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Def Leppard 2003. London 2003

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen was interviewed by US radio in December 2018 and commented on the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction.

Phil spoke to DJ Eddie Trunk for his Trunk Nation show in December.

The interview was done the day before the Sheffield show at FlyDSA Arena.

Phil talked about who would induct them into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

Like Joe a few months ago, he suggested Brian May who previously inducted them into the Hollywood Rock Walk in September 2000.

He was thanked afterwards by Joe in an open letter posted online.

Currently Queen + Adam Lambert have shows planned in the USA and Canada in July and August and no events in March. With Joe publicly thanking the band on their Golden Globes win for the 'Bohemian Rhapsody' movie it seems highly likely they have now asked Brian to induct them and that he has (quite possibly) accepted.

Listen to the full interview clip below.

Read Joe's comments about the Rock Hall Induction from December.

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Eddie Trunk/Trunk Nation - Phil Collen Interview Quotes

Who will induct you into the RARHOF?

"Got any suggestions?. Who do you think?."

"There's a really obvious one and we would love it, but Brian May from Queen would be great."

"We just played Vegas just a few months ago and Queen were playing just around the corner. And I bumped into Brian, at the gym actually, and he said Oh ae you playing tonight?. And I'm like yeah. He said me too. He goes what time do you finish?. And I said we finish about 11. He said we finish at 8, I'll be over later. I'll finish and I'll come straight over."

"He turned up. He done a show with Queen and then came over and saw us and it was just like amazing. You know Brian's one of my biggest influences. I love him. His playing, the writing. I just can't get over how amazing it is. So, and we all do, we're huge Queen fans and Brian fans and so that would be lovely if he'd be up for it. But you know we'll see."

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