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Phil X new Framus endorser

At the beginning of this year an exciting new artist has joined the Framus artist team: Phil X! As a result, this year there will be two outstanding Framus Phil X Signature model guitars released:

1. Framus Custom Shop Artist Signature Phil XG
2. Framus German Pro Series Phil XG Artist Model

All of the details of the Framus Phil X Signature models will be fully revealed shortly in a separate press release.

Phil X (full name – Philip Eric Xenidis) is a Greek-Canadian guitarist. In 2013 he replaced Richie Sambora as the lead guitarist for Bon Jovi. Phil X also plays on the forthcoming Bon Jovi album (2016). Phil X is also a sought-after session- and touring-guitarist. Many „YouTubers” certainly also know Phil X by its energetic guitar demos for „Frettet Americana”. Phil X also played on albums with Tommy Lee, Methods of Mayhem, Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson, Orianthi, Rob Zombie, Chris Daughtry, Alice Cooper and Thousand Foot Krutch.

In addition to Phil X the following world-famous top-guitarists highlight the Framus artist family:
– Devin Townsend
– Wolf Hoffmann
– Stevie Salas
– William Duvall
– Larry Coryell

Phil X complements the Framus artist roster in a perfect way. We are very glad and looking forward to further cooperation with him.

For more information, please visit:

Framus Phil X


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