DEF LEPPARD will team up with WHITESNAKE for a UK co-headlining tour in June. The dates are as follows:

Jun. 17 - Glasgow, UK @ SECC
Jun. 18 - Birmingham, UK @ NEC
Jun. 20 - Manchester, UK @ MEN
Jun. 23 - Sheffield, UK @ Arena
Jun. 24 - Newcastle, UK @ Arena
Jun. 26 - London, UK @ Wembley Arena

More dates may be confirmed at a later time.

The UK dates can be booked through LiveNation UK or the 24-hour CC hotline at 0844-576-5483 (all tickets subject to a booking fee). The on-sale dates (for general tickets and fan-club pre-sales) will be announced soon.

In other news, DEF LEPPARD will play two shows in India in mid-May. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon.

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.

DEF LEPPARD's upcoming record will be called "Songs from the Sparkle Lounge", but no release date has been set for it. It will be their first album 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".


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