On April 20, Kevin Conklin of the 93.7 KCLB Rocks! radio station spoke with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen about his upcoming tour and living in the US. You can now listen to the chat below.
Phil also featured in iGuitar Magazine Issue 3 and talked with Stuart Bull about his time as DEF LEPPARD and his pre gig rituals. You can watch the full video interview here.
Def Leppard's influential career includes numerous hit singles and ground-breaking multi-platinum albums-including two of the best selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria. Most recently, the band released their first live album Mirror Ball: Live & More last summer, which rose to the top 20 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. The album captures the group's legendary concert experience, bringing together live versions of classic Leppard hits such as "Rock of Ages," Pour Some Sugar on Me" and "Foolin" and will feature their soon to be released single, "It's All About Believin'."
With 100 million records sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, Def Leppard--Joe Elliott (vocals), Vivian Campbell (guitar), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick "Sav" Savage (bass) and Rick Allen (drums)-continues to be one of the most important forces in rock music. Over the course of their career, the band has produced a series of classic groundbreaking albums that set the sound for generations of music fans and artists alike. The group's spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, have become synonymous with their name. For the past thirty years the band's concerts have become must-see events and have quickly made them an institution in the touring industry, as they continue to sell out arenas worldwide