Gibson, the iconic brand formally launched in 1902, have announced that a new original series, ‘Riff Lords’, will be launched for free. Hosted on the Gibson website and YouTube, ‘Riff Lords’ is a ‘how to’ series offering a exquisite chance to learn from the professionals themselves.
The two current episodes feature Phil X, who began touring with Bon Jovi in 2013, and Judas Priest axeman Richie Faulkner. The series takes you through seven songs from each band, with the guitarists breaking down the riffs is manageable segments.
Phil X covers the songs below using both the Gibson Custom Shop 60th Anniversary ‘59 Les Paul Standard and Gibson Custom Shop 1964 SG Standard Reissue w/ Maestro Vibrola:
Wanted Dead or Alive
You Give Love A Bad Name
Kiss My Troublemaker
Talk You Off The Ledge
No Woman Of Mine
Air Hockey Champion Of The World
Richie Faulkner covers the below songs using a Epiphone Inspired By Gibson Flying V and a Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul: