Rocky’s Rock Facts – Def Leppard

Rocky’s Rock Facts – Def Leppard 

Posted: 10:07 am Monday, July 10th, 2017

By rockywbab

Today in 1982, Phil Collen, former guitarist with the glam rock band Girl, replaced Pete Willis in Def Leppard who was fired due to excessive alcohol consumption on the job. Music File Photos - The 1970s - by Chris Walter

Pete is the one in the middle in this photo, at the time Def Leppard were famous for the alcohol consumption so Pete had to be really bad to get fired. They found Phil in a semi famous band called Girl. Girl broke up shortly after Phil left, but you can see and hear what they sounded like here.