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DEF LEPPARD's VIVIAN CAMPBELL On Continuing To Work After Cancer Diagnosis

Def Leppard 2018. By dltourhistory

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell was recently interviewed by Ultimate Guitar and talked about his health issues.

Vivian spoke to David Slavovic of Ultimate Guitar to promote Last In Line's second album.

'Last In Line II' is scheduled for release on 22nd February with the band continuing their 2019 tour tonight in Scottsdale, AZ.

In the final part of their interview Vivian talked his health and ongoing treatment plus any advice for younger band/artists.

Read the full interview at Ultimate Guitar's website plus the other parts.

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

Ultimate Guitar - Vivian Campbell Interview Quotes

How has Hodgkin's lymphoma affected your life as a musician?

"So I definitely think that it possibly accelerated things for me. Whereas I looked at my lifetime as being not this open-ended thing and realizing that time is, indeed, very precious and every day should be celebrated. But the most important thing for me was that I continued to work.

"Even at the worst of my cancer, when I was doing very hardcore chemotherapy, I still managed to go on tour with Def Leppard. And I had a hard time convincing Def Leppard, and in particular the Def Leppard management at the time, that that was the best thing for me to do. I think that they really wanted me to stay at home and just concentrate on my treatments. Whereas for me, I would have considered that a death sentence.

Last In Line II 2019.

Buy 'Last In Line II' Online


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