An Interview with Def Leppard’s Phil Collen: It Just Gets Better

“I think what happens to people in general is they forget how to be young.”

– Phil Collen

 

Who says you have to act your age? This year marks 30 years since Def Leppard’s fourth album, Hysteria, was released, solidifying the English rock band’s success as one of …

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An Interview with Phil Collen of Def Leppard: What It’s About

Between shows on a busy tour schedule promoting Def Leppard’s latest and showcasing their hard rock classics that I know you know and love, it’s a wonder guitarist Phil Collen has time for much else. Never a musician (or band) to settle for good enough, Collen is also busy producing …

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Interview with Phil Collen from Def Leppard: Pure (Mirror) Balls

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen recently called me from his home in L.A. to catch me up on the band’s current tour with Heart, their new (and first ever) live album, Mirrorball, and his enjoyment of The Jersey Shore!

You’ve been around for 30 years and you are

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Interview with Def Leppard: America’s Brits

“People always used to ask why we sound like Americans,” says Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen from a shed tour stop along the outskirts of the country’s northern border in Walker, Minnesota. “Because that is how we learned to be musicians,” he answers.

“I wish they all could be California …

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