Get Updates/News. Updates/News by RSS Feed. Updates/News by Email. Get The Community Toolbar. Get The Community Toolbar.
Def Leppard Tour History Fan Archive.
Phil Collen On How DEF LEPPARD Keep Getting Better

Wednesday, 26th April 2017





Def Leppard 2017.
The Aquarian Weekly

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen was recently interviewed by New Jersey press ahead of the Uniondale, NY show.

Phil spoke to Tina Whelski of The Aquarian Weekly magazine.

Phil talked about the band's appeal to fans, Hysteria turning 30 this year, songs he loves to play live, staying healthy on the road, the Live From Detroit DVD, favourite Def Leppard memories, stories he hears when meeting fans, the current album and being grateful.

He was promoting the show in Uniondale, NY which took place on 15th April.

The band's first show in the city and at the Nassau Coliseum in 24 years.

Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.

The Aquarian Weekly - Phil Collen Interview Quotes

Def Leppard Album/Feeling Grateful

"We put out our last Def Leppard album called Def Leppard. It went top 10 in like 20 countries and like number one in a few countries. Number five in the U.S… We were grateful and that is the reason we did the album. This is purely for us and we wanted to share it with our fans. We wanted them to hear how we felt about our music. I’m really grateful that we’re able to do this at this level and keep going. I think we keep getting better each year. I get such a buzz actually experiencing that. I’m totally over grateful for that. I think that what you put into yourself is what you get out. We work hard and it comes back."

Def Leppard Memories?

"Obviously, one of the most amazing moments was when we’d done the Donington Festival [Monsters Of Rock] back in ’86 and it was Rick Allen’s return to the stage after losing his arm. He practiced for like a year…Everyone stood up—a standing ovation. Everyone’s crying and all that stuff and there’s 60,000 people. It was really, really super cool. That was a moment."

Buy 'And There Will Be A Next Time...Live From Detroit' Online

  • Buy DVD @ - Amazon
  • Buy DVD/2CD @ - Amazon
  • Buy Blu-ray @ - Amazon
  • Buy Digital Film (UK) @ -

Related News - Phil Collen Says He Still Loves Touring With DEF LEPPARD

Related News - Def Leppard Confirmed To Play SAO PAULO TRIP Festival In September

Related News - 2018 DEF LEPPARD World Tour To Include Europe/Far East/Australia

Related News - Phil Collen Says DEF LEPPARD To Release New Music For 2018 Tour

Related News - Phil Collen Says DEF LEPPARD's 2018 Stage Will Be Totally Different

Related News - Phil Collen On DEF LEPPARD Honouring STEVE CLARK At Live Shows

Related News - Phil Collen Looking Forward To Def Leppard's Nassau Coliseum Show







SUBSCRIBE