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On the same day, Def Leppard will share the stage with the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. The concert will be part of their joint World Tour 2023.
Def Leppard was formed in 1976, in Sheffield. The current lineup of the band consists of Rick Savage (bass, backing vocals), Joe Elliott (lead vocals), Rick Allen (drums, backing vocals), Phil Collen (guitar, backing vocals), and Vivian Campbell (guitar, backing vocals).
Their first album, On Through the Night, released in 1980, reached the Top 15 in the UK. Their second album, High ‘n’ Dry, released in 1981, only reached the Top 30 and 40 in the UK and US.
Def Leppard’s next studio album, Pyromania, released in 1983, reached No. 2 on the US album chart, and was certified diamond in the US and 7 times platinum in Canada.
Their fourth album, Hysteria, released in 1987, topped the UK, US, New Zealand, Canadian, Australian and Norway charts. It was certified 12 times platinum for sales in the US and 13 times platinum in Canada, selling over 25 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling albums of all time.
The band’s next studio album, Adrenalize, released in 1992, reached No. 1 on the UK, US, NZ, Canadian and Australian charts. The album sold over 8 million copies worldwide.
Then, they released Slang in 1996, Euphoria in 1999, X in 2002, Yeah! in 2006, Songs from the Sparkle Lounge in 2008, and Def Leppard in 2015.
The band’s newest studio album, Diamond Star Halos, was released in May 2022 and reached the Top 10 in the US, the UK and Australia.
Over time, Def Leppard sold more than 100 million records worldwide. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019.
Milano Summer Festival brings to Milan some of the best-known artists of different music genres, spanning from rock to electronic dance music, jazz, blues, heavy metal and more.
Besides Def Leppard, the 2023 edition of the festival will feature the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden and the above-mentioned Mötley Crüe.
The San Siro Racetrack, built in the 1920s and renovated in 1975, can be considered a monument of national interest. The area, dedicated to live concerts and equestrian sport, is located on the outskirts of Milan, in Piazzale dello Sport.
The entrance to the concert is located in Via Diomede 1. The closest Metro station is Lotto, located about 170 meters away, in Piazzale Lorenzo Lotto, on the Metro Lines M1 and M5.
The closest bus stop is Piazzale Lotto – Via Diomede, located about 150 meters away, on the bus Line 78. The closest tram stop is Segesta, located about 500 meters away, in Piazzale Segesta, on the tram Lines 10 and 16.
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