Pete Willis

New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Guitarist

1960 –

65

Who is Pete Willis?

Pete Willis is a British hard rock guitarist, best known as an original member of the band Def Leppard. He co-wrote many tracks and played guitar on the band's first three albums, On Through the Night, High 'n' Dry, and Pyromania, which was being recorded at the time of his departure. He was fired from Def Leppard in 1982 and was replaced by Phil Collen.

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Born
Feb 16, 1960
Sheffield
Also known as
  • Willis, Pete
  • Peter Andrew Willi
Profession
Education
  • Tapton School
Lived in
  • Sheffield

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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