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News - Def Leppard Adrenalize Producer Mike Shipley Video Interview

Saturday, 6th October 2012

Mike Shipley.
Screenshot by DefDazz/Darren

Mike Shipley who co-produced Def Leppard's Adrenalize album recently appeared on Pensado's Place and a video is available online.

Mike was interviewed by fellow engineer Dave Pensado on the hour long episode about his work with the band and his studio techniques. Mike worked on the album's 'High 'n' Dry', 'Pyromania', 'Hysteria', 'Adrenalize' and 'Retro-Active'.

Mike also spoke about his work on the Alison Krauss album 'Paper Airplane' for which he won a Grammy award as Engineer/Mixer.

Watch the episode below, Mike's segment starts at 15:20mins in and begins with his work on the 'Pyromania' and 'Hysteria' albums and his work with Mutt Lange (which continues to this day). And find out why Mutt gave him the nickname of 'Skip'.

Video Source -

Def Leppard - Adrenalize Album Page