DEF LEPPARD: Japanese Dates Announced

DEF LEPPARD will play two shows in Japan in November:

Nov. 05 – Grand Cube Osaka – Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka
Nov. 07 – Tokyo International Forum – Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Tickets go on sale on July 16.

Professionally filmed video footage of DEF LEPPARD performing its classic song “Animal” on June 7 during the band’s rehearsals for the summer 2011 “Mirror Ball” tour in Belfast, Northern Ireland can be viewed below.

A one-hour DEF LEPPARD “Mirror Ball” radio special that is currently airing and streaming on over a hundred radio stations in the U.S. can be streamed in three parts at this location.

“Mirror Ball” sold around 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 16 on The Billboard 200 chart.

“Mirror Ball” is available exclusively at Walmart and Sam’s Club locations in the United States and Canada. The album includes a 50-minute DVD that contains live performances and intimate backstage footage of the band captured on the road. A special limited vinyl edition is also available. “Mirror Ball” is also available online, marking the first time the band’s music was officially available for digital purchase.

“Mirror Ball” features a mix of live DEF LEPPARD classics (recorded throughout The Sparkle Lounge Tour), three brand new studio songs and the aforementioned bonus DVD. “Mirror Ball” 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.