Def Leppard

09|21 10:35 PM • Palco Mundo

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One of the highlights of the so-called "New Wave of British Heavy Metal," Def Leppard broke out in 1983 with the accelerated "Pyromania," which won a legion of fans around the planet. After expanding their sound beyond the boundaries of heavy metal, the British band experienced a greater success with the platinum album "Hysteria", from 1987, selling like water in the desert and establishing the group as one of Hard Rock’s leading names in the world . The legendary quintet is going through a great moment in their career will bring its greatest classics for the World Stage at Rock in Rio 2017 on September 21.

Why you should go

The band has two albums at the Diamond Awards, a select group of record that sold over 10 million copies. "Pyromania" and "Hysteria" are side by side with classic albums from the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Van Halen.
Their most successful album, "Hysteria", from 1989, reached the top of the Billboard list, selling 20 million copies worldwide.
In 1989, Def Leppard won two statuettes at the American Music Awards, a traditional award created by Dick Clark in ‘73. The group won the categories "Best Band" and "Best Album Heavy Metal / Hard Rock" with "Hysteria".