Ready to ignite 2022, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®-inducted icons and rock music legends Def Leppard have announced their return with a twelfth full-length album, Diamond Star Halos [UMC], released on the 27th May 2022.
The albums first single, “Kick”, was released to widespread critical and commercial acclaim in March 2022. The single went straight onto the A list of the UK’s BBC Radio 2 and the official video has over 800,000 views and counting in just over two weeks.
Today, the band release the second single from the album, “Take What You Want”. The album opener, the single is classic Def Leppard – driving guitars, riffs and a melody that will lodge itself in your head. A lyric video for the single will be released on the 29th April 2022.
Diamond Star Halos marks the band’s first new work since 2015’s chart-topping self-titled, Def Leppard. It is available for pre-order now in multiple configurations, including a Deluxe Edition, 2-LP Vinyl, Digital formats and more. Exclusive bundles including newly designed album merch have also launched.
Pre-order on the band’s official store—HERE.
Check out the full tracklisting below.
TRACKLISTING1. Take What You Want
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]
15. From Here To Eternity
The artwork for Diamond Star Halos is art in itself. The design follows pedigree with their instantly recognizable album covers from their celebrated past.
With images by world renowned photographer and director Anton Corbijn, styling concepts by Maryam Malakpour and graphics by the UK based Munden Brothers, the design truly follows the band’s influence through their eyes today.
Following the album’s release, Def Leppard will co-headline the massive 36 city The Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe joined by special guests Poison and Joan Jett.
6/16Atlanta, GATruist Park
6/18Miami Gardens, FLHard Rock Stadium
6/19Orlando, FLCamping World Stadium
6/22Washington, D.C.Nationals Park
6/24Flushing, NYCiti Field
6/25Philadelphia, PACitizens Bank Park
6/28Charlotte, NCBank of America Stadium
6/30Nashville, TNNissan Stadium
7/2Jacksonville, FLTIAA Bank Field
7/5St. Louis, MOBusch Stadium
7/8Chicago, ILWrigley Field
7/10Detroit, MIComerica Park
7/12Hershey, PAHersheypark Stadium
7/14Cleveland, OHFirstEnergy Stadium
7/15Cincinnati, OHGreat American Ball Park
7/17Milwaukee, WIAmerican Family Field
7/19Kansas City, MOKauffman Stadium
7/21Denver, COCoors Field
8/5Boston, MAFenway Park
8/6Boston, MAFenway Park
8/8Toronto, ONRoger’s Centre
8/10Orchard Park, NYHighmark Stadium
8/12Pittsburgh, PAPNC Park
8/14Minneapolis, MNU.S. Bank Stadium
8/16Indianapolis, INLucas Oil Stadium
8/19Houston, TXMinute Maid Park
8/21San Antonio, TXAlamodome
8/22Arlington, TXGlobal Life Field
8/25Glendale, AZState Farm Stadium
8/27Inglewood, CASoFi Stadium
8/28San Diego, CAPetco Park
8/31Seattle, WAT-Mobile Park
9/2Vancouver, BCBC Place
9/4Edmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium
9/7San Francisco, CAOracle Park
9/9Las Vegas, NVAllegiant Stadium
2022 is the year of Def Leppard.
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