Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Def Leppard to play rare club gig for YouTube Presents

Def Leppard have announced that they’ll play an exclusive "YouTube Presents" club gig at House of Blues Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, June 6 at 2:30PM (PST),

Fans will be admitted to this FREE show on a first-come, first-served basis.

The show itself will be followed by a Q&A of fan questions.

Both the performance and Q&A will be available on YouTube on Thursday, June 7th at 12pm PST (3PM EST) at

June will be busy for Leppard, as the UK rockers celebrate the summer of "Rock of Ages" by releasing newly-recorded versions of "Pour Some Sugar On Me" and "Rock Of Ages" on June 4.

Leppard have also billed their summer tour as Rock Of Ages, after the band’s hit from their 1983 release, “Pyromania,” and the upcoming Broadway play-turned-movie starring Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Russell Brand and Julianne Hough.

The soundtrack to the upcoming film will be released June 5 — ten days before the movie hits theatres. "Rock Of Ages: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" includes Cruise's renditions of Leppard’s "Pour Some Sugar On Me" and Guns N’ Roses’ "Paradise City."

The Rock Of Ages tour, which features Leppard with Poison and Lita Ford, kicks off June 20 in Salt Lake City.

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