On the heels of one of 2022’s most successful tours, Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe have announced U.S. dates for their joint The World Tour. The string of six domestic concerts will carry the hair metal acts from the East Coast through the Midwest in August with special guest Alice Cooper.

The series of shows begins on August 5th in Syracuse, NY before moving westward with stops in Columbus, OH (8/8), Fargo, ND (8/11), and Omaha, NE (8/13). The World Tour will then head south for the first-ever concert at the H.A. Chapman Stadium in Tulsa, OK (8/16) and finally El Paso, TX (8/18).

“After finally getting back on the road this past summer, we’re beyond thrilled to bring this massive tour to a global audience including some special dates in America!” Said Joe Elliott of Def Leppard.

This announcement comes after Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe took The Stadium Tour, which sold over 1.3 million tickets this past summer, global with the announcement of The World Tour. Following a previously announced pair of concerts in Atlantic City in February, the bands will jet off for dates in South America, Europe, and the U.K. through July.

“We had an incredible time playing The Stadium Tour in North America this summer and we truly can’t wait to take the show around the globe with The WORLD Tour in 2023,” Mötley Crüe said in a joint statement. “Crüeheads get ready because we have a few amazing U.S. dates set for you!”

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These shows will mark Mötley Crüe’s first with newly-minted guitarist John 5, who joined the Crüe to replace founding guitarist Mick Mars. It was confirmed back in October that Mars, 71, will retire from touring due to his lifelong battle with ankylosing spondylitis. Though he will not tour with the group, Mars confirmed in a statement that he “will continue as a member of the band”.

Tickets for the Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe The World Tour U.S. dates go on sale to the public on Friday, December 16th at 10 a.m. local time. Citi cardmembers will have access to a presale beginning Tuesday, December 13th at 10 a.m. local time through Thursday, December 15th at 10 p.m. local time. For complete presale details head here.

Saturday, August 5         Syracuse, NY                JMA Wireless Dome
Tuesday, August 8          Columbus, OH              Ohio Stadium
Friday, August 11            Fargo, ND                     Fargodome
Sunday, August 13         Omaha, NE                   Charles Schwab Field Omaha
Wednesday, August 16   Tulsa, OK                     H.A. Chapman Stadium
Friday, August 18            El Paso, TX                  Sun Bowl Stadium


Fri, Feb 10, 2023           Atlantic City, NJ                         Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
Sat, Feb 11, 2023           Atlantic City, NJ                         Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
Sat, Feb 18, 2023          Mexico City, Mexico                   Foro Sol
Tue, Feb 21, 2023         Monterrey, Mexico                     Estadio Banorte
Sat, Feb 25, 2023          Bogota, Colombia                       Parque Simon Bolivar
Tue, Feb 28, 2023         Lima, Peru                                   Estadio Nacional
Fri, Mar 3, 2023            Santiago, Chile                            Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida
Tue, Mar 7, 2023           Sao Paulo, Brazil                        Allianz Parque
Mon, May 22, 2023       Sheffield, UK                              Bramall Lane
Thu, May 25, 2023        Mönchengladbach, Germany   SparkassenPark
Sat, May 27, 2023          Munich, Germany                      Koenigsplatz
Mon, May 29, 2023       Budapest, Hungary                    MVM Dome
Wed, May 31, 2023        Krakow, Poland                          TAURON Arena Kraków
Fri, Jun 2, 2023              Prague, Czech Republic            Prague Rocks *
Sat, Jun 3, 2023             Hannover, Germany                  Expo Plaza
Wed, Jun 7, 2023           Solvesborg, Sweden                   Sweden Rock Festival *
Fri, Jun 9, 2023             Hyvinkää, Finland                      RockFest *
Sun, Jun 11, 2023          Trondheim, Norway                   Trondheim Rocks *
Wed, Jun 14, 2023        Copenhagen, Denmark              COPENHELL *
Sun, Jun 18, 2023         Dessel, Belgium                           Graspop Metal Meeting *
Tue, Jun 20, 2023         Milan, Italy                                   Ippodromo SNAI San Siro
Fri, Jun 23, 2023           Lisbon, Portugal                         Passeio Maritimo de Alges
Sat, Jun 24, 2023          Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain        Auditorio Miguel Ríos
Tue, Jun 27, 2023         Thun, Switzerland                      Stockhorn Arena
Sat, Jul 1, 2023              London, UK                                 Wembley Stadium
Sun, Jul 2, 2023             Lytham, UK                                 Lytham Festival *
Tue, Jul 4, 2023             Dublin, Ireland                           Marlay Park
Thu, Jul 6, 2023             Glasgow, UK                               Hampden Park

^ no Alice Cooper
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