Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

How Does Misha Mansoor Judge a Guitar?

How does Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor judge a guitar? “If it puts a smile on your face when you play it,” he says. “That, or you get that ‘holy shit I love this’ feeling.” Learn more about Mansoor’s favorite solo … Continue reading

Marty Friedman’s MF-1 Is ‘More Than Just a Metal Guitar’

Marty Friedman’s longest relationship, even with girls, is with Jackson. Or so he jokes in this exclusive video that covers his lengthy history with the company and what led to returning to the fold to develop his new MF-1 signature … Continue reading

New Death Angel Lyric Video for ‘Breakaway’

Death Angel recently shared a new lyric video for “Breakaway,” which appeared on the band’s 2016 album The Evil Divide. The video footage includes several rioting scenes, and also flashes through their upcoming  Columbia and European summer tour dates. Check … Continue reading

Marty Friedman Announces U.S. Headlining Tour in Support of New Album

Following last week’s album announcement, Jackson signature artist Marty Friedman is now set to unveil his headlining tour in support of his latest scorcher, Wall Of Sound. The 22-show trek will feature support from Houston’s top progressive outfit, Scale the Summit, along with … Continue reading

Adrenaline Mob’s Mike Orlando Releases New Playthrough Video

With new album We the People dropping just last week, Adrenaline Mob guitarist Mike Orlando has released a new guitar playthrough video for its opening track “King Of The Ring.” The band will kick off a 30-date U.S. tour in … Continue reading

Marty Friedman Announces New Album Details & Shares First Single

Jackson signature artist Marty Friedman’s new album, Wall Of Sound, which will be released on August 4, expands and destroys any conventional notions of instrumental music. The follow-up effort to 2014′s critically-acclaimed Inferno was produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul … Continue reading