ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME® INDUCTED ICONS & ROCK LEGENDS DEF LEPPARD RELEASE NEW SINGLE “TAKE WHAT YOU WANT”
NEW SINGLE TAKEN FROM NEW ALBUM
DIAMOND STAR HALOS
OUT 27TH MAY 2022
FEATURING 15 NEW TRACKS WITH A VERY SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE ON TWO TRACKS FROM MULTI-GRAMMY WINNER ALISON KRAUSS
DEF LEPPARD’S 36 CITY US & CANADA STADIUM TOUR WITH MÖTLEY CRÜE SET TO KICK OFF ON 16TH JUNE IN ATLANTA, GA
20 APRIL 2022 (TORONTO, ON) – Ready to ignite 2022, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®-inducted icons and rock music legends Def Leppard have announced their return with a twelfth full-length album, Diamond Star Halos [UMC], released on the 27th May 2022.
The albums first single, “Kick”, was released to widespread critical and commercial acclaim in March 2022. The single went straight onto the A list of the UK’s BBC Radio 2 and the official video has over 800,000 views and counting in just over two weeks.
Today, the band release the second single from the album, “Take What You Want”. The album opener, the single is classic Def Leppard - driving guitars, riffs and a melody that will lodge itself in your head. A lyric video for the single will be released on the 29th April 2022.
Diamond Star Halos marks the band’s first new work since 2015’s chart-topping self-titled, Def Leppard. It is available for pre-order now in multiple configurations, including a Deluxe Edition, 2-LP Vinyl, Digital formats and more. Exclusive bundles including newly designed album merch have also launched. Pre-order on the band’s official store—HERE.
Check out the full tracklisting below.
- Take What You Want
- Fire It Up
- This Guitar [feat. Alison Krauss]
- SOS Emergency
- Liquid Dust
- U Rok Mi
- Goodbye For Good This Time
- All We Need
- Open Your Eyes
- Gimme A Kiss
- Angels (Can’t Help You Now)
- Lifeless [feat. Alison Krauss]
- From Here To Eternity
The artwork for Diamond Star Halos is art in itself. The design follows pedigree with their instantly recognizable album covers from their celebrated past. With images by world renowned photographer and director Anton Corbijn, styling concepts by Maryam Malakpour and graphics by the UK based Munden Brothers, the design truly follows the band’s influence through their eyes today.
Following the album’s release, Def Leppard will co-headline the massive 36 city The Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe joined by special guests Poison and Joan Jett.
6/16 Atlanta, GA Truist Park
6/18 Miami Gardens, FL Hard Rock Stadium
6/19 Orlando, FL Camping World Stadium
6/22 Washington, D.C. Nationals Park
6/24 Flushing, NY Citi Field
6/25 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park
6/28 Charlotte, NC Bank of America Stadium
6/30 Nashville, TN Nissan Stadium
7/2 Jacksonville, FL TIAA Bank Field
7/5 St. Louis, MO Busch Stadium
7/8 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
7/10 Detroit, MI Comerica Park
7/12 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium
7/14 Cleveland, OH FirstEnergy Stadium
7/15 Cincinnati, OH Great American Ball Park
7/17 Milwaukee, WI American Family Field
7/19 Kansas City, MO Kauffman Stadium
7/21 Denver, CO Coors Field
8/5 Boston, MA Fenway Park
8/6 Boston, MA Fenway Park
8/8 Toronto, ON Roger’s Centre
8/10 Orchard Park, NY Highmark Stadium
8/12 Pittsburgh, PA PNC Park
8/14 Minneapolis, MN U.S. Bank Stadium
8/16 Indianapolis, IN Lucas Oil Stadium
8/19 Houston, TX Minute Maid Park
8/21 San Antonio, TX Alamodome
8/22 Arlington, TX Global Life Field
8/25 Glendale, AZ State Farm Stadium
8/27 Inglewood, CA SoFi Stadium
8/28 San Diego, CA Petco Park
8/31 Seattle, WA T-Mobile Park
9/2 Vancouver, BC BC Place
9/4 Edmonton, AB Commonwealth Stadium
9/7 San Francisco, CA Oracle Park
9/9 Las Vegas, NV Allegiant Stadium
2022 is the year of Def Leppard.
Photo Credit: Anton Corbijn / High res press picture HERE
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