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Philip Kenneth Collen

Lead Guitar Player

Birthdate: December 8, 1957
Bithplace: London, UK
Parents: Ken and Connie Collen
Siblings: None
Marital Status : Married to Helen (Everything about the wedding here)
Children: Son, Rory (with Jacqueline), Daughter, Samantha (with Michele), & Daughter, Savannah (With Kamilah)
Primary Residence : Laguna Hills, CA, USA
Height: 5' 7 1/2''
Eye Color : Blue
Tattoos: One that reads "Helen" on the lower, right side of his abdomen.

Influences: Jimi Hendrix, Stephen Stevens, Steve Vai, Ry Cooder, Al DiMeola, Gary Moore, Lyle Lovett, Prince, Deep Purple, Queen, Japan (an early 70's Glam group that influenced GIRL), Mutt Lange.
Interests: Spending time with his family, reading, practicing Muay Thai Kickboxing, watching MMA fights and boxing, watching movies
Favorite Color : Blue
Favorite Show: Lost and The Shield (previous mentions: CNN, Married...With Children, Fawlty Towers)
Favorite Movie: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Favorite Actor: Gary Oldham
Favorite Drink: Perrier, mochas
Favorite Food: Indian vegetarian

Musical Abilities: Guitar, singing, songwriting, and producing
Previous Jobs: Wired alarms at a burglar alarm factory, delivery for printing firm, Profile Typesetters.

Additional Facts:

*Phil's first guitar was a red Gibson SG. He was 16.

*He's a vegan and teetotaler

*Color-blind, he struggles with browns and greens

*Before Lep, he was in bands: Dumb Blondes, Lucy, Tush and Girl

*Replaced Pete in 1982

*Since 1989, Phil has designed four guitars for Jackson Guitars

*Took care of all the guitar parts on Adrenalized