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Def Leppard extend tour with Styx and Tesla to Allentown and Atlantic City, Feb. 14-17

Def Leppard extend tour with Styx and Tesla to Allentown and Atlantic City, Feb. 14-17
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From a press release:

Following the announcement of their new self-titled studio album, Def Leppard have just extended their massively successful North American tour due to overwhelming demand. The tour, supported by Styx and Tesla, will makes stops in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Sunday, Feb. 14 at Boardwalk Hall and in Allentown on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the PPL Center.

Tickets for both shows going on sale next Saturday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. Tickets for Atlantic City will be available at, the venue box office, Ticketmaster outlets, or by-phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets for Allentown will be available at or by-phone at 610-347-TIXX. They’ll also be performing on Feb. 16 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Def Leppard debuts new track “Dangerous,” the second off their long-awaited new studio album that will be released on Oct. 30, via today. “Dangerous” follows their current No. 1 classic rock single “Let’s Go,” which is climbing the rock and active rock radio charts. The new album was recorded earlier this year at frontman Joe Elliott’s studio in Dublin, Ireland and will feature 14 tracks in total. This self-titled album release will mark their first new collection of material in seven years and Def Leppard’s 11th official studio release.

Def Leppard’s influential career includes numerous hit singles and groundbreaking multi-platinum albums, including two of the best-selling albums of all time, “Pyromania” and “Hysteria,” capturing the group’s legendary tracks and bringing together classic Leppard hits such as “Rock of Ages,” “Pour Some Sugar on Me” and “Foolin’.” The upcoming tour follows on the heels of the band’s unforgettable 2014 co-headlining tour with KISS last summer.

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. With 100 million records sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, the group’s spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, continue to sell out venues worldwide. For the past 30 years, the band’s epic live shows and arsenal of hits have become synonymous with their name, leading Def Leppard to be heralded as an institution in both the music and touring industry.