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Def Leppard To Postpone Tour Dates Due To Family Death

It has been announced that hard rock veterans Def Leppard will be postponing a portion of its upcoming tour dates due to the passing of singer Joe Elliot's father. Phil Collen, guitarist of Def Leppard, has posted the following statement online;

"Sending my condolences to Joe and his mum over the sad loss of his dad Joe, Sr. I have great memories of Joe's dad and we're all here to support Joe through a rough time. Thank you everyone for your thoughts for his family."

The impacted dates can be found below.

Jul. 09 - Bristol, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
Jul. 10 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Jul. 12 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Jul. 13 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
Jul. 15 - Tinley Park, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

All of us at Metalunderground.com offer our condolences to the Elliot family.

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1. cassie writes:

Joe's dad has been ill for a few weeks so it came as no surprise to those of us who work with the guys ! Phil Collen is in no position to be the "spokesman" following the comments of his wife Helen ! (Aka goldigger)

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2. brandedcfh420 writes:

@ cassie: he wasnt trying to be a spokesperson, he was sending his condolences to the family. sounds as if you might have some personal issues with him, but he has every right to send his best wishes to the family.

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3. jack meoff writes:

cassie ur a c***

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4. citrus_tea writes:

Well said Branded!

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