In commemoration of Def Leppard's 1987 six-week chart-topper Hysteria on August 4th the band is re-issuing the album in several deluxe 30th anniversary configurations.

Frontman Joe Elliott said in the announcement: "It’s hard to believe that it’s been 30 years since the release of Hysteria. In some respects it really does seem like only yesterday. So, to mark this milestone, we wanted to do something very special for our fans and give them the definitive version of the album, one that incorporates all of the memories and milestones that we caught on tape and some of the madness that we got up to on the road. We hope it means as much to you as it does to us."

Phil Collen told Pulse of Radio that Def Leppard took great pride in its massive pop crossover success with Hysteria:

Hysteria was. . . We had seven singles off that album, and where we really got a lot of fans is when it went into the Top 40 realm. So yeah, the pop thing, we're not embarrassed about that or ashamed. That's what we do. We're the hybrid. We always try to be."

Hysteria has sold an astounding 35 million copies to date.

The tracks for Def Leppard's seven-disc "Super Deluxe Edition" of Hysteria:

Disc One - Remastered Hysteria:

  • “Women”
  • “Rocket”
  • “Animal”
  • “Love Bites”
  • “Pour Some Sugar On Me”
  • “Armageddon It”
  • “Gods Of War”
  • “Don’t Shoot Shotgun”
  • “Run Riot”
  • “Hysteria”
  • “Excitable”
  • “Love And Affection”

Disc Two:

  • “Tear It Down” (B-side)
  • “I Wanna Be Your Hero” (Retro Active)
  • “Ride Into The Sun (Retro Active)
  • “Ring Of Fire” (B-Side)
  • “Women” (Radio Edit)
  • “Rocket” (Lunar Mix) (Radio Edit)
  • “Love Bites” (Radio Edit)
  • “Hysteria” (Radio Edit)
  • “Pour Some Sugar on Me” (Radio Edit)
  • “Armageddon It” (Radio Edit)
  • “Release Me” (Stumpus Maximus)
  • Classic Album – Hysteria (BBC Radio Documentary)

Disc Three:

  • “Rocket” (The Lunar Mix – Extended Version) (B-Side)
  • “Armageddon It” (The Nuclear Mix) (12″ Single)
  • “Animal” (Extended Version)
  • “Pour Some Sugar On Me” (Extended Version)
  • “Excitable” (The Orgasmic Mix) (B-Side)
  • “Rocket” (Lunar Mix) (B-Side)
  • “Rock Of Ages” (Live) (B-Side)
  • “Love And Affection” (Live) (B-Side)
  • “Billy’s Got A Gun” (Live) (B-Side)

Disc Four: 'In The Round, In Your Face (Live)':

  • “Stagefright”
  • “Rock! Rock!” (Till You Drop)
  • “Women”
  • “Too Late For Love”
  • “Hysteria
  • “Gods Of War”
  • “Die Hard The Hunter”

Disc Five: In The Round, In Your Face (Live) - continued:

  • “Bringin’ On The Heartbreak”
  • “Foolin'”
  • “Armageddon It”
  • “Animal”
  • “Pour Some Sugar On Me”
  • “Phil Solo”
  • “Rock Of Ages”
  • “Photograph”


  • “Rocket” (TOTP)
  • “Pour Some Sugar On Me” (TOTP)
  • “Animal” (TOTP)
  • “Pour Some Sugar On Me” (Brit Awards)
  • “Women” (Promo Video)
  • “Animal” (Promo Video)
  • “Pour Some Sugar on Me” (Promo Video)
  • “Pour Some Sugar on Me” (US Version Live)
  • “Hysteria” (Promo Video)
  • “Love Bites” (Promo Video)
  • “Rocket” (Promo Video)
  • “Armageddon It” (Live) (Promo Video)

DVD Two (Classic Albums)

  • “Introduction”
  • “Animal”
  • “Hysteria”
  • “Rocket”
  • “Love Bites”
  • “Pour Some Sugar On Me”

Bonus Material

  • “Initial Recordings of Animal”
  • “Rick Gets Hysterical”
  • “Hysteria” (Acoustic Performance)
  • “Drumming – Return to The Status Quo”
  • “The Album According to Joe”
  • “Sugar Stripped Down”
  • “Pour Some Sugar on Me” (Acoustic Performance)
  • “Guitars, Guitars, Guitars”
  • “Windmill II and The Gods Of War”
  • “Mutt’s Vocals in The Mix”
  • “The Album is Finally Released”

Def Leppard / Poison / Tesla performed a sold-out show in Sioux Falls,SD in April of 2017. Here's the rest of the tour Dates:

  • June 9 - Seattle, WA - White River Amphitheatre
  • June 10 - Portland, OR - Moda Center
  • June 12 - Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center
  • June 14 - Ontario, CA - Citizens Bank Arena
  • June 16 - San Diego, CA - Sleep Train Amphitheatre
  • June 17 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • June 19 - Salt Lake City, UT - ASANA Amphitheatre
  • June 21 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center (Def Leppard & Poison)
  • June 22 - St Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
  • June 24 - Chicago, IL - Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
  • June 25 - Indianapolis, IN - Klipsch Music Center:
  • September 21 - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - Rock In Rio - Rio De Janeiro at Rock City (with Aerosmith, Billy Idol, and Alice Cooper)

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