Tag Archives: Phil Collen

Guitarist Magazine Spotlights Def Leppard

In its March 2016 issue (No. 404), UK’s Guitarist magazine included a multi-spread feature on Def Leppard guitarists Phil Collen and Viv Campbell. The Q&A discussion covers the band’s comeback album, the rules of Leppard riffing, guitar technique and gear. … Continue reading

Phil Collen Demos the Limited-Edition PC1 in Satin Black

If you saw Phil Collen and Def Leppard on tour with KISS this summer, you might have noticed the guitarist playing a new version of his signature Jackson PC1 in menacing Satin Black. The PC1 Ninja is now available to … Continue reading

Phil Collen Unveils the New Jackson X-Stroyer

When the Def Leppard co-headling summer tour with KISS kicked off last week in West Valley City, Utah, fans in attendance were among some of the first to see the brand new Jackson X-Stroyer guitar, custom built for lead guitarist Phil … Continue reading

Guitarist Features 30th Anniversary Soloist

The June edition of Guitarist features an in-depth look at the upcoming Jackson 30th Anniversary Soloist, a limited-edition homage to the godfather of high-performance guitars. Each 30th Anniversary Soloist is hand-crafted by Senior Master Builder Mike Shannon, who talks about some … Continue reading

Phil Collen Offers Advice to Young Guitarists

Phil Collen has decades of experience in the music industry under his belt, and the Def Leppard and Manraze guitarist recently recorded a video to pass down a few of the things he’s learned to the next generation of guitar … Continue reading

Manraze Release New Song Ahead of Upcoming EP

On Nov. 12, the Phil Collen-led trio Manraze will release a new three-song EP entitled I Surrender. This comes as the follow-up to the band’s 2011 album punkfunkrootsrock and will include a fresh recording of “All I Wanna Do” – … Continue reading