DEF LEPPARD, Britain's greatest arena rock band, have added extra dates in Dublin and Belfast in June with special guests ALICE COOPER and THIN LIZZY. These dates are in addition to the recently announced headline slot at Download Festival 2011, and will kick off the band's world tour. The band are also set to release a brand new live album, Mirrorball, this summer featuring a mix of live Def Leppard classics, three brand new studio songs and a bonus DVD that contains energetic live performances and intimate backstage footage captured on the road. 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.
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.
Def Leppard's Irish dates with Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy:
7 – The Odyssey Arena - Belfast, N. Ireland
8 – The O2 - Dublin, Eire