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Jackson Guitars Riff And Destroy Sonisphere

'Molten metallic riffs' at Riff and Destroy
'Molten metallic riffs' at Riff and Destroy

PRESS RELEASE: Jackson Guitars had a phenomenal time at the Sonisphere festival at Knebworth August 1st and 2nd, and one lucky fan went go home with a very special signed Jackson guitar.

Thousands of festival goers participated in the Jackson Experience, a hands-on, horns-up impressive live stage where beginners and experienced players alike riffed away on real instruments at the Jackson Guitar Stations, with Jackson staff on hand to help out.

They came in their droves to perform the most molten metallic riffs before the cameras and the crowd in the Jackson 'Riff & Destroy' competition.

The Riff & Destroy live final was judged by the all-star Jackson artist panel of Phil Demmel (Machine Head), Matt Tuck (Bullet For My Valentine), John Campbell (Lamb of God) and Scott Ian (Anthrax) and the winner Mikey Goodson received a signed Phil Demmel 'Demmelition™ V' Signature guitar

Live Jackson video footage of the final can be viewed here:

The heats can be viewed here:

All of the daily action was be posted live as it happened at and a gallery will soon be live at

Jackson Signature artists include Matt Tuck (Bullet For My Valentine), Mark Morton, John Campbell (Lamb of God) and Phil Demmel (Machine Head)

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