Def Leppard, Cheap Trick rock The Gardens

The Def Leppard/Cheap Trick rock 'n' roll show stopped at The Gardens on Wednesday night, and while it might have been easy for both bands to just go through the motions, they did anything but.

Def Leppard is celebrating 25 years in the business by taking to the road to perform songs from their entire catalog. Mainly leaning on the hits, they had the near-capacity crowd on its feet all night.

The band started the hit machine rolling with the third song of the set. The crowd roared when Def Leppard ripped through "Let It Go" from "High 'N' Dry," "Foolin'" from "Pyromania" and "Hysteria" from the album of the same name, interspersing vintage video clips on the overhead screens.

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