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Phil Collen 26th February Twitter Chat/Q And A Highlights

Friday, 27th February 2015

Phil Collen Sheffield 2008.
Pic by dltourhistory

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen took part in a second Twitter chat/Q and A last night and highlights are available.

It took place for about 50 minutes starting at 6pm ET.

He second Twitter chat after the first on 22nd February 2012 before the Rock Of Ages tour.

The most interesting thing revealed by Phil during the event was an unreleased and unfinished Steve Clark era song. He may be referencing a song called 'Bad For Me Baby' that has been mentioned in the past.

Questions were asked using the #AskPhil hashtag to the band's official account.

Read some highlights below.

26th February 2015 - Phil Collen Twitter Chat/Q And A Highlights

Question - @bringer_of_heat - "any songs unfinished co-written by Steve that you guys are planning to release??"

Answer - "There is one...and we have to finish it off because it was never quite completed."

Question - @Juliorios__x - "What's your favorite album post-Adrenalize?"

Answer - "It would be Slang, and have been listening to Euphoria lately, but...our new album we're finishing is my favorite."

Question - @andrewjburgess - "What is the most sentimental guitar you own today?"

Answer - "My favorite is my Strat nicknamed Felix, which I got from my mum for my 21st birthday and played on Hysteria."

Question - @leedavison123 - "are you guys coming back to England any time soon???"

Answer - "YES WE ARE!! Sometime soon..."

Question - @MF_rmc18 - "Your best favorite guitar solo?"

Answer - "There's a couple. I like the solo on "Paper Sun". I also love the solo on "White Lightening"."

Question - @maddied17 - "can we expect any new albums from Man Raze down the road?"

Answer - "Yes for sure, but at the moment I'm focusing on the #DefLeppard and the #DELTADEEP albums."

Question - @livia_hg - "What is the song that most reminds you of Steve?"

Answer - "All the ones we did together. Usually songs off Pyromania though."

Question - @brittanycrue22 - "what's your favorite venue in the US?"

Answer - "Red Rocks in Colorado."

Question - @AlexisLexiebug - "What was your favorite part of work with KISS on tour?"

Answer - "They were very professional, fun, and easily one of the best tours we've ever had."

Question - @katross_22 - "do you still have those union jack shorts from your Pyromania days?"

Answer - "Funny you should say that, yes I actually just found them in my laundry hamper in London last month!"

Question - @Rosegirl_17 - "What's your favorite song to perform?"

Answer - "ROCKET!!!"

Question - @patmest - "If you could only listen to 5 albums for the rest of your life, which 5 would you choose?"

Answer - "Aladdin Sane by David Bowie. Led Zeppelin 2. Ghost In The Machine. James Brown Live. And finally, Never Mind The Bollocks."

Question - @jodster112 - "what do u think of the "edm" movement?""

Answer - "I absolutely love it. I listen to EDM pretty much every day when I work out."

Question - @PattyLebed - "What was/is the best advice anyone has given to you?"

Answer - "Discovery. Trying things out and stumbling upon things yourself."

Question - @gnarlynick19 - "Phil, which artist from a different musical genre would you most like to work with?"

Answer - "Skrillex and Erykah Badu."

Question - @paradise_city97 - "why did you decided to play the guitar? Why not another instrument?"

Answer - "It always spoke to me. I've been singing since I was a little kid, but the guitar is special. The electric rock guitar."