Tag Archives: Def Leppard

Def Leppard's Phil Collen Discusses Manraze

Jackson signature artist and Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen checked in with Artisan News to discuss Manraze, an explosive punk-rock band he formed with former bandmate Simon Laffy on the bass, and Sex Pistols’ Paul Cook on the drums. According … Continue reading

Def Leppard’s Mirror Ball Album Makes it onto U.S. Top 20

Def Leppard’s new live album Mirror Ball sold approximately 20,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release, debuting at position number 16 on Billboard’s 200 chart. The band’s first live album, a triple-disc set, is action … Continue reading

Collen Talks New Manraze Single, Album

“Over My Dead Body,” the decidedly glam-metal-ish new single from forthcoming Manraze album Punkfunkroostrock, debuted on iTunes on Tuesday, May 31. If the guitar sound rings a bell for Jackson fans, that’s because the London trio is the brainchild of … Continue reading

Def Leppard Rocks Late Night

Del Leppard is making the U.S. late-night television rounds this week, appearing on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (May 10) and Lopez Tonight (May 12) to promote the imminent release of the band’s first live album, Mirrorball. Guitarist Phil … Continue reading

Def Leppard’s Collen Plays on Huckabee

Turns out that Def Leppard guitarist and longtime Jackson signature artist Phil Collen and Fox News talk show host/former Arkansas governor/onetime presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee had such a great time playing together at the NAMM show just this past January … Continue reading

Def Leppard to Headline Download 2011

Def Leppard will kick off its 2011 world tour most auspiciously by headlining the U.K.’s venerable Download festival on Friday, June 10, at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. The band was just named as the festival’s third headliner (see video … Continue reading