Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

Strung Out’s Jake Kiley Runs Through his Custom Jackson Soloists

Strung Out guitarist Jake Kiley is stocked and loaded with his two favorite custom Jackson Soloist guitars for the punk band’s tour in support of latest album Transmission Alpha Delta. And during a recent stop in Australia, Kiley chatted with … Continue reading

Watch Marty Friedman Play ‘Amagi Goe’

In a new clip for BIAS FX, famed shred guitarist Marty Friedman does a playthrough of his take on “Amagi Goe,” a Japanese song by the legendary singer Sayuri Ishikawa. The track appears on Friedman’s 2009 Tokyo Jukebox, a collection … Continue reading

Death Angel Drop Trailer for Upcoming Album

San Francisco Bay Area metallers Death Angel will drop new album The Evil Divide May 27, and they are stirring up interest with a brand new trailer, featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the recording process. The effort was recorded at AudioHammer … Continue reading

An Infographic with Act of Defiance’s Chris Broderick

Jackson Stars in New Minnesota Lottery Commercial

Although they blurred out our Jackson logo off the headstock, there’s no mistaking the Jackson Custom Shop USA Warrior in a Blood Splatter finish in the new online commercial for the Minnesota Lottery. Check out the spot below, which was … Continue reading

Gear Gods Interview Marty Friedman

Trey Xavier of Gear Gods caught up with Marty Friedman during the Axes & Anchors cruise to talk about the look and attitude of his live band, and the Jackson guitar he’s been playing while on tour. “Jackson is one … Continue reading