|Birth name||Philip Anthony Campbell|
|Born||7 May 1961 |
in Pontypridd, Wales
|Genre(s)||Heavy metal, speed metal|
|Years active||1984 — present|
|Gibson Les Paul|
LAG Arkane Mastershop Phil Campbell Model Parker Nitefly
Philip Anthony Campbell, born on May 7, 1961 in Pontypridd, Wales, is the lead guitarist of the British heavy metal band, Motörhead and former guitarist of Persian Risk. Events 558 - In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Pontypridd is both a community and a Town in Glamorgan, Wales, in the County borough of Rhondda Cynon Taff and is situated 12 A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Speed metal is a sub-genre of Heavy metal music originating in the late 1970s and early 1980s that was the direct musical progenitor of Thrash metal. A guitarist is a Musician who plays the Guitar. Guitarists may perform solo pieces or play with ensembles and bands of a wide variety of genres A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles Persian Risk were a heavy metal band from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal era who originated from Cardiff, Wales in 1979 As Fast As was a pop rock band from Portland Maine which included Rustic Overtones keyboardist Spencer Albee The Gibson Les Paul is a solidbody Electric guitar originally developed in the early 1950s Events 558 - In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Pontypridd is both a community and a Town in Glamorgan, Wales, in the County borough of Rhondda Cynon Taff and is situated 12 Lead guitar refers to the use of a Guitar to perform Melody lines instrumental fill passages, and Guitar solos within a song structure The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Persian Risk were a heavy metal band from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal era who originated from Cardiff, Wales in 1979
Campbell started playing guitar when he was 10 years old, inspired by guitarists such as; Hendrix, Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi, Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, Michael Schenker and Todd Rundgren. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles James Marshall Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix) (November 27 1942 – September 18 1970 was an American Guitarist, Singer and Songwriter Black Sabbath are an Frank Anthony "Iommi (born February 19 1948, in Aston, Birmingham England) is an English Guitarist and Songwriter Led Zeppelin were James Patrick Page, OBE (born 9 January 1944 is an English Guitarist, Composer and record producer Michael Schenker (born January 10, 1955) is a German Hard rock and heavy metal Guitarist and former member of Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American Musician At the age of 12, Campbell got Lemmy's autograph after a Hawkwind gig. Hawkwind are a British rock band, one of the earliest Space rock groups By the time he was 13, he was playing semi-professionally with a cabaret band at gigs around South Wales. South Wales (De Cymru is an area of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south and Mid Wales and West Wales He bought his first Les Paul in 1973; following the fate of many of his guitars, it was stolen. The Gibson Les Paul is a solidbody Electric guitar originally developed in the early 1950s Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar.
In 1979 he formed the heavy metal band, Persian Risk, playing on their 7" singles, "Calling For You" (1981) and "Ridin' High" (1983). Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) Persian Risk were a heavy metal band from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal era who originated from Cardiff, Wales in 1979 Compilation albums have been issued which feature some of his work with Persian Risk.
In 1984, following the departure of Brian Robertson, Motörhead frontman, Lemmy, held auditions for a new guitarist, narrowing the candidates down to two guitarists - Phil Campbell and Michael "Würzel" Burston. Edmonton (ˈɛdmɨntɨn is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Brian "Robbo" Robertson was born on February 12 1956 in Clarkston, Renfrewshire (now part of East Renfrewshire Lemmy (born Ian Fraser Kilmister, December 24 1945) also known as Lemmy Kilmister, Ian Willis or Lemmy von Motörhead Michael Burston (born October 23, 1949) commonly known by the Stage name Würzel, is an English musician. Lemmy had first planned only to hire one guitarist, but upon hearing Würzel and Campbell play together, Lemmy hired them both.
On February 14, 1984, Motörhead recorded the backing track for The Young Ones episode "Bambi". Events 842 - Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) The Young Ones was a popular British sitcom, first seen in 1982, on BBC2. "Bambi" was the seventh episode of British Sitcom The Young Ones. One of the band's most popular compilations, No Remorse, followed shortly, it was released on September 15. No Remorse is a 1984 Compilation album by Motörhead covering their years under contract with Bronze Records, and with four newly recorded Campbell has since toured the world with the band and has remained a constant member of Motörhead, despite a number of changes to their line up over the years.
Phil uses an LAG Signature model guitar both live and in the studio It has two humbuckers and a single (volume) control. A conventional humbucker (or Humbucking pickup) is a type of Electric guitar pickup that uses two coils both generating string signal He also uses a Minarik Inferno Guitar on stage. He has also been known to play a Parker Nitefly.
Like Lemmy, Phil uses Marshall Amplifiers and Cabinets when playing live. Marshall Amplification is a British company which designs and manufactures music amplifiers. In the studio however he has been known to use Line 6 amps and effects. Line 6 is a manufacturer of Digital modelling Electric guitars Acoustic guitars, amplifiers and