Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe and Steel Panther to tour the UK
Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe, have joined forces for the first time ever, for a tour that will see them tear through 6 cities in the UK this December with very special guests, Steel Panther.
Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott says, “I can’t tell you enough how thrilled I am to announce this tour!! … We always strive to make our shows an event & to have Motley Crue & Steel Panther along for the ride makes this an event that just can’t be missed for rock fans across the UK !! … Come join us on what will be the event of the year!”
Nikki Sixx had the following to say “Motley Crüe is excited to do some destruction with long time peers Def Leppard on tour this holiday season. We have never toured together so hopefully there will be some de-virginizing of each-others fans and in the end one fucking wild party together.”
Steel Panther have recently confirmed that the release date for their highly anticipated second album, ‘Balls Out’, will be 17th October via Universal Records. The first single taken from the album will be ‘If You Really Really Love Me’ which impacts on 7th November.
Frontman Michael Starr commented “To rock with Lep and Crüe is a dream come true!! This will be the best tour package all year hands down – Now we got to learn our songs from the new CD” Not be be outdone, guitarist Satchel added “Getting the tour with Def Leppard and Motley Crüe is the best thing that’s happened to Steel Panther since we got the Viagra endorsement – we’re hard already!”
The December tour dates and venues are:
TUESDAY 6 – BIRMINGHAM LG ARENA
THURSDAY 8 – NOTTINGHAM CAPITAL FM ARENA
FRIDAY 9 – GLASGOW SECC HALL 4
SUNDAY 11 – MANCHESTER MEN ARENA
TUESDAY 13 – SHEFFIELD MOTORPOINT ARENA
WEDNESDAY 14 – WEMBLEY ARENA
Tickets go onsale 9am on Friday 2nd September priced at £47.50 LONDON / £45.00 (subject to booking fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk