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News - Phil Collen Maitland Mercury Interview

Wednesday, 17th August 2011 | 


Phil Collen recently spoke to the Maitland Mercury newspaper in Newcastle, Australia ahead of the October tour.

Phil talked to them about Australia, the band's desire to keep going, joining the band in 1983, the 'Hysteria' and 'Slang' albums and his guitar influences.

Maitland Mercury - Phil Collen Interview Quotes

"Australia is wonderful - I love it"

"We were trying to be a cross between Queen and AC/DC," Collen admits. "Once we achieved that on the Pyromania album, then we discovered who we were"

Read the full interview at -

Def Leppard - Interviews 2011