Lag Explorer (my signature model)
Gibson Les Paul
Amps & Cabinets:
MXR Micro Amps
Steve Vai Bad Horses wah-wah
Picks & Pedals:
When did you start playing guitar/bass/keys/drums?
When I was ten years old.
On which piece of gear do you keep your most beautiful memories and why?
A Les Paul I bought 1973. It was a New Year’s day sale and I got the guitar for an excellent price. I loved that guitar, but eventually she got stolen.
Do you have an endorsement deal or a signature model? If so, could you tell us a little bit more about it?
Lag Explorer Phil Campbell signature. What can I tell you about it; it is my signature guitar, I’m very proud of it and I love to play it, the sound is just amazing.
What was your worst purchase ever and why?
Can’t recall that I had one, I thought everything was great when I bought it – may not have liked it so much afterwards, but at the time it was perfect.
Who are your influences (musicians)?
Black Sabbath, Jimmy Page, Michael Schenker in UFO, Jan Akkermann but most of all Todd Rundgren.
What was your first guitar/bass/keys/drums?
Answer: Back then when I was 10 years old, it was a no name, I can’t even recall.
What is on your wish list?
Good health for my family and myself.
Ultimate goal as a musician?
I’ve reached everything I could have ever dreamed of…..
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