According to CNN, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will introduce DEF LEPPARD at the Iowa State Fair on August 15.
The concert, which also features STYX and TESLA, will take place at the State Fair Grandstand on the fairgrounds in Des Moines.
Trump is doing well in the polls despite his controversial comments characterizing illegal Mexican immigrants as criminals. In his June 16 speech announcing his candidacy, he said of people crossing the border from Mexico, "They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people."
When asked if he was offended by Trump's controversial statements on immigration, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons, who immigrated to America from Israel at a young age with his mother, told FOX Business Network's "After The Bell": "I believe Donald Trump is a good man. I think he's smarter and better than using incendiary language."
DEF LEPPARD recently completed work on its eleventh album, which will be a self-titled affair. An October release is expected.
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