Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

Jackson Speed Round with Machine Head’s Phil Demmel

Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel puts his “shred” skills to the test in this latest round of Jackson Speed Round. Any bets on the one celebrity he would freak out to meet?  Or what his guilty pleasure album might be? … Continue reading

Firewind Continues to Tease New Album with Music Video and Digital Single

Gus G’s greek melodic power metal band Firewind continues to tease their upcoming Jan. 20 album, Immortals, with a new bombastic video clip and digital download for its track “Ode to Leonidas.” “As many of you have found out by … Continue reading

Watch Megadeth Perform on ‘Seth Meyers’

Metal giants Megadeth took to Late Night with Seth Meyers last week for a performance of Grammy-nominated track “Dystopia” and classic cut “Tornado of Souls.” Watch the clips below, featuring bassist David Ellefson holding down the low end on his … Continue reading

Misha Mansoor Offers Insight into the Making of Periphery’s ‘Select Difficulty’

In an exclusive video with Jackson, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor offers insight behind the making of latest album Select Difficulty, including its recording process, communication with his bandmates, injecting orchestral moments into the effort and their three-guitar attack. “Well the three … Continue reading

Firewind Share Update on Upcoming Concept Album

Greek melodic power metal masters Firewind, the group led by guitar-wizard and Ozzy Osbourne band member Gus G., will release eighth studio album Immortals on January 20, via the band’s longtime label partner Century Media Records in Europe & AFM … Continue reading

Hear New Firewind Single

The Gus G. led band Firewind has dropped a new single off their upcoming eighth studio album Immortals, due out Jan. 20. “Hands of Time” will open the effort, and Gus G. calls it “a return to a sound that … Continue reading