Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Def Leppard postpone US tour due to illness

Def Leppard have been forced to postpone the remaining dates of their planned winter US tour due to illness.

Frontman Joe Elliott was recently forced to sit out part of the band's inaugural "Hysteria On The High Seas" cruise after coming down with "severe laryngitis."

The health issue initially led to shows in Greensboro, NC and Orlando, FL being postponed, while the group did manage to perform a January 29 date in Fort Lauderdale, FL before being advised to shut the month-long tour down.

"The Doctor basically said that if Joe continues to sing without resting his throat for a month he might do permanent damage," tweeted drummer Rick Allen.

The affected dates run from a February 2nd show in San Antonio, TX through a February 17 concert in Allentown, PA.

Def Leppard’s tour with Styx and Tesla is in support of the band’s 2015 self-titled album.

The band have just issued a video for the project’s latest single, “Dangerous.”

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