The bands will play six shows this winter, with hair metallers Steel Panther providing support on all dates.
The gigs kick off on December 6 at Birmingham‘s LG Arena and run until December 14 when the tour hits London‘s Wembley Arena.
Def Leppard, who headlined Download Festival earlier this summer, are currently promoting their new live album ‘Mirrorball’, while Motley Crue are set to release a newly expanded ‘Greatest Hits’ package in time for the tour.
Steel Panther release their second album ‘Balls Out’ on October 17.
Birmingham LG Arena (December 6)
Nottingham Capital FM Arena (8)
Glasgow S.E.C.C (9)
Manchester Evening News Arena (11)
Sheffield Motorpoint Arena (13)
London Wembley Arena (14)