Thursday, August 18, 2011

VIDEO: Behind the scenes with Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen

Def Leppard are on the road supporting their first live album, “Mirror Ball.”

The live set features a mix of Leppard classics - recorded throughout The Sparkle Lounge Tour – including three brand new studio songs, and a bonus DVD that contains live performances and intimate backstage footage captured on the road.

More footage of Leppard from the road has surfaced thank to the folks at Premier Guitar.

PG caught up with guitarist Phil Collen on tour to check out his live rig, including amps, effects and guitars. Phil details his many Jackson PC1 guitars, and later demonstrates how he uses the Floyd Rose and Sustainer pickup.

Gearheads enjoy!!

Def Leppard – Phil Collen’s rig rundown
Mirror Ball tour 2011
Premier Guitar

Def Leppard – Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)
Mirror Ball bonus DVD

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