Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

‘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

Experience Dead by Wednesday’s New Song and Video

Connecticut metal act Dead By Wednesday recently teamed up with Revolver to premiere a new song and video.  The track, “Live Again,” appears on the band’s new guest vocalist album The Darkest of Angels and features Shadows Fall singer Brian … Continue reading

‘When a Bass Looks Cool, You Want to Play It’

“This may sound very immature but when a bass looks cool, you want to play it,” said Megadeth bassist David Ellefson in an exclusive interview with Jackson. “It’s been like that since I was a kid and when I walk … Continue reading

Stream Periphery’s New Song ‘The Price is Wrong’

Washington, D.C.-based prog metallers Periphery have dropped the first single from their upcoming third studio album Periphery III: Select Difficulty, due out July 22. Served up with a lyric video, “The Price is Wrong” is a fierce and explosive cut … Continue reading

Mark Day Jams with his Jackson Monarkh

Guitarist Mark Day recently posted a clip for Fractal Audio Systems that features his new Jackson Pro Series Monarkh SC. After jamming for a bit, Day breaks down some of the key features of the new single cutaway axe. Watch … Continue reading