(Bludgeon Riffola/Mailboat Records)
G/A/S - Fri 3rd June 2011
Europe - Mon 6th June 2011
UK - Mon 6th June 2011
USA - Tues 7th June 2011
...featuring three brand new studio tracks and bonus DVD
Release Marks the First Official LP from Def Leppard That Will Be Available Digitally
Headline Download Festival 2011
Belfast and Dublin Arena shows
With Special Guests Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy
Book: Def Leppard – The Definitive Visual History
New Website DefLeppard.com Launching in May
Def Leppard, Britain’s greatest arena rock band, are set to release a brand new live album, "Mirrorball", this summer featuring a mix of live Def Leppard classics (recorded throughout The Sparkle Lounge Tour), three brand new studio songs and a bonus DVD that contains energetic live performances and intimate backstage footage captured on the road. “Mirrorball” is Def Leppard’s first ever live album and features rock classics such as “Animal”, “Pour Some Sugar On Me”, “Photograph”, “Nine Lives” and “Rock Of Ages”. The album also brings together three brand new studio tracks – “Undefeated”, “Kings Of the World” and “It’s All About Believin’” taking their place with ease within this classic setlist.
Full tracklisting is as follows
1. Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)
4. C'Mon C'Mon
5. Make Love Like A Man
6. Too Late For Love
8. Nine Lives
9. Love Bites
10. Rock On
1. Two Steps Behind
2. Bringin' On The Heartbreak
3. Switch 625
5. Armageddon It
7. Pour Some Sugar On Me
8. Rock Of Ages
9. Let's Get Rocked
11. Bad Actress
12. Undefeated (new studio track)
13. Kings Of The World (new studio track)
14. It's All About Believin’ (new studio track)
“Mirrorball” will also be available online, marking the first time the band’s music will officially be made available for digital purchase. Def Leppard will also be releasing their new community based website in May, which is being developed to be the ultimate Def Leppard fan experience and go- to destination for all things on the band.
Also set for release this summer is Leppard's first coffee table book titled "Def Leppard – The Definitive Visual History”, with exclusive photos by legendary rock photographer Ross Halfin. The book is released on the 1st June 2011.
Def Leppard remain one of the world’s biggest and most successful live acts. The band last played the UK and Eire in 2009 – headlining Download festival that year after a hugely successful sold out UK Arena tour in 2008. 2011 will see Def Leppard headline Download Festival for the second time in three years. The band will also play Arena shows in both Dublin and Belfast with legendary special guests Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy.
Full details below
Tues 7th June 2011 – The Odyssey Arena, Belfast, N. Ireland
Wed 8th June 2011 – The O2, Dublin, Eire
Fri 10th June 2011 - Download Festival, UK
Belfast and Dublin tickets are priced £41.50 (Belfast) E59.50 (Dublin) - (subject to booking fee)
In person: From 100 Ticketmaster Outlets Nationwide
By Telephone (24 Hour): ROI - 0818 719 300, Northern Ireland - 0844 277 44 55.
Book On Line: www.ticketmaster.ie
The Odyssey Arena, Belfast. Odyssey Arena Box Office: Tel. 02890 739074
Book On Line: www.odysseyarena.com
Download tickets are onsale now. For information please refer to www.downloadfestival.com
With more than 65 million albums sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards (Def Leppard are one of only five rock bands to have two consecutive 10 million plus selling albums in the U.S. The others are The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Van Halen.) to their credit, Def Leppard - Joe Elliott (vocals), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick "Sav" Savage (bass), Vivian Campbell (guitar) and Rick Allen (drums)— continue 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, continue to sell out venues worldwide. Their epic live show 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.
“Mirrorball” will be released through Bludgeon Riffola/Mailboat Records.
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