DEF LEPPARD have lined up the following European dates in June:
Jun. 03 - Milan, ITA @ Gods Of Metal
Jun. 07 - Oberhausen, GER @ Rock The Nation
Jun. 09 - Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock
Jun. 12 - Zürich, SWI @ Hallenstadion
Jun. 17 - Sheffield, UK @ Hallam FM Arena
More dates will be announced soon.
DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY will be teaming up for a U.S. tour this summer. So far only one date has been officially announced: July 13 at the Chastain Park Amphitheatre in Atlanta, Georgia.
DEF LEPPARD's two-CD collection of hits, "Rock of Ages", has sold around 460,000 copies in the United States since its May 2005 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Meanwhile, the band's 1999 "Vault - Greatest Hits" (Mercury) collection has shifted more than four million copies so far.
DEF LEPPARD's all-covers set, entitled "Yeah!", is tentatively scheduled for release in May. Guitarist Phil Collen told Billboard.com last year that the album will include "a bunch of stuff — all '70s stuff. Most of it is songs that we grew up with in England. 'No Matter What' by BADFINGER is going to be the leadoff single. We've done 'Waterloo Sunset' by THE KINKS, T. REX, MOTT THE HOOPLE, ROXY MUSIC and THIN LIZZY. And a lot of it is obscure; it's not the standard stuff. It's not like STONES or BEATLES songs."
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