted to reach out to all of our amazing fans and let you know that we’ve been hard at work preparing an amazing show. Our priority during this unprecedented time is to make sure that we are being as thoughtful and responsible as possible in the decisions we are making regarding The Stadium Tour and that we are putting the fans’ health, well being and safety first and foremost. We are currently weighing all options and are awaiting further direction from the powers that be. Our goal is to have an official update to everyone by June 1 outlining exactly how we will proceed. In the meantime, stay safe and healthy. We can’t wait to see you all again.“

Def Leppard Share “Paper Sun” Live Video From “Hits Vegas”

Def Leppard have shared a new live video for their song “Paper Sun.” The clip is taken from the band’s new concert film “Hits Vegas, Live At Planet Hollywood,” which was filmed during the band’s 2019 Las Vegas residency. The film is one of two that will be featured on the group’s limited edition live release “London To Vegas.” That effort will be available on May 29 and it will also feature “Hysteria At The O2,” which was filmed during the band’s December 2018 show at the O2 Arena in London. That set saw the band performing “Hysteria” in its entirety and more.