Def Leppard Announce Huge UK Tour With Motley Crue, Steel Panther for December 2011

Def Leppard on stage at Wembley in 2008

British Rock legends Def Leppard are set to embark on a UK tour with Motley Crue this December. The tour will see them play 6 UK dates with Steel Panther as special guest support.

Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott says:

“I can’t tell you enough how thrilled I am to announce this tour !! … we always strive to make our shows an event & to have Motley Crue & Steel Panther along for the ride makes this an event that just can’t be missed for rock fans across the UK !! … come join us on what will be the event of the year !!

2011 has also seen the release of the band first ever live album, “Mirrorball” featuring classic tracks, three band new recordings and a bonus DVD and Leppard’s first coffee table book, titled “Def Leppard – The Definitive Visual History”.

Def Leppard remain one of the world’s biggest and most successful live acts. Before this year, the band last played the UK and Eire in 2009 – headlining Download festival that year after a hugely successful sold out UK Arena tour in 2008. June 2011 saw Def Leppard headline Download Festival for the second time in three years.

The full UK December 2011 dates are as follows:

Tues 6th December 2011 Birmingham LG Arena
Thu 8th December 2011 Nottingham Arena
Fri 9th December 2011 Glasgow SECC
Sun 11th December 2011 Manchester MEN
Tue 13th December 2011 Sheffield Arena
Wed 14th December 2011 Wembley Arena

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 2nd September priced at £47.50 London / £45.00 regionally (subject to booking fee) and will be available from “Mirror Ball” is out now through Bludgeon Riffola/Mailboat Records. More information can be obtained from the band’s official website

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