British mega-band Def Leppard will come to Australia for the first time since 1992, starting in Perth this October 31, to promote "Songs From the Sparkle Lounge". The first single from their new album, 'Nine Lives', with Tim McGraw, hit 1 at US and UK. The album has reached #5 on the US Billboard chart, their 11th consecutive US Top 20 album.
They will, of course, also be playing 'Pour Some Sugar On Me', 'Love Bites', 'Rocket', 'Rock of Ages' 'Armageddon It', 'Let's Get Rocked' and 'Photograph',
Cheap Trick will also be joining them. The four original members Rick Nielson (guitar), Tom Petersson (bass), Robin Zander (vocals/rhythm guitar) and Bun E. Carlos (drums) are still touring together after 30 years.
Synth-rock newcomers The Galvatrons, from Melbourne will serve as support
31 – Members Equity Stadium, Perth
3 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
5 – Acer Arena, Sydney
7 – Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle
8 – Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane
10 – WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong
11 – AIS Arena, Canberra