Phil Hilborne is one of the UK's finest and highly respected Rock Guitarists. A true Master Guitarist who has played with some of the most influential musicians in the business. From Steve Vai to John Entwistle, Keith Emerson and Les Paul, to name a few..
Described in the UK as 'The Governor' and 'The Godfather' of Electric Guitar. Phil is also the co-founder of 'Guitar Techniques' magazine. He is a renowned music educator/ journalist having taught innumerable professional guitarists throughout the world and contributed to many varied guitar publications globally. Phil has regular monthly columns in 'Guitarist' and 'Guitar Techniques' magazines.
Come and see for yourself why some of the most successful musicians in the industry still come to Phil to perfect their craft. His playing is phenomenal!
With Adam Bushell on drums and Andy Frost on bass/ vocals, the Phil Hilborne Band truly are a class act, having performed together for over 30 years
Playing an engaging mix of Rock Classics, chosen from key points and influences in their musical careers, by artists such as - Van Halen, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, King's X, Gary Moore, Joe Walsh, Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Queen, Yngwie Malmsteen and more...as well as their own material. The band also do themed sets, their most recent being the highly successful 'Hilborne Plays Hendrix'!
"I shouldn't admit to having favourites, but I do have a particular soft spot for wild man guitarist Phil Hilborne" Brian May, Queen
"Those who know Rock guitar will most likely have heard the name...Phil Hilborne has been one of our premier guitarists of the last 30 years,and you may even own albums by some of the players he's taught. Catch him live if you can - it'll be an education!"
Slim, The Hamsters
"More sought after than a '59 Les Paul" Guitarist Magazine
Phil, Adam and Andy have performed with numerous artists and shows such as -
Brian May (Queen), Steve Vai, Glen Hughes/ Don Airey/ Ian Paice (Deep Purple), Würsel/ Phil Campbell (Motörhead), John Entwistle (The Who),
Keith Emerson and The Nice, Paul Morris (Rainbow),
Doogie White (Rainbow/ Yngwie Malmsteen, Michael Schenker),
Rowan Robinson (Dio), Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night),
Neil Murray (Whitesnake/ Black Sabbath),
Mick Abrahams/ Clive Bunker/ Jonathan Noyce (Jethro Tull),
Geoff Whitehorn (Procol Harum), Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions), Vinnie Moore (UFO),
Robbie McIntosh (Pretenders/ Paul McCartney), Dan Huff (Shania Twain/ Giant),
Ray Russell, Guthrie Govan, Mo Foster, Les Paul,
Nicko McBrain/ Steve Harris/ Dave Murray/ Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden),
Narada Michael Walden (Grammy award winning producer and songwriter).
'We Will Rock You' - London, Germany and National UK Tour
'Champions of Rock' - Arena Tour Scandinavia
'Flashback' - Arena Tour USA