Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen confirms new album in the works

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 15: Phill Collen of Def Leppard performs during “FOX & Friends” All American Concert Series at FOX Studios on June 15, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen revealed that the band is nearly done with its first new album in four years. During a chat with, Collen said, “We started recording it last year on tour… we’d be in room like this (a portacabin) doing guitars. We’ve got the odd track on the go and that’s it really, it’s just how far you go.”