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Phil Collen On Joe Elliott's Voice, 'He Was Really Ill, He Damaged Himself'

Friday, 24th June 2016

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Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen has been interviewed by Lancashire Online and mentioned Joe's recent vocal issues.

Phil talked about playing songs in rehearsals versus live shows, the fan reaction to playing 'Let's Go' at live shows, the current studio album, Joe's vocal issues, his autobiography and he ages himself by saying he'll be 60 this December (he'll by 59 this year...60 in 2017).

Phil briefly refers to Joe's vocal issues and says he "damaged himself".

This interview was conducted to promote the 29th June show in Hershey, PA.

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Lancashire Online - Phil Collen Interview Quotes

Joe Elliott's Vocal Issues

"He's great. He was really ill - he damaged himself."

Introducing Let's Go Live

"People looked at us like we were from Mars, but now, it's going down great."

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