James “Munky” Shaffer recalls the time Jimmy Page attended a Korn gig and signed his double-neck Gibson EDS-1275

James Shaffer and Jimmy Page
(Image credit: AXS TV/YouTube / Richard E. Aaron/Redferns)

Korn’s James “Munky” Shaffer recently took the hot seat on Axs TV’s Rock My Collection show – a series that sees artists show off their prized pieces of music memorabilia – to flaunt his pristine-looking Gibson EDS-1275 electric guitar.

Seeing the axe in all its glory was, however, only part of the story. One aspect of Rock My Collection requires guest stars to share their personal acquisition stories, and Shaffer’s own tale – we think you’ll agree – is pretty darn cool.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.