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Phil Collen On The Integrity Of The Current Def Leppard Album

Friday, 26th August 2016

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Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen has been interviewed by the Cleveland press ahead of their show in the city.

Phil talked about past tour experiences in Cleveland, the current Def Leppard studio album and getting older but still staying young.

He referenced a particular hotel incident in 1983 where Rick Allen was not allowed in the bar due to his age.

The band play in Cleveland, OH on 29th August at Blossom Music Center.

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News Herald - Phil Collen Interview Quotes

Current Def Leppard Album

"We normally painstakingly struggled through that process, but the fact there was no record company, no real agenda attached to it - it allowed for pure artistic expression. I think the success of the album is thereís integrity there. Certainly when we recorded it, it was just a blast."

Staying Young

"I think thatís the one good thing about aging is music is like a fountain of youth. Iím more active now than I was at 25."

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