Viva! Hysteria (tour)

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Viva! Hysteria
Def Leppard-Viva Hysteria Promo Poster.jpg
Official Promo Poster
Tour by Def Leppard
Location The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Associated album Hysteria
Start date 22 March 2013
End date 13 April 2013
Shows 11
Def Leppard concert chronology
Rock of Ages Tour
(2012)
Viva! Hysteria
(2013)
Summer Tour 2013
(2013)

Viva! Hysteria is a concert residency by English rock band Def Leppard where the band played their 1987 album Hysteria in its entirety.[1]

The shows on 29 and 30 March were recorded and released on Viva! Hysteria, 22 October 2013.

Tour dates[edit]

  • 22 March 2013
  • 23 March 2013
  • 27 March 2013
  • 29 March 2013
  • 30 March 2013
  • 3 April 2013
  • 5 April 2013
  • 6 April 2013
  • 10 April 2013
  • 12 April 2013
  • 13 April 2013

Setlists[edit]

Opening Setlists[edit]

All 11 nights, the band opened with a distinct setlist of mostly deep cuts. They performed as the fictitious "Ded Flatbird", and dubbed themselves as "The world's greatest Def Leppard cover band."

Hysteria Setlist & Encore[edit]

Each night after intermission, Def Leppard came back to perform Hysteria in its entirety. This started with Phil Collen on an elevated platform playing the intro to "Women". An important note is that these were the first shows to feature the band playing the whole album front to back. Accordingly, they played the songs in a true-to-album style. Notably, "Rocket" was neither the extended nor shortened versions which have been played on recent tours, and "Pour Some Sugar On Me" was played with the original intro as heard on the album". Every night, the band played the same encore of its two biggest Pyromania hits, "Rock of Ages", and "Photograph". [check quotation syntax]

  1. "Women"
  2. "Rocket"
  3. "Animal"
  4. "Love Bites"
  5. "Pour Some Sugar on Me"
  6. "Armageddon It"
  1. "Gods Of War"
  2. "Don't Shoot Shotgun"
  3. "Run Riot"
  4. "Hysteria"
  5. "Excitable"
  6. "Love and Affection"

Encore

  1. "Rock of Ages"
  2. "Photograph"

Personnel[edit]

  • Joe Elliott – lead vocals - Also performed as "Booty Reuben"
  • Rick Savage – bass, backing vocals - Also performed as "Fleetwood Beck"
  • Phil Collen – guitar, backing vocals - Also performed as "Chingy Chapman"
  • Vivian Campbell – guitar, backing vocals - Also performed as "Linkin Twain"
  • Rick Allen – drums - Also performed as "Camp Out"

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