Tag Archives: Phil Demmel

Phil Demmel Takes Calls from Jackson HQ

Even when he’s not on the road, Phil Demmel is a hard worker. The Machine Head guitarist recently put in some overtime at the Jackson offices taking orders over the phone, and it’s safe to say that some calls went … Continue reading

GAK Demos the Jackson PDX Demmelition King V

U.K. music vendor GAK recently put a Jackson PDX Demmelition King V through the paces in a product demo. In addition, GAK also posted video of an in-store clinic with the guitar’s namesake, Machine Head’s Phil Demmel. Watch both clips … Continue reading

Machine Head Thrashes Mayhem Fest Crowd

With temperatures going past the 100-degree mark in San Bernadino, Calif., Machine Head came out to a frothing crowd at the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival around 5 p.m. As hot and tired as the crowd may have been, however, Machine … Continue reading

Phil Demmel Dissects the PDXT Demmelition King V with Premier Guitar

Phil Demmel recently sat down with Premier Guitar‘s Shawn Hammond at the 2013 Musikmesse show in Frankfurt, Germany, to showcase his upcoming signature Phil Demmel PDXT Demmelition King V. The Machine Head guitarist pointed out that one of the main … Continue reading

Jackson: “It’s In My Blood”

Why is Jackson in the blood of so many unbelievable artists? We talked to Lamb of God’s Mark Morton, Scott Ian of Anthrax, Megadeth’s Chris Broderick and David Ellefson, Phil Demmel of Machine Head, Oli Herbert of All That Remains, … Continue reading

Ask the Artist with Phil Demmel: Non-Metal Guitar Heroes

In the latest installment of Phil Demmel’s “Ask the Artist” interview series, the Machine Head guitarist asks some of the other best metal guitarists out there who their favorite non-metal guitar heroes are. Demmel chats with Christian Andreu and Joe … Continue reading