Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Steel Panther announce UK tour



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Oh my, here's something to put a smile on your face after a long bank holiday weekend. Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe and Steel Panther are heading to the UK this December for a six-date tour.

The hair metal trio will be battering the UK with cock rock in December.

The full dates are:

6 December - Birmingham, LG Arena

8 December - Nottingham, Capital FM Arena

9 December - Glasgow, SECC Hall 4

11 December - Manchester, MEN Arena

13 December - Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena

14 December - London, Wembley Arena

Will Tommy Lee bring his drum rollercoaster to the UK? We certainly hope so. Check the clip below to see why.

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Rich Chamberlain

Rich is a teacher, one time Rhythm staff writer and experienced freelance journalist who has interviewed countless revered musicians, engineers, producers and stars for the our world-leading music making portfolio, including such titles as Rhythm, Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, and MusicRadar. His victims include such luminaries as Ice T, Mark Guilani and Jamie Oliver (the drumming one).