Def Leppard's Rick Allen Says Fan Letters Inspired Him To Keep Drumming

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen opened up about the 1984 car accident that took his left arm, noting in a new interview that fan letters motivated him to keep playing.

"I remember coming around in the hospital and then realizing what had happened to me after the accident, and honestly, I wanted to disappear. I didn't wanna do this anymore," he told Modern Drummer in a new video chat (viaBlabbermouth). "And then I started getting these letters from all over the world."

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