DEF LEPPARD: U.K. Says 'Nay' To 'Yeah!'

DEF LEPPARD's all-covers album, "Yeah!", has entered the U.K. chart at No. 52 — the worst chart showing of the band's career, according to the data provided by The following are the first-week U.K. chart positions for all DEF LEPPARD releases going back to 1980:

"Yeah!" (2006) - #52
"X" (2002) - #14
"Euphoria" (1999) - #11
"Slang" (1996) - #5
"Retroactive" (1993) - #6
"Adrenalize" (1992) - #1
"Hysteria" (1987) - #1
"Pyromania" (1983) - #18
"High n' Dry" (1981) - #26
"On Through The Night" (1980) - #15

"Yeah!" is said to be "a heartfelt and hard-rocking tribute" to DEF LEPPARD's musical heroes of the late '60s and '70s — THE KINKS, BADFINGER, T. REX, DAVID BOWIE, SWEET, ROXY MUSIC, MOTT THE HOOPLE, FREE, FACES, and THIN LIZZY.

DEF LEPPARD kick off a short European tour on June 3, after which they'll hook up with JOURNEY for a three-month-long North American tour that starts June 23 in Camden, New Jersey.

For a full DEF LEPPARD history and discography with chart positions, visit


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