One On One With Mitch Lafon - DEF LEPPARD

Monday, April 6, 2015

One On One With Mitch Lafon​ interviews with Def Leppard's Phil Collen and Michael Des Barres:

Singer/actor MICHAEL DES BARRES, and DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen join Mitch on this episode of One On One With Mitch Lafon. Former GUNS 'N ROSES manager Alan Niven co-hosts.

Michael discusses his new The Key To The Universe album, working with the '80s supergroup POWER STATION, his performance at Live Aid, the art of acting vs. singing, the KISS Destroyer demo song Ain't None Of Your Business, the success of Animotion's song Obsession, and much more.

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DEF LEPPARD's Phil Collen joins Mitch to talk about the band's upcoming new album, their spring tour of Canada, their summer tour of the US alongside STYX and TESLA, Vivian Campbell's health, were Adrenalize and Hysteria over produced, High 'N Dry, the Bon Jovi/Def Leppard co-headline tour, Def Leppard's 'Hysteria On The High Seas cruise, being a vegan, the city of Montreal and much more.

Phil Collen Pull Quotes:

"High 'N Dry was a little bit derivative."

"Mutt Lange is a genius."

"On our new album you'll definitely hear some of our influences - you'll hear Queen. You'll hear AC/DC. You'll hear Stevie Wonder and stuff like that as well, but it still sounds very Def Leppard."

"This is the best album we've done since Hysteria."

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