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Musikmesse '13 - Jackson Guitars PDXT Demmelition King V Demo by Phil Demmel

April 17, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where PG's Shawn Hammond visits the Jackson Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to hear a demo of their newest signature guitar, the Phil Demmel PDXT Demmelition King V.

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Jackson Guitars Announces New Seven and Eight-String Models

March 8, 2013
Jackson Guitars announces the release of the USA Select B7, USA Select B7 Deluxe, USA Select B8, and USA Select B8 Deluxe.
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Jackson Announces New Models for 2013

February 12, 2013
Jackson unveils 20 new models for 2013 including Chris Broderick, Corey Beaulieu, and Dave Ellefson signature models.
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Rig Rundown - Lamb of God

December 26, 2012
PG's Chris Kies is on location in Des Moines, Iowa, where he catches up with Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton and the band's guitar techs to get the details on Mark's setup, as well as the rigs of guitarist Willie Adler and bassist John Campbell.
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Jackson SLATXMGQ3-6 X-Series Soloist Electric Guitar review

December 11, 2012
The SLATXMGQ3-6 combines famed Jackson playability with EMGS and a sub-$1,000 price point for high-gain versatility.
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Rig Rundown - Anthrax's Scott Ian and Rob Caggiano

October 30, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location at the Vic Theatre in Chicago, IL, where she catches up with Anthrax guitarists Scott Ian and Rob Caggiano. In these segments, the guys walk us through their live rigs.
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Jackson Releases Eight New Pro Series Models

October 5, 2012
Jackson is excited to unveil eight new fearsome Pro Series models that were engineered for superior playability and shredding.
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Jackson Adds New Models To 2012 X Series

August 31, 2012
The series welcomes eight arch-top Soloist (SLAT) guitars-–including four extended scale length seven-string models-–two Limited Edition Kelly models, and one Phil Demmel artist signature model.
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Jackson Releases JS Series Kelly Bird Basses

August 20, 2012
These new and highly distinctive designs are the result of a longtime collaboration between two metal icons, Jackson guitars and legendary Megadeth bass player David Ellefson.
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Jackson Announces New X Series Artist Signature Models

July 26, 2012
New signature models for Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith and Kreator’s Miland ‘Mille’ Petrozza.
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Jackson Ampworks Newcastle Amp Review

May 11, 2012
This amp has amazing synergy with whatever you plug in to it, giving your fingers and axe power to take you from muted, complex jazz tones to perfect ’70s crunch and everything in between.
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Jackson JS3 Concert Bass Review

November 9, 2011
The JS3 Concert aims for the budget-minded bassist with the heaviest of proclivities.
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2011 Jackson PC1 Phil Collen Signature

August 16, 2011
Based on the body of the 7/8-scale Dinky model, the “super strat” Jackson PC1 has seen few changes over the course of its lifetime—the most noticeable being the headstock design.
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GALLERY: Inside the Jackson Custom Shop

June 23, 2011
A peek inside the Jackson and Charvel factory in Corona, California.
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Builder Profile: Jackson Custom Shop

June 14, 2011
Master builder Mike Shannon talks about his path from building furniture to working on Randy Rhoads’ custom Concorde V. Plus, headbanging heroes Chris Broderick and David Ellefson of Megadeth discuss their Jackson signature models.
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NAMM '11 - Jackson Chris Broderick Soloist & More

February 25, 2011
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where he visits the Jackson Guitars Custom Shop booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about some of their newest artist models coming out of the custom shop--the Chris Broderick Soloist, the Scott Ian T-1000 Soloist, and the Phil Collen PC Supreme.
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Jackson Ampworks Britain 3 Amp Review

February 24, 2011
The 12/25/50-watt head packs dual EL34s and dual EL84s into a compact, versatile, and stylish British-flavored head.
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NAMM '10 - Jackson Guitars Custom Shop Models

January 23, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Jackson Guitars Custom Shop booth. In this segment, she gets the tour through several of Jackson's newest models, shapes, graphic designs. Also, we get to see some new guitars and appointments for their 30th Anniversary.

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NAMM '10 - Jackson Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she stops by the Jackson Guitars booth. In this segment, she speaks with Nick Bowcott about the Jackson Custom Shop Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar.

The Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar will only have 60 exact replica units (30 available in the US). Nick and a handful of others went over to the UK and spec'd out Randy's original Jackson (the first one ever) and brought all the info, pictures and details back to the US and built a dead-on replica ... down to the black duct tape on the back that Rhoads used so he and his Ozzy Osbourne bandmates could be on stage undetected prior to commencing the set.

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Jackson Custom Shop Soloist Review

January 15, 2009
The Jackson Custom Shop offers a wide array of options and stellar build quality
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