The rock group has spent every summer touring for the last fiveyears, and Elliott thinks it's time for a break.
He says he wants to make sure that a Def Leppard concert remainsa special event.
Elliott also says he'd like the band to start recording anotheralbum. Their last record was 2008's "Songs From the SparkleLounge."
The nationwide tour kicks off June 23 in Camden, N.J. Tickets goon sale next week.
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