Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

Jackson Speed Round with Corey Beaulieu

How do you think Trivium’s Corey Beaulieu performed when he took the Jackson Speed Round challenge? Do you think he flew through it with ease, or got a bit stumped? Can you guess the one celebrity he would freak out … Continue reading

Ellefson Explains X Series Concert Bass Pickups and Tone Controls

In an exclusive interview with Jackson, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson goes into detail about the feature set for his 2016 redesigned  X Series Signature David Ellefson Concert  CBX IV and CBX V. “One of the upgrades that we did both … Continue reading

‘Game of Thrones’ Transforms Scott Ian Into a White Walker

For a recent Bloodworks episode, host Scott Ian goes behind the scenes of HBO’s Game of Thrones to explore the gruesome special effects and make-up that bring the hit show to life. In the clip below, the Anthrax guitarist shadows … Continue reading

Phil Demmel Used Newspaper Route Money to Buy First Guitar

Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel may now boast his own world-class Jackson signature models, but back in the day, his first $42 guitar was not exactly much to brag about. There was a lot of pride though in owning the … Continue reading

‘Total Guitar’ Reviews Jackson X Series Monarkh

  In its June issue, UK’s Total Guitar magazine reviews the new Jackson X Series Monarkh SCX, offering an in-depth look at its key features, design and playability. “Shredders of all stripes will find that — like all good Jacksons … Continue reading

‘Metal is Appealing to the Outcasts’

“I love heavy metal mostly because it’s appealing to the outcasts and awkward people, like myself,” says Exmortus singer and guitarist Conan Gonzalez in the video below. “It’s for everyone really because it’s appealing in many ways. It’s aggressive. It … Continue reading