Happy 26th Def Leppard Day! On October 5, 1995, the City of Sheffield honored Def Leppard with the key to the city and a plaque commemorating October 5th as ‘Def Leppard Day’. Also on this day in 1993, album ‘Visualize’ was released. Def Leppard day indeed! 🤘
Hear these two legends of ROCK chatting ahead of the launch of Dave Grohl’s new book ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life & Music’. Dave tells Joe some stories from his book; including how his dad told him his music career would never last, and how he thinks the Foo Fighters don’t take themselves too seriously and have more energy than ever since the pandemic
The Hysteria Tour employed in-the-round staging to bring the band closer to fans around the world in 1987/88. The innovative configuration allowed for a more energetic and connected experience with the band playing all four sides of the arena.
“That’s the great thing about it – it’s a lot more intimate.” – Rick Savage
We’re kicking off an official collaboration with Collectionzz to commemorate some of the biggest moments in Def Leppard history, beginning with this limited edition Pyromania Tour screenprint and patch!
In his youth, Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott was creatively influenced by the music of the late 60’s and early 70’s. From legendary acts like T. Rex, Mott The Hoople, David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust and so many others. Each month, listen to Elliott play “Deep Tracks” from his personal music collection. Expect to hear songs from Joe’s vault and some of the stories behind them.
August 2021 marks the 34th anniversary of HYSTERIA, our hit-packed, genre-shattering, trailblazing fourth studio album. We’re celebrating with never-before-seen artifacts from the HYSTERIA era on the Leppard Vault 🤘
Head to the ‘Rock of Ages’ collection in the Vault to explore 💥
Bringin’ on a celebration 40 years in the making, the High ‘n’ Dry 40th Anniversary Retrospective is a worldwide broadcast premiere event, featuring brand new interviews with Def Leppard and more! Watch Joe, Rick, and Sav reveal behind-the-scenes stories from their legendary 1981 release, while Phil and Viv discuss the album’s impact on their own musical trajectory and the world of rock and roll. Complete with High ’n’ Dry influences from fellow colleagues with answers to fan questions sourced directly from the Vault and Lepp socials, this hour+ filmed event premieres only inside the Def Leppard Vault.
Each ticket grants entry to the live-streamed event, a 24-hour replay pass, and access to exclusive merch bundles.
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