Watch “Riff Lords” Streaming Now On Gibson TV; Learn How To Play Iconic Riffs With Phil X Of Bon Jovi And Richie Faulkner Of Judas Priest








NASHVILLE, TN (May 29, 2020) GIBSON TV, the iconic, American-made guitar maker’s first-ever all-original, worldwide online network–features original series from the world’s best storytellers.


GIBSON TV’s new series titled “RIFF LORDS” is a thoroughly epic and unique series which gives viewers the opportunity to learn their favorite riffs directly from the iconic artists who wrote them. Up close and personal, “RIFF LORDS” is a “how to” series that offers a once-in-a-lifetime guitar lesson.


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Watch and share the latest episodes of “RIFF LORDS” on GIBSON TV here:



(Bon Jovi, Phil X & the Drills)


Phil X with his Gibson Custom Shop 1964 SG Standard Reissue w/ Maestro Vibrola.

In this episode of “Riff Lords,” guitarist Phil X breaks down how to play some of the most iconic Bon Jovi riffs as well as riffs from his band Phil X and The Drills. Phil X is a prolific session guitarist, having played on albums by Tommy Lee, Methods of Mayhem, Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson, Orianthi, Rob Zombie, Chris Daughtry, Alice Cooper, and many others. In 2013, Phil X began touring with Bon Jovi and became an official member of the band in 2016. For more details on Phil X be sure to check out:

Phil X “Riff Lords” Set List:

“Wanted Dead or Alive”

“Bad Medicine”

“You Give Love A Bad Name”

“Kiss My Troublemaker”

“Talk You Off The Ledge”

“No Woman Of Mine”

“Air Hockey Champion Of The World”


Guitars used by Phil X in this video: Gibson Custom Shop 60th Anniversary ‘59 Les Paul Standard:, Gibson Custom Shop 1964 SG Standard Reissue w/ Maestro Vibrola:


Richie Faulkner

(Judas Priest)


Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest with his Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul.

In this new Gibson TV Original Series, “Riff Lords” gives viewers the chance to learn the riffs of their favorite songs directly from the guitarist who plays them. In Episode 1 of “Riff Lords,” Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner breaks down the riffs of iconic Judas Priest songs. For more details on Richie and for all things Judas Priest be sure to visit


Richie Faulkner “Riff Lords” Set List:

“Electric Eye”


“Evil Never Dies”

“Hell Bent for Leather”

“Living After Midnight”

“Heading Out to The Highway”

“You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’”


Guitars used by Richie Faulkner in this video: Epiphone Inspired By Gibson Flying V: and a Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul:


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GIBSON TV offers an inspiring and powerful lineup of all-new exclusive, original shows, including: THE PROCESS” a cinematic look at Gibson’s crown jewel, the main Gibson USA Factory in Nashville, TN, delves into the physical process of how a Gibson guitar is made as well as featuring the artisans who hand-craft these beloved instruments; “THE COLLECTION” host Mark Agnesi will take viewers on a deep dive into the extraordinary, personal guitar collections of music’s biggest artists; “THE SONGBOOK” an acoustic-driven, all-performance series featuring stripped down performances in beautiful spaces from world-renowned artists and up-and-coming musicians; “RIFF LORDS” a thoroughly epic and unique series gives viewers the opportunity to learn their favorite riffs direct from the artists who wrote them. Up close and personal, this “how to” series offers a once-in-a-lifetime guitar lesson; “ICONS” a longform interview series sits down with some of the most iconic artists, producers and music business pioneers; “BEHIND THE BOARD” an “in the studio” series which gives musicians and producers a chance to look back and discuss the recording process of their most ground-breaking and inspired albums; “THE SCENE a travel and lifestyle series visits cities around the U.S. and abroad to find the coolest music destinations, and “MY FIRST GIBSON” an epic series where artists tell the story of how and why they acquired their first Gibson guitar, exploring their musical history, influences and playing style.

Press Release Assets:

Gibson USA 2020: HERE

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