Def Leppard brought the rock to the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage on Wednesday evening (May 25). In addition to performing one of their new singles, “Take What You Want,” on the late night program, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers performed three off-air classics for a YouTube-only bonus set.
The off-air set consisted of massive hits ‘Rock of Ages’, ‘Hysteria’ and ‘For Some Sugar on Me’ as the veteran British rockers offered a taste of what was to come on their next Northeast stage. American 2022 headlining. tour with Mötley Crüe. This outing will kick off June 16 in Atlanta and run through September 9 in Las Vegas, with tickets available through Ticketmaster.
Def Leppard will release their new album, Diamond Star Halos, this Friday (May 27). Along with “Take What You Want”, the band released singles “Kick” and “Fire It Up”.
Singer Joe Elliott and guitarist Phil Collen recently chatted with Serious consequence on Zoom to discuss the album and the stadium tour. Collen told us about the tour, which has been postponed twice due to the pandemic, “We’ve obviously been excited for two years,” and Elliott added, “It’s something we’ve been really, really looking forward to. “
As of this publication, the official Kimmel The YouTube channel didn’t post the performance of “Take What You Want,” but did share the three-song set “Rock of Ages,” “Hysteria,” and “Pour Some Sugar on Me.” Watch it below, along with our aforementioned interview with Joe Elliott and Phil Collen. Get tickets for the North American Stadium Tour here.