These dates are in addition to the recently announced headline slot at Download Festival 2011, and will kick off the bands world tour.
The band are also set to release a brand new live album, “Mirrorball”, this summer featuring a mix of live Def Leppard classics, three brand new studio songs and a bonus DVD that contains energetic live performances and intimate backstage footage captured on the road.
The band last played the UK and Eire in 2009 – headlining Download festival that year after a hugely successful sold out UK Arena tour in 2008.
2011 will see Def Leppard headline Download Festival for the second time in three years. The band will also play Arena shows in both Dublin and Belfast with legendary special guests Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy.
The dates are as follows;
Tuesday 7th BELFAST, The Odyssey Arena
Wednesday 8th DUBLIN, The O2
Belfast ticket prices are £41.50 (standing) and £46.50 (seats) and Dublin prices are £59.50 (standing) and £69.50 (seats).
Tickets are on sale now!