This is not discussed often by many fans of Phil Collen might not know this. Before, Phil Collen joined Def Leppard and helped them become one of the greatest rock bands on the planet he played guitar in a band called, ‘Girl’ with Phil Lewis who would later be the singer of ‘LA Guns‘. Phil Collen was able to grow as a guitar player in this band recording two albums, ‘Sheer Greed’ and ‘Wasted Youth’. Collen was developing his signature fast playing style in those days. Collen joined Def Leppard in 1982 creating history. We at Digital Guitar Player would like to celebrate this week’s Throwback Thursday honoring Phil Collen from his days in ‘Girl’.