007: Phil Collen

February 18, 2017

Episode #007 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s interview with Phil Collen of Def Leppard talking about the band’s new DVD release, the upcoming tour with Poison & Tesla, producing new music, and getting to share the stage with his heroes. Tom also shares his 2017 Top 5 Grammy moments from worst to best, and spotlights Cheap Trick’s often-overlooked 1977 debut album. Each Sound Matters Radio show concludes with a Sound Matter Moment

On This Episode:

  1. Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunesSpreaker and full show streams on >> Mixcloud
  2. Cheap Trick’s self-titled debut album released 40 years ago this month…
  3. Tom’s Top 5 2017 Grammy moments & commentary…
  4. Sound Matters Spotlight: Def Leppard Track – “Let It Go”
  5. Interview Guest: PHIL COLLEN of DEF LEPPARD
  6. This Week in Music History…
  7. Sound Matter Moment… “Changes”

Phil Collen of Def Leppard Facebook Page – www.facebook.com/defleppard & main website – www.defleppard.com

Photo by Tom Leu


Inside the Interview:
00:44 – On the new Def Leppard live DVD And There Will Be A Next Time… Live in Detroit
05:22 – On the upcoming 2017 tour with Def Leppard, Poison, & Tesla…
06:28 – On producing the new Tesla album…
09:44 – On if the Leppard tribute band, Ded Flatbird will ever make another appearance…
10:18 – Who Phil would like to interview if given the chance…?
12:08 – New music coming from Def Leppard…?

Connect with Phil Collen:
Website: www.defleppard.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/defleppard
Twitter: www.twitter.com/defleppard (@defleppard)
Instagram: www.instagram.com/defleppardofficial (@defleppardofficial)

Album Spotlight >> Cheap Trick – Cheap Trick (1977)…

Cheap Trick’s self-titled 1977 debut album

A ‘Sound Matter Moment’ >> www.soundmatters.tv/changes

Article: “Changes” by Tom Leu

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> Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…


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Tom Leu, MS/CPC is a Professional Speaker, Writer, Radio Host, & Photographer. A member of the National Speakers Association, Tom talks shiFt™ about Communications, Psychology, Recovery, & Rock 'n Roll. His writings, presentations, images, & interviews uncover layers within music, culture, & communications.

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