Pyromania World Tour

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Pyromania Tour
Tour by Def Leppard
Associated albumPyromania
Start date9 February 1983
End date7 February 1984
No. of shows178
Def Leppard concert chronology

The Pyromania World Tour was a concert tour by British rock band Def Leppard which was the support tour for their third album, Pyromania. This was the first tour without Pete Willis, who was fired from the band in the middle of the recording sessions of the album because of problems with alcoholism. Phil Collen replaced him in the tour and finish the recording of Pyromania. This was also the first tour of the band as headliners in North America, they played in mid-size arenas, large theaters and stadiums around the United States and Canada. They would also perform at the Rock Pop Festival in Dortmund, Germany on the 17 and 18 December dates with Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Judas Priest and Quiet Riot.

Opening Acts[edit]

Setlist[edit]

This setlist is from almost all the concert dates.[1][2]

  1. "Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)"
  2. "Rock Brigade"
  3. "High 'n' Dry (Saturday Night)"
  4. "Another Hit and Run"
  5. "Lady Strange"
  6. "Billy's Got a Gun"
  7. "Photograph"
  8. "Foolin'"
  9. "Rock of Ages"
  10. "Overture"
  11. "Bringin' On the Heartbreak"
  12. "Switch 625"
  13. "Let It Go'
  14. "Rocks Off"

"Encore":

  1. "Wasted"
  2. "Stagefright"
  3. "Travelin' Band" (Creedence Clearwater Revival cover)

Tour Dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Warm-up shows
[3]
9 February 1983 London England Marquee Club
11 February 1983 Dublin Ireland TV Club
Europe I
[4][5]
12 February 1983 Belfast Northern Ireland Ulster Hall
15 February 1983 Annecy France Parc des Expositions
16 February 1983 Metz Salle Europa
17 February 1983 Rouen Exo 7
18 February 1983 Amsterdam Netherlands Paradiso
19 February 1983 Poperinge Belgium Zaal Maeke Blyde
21 February 1983 Manchester England Manchester Apollo
22 February 1983 Edinburgh Scotland Edinburgh Playhouse
24 February 1983 Sheffield England Sheffield City Hall
25 February 1983 Newcastle Newcastle City Hall
26 February 1983 Liverpool Royal Court Theatre
27 February 1983 Bristol Colston Hall
2 March 1983 Birmingham Birmingham Odeon
3 March 1983 Oxford Apollo Theatre Oxford
4 March 1983 London Hammersmith Odeon
6 March 1983 Strasbourg France Tivoli Hall
8 March 1983 Paris Le Bataclan
9 March 1983
10 March 1983 Geneva Switzerland Salle des Fêtes de Thônex
11 March 1983 Grenoble France Alpexpo
12 March 1983 Montpellier Grand Odeon
14 March 1983 Lyon Palais d'Hiver
15 March 1983 Melun Salles Des Fêtes
North America I
[6][7][8][9][10]
18 March 1983 Atlanta United States Omni Coliseum
19 March 1983 Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum
21 March 1983 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center
22 March 1983 New Haven New Haven Coliseum
25 March 1983 Uniondale Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
26 March 1983 Worcester The Centrum
27 March 1983 East Rutherford Meadowlands Arena
29 March 1983 Philadelphia The Spectrum
31 March 1983 Richfield Richfield Coliseum
1 April 1983 Chicago UIC Pavilion
2 April 1983 Indianapolis Market Square Arena
4 April 1983 Cincinnati Cincinnati Gardens
6 April 1983 Lexington Rupp Arena
8 April 1983 Saint Paul Northrop Auditorium
9 April 1983 Kansas City Municipal Auditorium
10 April 1983 Ames Hilton Coliseum
12 April 1983 Albuquerque Tingley Coliseum
13 April 1983 Denver McNichols Sports Arena
15 April 1983 Phoenix Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
16 April 1983 Irvine Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
17 April 1983 Inglewood The Forum
18 April 1983 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
20 April 1983 Seattle Seattle Center Coliseum
21 April 1983 Portland Portland Memorial Coliseum
29 April 1983 Odessa Ector County Coliseum
30 April 1983 Amarillo Amarillo Civic Center
1 May 1983 Lubbock Lubbock Municipal Coliseum
2 May 1983 Norman Lloyd Noble Center
5 May 1983 Monroe Monroe Civic Center
7 May 1983 Austin Frank Erwin Center
8 May 1983 Dallas Reunion Arena
9 May 1983 San Antonio HemisFair Arena
10 May 1983 Houston Sam Houston Coliseum
12 May 1983 Baton Rouge Riverside Centroplex
13 May 1983 Biloxi Mississippi Coast Coliseum
15 May 1983 Birmingham Boutwell Memorial Auditorium
16 May 1983 Nashville Nashville Municipal Auditorium
17 May 1983 Memphis Mid-South Coliseum
18 May 1983 Chattanooga UTC Arena
19 May 1983 Little Rock Barton Coliseum
20 May 1983 Pembroke Pines Hollywood Sportatorium
21 May 1983 Jacksonville Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum
22 May 1983 Lakeland Lakeland Civic Center
24 May 1983 Fort Myers Lee County Civic Center
26 May 1983 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum
27 May 1983 Knoxville Knoxville Civic Coliseum
28 May 1983 Johnson City Freedom Hall Civic Center
29 May 1983 Louisville Louisville Gardens
31 May 1983 Charleston Charleston Civic Center
1 June 1983 Richmond Richmond Coliseum
2 June 1983 Hampton Hampton Coliseum
3 June 1983 Largo Capital Centre
5 June 1983 Pittsburgh Civic Arena
7 June 1983 Quebec City Canada Colisée de Québec
9 June 1983 Montreal Montreal Forum
10 June 1983 Toronto Maple Leaf Gardens
11 June 1983 London London Gardens
12 June 1983 Buffalo United States Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
North America II
[11][12]
21 June 1983 Syracuse United States Onondaga County War Memorial Arena
25 June 1983 South Yarmouth Cape Cod Coliseum
26 June 1983 Hartford

Hartford Civic Center

27 June 1983 Allentown Allentown Fairgrounds
28 June 1983 Harrisburg City Island
30 June 1983 Augusta Augusta Civic Center
1 July 1983 Savannah Savannah Civic Center
2 July 1983 Fayetteville Cumberland County Memorial Arena
3 July 1983 Columbia Carolina Coliseum
5 July 1983 Dayton Hara Arena
6 July 1983 Columbus Ohio Center
7 July 1983 Toledo Toledo Sports Arena
8 July 1983 South Bend Joyce Center
10 July 1983 East Troy Alpine Valley Music Theatre
11 July 1983 Marquette Lakeview Arena
13 July 1983 Winnipeg Canada Winnipeg Arena
14 July 1983 Regina Agridome
16 July 1983 Edmonton Northlands Coliseum
18 July 1983 Calgary Stampede Corral
20 July 1983 Vancouver Pacific Coliseum
21 July 1983 Victoria Victoria Memorial Arena
North America III
[13]
2 August 1983 Eugene United States Exhibition Hall
3 August 1983 Seattle Seattle Center Coliseum
4 August 1983 Portland Portland Memorial Coliseum
5 August 1983 Spokane Spokane Coliseum
7 August 1983 Salt Lake City Salt Palace
8 August 1983 Casper Casper Events Center
9 August 1983 Rapid City Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
11 August 1983 Omaha Omaha Civic Auditorium
12 August 1983
13 August 1983 West Fargo Red River Valley Fair
14 August 1983 La Crosse La Crosse Center
15 August 1983 Madison Dane County Coliseum
17 August 1983 Green Bay Brown County Arena
18 August 1983 Cedar Rapids Five Seasons Center
19 August 1983 Peoria Peoria Civic Center
20 August 1983 St. Louis Checkerdome
22 August 1983 Erie Erie Civic Center
23 August 1983 Syracuse War Memorial Arena
24 August 1983 Providence Providence Civic Center
25 August 1983 Rochester Rochester Community War Memorial
27 August 1983 Charlevoix Castle Farms Music Theatre
30 August 1983 Detroit Joe Louis Arena
31 August 1983
1 September 1983 Fort Wayne Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4 September 1983 Wichita Britt Brown Arena
5 September 1983 Daly City Cow Palace
7 September 1983 Tucson Tucson Convention Center
9 September 1983 Las Vegas Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts
10 September 1983 Inglewood The Forum
11 September 1983
12 September 1983 Phoenix Compton Terrace Amphitheatre
14 September 1983 Fresno Selland Arena
15 September 1983 Oakland Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum
16 September 1983
17 September 1983 San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium
19 September 1983 Honolulu Neal S. Blaisdell Center
20 September 1983
Europe II
[14][15]
7 October 1983 Stockholm Sweden Draken
9 October 1983 Lund Olympen
10 October 1983 Copenhagen Denmark Saltlageret
12 October 1983 Cologne Germany Sartory-Säle
13 October 1983 Offenbach Stadthalle
14 October 1983 Hamburg Markthalle
16 October 1983 Erlangen Stadthalle
17 October 1983 Munich Löwenbräukeller
18 October 1983 Zürich Switzerland Volkshaus
20 October 1983 Milan Italy Teatro Rolling Stone
21 October 1983 Florence Teatro Apollo
22 October 1983 Bologna Teatro Tenda Parco Nord
23 October 1983 Frankfurt Germany Festhalle Frankfurt
24 October 1983 Hyères France Stade Des Rongiers
26 October 1983 San Sebastián Spain Velódromo de Anoeta
27 October 1983 Madrid Pabellón de Deportes del Real Madrid
28 October 1983 Barcelona Palau Blaugrana
2 November 1983 Bordeaux France Salle du Grand Parc
5 November 1983 Orléans Parc des Expositions
7 November 1983 Clermont-Ferrand Clermont-Ferrand Sports Hall
9 November 1983 Paris Espace Balard
10 November 1983 Lyon Palais d'Hiver
15 November 1983 Brussels Belgium Anciènne Belgique
16 November 1983 Antwerp Hof Ter Lo
3 December 1983 Birmingham England Birmingham Odeon
4 December 1983 Nottingham Royal Centre
5 December 1983 London Hammersmith Odeon
17 December 1983 Dortmund Germany Westfalenhallen
18 December 1983
Asia and Oceania
[16][17][18][19]
24 January 1984 Tokyo Japan Shibuya Public Hall
25 January 1984 Osaka Osaka Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
26 January 1984 Tokyo Nakano Sun Plaza Hall
29 January 1984 Somersby Australia Gosford Exit (Narara Music Festival '84)
30 January 1984 Sydney Selina's Coogee Bay Hotel
2 February 1984 Melbourne The Venue
7 February 1984 Bangkok Thailand Indoor Stadium Huamark

Touring Personnel[edit]

Band:

References[edit]