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6 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Win Classic Rock Album Of The Year (Video)

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Def Leppard members Joe Elliott and Phil Collen accepted the Classic Rock Award in Tokyo, Japan on 11th November 2016 for the self titled studio album.

The event took place at Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan in front of 8,000 fans.

Joe and Phil accepted the Album Of The Year award for the self-titled Def Leppard album from veteran Japanese rock journalist Masa Ito.

The full show was broadcast in HD in Japan starting on 24th December 2016 via their version of Hulu and later in the USA on AXS TV.

Read their full acceptance speech below which was part of a seven minute segment on the show.

Watch the full video on the YouTube playlist which also includes videos of Phil performing 'Save That Goodness', 'Mistreated' and 'Modern Day Cowboy'.

Phil performed alongside Tesla's Jeff Keith, Frank Hannon and Brian Wheat plus Robert/Dean DeLeo and drummer Ray Luzier.

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