Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott revealed back in October that the band were planning on launching a show recorded in Oxford in 1980. The performance was captured while the band toured in support of their debut album On Through The Night.

Now, Elliott has given more information about the release, saying it’ll make up part of a new box set titled The Early Years: “it will be out in what the grown ups call the first quarter, so sometime between January and April – I’m not sure of the exact date. We’re doing the first two albums with bonus material and there’s a live recording from Oxford New Theatre in the UK from April 1980, which is actually astounding. I didn’t realise how good it was.”

Def Leppard is set to head out on the road across the US over Summer 2020 with Motley Crue, Poison and Joan Jett for a 29-date stadium tour. Meanwhile, further information about The Early Years box set will be revealed in the coming months.

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