Tag Archives: Phil Collen

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

Phil Collen Auctioning Custom ‘Wings’ Guitar

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen is auctioning off one of his custom Jackson PC1 guitars to benefit the Gerson Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the Gerson Therapy, an alternative treatment for cancer and other degenerative diseases. The guitar, … Continue reading

Get A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Phil Collen’s Rig

Scott Appelton has quite the job as the lead tech for Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen. You can get some insight into what he does in a new video that was recently posted by the band detailing Collen’s extensive touring … Continue reading