Def Leppard -- Mansfield, MA -- August 18th, 2012
Show: Def Leppard, Poison & Lita Ford
Venue: Comcast Center, Mansfield MA
Took me an hour and a half to get there because Douche Springsteen was playing at Gillette Stadium. I got into the venue just as Lita was coming on, right about 6:50PM. She sounded amazing. Even though it was a short set for her, it was awesome. Gary Hoey was her 3rd guitarist for this night because he's from around here.
The Bitch Is Back (Elton John cover)
Living Like A Runaway
Close My Eyes Forever
Kiss Me Deadly
Lita exited at 7:30 and Poison came on at 8. Say what you will about them, they're a fucking fun band to see in person. I had a blast.
Look What The Cat Dragged In
Ride The Wind
Your Mama Don't Dance
Every Rose Has Its Thorn
Talk Dirty To Me
Nothin' But A Good Time
Poison ended at 845ish and Def Lep came on at 910. Whoever DL's soundman is, I applaud them. He made the band sound amazing in a venue with absolute shitty acoustics. My only complaint was that they played High N Dry instead of Let It Go.
High N Dry (Saturday Night)
Foolin' (all electric, unlike the past few tours)
Make Love Like A Man
Lets Get Rocked
Gods Of War
Where Does Love Go When It Dies
When Love & Hate Collide
Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
Two Steps Behind
Bringin' On The Heartbreak (all electric, unlike the past few tours)
Pour Some Sugar On Me
Rock Of Ages
All in all, wicked fun night. Currently enjoying my post concert meal from Kelly's Roast Beef, then hitting the sheets.
Note: To those in the local area, Lita is doing a meet n greet and short acoustic performance tomorrow at 1PM at the Newbury Comics on Route 1 in Norwood.
Jun. 11 - King's X
Jul. 16 - Jake E. Lee
Aug. 1 - Van Halen
Sep. 13 - Scorpions
Great show. Say what you will about Poison and Bret but they know how to bring it everytime live.
Wish Lita had more time, and had played some other songs from earlier shows like Gotta Let Go. First time seeing her and I thought she sounded great.
Def Leppard mixed up the set from last year and I really enjoyed the additional songs.
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