Def Leppard ‎– The Def Leppard E.P. - 1979 RSD Hard Rock 3 Trk 12" EP

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Def Leppard ‎– The Def Leppard E.P.

Universal UMC ‎– 5726672, Universal UMC ‎– 00602557266726, Bludgeon Riffola ‎– 5726672, Bludgeon Riffola ‎– 00602557266726
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, EP, Limited Edition, Reissue, Remastered
UK & Europe
22 Apr 2017
Hard Rock, Heavy Metal


A1 Ride Into The Sun
Lead Guitar – Pete WillisWritten-By – Elliott*, Savage*

A2 Getcha Rocks Off
Lead Guitar – Steve Clark (5)Written-By – Elliott*, Willis*, Savage*, Clark*

B Overture
Lead Guitar – Pete Willis, Steve Clark (5)Written-By – Elliott*, Willis*, Savage*, Clark*


Companies, etc.

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mercury Records Ltd.
Copyright (c) – Mercury Records Ltd.
Record Company – Universal International Music B.V.
Pressed By – Optimal Media GmbH – BG60538
Recorded At – Fairview Recording Studio


Artwork – Dave Jeffery (3)
Bass Guitar, Vocals – Rick Savage
Drums – Frank Noon
Engineer – Keith Herd, Roy Neave
Guitar – Pete Willis, Steve Clark (5)
Lead Vocals – Joe Elliott
Mixed By – Nick Cartwright
Photography By – John Wood (15)
Producer – Def Leppard


Recorded at Fairview Studios Hull Nov. 1978

The very first EP released by Def Leppard, originally printed, glued and assembled by Joe Elliott and his mother in 1978 and sold by the band at their first shows. The EP has not been available on vinyl since a 1989 UK fan club reissue. It is newly remastered and released for the first time on a 45 RPM 12" for Record Store Day 2017.

Sleeve and centre labels state 33 1/3 RPM but record plays at 45 RPM.

Contains facsimile A5 leaflet.

Limited to 4000 pieces.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

Barcode: 602557266726
Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): BG60538-01 A1 5726672
Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): BG60538-01 B1 5726672 GREG @ FT
Rights Society: BIEM / SDRM

More Information
Condition New
Format EP , 12, 12"
Label Universal Records
Color Black