Interview: Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Talks Guitar, the Down 'n' Outz

It's a little-known fact that Joe Elliott originally auditioned to be the guitarist of the band that would ultimately become Def Leppard.

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Peter Hodgson is a journalist, an award-winning shredder, an instructional columnist, a guitar teacher, a guitar repair guy, a dad and an extremely amateur barista. He runs a blog, I Heart Guitar, which allows him to publicly geek out over his obsessions. Peter is from Melbourne, Australia, where he writes for various magazines, including Guitar World.