Def Leppard to headline NYCB LIVE

Legendary rock band Def Leppard will headline NYCB LIVE, home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on Saturday, April 15 at 7 p.m. The iconic rock outfit will be joined by special guests Poison and Tesla.

Def Leppard, the definitive hard rock outfit of the ‘80s, released their self-titled eleventh studio album in October 2015. The album, which debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200, was supported by the singles “Let’s Go,” “Dangerous,” “Man Enough” and “We Belong.”

The band’s fifth LP, Adrenalize, just celebrated its 25th anniversary. The album, released in March 1992 via Mercury Records, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 thanks to seven singles: “Let’s Get Rocked,” “Make Love Like a Man,” “Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad,” “Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion),” “Heaven Is,” “Tonight” and “I Wanna Touch U.”

This year will also mark the 30th anniversary of Def Leppard’s fourth full-length, Hysteria, produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange. Released in August 1987 through Mercury Records, the No. 1 album spawned seven hit singles: “Animal,” “Women,” “Pour Some Sugar on Me,” “Hysteria,” “Armageddon It,” “Love Bites,” and “Rocket.”

Poison, one of the most successful hair metal bands of the mid-’80s to mid-’90s, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of seventh studio album, Poison’d. The 14-track album, released in June 2007, features covers of the band’s favorite rock classics. Anchored by a cover of The Romantics’ “What I Like About You,” Poison’d entered Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart at No. 12.

Look What the Cat Dragged In, Poison’s debut studio album, was released in May 1986 via Enigma Records. The 3x multi-platinum album, which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, spawned four singles: “Cry Tough,” “Talk Dirty To Me,” “I Want Action,” and “I Won’t Forget You.”

Multi-platinum selling blues-based hard rock act Tesla released its latest album, Simplicity, in June 2014 through Tesla Electric Recording Company. The 14-track album includes the songs “Mp3,” “Ricochet,” “Rise and Fall” and more.

Mechanical Resonance, Tesla’s debut album was released in December 1986 via Geffen Records. The platinum-certified album, which includes the singles “Little Suzi” and “Modern Day Cowboy,” reached No. 32 on the Billboard 200.

Tickets ($58, $78, $98, $138) are available online or by calling 800-745-3000 to charge by phone. Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is located at 1255 Hempstead Turnpike in Uniondale, New York. For more information, visit Def Leppard’s website, Poison’s website, Tesla’s website and Nassau Coliseum’s website.