Tag Archives: Phil Demmel

Jackson Speed Round with Machine Head’s Phil Demmel

Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel puts his “shred” skills to the test in this latest round of Jackson Speed Round. Any bets on the one celebrity he would freak out to meet?  Or what his guilty pleasure album might be? … Continue reading

Who Inspired the Demmel Tide Fade Finishes?

In an exclusive video with Jackson, Machine Head’s Phil Demmel explains who and what inspired the newest finishes to be added to his Pro Series signature lineup. Any guesses? Demmel also gives a quick rundown of some of the other … Continue reading

Phil Demmel Used Newspaper Route Money to Buy First Guitar

Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel may now boast his own world-class Jackson signature models, but back in the day, his first $42 guitar was not exactly much to brag about. There was a lot of pride though in owning the … Continue reading

An Evening with Machine Head Ends on Emotional Note

Machine Head recently wrapped their “An Evening with Machine Head” European tour with a three-day stint in France, including an especially moving performance at Le Trianon in Paris.  The show had originally been scheduled at the Bataclan in Paris, where … Continue reading

Remembering Randy Rhoads Concert a Triumphant Success

Fans and metal icons gathered together Saturday night during the 2016 NAMM Show to honor one of the genre’s most legendary guitarists at the “Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration for a Guitar Legend” concert at M3 Live in Anaheim, Calif. … Continue reading

Jackson Artists Sign Autographs, Enjoy Camaraderie at NAMM

Jackson artists Chris Broderick from Act of Defiance, Phil Demmel of Machine Head, Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Andreas Kisser from Sepultura teamed together on Saturday afternoon for an hour-long autograph session at the Jackson NAMM booth. While they cordially greeted, … Continue reading