DEF LEPPARD, WHITESNAKE To Play Bulgaria In July

According to Tangra Mega Rock, DEF LEPPARD and WHITESNAKE will team up for a concert in Sofia, Bulgaria on July 4. Tickets for the show, which will take place at the Academic Stadium, go on sale this Friday, February 22, with prices ranging from 25 to 50 leva (13 to 25 euros). You may purchase them via TicketPro.bg.

The show shall be part of the Arena Muzika 2008 festival.

DEF LEPPARD and WHITESNAKE will embark on a UK co-headlining tour in June.

DEF LEPPARD fan site The Def Leppard Satellite Of Love is hosting a 30-second audio sample of the group's new single, "Nine Lives". The song was co-written by country music superstar Tim McGraw, who penned the track with LEPPARD members Phil Collen, Joe Elliot and Rick Savage for inclusion on the group's upcoming album, "Songs from the Sparkle Lounge".

"Songs from the Sparkle Lounge" has had its release date pushed back to May 5 in the UK and May 6 in North America.

"Songs from the Sparkle Lounge" will be the band's first LP since last year's "Yeah!", which was a collection of covers of songs by artists who had influenced the band. Their most recent studio album of original material was 2002's "X".

DEF LEPPARD will team up with STYX and REO SPEEDWAGON for a North American tour in March/April. The trek will consist of around 20 dates.

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