Def Leppard To Play Invitation-Only Concert At Whisky A Go Go For SiriusXM Subscribers

Def Leppard will be playing an invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA on May 26. More information on how to enter to win tickets can be found HERE. Notably, the show will broadcast on SiriusXM’s Def Leppard Radio and Howard 101 on May 27 at 5:00 p.m. ET and PT. It will also broadcast on Classic Rewind and ’80s On 8 throughout June. This news comes as the band are preparing to release their new album “Diamond Star Halos” on May 27.

Def Leppard To Release New Album “Diamond Star Halos” In May, Premiere New Song “Kick”

Def Leppard have announced that their new album, “Diamond Star Halos,” will be released on May 27. You can check out the effort’s first single, “Kick,” below:

“Diamond Star Halos” Track Listing:

01. “Take What You Want”
02. “Kick”
03. “Fire It Up”
04. “This Guitar” (feat. Alison Krauss)
05. “SOS Emergency”
06. “Liquid Dust”
07. “U Rok Mi”
08. “Goodbye For Good”
09. “All We Need”
10. “Open Your Eyes”
11. “Gimme A Kiss”
12. “Angels”
13. “Lifeless” (feat. Alison Krauss)
14. “Unbreakable”
15. “From Here To Eternity”

Def Leppard To Appear In Upcoming Netflix Movie “The Bank Of Dave”

According to Lancashire Telegraph, Def Leppard will be appearing in the upcoming Netflix romantic comedy “The Bank Of Dave.” The band recently filmed their parts for the movie in Burnley, U.K. The film, which was written by Piers Ashworth (“Save The Cinema”, “Blithe Spirit”) and directed by Chris Foggin (“Fisherman’s Friends”), is based on the true-life experiences of Dave Fishwick. Joel Fry, Phoebe Dynevor and Rory Kinnear will star in the movie and a synopsis for it can be found below:

“Based on the true-life experiences of Dave Fishwick, The Bank of Dave tells the story of how a working class Burnley man and self-made millionaire fought to set up a community bank so that he could help the local businesses of Burnley not only survive, but thrive.”

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, And Joan Jett Add Five More Dates To Upcoming Stadium Tour

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have added five more dates to their summer tour. This includes new stops in Toronto, ON, Indianapolis, IN, Vancouver, BC, Edmonton, AB, and Las Vegas, NV.

Tour Dates:

06/16 Atlanta, GA – Suntrust Park
06/18 Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium
06/19 Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium
06/22 Washington, DC – Nationals Park
06/24 Flushing, NY – Citifield
06/25 Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park
06/28 Charlotte, NC – Bank Of America Stadium
06/30 Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium
07/02 Jacksonville, FL – Tiaa Bank Field
07/05 St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium
07/08 Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field
07/10 Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
07/12 Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Stadium
07/14 Cleveland, OH – Firstenergy Stadium
07/15 Cincinnati, OH – Great American Ballpark
07/17 Milwaukee, WI – American Family Field
07/19 Kansas City, MO – Kauffman Stadium
07/21 Denver, CO – Coors Field
08/05 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
08/06 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
08/08 Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre
08/10 Buffalo, NY – New Era Field
08/12 Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park
08/14 Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium
08/16 Indianapolis, IN – Lucas Oil Stadium
08/19 Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park
08/21 San Antonio, TX – Alamodome
08/22 Arlington, TX – Globe Life Park
08/25 Glendale, AZ – State Farm Stadium
08/27 Inglewood, CA – Sofi Stadium
08/28 San Diego, CA – Petco Park
08/31 Seattle, WA – T-Mobile Park
09/02 Vancouver, BC – BC Place
09/04 Edmonton, AB – Commonwealth Stadium
09/07 San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park
09/09 Las Vegas, NV – Allegiant Stadium

Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, The Offspring, Opeth, Kittie, Etc. Releases Set For 2022 Record Store Day

The full list of special releases for this year’s Record Store Day has officially been revealed. The event is scheduled to take place on April 23 and you can find a list of rock/metal releases below. The full list is also available HERE.

Rock/Metal Releases:

  • Alice In Chains – “We Die Young” (12” vinyl)
  • Allman Brothers Band – “Cream Of The Crop 2003 – Highlights” (3XLP)
  • Asia – “XXX” (LP)
  • Bad Company – “Live 1979” (2XLP)
  • Charlie Benante – “Moving Pitchers” (LP)
  • Black Label Society – “Alcohol Fueled Brewtality Live” (2XLP)
  • David Bowie – “Brilliant Adventurist” (CD & Vinyl)
  • David Bowie – “Toy EP” (CD & 10” vinyl)
  • Collective Soul – “Disciplined Breakdown” (LP)
  • Alice Cooper – “Brutal Planet” (2XLP)
  • The Damned – “Strawberries” (LP)
  • Daughtry – “Dearly Beloved” (2XLP)
  • Def Leppard – “High ’N’ Dry” (LP)
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan – “Dissociation” (LP)
  • Dio – “Double Dose Of Donington” (12” vinyl)
  • Udo Dirkschneider – “My Way” (2XLP)
  • The Doors – “L.A. Woman” (4XLP)
  • Foo Fighters – “Making A Fire” (Mark Ronson Re-Version) / “Chasing Birds” (Preservation Hall Jazz Band Re-Version) (7” vinyl)
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – “Magic Secrets 2022” (7” vinyl)
  • GBH – “City Baby Attacked By Rats” (LP)
  • Billy Gibbons – “Hardware” (Deluxe Edition) (CD Box Set)
  • Gojira – “Live at Brixton Academy” (2xLP)
  • L.A. Guns – “Waking the Dead” (LP)
  • Steve Hackett – “The Tokyo Tapes” (3XLP)
  • Kirk Hammett – “Portals” (12” vinyl & CD)
  • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts “Acoustics” (LP)
  • Judas Priest – “Hero Hero” (2XLP)
  • Kittie – “Spit” (LP)
  • Motörhead – “Lost Tapes, Vol. 2” (2XLP)
  • Night Ranger “Somewhere In California” (LP)
  • Night Ranger – “Wasted Time” (7” vinyl)
  • The Offspring – “Greatest Hits” (LP)
  • Opeth – “My Arms, Your Hearse” (2XLP)
  • Pearl Jam – “Live On Two Legs” (2XLP)
  • Pixies – “Live At Coachella 2004” (2XLP)
  • Iggy Pop – “Live In Berlin” (2XLP)
  • Ramones – “The Sire Albums (1981-1989)” (7XLP)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Unlimited Love” (2XLP)
  • Lou Reed – “I’m So Free – The 1971 Demos” (LP)
  • The Replacements – “Unsuitable For Airplay: The Lost KFAI Concert (Live)” (2XLP)
  • Keith Richards – “Talk Is Cheap – Live At The Hollywood Palladium” (2X Cassette)
  • The Rolling Stones – “More Hot Rocks 50th Anniversary” (2XLP)
  • Gavin Rossdale – “Wanderlust” (2XLP)
  • Sepultura – “Revolusongs” (LP)
  • The Sheila Divine – “Where Have All My Countrymen Gone” (LP)
  • Slash – “Live At Studio 60” (2XLP)
  • Sleep Token – “Sundowning” (LP)
  • Stiff Little Fingers – “BBC Live In Concert” (2XLP)
  • Geoff Tate – “Kings & Thieves” (2XLP)
  • TesseracT – “Polaris” (LP)
  • Pete Townshend – “Face The Face” (2XLP)
  • Twiztid – “I Tried 2 Warn U” (7” vinyl)
  • Gerard Way – “Hesitant Alien” (LP)
  • The Who – “It’s Hard (40th Anniversary)” (2XLP)

Notably, there will also be some UK exclusives including vinyl pressing of Bring Me The Horizon‘s “2004 – 2013 – The Best Of,” Paradise Lost‘s “Gothic Live At Roadburn 2016,” Skunk Anansie‘s “An Acoustic Skunk Anansie – Live In London,“ etc.

[via Loudwire]

Def Leppard Expand Partnership With Primary Wave Music

Def Leppard have expanded their partnership with Primary Wave Music. As part of the deal, the company will “acquire an additional stake in the iconic band’s music publishing catalog as well as master royalty income stream.”

Rob Dippold, partner and chief digital strategy officer for Primary Wave Music, commented:

“With Def Leppard celebrating 45 years as a band this year, we at Primary Wave are beyond excited on further partnering with them in a more meaningful way. We are thrilled to continue building and elevating not only the band’s musical body of work but their impact in pop culture and the industry in general. It has been an absolute pleasure over the last decade working with the band, management and their entire team. We look forward to a collaborative, fun and fruitful relationship as the band continues to push new boundaries not only musically, but also in their live performance.”

Ramon Villa, chief operating officer at Primary Wave Music, added:

“When we partner with artists, we look at it as they are joining our family. Def Leppard is an icon in music history as they continue to entertain people worldwide. We are always excited and humbled when an iconic artist entrusts us to help further expand the reach of their creative body of work. In this case of Def Leppard, is it even more gratifying to see them happy in the family and wanting to expand the partnership. Welcome again, Def Leppard, and thank you!”

[via Blabbermouth]

Def Leppard, Living Colour, Etc. To Perform At Second Annual “A Bowie Celebration”

Def Leppard, Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon and John Taylor, Living Colour, Rob Thomas, Gary Oldman, Walk The Moon, Jake Wesley Rogers and more will be joining forces for the upcoming David Bowie tribute concert, “A Bowie Celebration.” That event will stream on January 8 via RollingLiveStudios.com. In addition to the aforementioned guests, the show will feature Bowie’s bandmates Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Charlie Sexton, Alan Childs, Steve Elson, Mark Guiliana, Omar Hakim, Stan Harrison, Tim Lefebvre, Gerry Leonard, and Carmine Rojas. A number of other guest vocalists such as Gail Ann Dorsey, Bernard Fowler, Judith Hill, Gaby Moreno, Gretchen Parlato, and Joe Sumner will take part as well. There will also be special appearances from Ricky Gervais, Evan Rachel Wood, and Brian Henson. A portion of the proceeds will go towards Save The Children.