Def Leppard Released „Kick“ from the upcoming album “Diamond Star Halos”

After a seven-year break, Def Leppard released their first new song. “Kick” is the lead single from the upcoming 12th album, Diamond Star Halos, which will be released on the 27th of May, 2022, via Universal Music Enterprises.

Def Leppard recorded Diamond Star Halos remotely, with singer Joe Elliott working from Ireland and bassist Rick Savage from England while drummer Rick Allen and guitarists Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell were in the U.S.

As a mixture of classic and modern rock, Diamond Star Halos is the band’s first album since Def Leppard, 2015.

The band enlisted Alison Krauss and David Bowie pianist Mike Garson for the new album.

Def Leppard announced the Summer stadium tour with a reunited Motley Crue, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. The tour is scheduled to kick off in the 16th of June 2022, in Atlanta.

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Diamond Star Halos Track Listing:

1.    Take What You Want

2.    Kick

3.    Fire It Up

4.    This Guitar [feat. Alison Krauss]

5.    SOS Emergency

6.    Liquid Dust

7.    U Rok Mi

8.    Goodbye For Good This Time

9.    All We Need

10. Open Your Eyes

11. Gimme A Kiss

12. Angels (Can’t Help You Now)

13. Lifeless [feat. Alison Krauss]

14. Unbreakable

15. From Here To Eternity

Def Leppard is an English rock band formed in 1977, in Sheffield. Since 1992, the band has consisted of Joe Elliott (lead vocals), Rick Savage (bass, backing vocals), Rick Allen (drums, backing vocals), Phil Collen (guitars, backing vocals), and Vivian Campbell (guitars, backing vocals). They established themselves as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement of the early 1980’s.

As one of the world’s best-selling music artists, Def Leppard have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, and have two albums with RIAA diamond certification: Pyromania and Hysteria, making them one of only five rock bands with two original studio albums selling more than 10 million copies in the US. The band were ranked No. 31 in VH1’s “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock“ and ranked No. 70 in “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”. Def Leppard were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019.

Studio albums:

On Through the Night (1980)

High ‘n’ Dry (1981)

Pyromania (1983)

Hysteria (1987)

Adrenalize (1992)

Slang (1996)

Euphoria (1999)

X (2002)

Yeah! (2006)

Songs from the Sparkle Lounge (2008)

Def Leppard (2015)

Diamond Star Halos (2022)

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