Def Leppard’s New Album “Drastic Symphonies” Out Today

Friday 19th May 2023 will see Def Leppard release their new album “Drastic Symphonies” through Mercury Records. The band also play their most intimate UK/European show in 35 years, a homecoming show at The Leadmill, Sheffield.

It has been quite a week for the band. 

  • A Sold Out Book Signing At Waterstones, Piccadilly, London
  • A Sold Out Q&A at Royal Festival Hall, London
  • A stunning three song set with iconic UK Radio Show “Piano Rooms” on BBC Radio Two. HERE

Following The Leadmill show and release of Drastic Symphonies, the band will be at a sold out Instore signing at HMV, Sheffield on Saturday 20th May. 

Def Leppard will then kick off the European leg of The World Tour with Motley Crue at a SOLD OUT Bramall Lane Stadium, Sheffield on Monday 22nd May 2023.

This iconic UK band remain one of the most important, influential and loved British acts, delighting existing fans and winning over a whole new generation. 
The 19th of May 2023 will see Rock and Classical royalty unite on a brand-new euphoric album titled “Drastic Symphonies” – Def Leppard’s greatest produced tracks dramatically reimagined and sounding larger and more exhilarating than ever before, teamed with London’s iconic The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Def Leppard have deconstructed and rebuilt not only some of their most well known tracks but also some of their hidden gems as well. This album represents a bold new approach to Def Leppard’s most loved songs. Order “Drastic Symphonies” HERE

In what will be one of the live events of 2023, Def Leppard are coming home! On the eve of the bands biggest ever European tour and the launch of new album, “Drastic Symphonies”, Def Leppard are set to play a one off club show at the iconic Sheffield venue, The Leadmill. Net proceeds from ticket sales from The Leadmill show will be donated to Music Venue Trust who diligently work to help struggling UK music venues. Due to the strictly limited tickets available the band will also stream The Leadmill show via Veeps to allow fans from  across the globe experience this very special show. Tickets for Def Leppard “One Night Only”  are available to purchase worldwide now for $17.99 at

2022 saw Def Leppard play 36 SOLD OUT stadium tour across North America with Motley Crue – selling over 1.3 million tickets. February and March 2023 saw the tour pull in massive audiences throughout Central and South America. In May, June, and July the must see “World Tour” of 2023 comes to Europe, including a stop at the iconic Wembley Stadium on the 1st of July. The band will then return to the USA and Australia for more live dates in 2023. For further information and tickets please see HERE

Genesis Publications confirm that the first-ever anthology of Def Leppard, Definitely: The Official Story of Def Leppard, previously announced as a limited edition release, will also be available as a hardback edition from all good bookstores.  Released on the 18th May 2023, and priced at £35, Definitely: The Official Story of Def Leppard is the ultimate record of Def Leppard’s legendary career and is available to order from


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