VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Phil Collen at Download 09

TG's Nick Cracknell and Def Leppard's Phil Collen
TG's Nick Cracknell and Def Leppard's Phil Collen

It's not every day you get a private audience with a rock legend, but Total Guitar did just that at Download festival this year when the mighty Phil Collen of Def Leppard popped into our booth, plugged in and tore through three of his favourite riffs!

In the clip below, guitar juggernaut shows us how to play Def Leppard chart toppers Pour Some Sugar On Me, Rocket and Man Raze's Turn It Up:

Part two sees Phil reveal how he stays in shape on the road. "20 years ago it was a different story!", laughs Phil, while giving TG some top tips on how to stay ripped while riffing on tour:

Check out Total Guitar issue 192, onsale 12 August for exclusive Download interviews. Follow Total Guitar on Twitter here.

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