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Joe Satriani: Phil Collen is a "Total Virtuoso"

When Joe Satriani—in addition to announcing his 16th solo album—What Happens Next—announced a G3 Tour featuring John Petrucci and Phil Collen, many (including many a Guitar World reader) scratched their heads at the choice of Collen, best known as the six-string ace for Def Leppard. Satriani recently—when speaking to Eddie Trunk—defended his choice of Collen, calling him a "total virtuoso.""It... …

Joe Satriani Announces New Album, 'What Happens Next,' 2018 G3 Tour With John Petrucci, Phil Collen

Joe Satriani is back in the game.The legendary guitarist has announced his 16th solo album, What Happens Next, and the 2018 iteration of his G3 Tour, which will feature Dream Theater's John Petrucci and Def Leppard's Phil Collen. What Happens Next was recorded with a remarkable power trio: Satriani on guitar, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple/Black Country Communion)... …

Watch Joe Satriani, Tommy Emmanuel and Phil Collen Play the Blues

Late last month, Joe Satriani hosted the 2017 G4 Experience—a four-day instructional/performance camp—at Asilomar Center in Pacific Grove, California.Satch's special guests at the event—which honored the 30th anniversary of his landmark 1987 album, Surfing with the Alien—included Paul Gilbert, Def Leppard's Phil Collen, acoustic master Tommy Emmanuel and Ratt's Warren DeMartini.Below, be sure... …

Def Leppard Release Part 1 of their Mini-Docu Series "Step Inside: Hysteria at 30"

Def Leppard are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their seminal album Hysteria with the mini documentary, Step Inside: Hysteria at 30. This week, the band released the first part of the mini-documentary on YouTube.The documentary gives fans an inside look at the making of Hysteria, the band's commercial pinnacle and one of the best-selling rock albums of all time. Its release coincides with... …

Watch Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Reconnect with His Jackson Guitar on ‘Pawn Stars’

A lot of celebrity-owned guitars come through the doors of World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas. Sometimes the celebrities who owned the axes—or their family members, friends or employees—drop by as well.If the pawn shop's name sounds familiar, that's because it has been famously featured on the History channel's Pawn Stars for years.Recently (hey, last summer is "recently," right?... …

Meet a One-of-a-Kind Gibson Les Paul Inspired by Vivian Campbell

This year, to celebrate its 20th anniversary, VH1 Save The Music partnered with the Gibson Foundation to recruit 20 musicians and 20 visual artists to create 20 custom guitars that are as much art pieces as they are musical instruments.Each Les Paul will be auctioned through Julien's Auctions in October, with all proceeds benefiting VH1 Save The Music in its mission to expand public access to... …

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