Author Archives: Jeff Owens

GP Lauds Mark Morton Signature D2 Dominion

The November 2009 issue of Guitar Player magazine goes enthusiastically horns up for Jackson’s new Mark Morton Signature D2 Dominion guitar. GP senior editor Art Thompson test-drove the instrument, noting that the D2 is a solid value as a “well-made … Continue reading

Def Leppard’s Collen, Savage Signing Session

Jackson Guitars and Fuller’s Vintage Guitar in Houston are proud to present an in-store signing event this Wednesday (Aug. 19) with Phil Collen and Rick “Sav” Savage from the legendary British band, Def Leppard. Phil and Sav will appear at … Continue reading

Jackson "Riff and Destroy” Competition Slays Sonisphere

The third annual Jackson “Riff and Destroy” competition at the Aug. 1-2 Sonisphere Festival in Knebworth, England was a smashing—or shredding success. This year the competition took place on the Jackson stage at Sonisphere, offering those brave enough to take … Continue reading

On the Road with Def Leppard's Phil Collen 

Written By Chrissy Mauck Despite the music industry’s ever-changing landscape, Def Leppard remains a rock n’ roll institution, even after more than 30 years. This summer, Collen has about eight guitars out on the road with him, including Dread (shown … Continue reading

Metal Mike Launches “Metal Heroes Music Academy”

The academy … … and the man himself. Images courtesy C.M.M. Entertainment Jackson axe-wielding maniac “Metal” Mike Chlasciak (Rob Halford, Sebastian Bach, Painmuseum) is pleased to announce the launch of his Metal Heroes Music Academy—billed as the world’s first heavy … Continue reading

Landmine Marathon, Book of Black Earth Summer Tour

From currently hellish Phoenix comes word that Landmine Marathon and Seattle’s Book of Black Earth are combining their dark Jackson-fueled forces into a highly metallic mid-August jaunt called the Let’s Rage West Coast Summer Tour. Dates, cities and venues are: … Continue reading