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Rick Allen Talks About The Def Leppard US Summer Tour

Thursday, 14th January 2016

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Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen was interviewed by WPTV in Florida ahead of his art exhibitions this weekend.

Rick talked about his interest in photography, artwork/jewellery, his childhood in England, his recovery from the 1984 car accident that took his left arm and Def Leppard's 2016 plans.

Rick will exhibit his art twice at Wentworth Galleries on Saturday in Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale, Florida ahead of the Def Leppard Hysteria cruise.

Watch the full 3 minute interview below.

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WPTV News Channel 5 - Rick Allen Interview Quotes

His Accident Recovery

"No, it's great because I thought it was all over. And then as I started to grow I realised that I had to stop comparing myself to how I used to play drums and celebrate my uniqueness. And now I use my feet a lot."

Def Leppard 2016 Plans

"We've got shows up until the end of February and then I take a small break and then we're back out on tour with a - you know for the whole summer."

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