DEF LEPPARD: Upcoming TV Appearances Detailed

DEF LEPPARD, who've sold a staggering 65 million albums worldwide and played in front of more than 50 million people across the globe, will impact the TV airwaves in a major way beginning with a powerful outdoor performance on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Wednesday, November 23. This will be followed by performances on VH1's "Big In '05" December 4 and Spike TV's "3rd Annual Video Game Awards" December 10.

On ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Wednesday, November 23 at 12:05 a.m. Eastern/Pacific, DEF LEPPARD will perform songs for the crowd who will gather to see them on the show's outdoor stage. And fans tuning in to the VH1 "Big In '05" awards show — airing on December 4 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern/Pacific — will see them performing alongside BECK and INXS.

For the "Video Game Awards" airing on Spike TV December 10 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern/Pacific, DEF LEPPARD will perform their vintage rockers. Other celebrities set to appear at the event include host Samuel L. Jackson, THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, 50 CENT, MISSY ELLIOTT, The Rock, Vin Diesel, Tony Hawk, and Michael Chiklis. The "Video Game Awards" have been dubbed "the Oscars for video games" by both the Los Angeles Times and Washington Post. Spike TV, the first network for men, is available in 94 million homes and is one of the Top 5 cable networks overall, ranking #1 with men 18-34 in prime time.

DEF LEPPARD are one of only five rock groups that can claim two original albums selling 10 million-plus copies each in the U.S.: THE BEATLES, LED ZEPPELIN, PINK FLOYD, VAN HALEN and DEF LEPPARD. The British band's blockbuster "Pyromania" hit #2 and is 10 times platinum; "Hysteria" soared even higher — #1 and is 13 times platinum — led by the #1 single "Love Bites". The retrospective "Vault" has sold over 7 million copies worldwide.


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