Get ready for some hysteria when a trio of classic 1980s rockers come to White River Amphitheatre in late summer.
Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla will perform there on Sept. 16, part of the groups’ summer road tour.
General tickets for the White River Amphitheatre show go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 at livenation.com. The tour kicks off on June 23 in Tampa, Fla.
Here’s more about the bands from Thursday’s announcement:
About Def Leppard:
Def Leppard – Joe Elliott (vocals), Vivian Campbell (guitar), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick “Sav” Savage (bass) and Rick Allen (drums) – continues to be one of the most important forces in rock music. Def Leppard’s influential career includes numerous hit singles and ground-breaking multi-platinum albums – including two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria, capturing the group’s legendary tracks, bringing together classic Leppard hits such as “Rock of Ages,” “Pour Some Sugar on Me” and “Foolin.” The upcoming tour follows on the heels of the band’s massive 2014 co-headlining tour with KISS.
With 100 million records sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, the group’s spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, continue to sell out venues worldwide. For the past thirty years the band’s epic live shows and arsenal of hits have become synonymous with their name, leading Def Leppard to be heralded as an institution in both the music and touring industry.
For more information on Def Leppard’s US tour and tickets please visit the band’s web site at defleppard.com/
Spawned from a Chicago basement in the early ’70s, STYX would eventually transform into the virtual arena rock prototype by the late ’70s and early ’80s due to a fondness for big rockers and soaring power ballads. Over the course of their 38-year career they’ve released 15 studio albums, six best-of compilations and four live albums, garnering eight Top Ten singles. STYX has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Throughout their illustrious career, they’ve performed more live shows since 1999 than all of the previous years of its career combined. Two Super-Bowl appearances, Pollstar box office chart-topping tours with Def Leppard, Journey, Boston, REO Speedwagon and Bad Company (to name only a few), two more studio albums and no end in sight, STYX continues to conquer the planet, one venue at a time.
TESLA: Jeff Keith (vocals), Frank Hannon (guitar), Brian Wheat (bass guitar), Dave Rude (guitar) and Troy Luccketta (drums). One of Rock n Roll's most respected bands, multi-platinum sellers TESLA have remained true to their "no frills" style since the first day they hit the music scene nearly 30 years ago. Their catalog reads like a soundtrack to the lives of a generation of fans worldwide. With their latest chart topping release, “Simplicity,” they have proven they are a band that continues to consistently deliver energetic, hard-driving, blues-based rhythms with thought-provoking lyrics that die-hard fans expect and today's generation craves.