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Def Leppard’s Viv Campbell is Treated for Cancer

Def Leppard guitarist feeling “spiffy” two months into a six-month course of treatment

 

By Alex Baker

 

Two months after beginning a six-month course of treatment for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Def Leppard guitarist Viv Campbell has announced that he’s feeling “rather spiffy.”

 

The former Thin Lizzy axeman was diagnosed with the disease on March 11, the day Def Leppard were to begin rehearsals for their Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 3: Def Leppard, Phil Collen

In Episode Three of Guitar Shop TV we chat with Phil Collen of Def Leppard and Manraze about what 2011 holds in store, get shown some beautiful acoustics by the guys at Taylor Guitars, and head to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to check out their stunning guitar exhibit “Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York.” You won’t want to miss this one!

 

 

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Exclusive Interview: Def Leppard Guitarist Phil Collen

Guitar Shop TV speaks with Def Leppard guitarist extraordinaire Phil Collen about his 2011 tour and newly released CDs. Def Leppard kicks off their summer tour in Ireland and the UK in early June, followed by a three-month tour of North America from June 15th to September 15th.  Also on June 7th and various other days throughout the month, Def Leppard’s first ever… Read More

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Phil Collen of Def Leppard – Fender G-DEC Amp


Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen demonstrates the versatility of Fender‘s “Guitar Digital Entertainment Center” or G-DEC 3 amplifier. The amp provides Fender FUSE software interface, which connects the amp to a computer as easily as connecting your digital camera, without the need for any special adapters or hardware. It also provides a huge library of preset sounds and backingRead More

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