DEF LEPPARD, WHITESNAKE To Team Up For Japanese Dates

May 15, 2008

DEF LEPPARD and WHITESNAKE will team up for two co-headlining two shows in Tokyo, Japan in October:

Oct. 23 - Tokyo, Japan @ Nippon Budokan
Oct. 24 - Tokyo, Japan @ Nippon Budokan

Tickets go on sale May 31.

DEF LEPPARD scored its 11th consecutive Top 20 album in the U.S. with the bow of "Songs from the Sparkle Lounge" (Island/UMe) at No. 5 with 55,000 units. According to, the band started its Top 20 streak on The Billboard 200 back with 1983's "Pyromania" when it peaked at No. 2. Since "Pyromania", every DEF LEPPARD album has reached the Top 20.

WHITESNAKE's new album, "Good To Be Bad", was released through SPV/Steamhammer in Germany on April 18, the rest of Europe on April 21 and it came out in North America on April 22. In addition to the regular jewel-case version, a limited-edition two-disc set contains an extra CD in a cardboard sleeve, as well as a poster, photocard and sticker.

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