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Def Leppard Announce New Album, Diamond Star Halos

Prepared to ignite 2022, Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame-inducted icons and rock music legends Def Leppard return with their twelfth entire-size album, Diamond Star Halos [through Universal Music], on May possibly 27, 2022. It marks the band’s very first new function considering the fact that 2015’s chart-topping self-titled, Def Leppard. It is readily available for pre-buy now in a number of configurations, together with a Deluxe Version, 2-LP Vinyl, Digital formats and additional.

To herald the arrival of Diamond Star Halos, the United kingdom quintet—Joe Elliott [vocals], Rick Savage [bass], Rick Allen [drums], Phil Collen [guitar], and Vivian Campbell [guitar]— have just shared a powerful and rip-roaring new rock one entitled “Kick.” The song thrusts into an anthemic stadium-all set frenzy kickstarted with driving guitars and bombastic drums woven into its musical material. Meanwhile, the refrain has all the makings of an additional iconic Leppard hit with its skyscraping vocals and melodies the band has become synonymous for. You can check out the keep track of out down below.

The artwork for Diamond Star Halos is artwork in alone. The style and design follows pedigree with their right away recognizable album handles from their celebrated previous. With visuals by world renowned photographer and director Anton Corbijn, styling ideas by Maryam Malakpour and graphics by the United kingdom centered Munden Brothers, the style genuinely follows the band’s affect by way of their eyes now.

Stay tuned for the premiere of the songs video pretty before long. Subsequent the album’s launch, Def Leppard will co-headline the huge 36 metropolis The Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe joined by specific company Poison and Joan Jett.

In excess of the earlier two a long time, Def Leppard recorded Diamond Star Halos simultaneously in a few unique nations with Joe in Eire, Sav in England, and Phil, Vivian, and Rick in the United States. Without the strain of timelines or a mounted agenda, they poured all of their power into crafting 15 significant tracks with a mixture of classic spirit satisfies modern day fireplace.

Thematically, they nodded to their earliest collective influences such as David Bowie, T. Rex, and Mott The Hoople, amongst many others. The title alone notably references T. Rex’s “Bang a Gong (Get It On).” Having said that, they did not embark on this journey by itself. The multi-Grammy award profitable and legendary artist Alison Krauss lent her instantly recognizable and angelic voice to “This Guitar” and “Lifeless,” whilst David Bowie pianist Mike Garson performs on “Goodbye For Excellent This Time” and “Angels (Cannot Enable You Now).”

Pre-order Diamond Star Halos.

Diamond Star Halos includes the following tracks:

“Take What You Want”
“Kick”
“Fire It Up”
“This Guitar” [feat. Alison Krauss]
“SOS Emergency”
“Liquid Dust”
“U Rok Mi”
“Goodbye For Very good This Time”
“All We Need”
“Open Your Eyes”
“Gimme A Kiss”
“Angels (Just can’t Enable You Now)”
“Lifeless” [feat. Alison Krauss]
“Unbreakable”
“From Here To Eternity”

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