(Las Vegas, NV)  —  British rockers Def Leppard are setting up shop in Las Vegas.  The band has announced an exclusive nine-show residency at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, beginning next March.

Dubbed “Viva Hysteria!” the limited engagement will showcase Def Leppard’s multiplatinum 1987 album “Hysteria,” as well as other material from the band’s 35-year career.

Frontman Joe Elliott said in a statement, “We’re very happy to be part of what I call the first wave of rockers to take Vegas back from the lounge singers – Wayne Newton and his type.”  Fellow hard rock vets Guns N’ Roses kicked off a 12-show, three-and-a-half-week engagement at the Hard Rock on October 31st.

Def Leppard’s Hard Rock run at The Joint will begin Friday, March 22nd and run through April 10th.  Shows begin at 8:00 pm.  Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 16th.

Show dates for Def Leppard’s “Viva Hysteria!” at The Joint begin March 22 and continue through April 10.


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