UK rock band Def Leppard to tour the US again this summer

UK rock band Def Leppard to tour the US again this summer

UK rock band Def Leppard to tour the US again this summer.

Def Leppard  the great British premiere arena rock band, will make a triumphant return to the United States with a summer tour beginning June 15 in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Joining Def Leppard for this much-anticipated tour are Seattle rock legends Heart. Leppard’s influential career includes numerous hit singles and ground-breaking multi-platinum albums — including two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria . The anthemic rock megastars have earned their stripes as one of the most enduring and successful touring acts in history. Heart showed the world that women can rock when they stormed the charts with hits like “Crazy on You,” “Magic Man,” “Barracuda,” “Alone” and many more, a stream of hits showcasing the sisters’ enormous talents as both musicians and singers, selling more than 30 million records. Tickets for the Live Nation produced tour will go on sale on beginning March 4th at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Additional dates to be announced soon.

“After having had the last 18 months off, Leppard are ready to get back on the road! Add Heart to the bill and it truly makes for a special evening,” says singer Joe Elliott.

“Nancy and I are really excited to be bringing Heart to the stage this summer with Def Leppard. It’s going to be a powerful, monster show. The real thing. The summer of 2011 will be amazing,” says singer Ann Wilson.

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The band has partnered with I Love All Access to provide a variety of VIP ticket packages for the show, including premium seats, pre-show parties and more. For more information please visit www.defleppard.com

Def Leppard’s US tour dates with Heart are as follows:

    June 15: West Palm Beach, FL, Cruzan Amphitheatre
    June 17: Tampa, FL, 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
    June 22: Charlotte, NC, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
    June 24: Raleigh, NC, Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut
    June 26: Philadelphia, PA, Susquehanna Bank Center
    June 29: Scranton, PA, Toyota Pavilion
    July 2: Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena
    July 3: Hershey, PA, Hersheypark Stadium
    July 12: Wantagh, NY, Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
    July 13: Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
    July 15th: Chicago, IL, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
    July 20: Dallas, TX, Gexa Energy Pavilion
    July 24: San Antonio, TX, AT&T Center
    August 10: St. Louis, MO, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
    August 21: Buffalo, NY, Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
    August 27: Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center
    August 31st: Salt Lake City, UT, USANA Amphitheatre
    September 14: Portland, OR, Sleep Country Amphitheater

For complete ticket and tour information visit DefLeppard.com, TicketMaster.com and LiveNation.com.

With more than 65 million albums sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, Def Leppard–Joe Elliott (vocals), Vivian Campbell (guitar), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick “Sav” Savage (bass) and Rick Allen (drums)-continues to be one of the most important forces in rock music. Over the course of their career, the band has produced a series of classic groundbreaking albums that set the bar for generations of music fans and artists alike. The group’s spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, have become synonymous with their name. The band’s colossal live performances have become must-see events and have made them an institution in the music and touring industry as they continue to sell out arenas worldwide.

Web Site: http://www.defleppard.com

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Authored by: Richard Lee

Richard has been traveling since he took a year off from college, where he was doing a BA in Journalism. He traveled half the world, backpacking with his girlfriend (now his wife). They spent time in South America, Asia, Greece and much of Europe. After writing about his experiences for several airline and travel magazines, he never went back to college.