Def Leppard, Heart to rock NZ

01:03, Jul 07 2011
BLAST FROM THE PAST: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
CAN YOU HEAR THAT? Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
POLE DANCER: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
ON THE RUN: Def Leppard bassist Rick Savage performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
I'M LOOKING AT YOU: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
STRIKE A POSE: Def Leppard bassist Rick Savage performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
PLUCKING THOSE STRINGS: Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
LET'S GET ROCKED: Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
GIVE THE DRUMMER SOME: One-armed Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
OH SAY CAN YOU SING: Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
GET HYSTERIA: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott takes a walk down a catwalk in front of the crowd during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
ONE LUMP OR TWO? Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
LET'S GET ROCKED: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
STRUTTING HIS STUFF: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott takes a walk down a catwalk in front of the crowd during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
GREEN SCREEN: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
YOU PUT YOUR RIGHT ARM OUT: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena.
SHOWING HIS ROOTS: Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott performs during the band's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.
POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME: Fans enjoy Def Leppard's performance at Vector Arena in Auckland.
OUT OF THEIR SEATS: Fans enjoy Def Leppard's show at Vector Arena in Auckland.

British rockers Def Leppard will perform alongside Heart at Vector Arena in October, it has been announced.

The Pour Some Sugar on Me rockers will perform in Auckland on October 12, along with Heart, who are famous for their hit All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You.

It will be Heart's first time in New Zealand. Def Leppard were last here in November, 2008.

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HYSTERIA: Def Leppard are coming to New Zealand in October.

Frontman Joe Elliott said the band would be playing three new songs on the tour, taken from their recent live album Mirrorball.

Guitarist Phil Collen said they would also be bringing an "amazing" light show with them.

He said Def Leppard were playing better than ever.

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"It's an event, we're running around like crazy, we're better than we've ever been," he said.

"We think we're the best rock band out there."

Tickets for the show go on sale on July 18.

Def Leppard & Heart
October 12: Vector Arena, Auckland

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