Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

Jackson Artists Storm NAMM Show

Several Jackson signature artists stormed the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday for a full afternoon of autograph sessions. Periphery’s Misha Mansoor, Revocation’s Dave Davidson and Act of Defiance’s Chris Broderick kicked off the day, and seemingly had … Continue reading

Marty Friedman Introduces his Jackson Signature Model at NAMM

Marty Friedman’s new signature USA and X Series MF-1 guitars officially debuted at the 2017 NAMM show in Anaheim, Calif. Of course, Friedman has been playing his single-cutaway Jackson guitars live out on the road for some time now, and … Continue reading

Jackson Releases New USA Signature Limited Edition Mick Thomson Soloist

Jackson unveiled the new USA Signature Limited Edition Mick Thomson Soloist™ guitar. Slipknot lead guitarist Mick Thomson is one of metal’s most successful and revered players.  His game changing, take-no-prisoners approach to metal guitar has influenced countless musicians worldwide, while … Continue reading

New Jackson Signature Models Are Some of the Craziest Dreams Coming True for Gus G.

Greek guitar hero Gus G. still remembers the moment his nine-year-old self was hooked by the electric guitar, courtesy of Peter Frampton’s Frampton Comes Alive. “My dad just had this vinyl collection which was mainly Greek music but when he … Continue reading

Misha Mansoor Was Blown Away By His New Pro Series Guitars

Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor has been so enamored with this USA signature Juggernauts that he was a bit skeptical at first about rolling out his new for 2017 Pro Series models. However, the Jackson team quickly secured his confidence. “I … Continue reading

Metal Month Masterclass Lessons with Gus G.

Toontrack recently rolled out weekly lesson videos featuring Greek guitar phenom Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne/Firewind). These Metal Masterclass packages offer some of the secrets behind his tone and technique, while covering arpeggios, phrasing, alternate picking and chord inversions. Check out … Continue reading