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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Says "It's 50/50" Whether Tour With MOTLEY CRUE Will Happen in 2021

"If everyone does what they are supposed to do, then we will be there next summer."

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Motley Crue postponed their big summer reunion tour with Def LeppardPoison and Joan Jett to begin on June 19, 2021. Though if there's no reliable COVID-19 cure or vaccine by then, we might end up having a repeat of this summer. Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen said in an interview with Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk that the odds of the tour happening next year is about 50/50.

"I honestly don't know," he said. "I'd say it's 50/50. If everyone does what they are supposed to do, then we will be there next summer — literally a week from now, next year, we'll be out there. I'm really looking forward to it.

"Me and Nikki Sixx were talking [about] getting in shape for it — we were, like, 'How you doin'?', and all of this stuff, and it was awesome — and then we had the plug pulled," he continued. "So we actually have got a year to look even better, so it will be even cooler. So hopefully — that's the plan. It depends. It's not us. It's like when you're driving. It's that thing — it's not me; you have to watch out for every other idiot on the road. So that's where we are right now. But we are ready to go."

I think the most important part of what Collen said is "If everyone does what they are supposed to do, then we will be there next summer." Basically just wear a damn mask, stop going indoors in crowds, and be smart.

As of right now, the 2021 tour is scheduled for the following dates.

06/19 – Nashville, Tennessee @ Nissan Stadium
06/21 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Great American Ballpark
06/24 – Charlotte, North Carolina @ Bank of America Stadium
06/26 – Miami, Florida @ Hard Rock Stadium
06/27 – Orlando, Florida @ Camping World Stadium
07/03 – Cleveland, Ohio @ FirstEnergy Field
07/06 – St. Louis, Missouri @ Busch Stadium
07/08 – Minneapolis, Minnesota @ U.S. Bank Stadium
07/10 – Detroit, Michigan @ Comerica Park
07/13 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania @ Citizens Bank Park
07/15 – Flushing, New York @ Citi Field
07/17 – Boston, Massachusetts @ Fenway Park
07/18 – Boston, Massachusetts @ Fenway Park
07/20 – Hershey, Pennsylvania @ Hersheypark Stadium
07/22 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania @ PNC Park
08/07 – Jacksonville, Florida @ TIAA Bank Field
08/09 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park
08/12 – Buffalo, New York @ New Era Field
08/15 – Atlanta, Georgia @ SunTrust Park
08/17 – Houston, Texas @ Minute Maid Park
08/20 – San Antonio, Texas @ Alamodome
08/22 – Arlington, Texas @ Globe Life Field
08/24 – Kansas City, Missouri @ Kauffman Stadium
08/28 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin @ Miller Park
08/29 – Chicago, Illinois @ Wrigley Field
09/03 – Phoenix, Arizona @ State Farm Stadium
09/04 – Los Angeles, California @ SoFi Stadium
09/07 – Seattle, Washington @ T-Mobile Park
09/10 – San Francisco, California @ Oracle Park
09/12 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park

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