Alison Krauss To Feature On New Def Leppard Album

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Alison Krauss will feature on the upcoming Def Leppard album ‘Diamond Star Halos’

It has emerged that the Bluegrass Country singer has record two tracks for the band’s latest album, which will arrive on 27 May.

Alison Krauss is a 27 time winning Grammy Award winner. Five of these awards came from her 2009 collaboration with Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant for the album ‘Raising Sand’. The duo also released the album ‘Raise The Roof’ last year.

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Kick

Def Leppard have already released their first track from the new album ‘Kick’. Check it out below.

The record ‘Diamond Star Halos’ is also the first new Def Leppard album since they released their self titled ‘Def Leppard’ back in 2015.

The band still includes the original band members Rick Savage, Joe Elliot, Rick Allen, along with Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell who joined Def Leppard in 1982 and 1992 respectively.

Along with the contribution of Alison Krauss, the album will also features long time David Bowie collaborator Mike Garson. The pianist performs on the tracks ‘Angels (Can’t Help You Now)’ and ‘Goodbye For Good This Time’. 

You can check out the album tracklist below.

1. Take What You Want
2. Kick
3. Fire It Up
4. This Guitar [feat. Alison Krauss]
5. SOS Emergency
6. Liquid Dust
7. U Rok Mi
8. Goodbye For Good This Time
9. All We Need
10. Open Your Eyes
11. Gimme A Kiss
12. Angels (Can’t Help You Now)
13. Lifeless [feat. Alison Krauss]
14. Unbreakable
15. From Here To Eternity

Def Leppard are to also embark on a US Tour from June to September of this year.

Def Leppard Tour Dates

6/16 Atlanta, GA Truist Park
6/18 Miami Gardens, FL Hard Rock Stadium
6/19 Orlando, FL Camping World Stadium
6/22 Washington, D.C. Nationals Park
6/24 Flushing, NY Citi Field
6/25 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park
6/28 Charlotte, NC Bank of America Stadium
6/30 Nashville, TN Nissan Stadium
7/2 Jacksonville, FL TIAA Bank Field
7/5 St. Louis, MO Busch Stadium
7/8 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
7/10 Detroit, MI Comerica Park
7/12 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium
7/14 Cleveland, OH FirstEnergy Stadium
7/15 Cincinnati, OH Great American Ball Park
7/17 Milwaukee, WI American Family Field
7/19 Kansas City, MO Kauffman Stadium
7/21 Denver, CO Coors Field
8/5 Boston, MA Fenway Park
8/6 Boston, MA Fenway Park
8/8 Toronto, ON Roger’s Centre
8/10 Orchard Park, NY Highmark Stadium
8/12 Pittsburgh, PA PNC Park
8/14 Minneapolis, MN U.S. Bank Stadium
8/16 Indianapolis, IN Lucas Oil Stadium
8/19 Houston, TX Minute Maid Park
8/21 San Antonio, TX Alamodome
8/22 Arlington, TX Global Life Field
8/25 Glendale, AZ State Farm Stadium
8/27 Inglewood, CA SoFi Stadium
8/28 San Diego, CA Petco Park
8/31 Seattle, WA T-Mobile Park
9/2 Vancouver, BC BC Place
9/4 Edmonton, AB Commonwealth Stadium
9/7 San Francisco, CA Oracle Park
9/9 Las Vegas, NV Allegiant Stadium

Last month, the band’s drummer Rick Allen insisted that this tour would take place this Summer. More on this here.