Def Leppard Kick Off Second American Tour Leg


August 1, 2008

AntiMusic reports that Great Britain’s premiere arena rock band, Def Leppard, is ready to rock the second leg of their North American tour, which kicks off this week.

This tour supports the band’s newest album, Songs From The Sparkle Lounge, which debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200. The band’s 9th studio album contains 11 new songs including “Nine Lives,” featuring a groundbreaking collaboration with country music superstar Tim McGraw.

The group’s spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, have become synonymous with their name and are an institution in the touring industry as they continue to sell out arenas worldwide. Their new single “C’mon C’mon” is currently climbing the Classic Rock and Mainstream charts.

August 1 Nashville, TN Sommet Center
August 2 Birmingham, AL Verizon Wireless Center
August 3 Biloxi, MS Mississippi Coast Coliseum
August 6 Hamilton, ON Copps Coliseum
August 7 London, ON John Labatt Centre
August 9 Quebec City, QC Colisee Pepsi
August 10 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
August 13 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
August 15 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
August 16 Des Moines, IA Iowa State Fair
August 17 Omaha, NE Qwest Center
August 20 Ft. Wayne, IN Memorial Coliseum
August 21 Youngstown, OH Chevrolet Centre
August 23 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
August 24 Syracuse, NY New York State Fair

The band has also released a video for their latest single C’mon C’mon, which is viewable below:

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