Friday, July 1, 2016

Def Leppard - Man Enough


DEF LEPPARD's Frank Gryner-directed video for the song "Man Enough" is the latest tune taken off the band's latest, self-titled studio album.

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen told TeamRock about "Man Enough": "I had this bass riff floating around my head, and I wanted it to have a similar vibe to 'Billy Jean' by Michael Jackson — almost a disco vibe. I didn't know what it was going to be called, then I played it to Joe [Elliott, vocals]; we went to [drummer] Rick Allen's 50th birthday, and he said, 'Shit! I've got a great idea for this song! And it's called 'Are You Man Enough To Be My Girl'. People have said it reminds them of 'Another One Bites The Dust' by QUEEN. It has this dancey appeal. Our song 'All Night' was a bit like that, and 'Excitable' on 'Hysteria'. But I think this is the first time we've really made it work. It just fell into place, and I think that's because we didn’t restrict ourselves. Every song on the album's like that. It was, like, 'Fuck everybody. This album was done for us.' It wasn't a business venture. We really didn't care what anybody thought. We went to town on it; it was a lot of fun." "Def Leppard" was recorded in early 2015 at Elliott's studio in Dublin, Ireland. The disc marked the group's first new collection of material in seven years and eleventh official studio release.


DEF LEPPARD's highly anticipated U.S. summer tour kicks off in Boston, Massachusetts at the Xfinity Center on June 22 and wraps up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa at the U.S. Cellular Center on October 10. The Live Nation-promoted outing will storm through cities across all parts of the U.S. and Canada.



U.S. Summer Tourdates

July 1 - Indianapolis, IN (Klipsch Music Center)
July 2 - Chicago, IL (Hollywood Casino)
July 5 - Cincinnati, OH (Riverbend Music Center)
July 6 - Milwaukee, WI (Summerfest)
July 8 - Pittsburgh, PA (First Niagara Pavillion)
July 9 - Grand Rapids, MI (Van Andel Arena)
July 11 - Wantagh, NY (Nikon at Jones Beach)
July 13 - Holmdel, NJ (PNC Bank Arts Center)
July 15 - Detroit, MI (DTE Music Theatre)
July 16 - Toronto, ON (Molson Canadian Amphitheater)
August 6 - Madison, WI (Alliant Energy Center)
August 8 - Evansille, IN (Ford Center)
August 10 - Bristow, VA (Jiffy Lube Center)
August 12 - Atlanta, GA (Aaron’s Amphitheater)
August 13 - Raleigh, NC (Walnut Creek Amphitheater)
August 17 - Birmingham, AL (Oak Mountain Amphitheater)
August 19 - Austin, TX (Austin 360)
August 22 - Houston, TX (Cynthia Woods Pavilion)
August 24 - Dallas, TX (Gexa Energy Pavilion)
August 26 - Kansas City, MO (Sprint Center)
August 27 - ST. Louis, MO (Hollywood Casino Amphitheater)
August 29 - Cleveland, OH (Blossom Music Center)
August 31 - Darien Center, NY(Darien Lake PAC)
Sept 14 - Billings, MT (Metra Park)
Sept 16 - Salk Lake City, UT (USANA Amphitheater)
Sept 17 - Denver, CO (Pepsi Center)
Sept 19 - Albuquerque, NM (Isleta Amphitheater)
Sept 20 - Phoenix, AZ (Ak-Chin Pavilion)
Sept 22 - Irvine, CA (Irvine Meadows Amphitheater)
Sept 24 - Sacramento, CA (Toyota Amphitheater)***
Sept 25 - Mountain View, CA (Shoreline Amphitheater)
Sept 28 - Boise, ID (Taco Bell Arena)
Sept 30 - Eugene, OR (Matthew Knight Arena)
Oct 1 - Tacoma, WA (Tacoma Dome)
Oct 4 - Omaha,NE (CenturyLink Center)
Oct 5 - Minneapolis, MN (Xcel Energy Center)
Oct 7 - La Crosse, WI (La Crosse Center Arena)
Oct 8 - Toledo, OH (Huntington Center)
Oct 10 - Cedar Rapids, IA (U.S. Cellular Center) ***No TESLA

More info @

Official Def Leppard Web

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