Maryanne Bilham-Knight/Press Here PublicityDef Leppard has announced its first performances of 2017: a trio of headlining appearances at U.S. hard-rock festivals taking place in the spring.

The veteran British rockers will be playing the main stage at next year’s Welcome to Rockville, Fort Rock and Carolina Rebellion festivals.

Welcome to Rockville and Fort Rock will be held April 29-30 in Jacksonville and Fort Myers, Florida, respectively, while Carolina Rebellion is scheduled for May 5-7 in Concord, North Carolina.

Other artists tapped to headline those festivals are Soundgarden, The Offspring and A Perfect Circle, while the many additional acts on the lineups include Chevelle, Papa Roach, Eagles of Death Metal, Three Days Grace, Seether, Alter Bridge and Mastodon. The Carolina Rebellion bill also includes The Cult, Tesla and Korn.

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