Def Leppard Next Up For Residency At The Joint

LAS VEGAS (AP) — British arena rock icons Def Leppard will be the latest group to feature a Las Vegas residency on their resume with the announcement of an upcoming nine show stand at the The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.

Entitled VIVA Hysteria!, the spring 2013 residency will kick off on Friday, March 22 and run through Wednesday, April 10. For the residency the band is planning to run through some of their greatest hits as well as doing a full performance of their 1987 album Hysteria.

Viva Hysteria will be produced by AEG Live.

"AEG Live and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino are stoked to present VIVA Hysteria!” said Bobby Reynolds, vice president of booking for AEG Live Las Vegas. “Def Leppard’s Hysteria album is an iconic piece of rock music history and their nine-show run will be one of the most over-the-top experiences the venue has produced," said AEG VP of Booking for Las Vegas Bobby Reynolds. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers